The Quarry Life Award is a scientific and education competition, takes place every three years and runs simultaneously at national and international levels. Its aim is to raise the awareness of the ecological value of extraction sites and sharing new best practices.
Currently, biodiversity projects are carried out in our quarries around the world.
We will award international prizes up to € 30,000 in 2022.
After reading more than 50 Final Reports, the Jurors met virtually today (23 September) to discuss the results.
Heidelberg Materials is one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of building materials and solutions with leading market positions in cement, aggregates, and ready-mixed concrete. In more than 600 active quarries worldwide Heidelberg Materials and its subsidiaries are committed to protecting and enhancing nature during and after extraction and promoting a high diversity of local flora and fauna. The company established the Quarry Life Award in 2012.
The research phase is almost over with the deadline for the submission of the final reports just two days away (15th September 2022, midnight, CEST)