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26 Aug 2015

Quarry Life Award 2016: HeidelbergCement launches 3rd edition of the international research competition

For the third time HeidelbergCement initiates the Quarry Life Award, an international scientific and educational competition to find new ideas for the conservation and promotion of biodiversity in quarries. These unique habitats will be opened again for research. Thanks to the Quarry Life Award, young people – students, graduates and researchers – will have the chance add true ecological and educational value to a mining site. Read more

31 Jul 2015

Quarry Life Award at SER 2015 in Manchester, UK

HeidelbergCement’s worldwide contest to boost scientific and education studies in quarries will join Society for Ecological Restoration at the SER 2015 Conference in Manchester, UK from 23 to 27 August. A great opportunity to launch the 3rd edition of the contest! Read more

28 Jul 2015

New publication: International Winners - Editions 2012 & 2014

Quarry Life Award releases a brochure presenting the international winners from the past 2 editions of this global contest. Read more

23 Jul 2015

The 'Proceedings of the Institute of Zoology' publishes a study about soil microfauna in the HeidelbergCement quarries in Georgia.

"Oribatida diversity on limestone and clay quarries" is a study conducted by the Quarry life 2014 winning team in Georgia. The results of their research on Gardabani clay and Kavtiskhevi limestone quarries clearly indicate that recultivation facilitates restoration of original soil microfauna. Read more

Koordinatorin des deutschen QLA Viktoria Schleidowiz stellt den Quarry Life Award vor.
09 Apr 2015

"Abend der Forschung" im Gymnasium Jessen

Das Elster Kieswerk der Heidelberger Sand und Kies GmbH veranstaltete gemeinsam mit dem Gymnasium Jessen einen "Abend der Forschung" am 31. März 2015. Read more