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Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Regional Planning for the Extractive Industry in SE Queensland

Baker, Douglas C. (2006) Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Regional Planning for the Extractive Industry in SE Queensland. In Childs, Iraphne R.W. & Hudson, Brian J. (Eds.) Queensland: Geographical Perspectives. Royal Geographical Society of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld., pp. 73-89.

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Abstract

Construction aggregates provide one of the basic resources for infrastructure world-wide. Planning for construction aggregates and the extractive industry requires a coordinated endeavour that involves three elements: basic inventory analysis and resource protection strategies, environmental protection, and coordination between levels of government. This paper provides an overview of the approach taken in Queensland to develop and protect construction aggregate resources.

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ID Code: 4766
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (link above) or contact the author d2.baker@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: Construction aggregates, regional planning, extractive industry, quarrying, aggregrate, urban planning, inventory analysis, resource protection strategies, environmental protection, Queensland
ISBN: 094928615x
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Land Use and Environmental Planning (120504)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Royal Geographical Society of Queensland
Deposited On: 10 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:18

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