The region is experiencing significant growth in the demand for construction materials as a result of population growth and major infrastructure projects, including the Pacific Highway upgrade. The quarry provides ongoing economic benefit to the local area and region through secure supply of high quality quarry products, ongoing and increased employment, capital expenditure and ongoing operational expenditure. These benefits will have flow on effects within the local and regional economies.
Teven Quarry, Teven (Ballina), NSW
Teven Quarry is a hard rock quarry located at Stokers Lane, Teven, approximately 8km north west of Ballina, NSW. The quarry has been producing construction and road building materials since the 1940s and has approval to continue operation until 2056.