Frequently Asked Questions

We have collated some our frequently asked questions and their answers. If you have a question that isn’t answered here please let us know by emailing


What type of trucks will be delivering sand from Newcombe Road Sand?

There will be two types of trucks transporting sand to customers across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty. 

Trucks will provide sand to new developments in Cambridge, with larger truck & trailer combination units heading out of town to service customers outside of Cambridge. 

For larger local developments, a larger truck & trailer combination unit may also be used.

What routes will trucks take when delivering sand from the Newcombe Road Sand?

Truck routes upon exiting the proposed Newcombe Road Sand Quarry will be determined by the individual driver. 

Drivers will be recommended to use main arterial routes wherever possible, or otherwise use local roads suitable for heavy vehicles. 

As a responsible neighbour, the proposed Newcombe Road Sand Quarry will contribute to the upkeep of Newcombe Road, and other key intersections or roads determined by Waipa District Council’s resource consent for duration of the resource consent.

Air quality

What measures are in place to maintain good air quality around Newcombe Road Sand?

We will have strict measures to minimise dust.

The quarry will operate as a wet process and have control measures in place, including, dust control, PPE equipment, and administrative control. Health and exposure monitoring will be performed, and robust training will be provided.

Dust suppression systems are located throughout the quarry to minimise dust and contain it at the site. Electronic monitoring equipment will ensure that dust limits are not exceeded.

We are committed to providing a safe environment for all staff, contractors, and visitors to the quarry.

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