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Safety, Health & Environment

01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

Part of Hanson Bath & Portland Stone's Broadcroft Quarry on Portland has become a wetland reserve after clay was extracted from the quarry floor, exposing the natural water source and creating...

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01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

Hanson have handed over their Ribblehead Quarry in the Yorkshire Dales National Park to English Nature to create a nature reserve.

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01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

The remains of one of the earliest medieval watermills identified in England has been uncovered by a team of archaeologists working at Wellington Quarry in Herefordshire.

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01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

Thanks to Robert Brett & Son and the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme, the RSPB have recently completed the purchase of their newest nature reserve at Shorne Marshes near Gravesend.

01 January 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

Turnkey Instruments, manufacturers of the Simret brake-testing range, have introduced the BrakeSafe brake tester.

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01 December 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

COMPANIES, organizations and individuals must be held accountable for their health and safety performance - their professional reputation should depend on it.

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01 December 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is calling for safety conscious companies and organizations to enter its 2001 Occupational Safety and Health Awards Scheme.

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01 December 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

RMC Group plc have published their second UK Environment Report which highlights the progress made towards targets set for 2002.

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01 November 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

HEALTH & Safety Commission chairman Bill Callaghan has called for more quarry firms to put health and safety first and sign up to the industry's target to cut the number of injuries at work in...

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01 November 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

AN employee of Preston Borough Council died recently as a result of head injuries sustained when the horizontal rotor unit of the suction fan on a Scarab Major 3000 road sweeper catastrophically...

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01 November 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

ROADSTONE Provinces Ltd have been found guilty of breaching Ireland's Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Act 1989 on two separate occasions, and fined a total of £2,400.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Following successful trials at 29 sites across the UK during the past year, the Quarry Products Association's Good Neighbour scheme has been launched in Scotland by George Lyon MSP.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

RMC Aggregates have been recognised as one of the two most environmentally responsible and community-focused organisations in Wales at the Welsh Environment Awards 2000.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Mark Sherwood of Johnston Roadstone's Leinthall Quarry, in Herefordshire, has invested some of his firm's cash in a bid to recreate a piece of medieval England.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

For a second year Beckhouse Media, publishers of Environment Times, are appealing for entries for their Nature of Industry awards.

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