SHE News & Articles
THE Quarry Products Association has widened its commitment to the restoration of quarries in the UK with the launch of a comprehensive new fail-safe guarantee.
FIGURES released by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have revealed that quarrying is the most high-risk and dangerous occupation in Ireland.
TARMAC are urging their employees to follow the ‘Golden Rules’ –– a major new health and safety initiative that is currently being rolled out across the whole group.
SCIENTISTS are describing the remains of a woolly rhinoceros found at Lafarge Aggregates’ sand and gravel quarry at Whitemoor Haye, near Alrewas, Staffordshire, as a major archaeological discovery...
Environmental Simulations International Ltd, the independent UK consultancy specialising in soil and groundwater problems, have opened their first full European subsidiary, ESI Italia, in Milan....
RMC’s international aggregates businesses are half-way through a 4–5-year energy efficiency campaign, which is now showing early positive results.
Working with Action Energy to improve energy efficiency
An unlikely environmental hero is helping strike a balance between the needs of local people, wildlife and his employer at a Nottinghamshire quarry. Mike Walter reports
Bridgestone Firestone UK are conducting two in-house training courses as part of the initiative to halve the number of accidents in the quarrying industry by 2005.
Archaeologists working at Hanson Aggregates’ Ward Hill Quarry in Shetland have unearthed an important Viking burial site.
THE announcement of a £1.5 million injection into the Sustainable Action Fund for local environmental improvements in Scotland has been welcomed by the Quarry Products Association, which has...
IN an innovative initiative Castle Cement have recently awarded a landfill tax credit scheme grant to the environmental body Viridis.
THE British Aggregates Association has launched a new Restoration Guarantee Fund –– a mutual fund which has been set up to provide restoration guarantees for BAA members where these are required...
Caring for the health of your employees
ON Friday 20 September UK quarry companies gathered in London to hear the results of this year’s Quarry Products Association’s 2002 Health and Safety Best Practice Awards scheme.