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SHE News & Articles

01 January 2003

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.

01 January 2003

FIGURES released by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have revealed that quarrying is the most high-risk and dangerous occupation in Ireland.

01 January 2003

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.

01 December 2002

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...

01 December 2002

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....

01 November 2002

RMC’s international aggregates businesses are half-way through a 4–5-year energy efficiency campaign, which is now showing early positive results.

01 November 2002

Working with Action Energy to improve energy efficiency

01 November 2002

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

01 November 2002

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.

01 November 2002

Archaeologists working at Hanson Aggregates’ Ward Hill Quarry in Shetland have unearthed an important Viking burial site.

01 November 2002

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...

01 November 2002

IN an innovative initiative Castle Cement have recently awarded a landfill tax credit scheme grant to the environmental body Viridis.

01 November 2002

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...

01 October 2002

Caring for the health of your employees

01 October 2002

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.

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