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Biodiversity

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Holcim
03 September 2021 | Quarrying

Company commits to nature-based approach with measurable 2030 biodiversity and water targets

Quarries & Nature 2021
24 August 2021 | Safety, Health & Environment

Mineral Products Association prepares to celebrate 50 years of industry progress in delivering nature recovery

Heerlen Quarry
04 August 2021 | Safety, Health & Environment

First section of Heerlen silica sand quarry transferred to Dutch nature conservation organization

Wienerberger Sustainability Program 2023

Ambitious targets in Sustainability Program 2023 include a 15% reduction in CO2 emissions

Living with Minerals 7
22 July 2021 | Mineral Planning

UK minerals strategy affirms minerals essential to economy, quality of life and decarbonization

Biodiversity net gain
07 July 2021 | Mineral Planning

Fears new biodiversity net-gain metric will deliver worse outcomes for nature from quarries

MPA
17 June 2021 | Mineral Planning

2021 RTPI/MPA Mineral Planning Conference focuses on role of minerals and mineral planning

Needingworth Quarry

Company launches UK round of HeidelbergCement’s international Quarry Life Award competition

Quarry Life Award

HeidelbergCement’s fifth worldwide biodiversity competition opens for project proposals

Kestrel Cam

Earth Day sees launch of live stream from kestrel nest at a Mannok quarry in Ireland

Common lizard

Tarmac continue wildlife conservation efforts with reptile habitat enhancements at Bellhouse Quarry

MPA Priorities for Government
23 March 2021 | Quarrying

Industry’s ‘to do’ list for government will help UK realize ambitions for infrastructure, housing and the environment

HS2

HS2 aiming to reuse construction materials to create vast area of chalk grassland on the edge of the Chilterns

GCCA biodiversity policy
26 January 2021 | Quarrying

Association outlines commitment to positive action towards the achievement of Net Positive Impact

Cranes
22 December 2020 | Safety, Health & Environment

Annual report highlights company’s progress towards its 2020 targets and 2030 commitments

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