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CEMEX's swift tower

Company helps give nature a home by erecting a ‘swift tower’ at an asphalt facility in Manchester

South Heath area

Dorset Wildlife Trust recognizes South Heath area as a Site of Nature Conservation Interest

Tarmac win Hertfordshire High Sheriff Award

Recognition for partnership between Tarmac, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and Herts Natural History Society

Great crested newt
29 November 2016 | Safety, Health & Environment

Midland Quarry Products granted licence to relocate great crested newts to allow quarry expansion

Brett Aggregates' Cliffe site
15 August 2016 | Safety, Health & Environment

Construction spoil to provide enhanced habitat for birds and other wildlife at Cliffe in Kent

Small Blue
07 September 2015 | Safety, Health & Environment

CEMEX UK exceed their own target by creating 660 hectares of conservation habitat in five years

bee-eater bird
08 August 2015 | Safety, Health & Environment

Two pairs of colourful bee-eaters currently raising chicks at Hanson UK’s Low Gelt Quarry

Hills Group make donation to Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Wiltshire’s wildlife reserves receive £270,000 donation from locally based Hills Group

Banks Mining's bird survey

Comprehensive results set to form part of Highthorn surface mine planning application


Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust delighted that 15-year conservation effort has finally come to fruition

Sand martin

Colony of sand martins takes up residence in Bank Mining’s Rusha surface coal mine in West Lothian

MPA publishes guidance on mineral sites and mitigating birdstrike hazard and risk

Peregrine falcon

Peregrine falcon finds plentiful food supplies at Brenkley Lane and Shotton surface mines

04 November 2014 | Safety, Health & Environment

Company gives endangered bird a fighting chance by creating flower-rich meadow close to nesting site

09 September 2014 | Safety, Health & Environment

MPA highlights members’ invaluable biodiversity and restoration work at Conference for Nature