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Mineral Planning

17 October 2007 | Quarrying

RESPONDING to the Government’s latest Comprehensive Spending Review, the Quarry Products Association (QPA) has welcomed the news that the Treasury will not be going ahead with the proposed...

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12 September 2007 | Mineral Planning

RESIDENTS of Derbyshire are being invited to comment on a Development Plan Document (DPD) being drawn-up to help deal with quarrying in the county (outside the Peak District National Park) in the...

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18 July 2007 | Mineral Planning

THE Quarry Products Association has raised serious concerns about the current Planning White Paper on the grounds that it will burden quarry operators with substantially increased costs when...

11 July 2007 | Mineral Planning

SUBJECT to the completion of a legal agreement, the Development Control Committee of Hertfordshire County Council has unanimously voted to allow Lafarge Aggregates to extend their existing...

28 March 2007 | Mineral Planning


DURING 2006 quarrying companies once again suffered from a lack of consents for aggregates reserves to replenish volumes extracted during the year.

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23 March 2007 | Mineral Planning

ATH Resources have submitted an application to East Ayrshire Council for an extension to their Grievehill OCCS to allow approximately 1 million tonnes of coal to be extracted from a 25ha area of...

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14 March 2007 | Mineral Planning

THE importance of climate change and the implications for minerals planning forms the theme of this year’s annual QPA/RTPI conference, which takes place on 26 April at the Dunstall Park Conference...

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07 March 2007 | Quarrying


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14 February 2007 | Quarrying


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13 December 2006 | Mineral Planning

THE Quarry Products Association has reacted positively to news in the Chancellor’s Pre-Budget Report that the application of the Government’s proposed Planning Gain Supplement (PGS) to minerals is...

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01 December 2006 | Mineral Planning

TARMAC have submitted a planning application for a new quarry south of Broom in Bedfordshire.

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01 December 2006 | Mineral Planning

TARMAC are to apply for planning permission to extract a further 24 million tonnes of limestone from Swinden Quarry, in North Yorkshire, in substitution for the 24 million tonnes of limestone that...

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15 November 2006 | Mineral Planning

THE Quarry Products Association says it welcomes the improvements and clarity that the new Minerals Policy Statement (MPS1) –– the long-awaited framework setting out the Government’s key policies...

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