Safety, Health & Environment
FUNDING from Tarmac has played a major part in spreading 112 million heather seeds over 40 acres of Shropshire's craggy Stiperstones hills.
A partnership between Lafarge Redland Aggregates and Derby City Council was marked by Margaret Beckett, MP for Derby South, when she opened improvements to a riverside path and cycleway.
The Banks Group have been awarded a Tidy Britain Group Millennium Marque for their restoration work at Oakenshaw in County Durham.
ROTHERHAM Sand and Gravel, one of the Quarry Products Association's smaller members, recently achieved ISO 14001 accreditation.
Health and safety training specialists Instant Training have developed a unique EPIC-approved training programme for Tarmac Quarry Products, the first in Europe to cover all elements of working at...
The Health and Safety Authority of the Republic of Ireland is advising all quarry operators and vehicle suppliers that it intends to hold a concentrated series of inspections during 12-16 June...
Vision Techniques have introduced a temporary reversing aid system which offers a low-cost mobile CCTV solution to the problem of meeting legislation requirements for quarry plant and equipment....
PPE specialists Protector Technologies have launched a new safety helmet specifically designed for use in the most arduous environments.
On 24 March 2000 David Woodhall of the Countryside Agency presented the 1999 QPA Restoration Awards at a special ceremony in London.
Five quarries in Essex have been awarded Gold certificates in Essex County Council's 1999 Site Awards Scheme, which recognises operators who meet neighbourly environmental standards.
A new national geological conservation movement has been formed following a three-day conference attended by 30 regional RIGS (regionally important geological and geomorphological sites) groups....
Three Pioneer UK quarries have won the Group's 1999 International Directors' Award for Best Environmental Performance.
Lafarge Redland Aggregates are proposing to create nearly 100ha of much needed, scarce wildlife habitat in the Medway Valley.