This autumn the Health and Safety Executive will be cracking down on the risks posed by the unsafe use of transport in the workplace.
THE construction phase of an ambitious project which fuses landscape and sculpture and draws attention to the historic granite quarry at Kemnay in Aberdeenshire is nearing completion.
SECURITY is being stepped up at an unidentified RMC Aggregates (Northern) quarry in North Yorkshire after vandals broke into the site and shot dead three rare peregrine falcon fledglings.
DAVID Roche GeoConsulting of Exeter have been awarded a grant for a project entitled ‘Geodiversity audit of active aggregate quarries’.
Harleyford Aggregates, operators of the Lea Pit sand and gravel site at New Denham in Middlesex, have been fined £5,000 for polluting a 5km stretch of the River Colne in October 2002.
THE latest batch of Habitat Action Plans (HAPs) covering the protection and enhancement of Surrey’s wetland habitats has been launched by the Surrey Biodiversity Partnership.
THE Quarry Products Association recently launched its annual ‘Play Safe…Stay Safe’ campaign with updated resources for use by quarry managers and an emphasis on the increasing problem of...
THE Health and Safety Commission (HSC) has deepened its dialogue with small businesses about how to cut risks in the workplace.
Nominations for Good Practice Awards to recognize outstanding and innovative ways of handling dangerous substances by British companies are being sought by the European Agency for Safety and...
THE Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) has issued for further consultation a revised draft of its guidance on controlling and mitigating the environmental effects of mineral working in...