ON Friday 20 September UK quarry companies gathered in London to hear the results of this year’s Quarry Products Association’s 2002 Health and Safety Best Practice Awards scheme.
THE number of quarries in Essex qualifying for gold certificates in Essex County Council’s annual Mineral Working Environmental Awards Scheme has increased.
SHE MANAGEMENT NVQs – USE THEM OR LOSE THEM!
WBB Minerals have purchased 50 bbs-tek reversing alarms from Brigade Electronics for use on vehicles at one of their Devon quarry operations.
THREATENED species of wading birds will soon be able to find sanctuary on a purpose-built island within a working quarry in Cambridgeshire under plans recently unveiled by Aggregate Industries UK...
The new set of EPIC Health and Safety Checklists for Quarries, approved by the HSE’s QNJAC and available as an interactive CD-ROM, are now available from EPIC.
Her Majesty The Queen recently visited the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire as part of her extensive Jubilee tour.
OVER 100 delegates from the quarrying sector attended an interactive safety day in June at Lancashire’s Holme Park Quarry.
"THE first archaeological project financed from the Aggregates Tax Sustainability Fund has uncovered remains of international significance in a quarry near Thetford, Norfolk."
THE Health and Safety Executive has published a new hazard-assessment document for respirable crystalline silica focusing on its potential to cause the lung disease silicosis.
LAST month saw the launch of Action Energy (formerly known as the Energy Efficiency Best Pratice Programme), a government initiative introduced by the Carbon Trust to help businesses within the...
DEVELOPMENTS in health and safety were the focus of discussions at a recent seminar organized by the Silica and Moulding Sands Association (SAMSA), part of the QPA, with the assistance of WBB...
The HSC have published a discussion document containing proposals that would make it easier for firms to comply with their legal duty to control workers’ exposure to chemicals.
THE Quarry Products Association has launched its annual national Play Safe…Stay Safe child safety campaign, as quarry companies once again brace themselves for one of their most worrying problems...