Environmental Simulations International Ltd, the independent UK consultancy specialising in soil and groundwater problems, have opened their first full European subsidiary, ESI Italia, in Milan....
Bridgestone Firestone UK are conducting two in-house training courses as part of the initiative to halve the number of accidents in the quarrying industry by 2005.
Archaeologists working at Hanson Aggregates’ Ward Hill Quarry in Shetland have unearthed an important Viking burial site.
THE announcement of a £1.5 million injection into the Sustainable Action Fund for local environmental improvements in Scotland has been welcomed by the Quarry Products Association, which has...
IN an innovative initiative Castle Cement have recently awarded a landfill tax credit scheme grant to the environmental body Viridis.
THE British Aggregates Association has launched a new Restoration Guarantee Fund –– a mutual fund which has been set up to provide restoration guarantees for BAA members where these are required...
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.
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THE Health and Safety Executive has issued an updated leaflet giving employers advice on how to report health and safety incidents, and how to use the HSE’s new incident contact centre.
THE Government’s rural affairs minister, the Rt Hon.
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.