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Environment & Restoration

09 August 2013 | Environment & Restoration
First published in the July 2013 issue of Quarry Management as Water Monitoring Environmental data collection: Protecting yourself By James Dodds and Lee Clarke, Envireau Water With regulators...
09 August 2013 | Environment & Restoration
First published in the July 2013 issue of Quarry Management as Seeing is Believing Dust monitoring is often a regulatory requirement for existing, new or extensions to quarrying operations. SLR...
21 June 2013 | Environment & Restoration
To remain competitive and become increasingly sustainable, the minerals sector must address its energy consumption and supply. Adrian Lea, technical director with Wardell Armstrong, outlines some...
Tagged in: Wardell Armstrong
16 July 2012 | Environment & Restoration
Mineral Products Association Awards highlight industry’s restoration legacy and quarries’ potential to help halt biodiversity decline The mineral products industry is uniquely placed...
Tagged in: Biodiversity
16 July 2012 | Environment & Restoration
The potential for quarry management and restoration to benefit woods, trees and their wildlife should not be understated – and the Woodland Trust can help, explains conservation adviser Sian...
16 July 2012 | Environment & Restoration
Students and academics from UK universities are carrying out research projects at four Hanson sites this summer. The projects are competing for the Quarry Life Awards, an international competition...
Tagged in: Quarry Life Award
15 February 2012 | Environment & Restoration
Improving quarry sustainability by biodiversity offsetting By Bob Edmonds and Simon Higson, SLR Consulting LtdBiodiversity offsetting is a way of compensating for adverse impacts associated with a...
15 February 2012 | Environment & Restoration
Measurement is the key to going ‘green’, as Greg K. Elliott, president of Innovative Plant Solutions Group Inc, explainsIt is no secret that business leaders across various industries are...
13 January 2012 | Environment & Restoration
Broadoak Nature Reserve to thrive under Tarmac and Northumberland Wildlife Trust partnershipBiodiversity has long been a central focus for Tarmac’s operations. As the UK’s leading...
21 November 2011 | Environment & Restoration
CEMEX UK transform former Northumberland sand and gravel quarry into a haven for wildlifeA CEMEX UK sand and gravel quarry at Branton, near Powburn, in Northumberland, has been progressively restored...
12 October 2011 | Environment & Restoration
Examining the use of wet dust-control systems and their benefitsBy Chris Hutchins, Wright Rain Environmental LtdWhen specifying a system for the control of dust, many issues need to be taken into...
12 October 2011 | Environment & Restoration
Latest fan-based dust-control equipment offers greater efficiency and economyBy Keith Whitlock, national sales manager, ACE PlantTraditional dampening-down methods of dust control work reasonably...
14 July 2011 | Environment & Restoration
The drive to provide greater transparency on the carbon footprint of products is gathering pace. What does this mean for the quarrying and aggregates industry and the information it must supply to...
14 July 2011 | Environment & Restoration
Oxfordshire’s newest nature reserve opens its gates to the publicThe launch of the Rushy Common Nature Reserve at Ducklington, near Witney, marks a boost not just for local nature lovers, but...
14 July 2011 | Environment & Restoration
GIS study at Cefn Mawr Quarry demonstrates the added value of rock extraction to nature By Gerry Lucas, Edge Hill University; Pauline Michell, Michell Ecology; and Noel Williams (retired),...
Tagged in: Biodiversity

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