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Environment & Restoration

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),...
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14 July 2011 | Environment & Restoration
Hanson UK demonstrate how they are meeting their commitment to habitat creation and managementThe quarrying industry has an important part to play in reshaping the landscape to enhance biological...
13 July 2011 | Environment & Restoration
Planning and partnership key to restoration success at Tarmac’s Sutton and Lound gravel pitsAs part of a long and successful partnership with the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust (NWT), Tarmac...
13 July 2011 | Environment & Restoration
Lafarge leave a positive legacy for people and for wildlife at WhitlinghamMany people may not associate quarrying with protecting the environment, creating leisure amenities and building wildlife...
13 July 2011 | Environment & Restoration
Enhanced biodiversity on minerals sites restored for natureIn this article, Nature After Minerals (NAM) – a partnership between the RSPB and Natural England, with support from the minerals...
13 July 2011 | Environment & Restoration
Mineral Products Association launches Biodiversity StrategyEarlier this year Environment Minister Richard Benyon MP paid tribute to the significant contribution that the mineral products industry can...
Sustainable quarry restoration using colliery spoil extractive wasteBy Paul Hubbard, MJCAFinding suitable restoration materials for quarries where overburden is in scarce supply can be difficult and...
17 November 2010 | Environment & Restoration
A report on 10 years of monitoring following translocation of part of a species-rich neutral grassland to a receptor site at Tarmac’s Durnford QuarryPlanning permission was granted on 16...

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