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Environment & Restoration

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...
16 July 2010 | Environment & Restoration
Making a positive impact on the environment through the restoration of sites while maintaining an element of the quarrying history of the landscapeBy Jessica Morgan, mineral planning consultant/...
16 July 2010 | Environment & Restoration
The use of wet restored mineral workings for energy recoveryBy James Dodds, managing director of Envireau Water, and David Banks, managing director of Holymoor Consultancy LtdWith landfilling being...
14 December 2009 | Environment & Restoration
New techniques in environmental dust monitoring and analysis By Ben Williams, environmental scientist, and Prof. Geoffrey Walton, managing director, DustScan Ltd Dust control is a problem...
14 December 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Latest development in foam suppressionBy Harold Wylie, Enviroflo Engineering LtdDespite the fact that the industry is currently in a commercial downturn, dust control in quarry processes cannot be...
14 December 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Noise mitigation and best practiceBy Dr Paul Cockroft, senior partner, WBM Noise ConsultantsNoise control at quarries is required to address two main issues: first, the effect on the hearing and...
14 December 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Tackling dust without increasing noise emissionsBy Gus Bishop, Dantherm Filtration LtdFew would argue that quarries and associated processing plants are inherently dusty and noisy operations. Short-...
14 December 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Mark Dawson, a technical director with Wardell Armstrong and one of the firm’s experts in noise and air quality, looks at some of the issuesBy the very nature of the processes involved, mining...
11 September 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Carbon Trust blueprint could save the aggregates industry £45 million a yearBy Leon Labovitch, ALSF programme manager at the Carbon TrustThe economic downturn has had a significant impact on...

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