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Environment & Restoration

12 August 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Celebrating the official launch of the MPA This year’s Showcase event – which took place at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London on 4 June – was more momentous...
12 August 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Progressive quarry restoration reduces the amount of land under extraction and allows for the long-term establishment of native woodlands and grasslands. But poor-quality soil can render restoration...
12 August 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Hanson UK and key conservation bodies work together in the Cambridgeshire Fens to create Britain’s largest reed bed, strengthening the area’s link with its wetland past Hanson UK have...
12 August 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Biodiversity Action Plans (BAPs) have become an integral element of quarry restoration. By working in partnership with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) on their BAP at Langford...
12 August 2009 | Environment & Restoration
A brighter future for quarrying in the UKBy Dr. Brian Briggs and Professor David Hill of The Environment Bank LtdDevelopers in general, and quarry operators in particular, are finding it more...
12 August 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Restoration is one of many operating costs and potential liabilities faced by quarry managers. In this article Simon J. Higson, principal at environmental firm SLR Consulting, sets out some ways in...
12 August 2009 | Environment & Restoration
By Darcy Madden, quarry manager, McDonald’s Lime, and Greg Slaughter, sustainability manager, Holcim (New Zealand) LtdThis paper — which earlier this year was awarded The Institute of...
12 August 2009 | Environment & Restoration | 1 Comment
From working quarry to public conservation area in Ontario’s GreenbeltBy Sarah Lowe and Sherry YundtThe former Milton Limestone Quarry near the town of Milton, in the region of Halton, is on...
Introduction to the concept of conservation bankingBy Dr. Brian Biggs and Professor David Hill of The Environment Bank LtdDevelopers in general and quarry operators in particular are finding it more...
01 April 2009 | Environment & Restoration
New Hippowash wheel-washing system for CEMEX plant near ShapA new vehicle wheel-washing system, supplied and installed by Hippowash, is ensuring vehicles leaving CEMEX’s newly commissioned...
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01 April 2009 | Environment & Restoration
Rotherham Sand & Gravel Co. Ltd have taken delivery of a Merlo Multifarmer, which combines the functions of a tractor and telehandler into one machineRotherham Sand & Gravel (RSG) are an...
Tagged in: dust suppression
05 January 2009 | Environment & Restoration
CRH subsidiary becomes the first quarry company in Ireland to achieve new IS393 Energy Management System accreditationRoadstone Dublin Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ireland’s largest listed...
04 July 2008 | Environment & Restoration
Held on 3 July at Nine Kings Suite in London's Royal Lancaster Hotel, the seventh Quarry Products Association (QPA) Showcase event once again highlighted some of the excellent work being done by...
Tagged in: QPArestoration
01 July 2008 | Environment & Restoration
A quarry manager’s guide By Rachel Cutler, project air quality consultant with SLR ConsultingDust emissions from quarry operations can cause concern for operators, local residents and regulators....
01 July 2008 | Environment & Restoration
The next reporting round to shed light on the UK’s progress in terms of meeting national bio-diversity action plan (BAP) targets launches on 1 September. Here, Chris Dobbs, director of estates...

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