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Environment & Restoration

12 October 2010 | Environment & Restoration
A major piece of public art that aims to reveal, inspire, challenge and interpret The Coldstones Cut is an iconic piece of public art that has been built into the hilltop overlooking Coldstones...
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...
12 March 2010 | Environment & Restoration
Hanson sites helping archaeologists to extend knowledge of the past Archaeological discoveries are often made during mineral extraction and help to extend society’s knowledge of the past....
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...
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...

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