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02 February 2017 | Legislation & Regulation
First published in the January 2017 issue of Quarry Management as Unintended Consequences Robert Durward, director of the British Aggregates Association, revisits some of the problems brought...
13 July 2016 | Legislation & Regulation
First published in the May 2016 issue of Quarry Management as Waste Not – Want Not By Gregory Jones QC and Charles Streeten1 Just outside the Yorkshire village of Methley, near Leeds, is...
17 June 2015 | Legislation & Regulation
First published in the June 2015 issue of Quarry Management as Evolution of Pollution Emission standards for diesel engines used for non-road vehicles and equipment have become ever more stringent...
24 May 2013 | Legislation & Regulation
Are you ready for 1 July 2013?In just under two months’ time the Construction Products Regulation and CE marking will be fully implemented. In the following article John Bradshaw-Bullock,...
13 January 2012 | Legislation & Regulation
As the move is made to Tier 4 Interim emission control, and with Tier 4 Final looming on the horizon, manufacturers are taking varying approaches to exhaust after-treatment in order to comply with...
13 May 2011 | Legislation & Regulation
Following the recent conviction of Cotswold Geotechnical (Holdings) Ltd under the new corporate manslaughter legislation, health and safety law specialist Guy Bastable, a partner at BCL Burton...
14 December 2009 | Legislation & Regulation
Overlapping controls of the planning and environmental permitting regimesBy Rebecca Breen, Associate, and Ray Clarke, Consultant, Nabarro LLPAs clearly set out in an article in last month’s...
12 November 2009 | Legislation & Regulation
New responsibilities for mine and quarry operatorsFor operators of mines and quarries in England and Wales, the rules on what they can do with their waste changed as of 7 July 2009 when the Mining...
19 October 2009 | Legislation & Regulation
The Forum of Private Business (FPB) has launched its new Employment Guide to help small businesses comply with employment law, which is an increasing headache for companies forced to make...
15 October 2009 | Legislation & Regulation
The Water Act 2003 introduced the most significant changes to water abstraction licensing since the framework for water licensing was first set up in 1963. Further amendments, scheduled to come into...
01 July 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
Are your machines, tools and equipment trustworthy? By Simon Matthews, specialist disease and illness lawyer, Crutes Law FirmAs an employer of a quarry workforce you should be able to rely upon what...
01 July 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
Two recent cases, which resulted in substantial fines for the employers, serve as a timely reminder to ensure that your workers and contractors are properly trained to carry out risk assessments and...
02 June 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
New legislation introduced in April means that quarry managers who fail to fulfil their health and safety obligations will now be at fault for workplace injuries in the eyes of the law and those...
01 June 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
Roy Bush, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Quarries from the Health andSafety Executive (HSE), recently told the annual British AggregatesAssociation AGM to expect an increased focus on blasting and...
01 June 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
With new corporate manslaughter legislation dangling the threat of an onerous prosecution over firms with staff who die while at work, there has never been a better time to take a close look at your...

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