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01 March 2016 | Planning & Development
Nigel Jackson, chief executive of the Mineral Products Association, discusses the current constraints on aggregate supply and outlines some of the steps necessary to ensure demand can be met in the...
Tagged in: Mineral planning
12 August 2015 | Planning & Development
First published in the August 2015 issue of Quarry Management as: Recovery vs Disposal - A substitution for common sense By Adrian Lynham, associate director, and Stuart Austin,...
Tagged in: WYGMineral planning
28 July 2014 | Planning & Development
First published in the July 2014 issue of Quarry Management Thought-provoking national event debates the crucial issues around sustainable minerals supply The annual MPA/RTPI Mineral Planning...
28 October 2013 | Planning & Development
First published in the October 2013 issue of Quarry Management as Landscape Update Changes to planning guidance and planning policy has raised the stakes for landscape and visual impact assessment...
19 March 2012 | Planning & Development
Stephen Barry, technical director and chartered mineral surveyor with Wardell Armstrong, explains how to find a way through the mineral reservations minefieldWhat, exactly, is a mineral? That might...
12 March 2010 | Planning & Development
Insights from the Magnesian Limestone ProjectBy Ian Roberts, Archaeological Services WYAS1Mineral operators have long recognized the archaeological implications of their work and have striven to...
01 May 2008 | Planning & Development
With the spread of ‘NIMBYism’, the aggregates industry continues to face the challenging task of changing the negative public perception of quarries. The Saint Consulting Group offer some advice on...
02 July 2007 | Planning & Development
The authors, Jon Humble and Chris Wood, are senior rural and environmental policy adviser (minerals) and acting head, building and conservation research team, respectively, with English HeritageFrom...
02 July 2007 | Planning & Development
By David Jarvis, managing director of David Jarvis Associates LtdWhy would you possibly want a 19th Century French handcart? Originally, charrettes were used by architectural students to rush their...
01 March 2007 | Planning & Development
By Fiona McEvoy, British Geological Survey; Richard Bate, Green Balance; Ken Hobden, Quarry Products Association; and John Cowley, Mineral and Resource Planning Associates‘Minerals can only be worked...
01 December 2006 | Planning & Development
Nigel Jackson, chairman of the CBI Minerals Group, outlines the need for a strategic view of the future development of all UK mineral resourcesIn the opening address given on behalf of the CBI...
Tagged in: CBI
01 May 2006 | Planning & Development
How planning permission was won in a very environmentally sensitive locationThe Isle of Purbeck on Dorset’s coast may be familiar to many as a holiday destination, with its sandy beaches at Studland...
01 May 2006 | Planning & Development
Richard Kell, group planning and estates manager with Ennstone plc, discusses whether a quarry can ever be a welcome neighbourSince leaving local government in 1998, I have been actively involved in...
Tagged in: Ennstone
01 October 2003 | Planning & Development
A beneficial approachBy Jonathan StandenJohnsons Wellfield Quarries Ltd, the Yorkshire-based producers of hard Yorkstone natural stone products, recently held a public exhibition to promote their...
Tagged in: Barton Willmore
01 August 2002 | Planning & Development
Planning for SuccessIn the prevailing negative political and environmental climate many would have rated the chances of successfully winning planning consent at Meadowhill Opencast Coal Site in...

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