01 August 2002 | Site reports
Ennstone Thistle, the Scottish arm of Ennstone plc and the leading suppliers of aggregates and asphalt north of the central belt, have recently replaced a 30-year-old hybrid asphalt plant with a...
01 August 2002 | Health & Safety
Warning drivers of collision hazards behind mobile plant The dangers of mobile plant, especially when reversing, are well known, so how can they be reduced? CCTV is now almost universally fitted but...
01 August 2002 | Planning & Development
Planning for Success In the prevailing negative political and environmental climate many would have rated the chances of successfully winning planning consent at Meadowhill Opencast Coal Site in...
01 August 2002 | Materials Handling
With oil prices soaring, gas prices doubling in the last 12 months and ageing Magnox nuclear stations to be phased out, Brian J. Rostron, director general of the Confederation of UK Coal Producers (...
01 August 2002 | Others
John Wainwright & Co. celebrate 100 years as a limited company
01 July 2002 | Others
The Quarry Products Association’s annual Restoration Awards Earlier this year over 400 MPs, civil servants, senior industry representatives and environmentalists gathered in London to hear the...
Tagged in: QPA
01 July 2002 | Site reports
Lafarge Aggregates’ Nether Langwith Quarry comes on stream
01 July 2002 | Legislation & Regulation
Is the Environmental Management Standard Adding Value?
Tagged in: URS Verification
01 July 2002 | Environment & Restoration
A ‘win-win’ situation for the environment, the Government and the community
Moxy launch Series-II versions of their largest ADTs
New machines offer increased productivity and versatility Caterpillar have introduced the first four models in their new range of C-Series hydraulic excavators. Competing in the 20–35-tonne classes,...
Five-star performers In October 2001 Komatsu heralded the introduction of their new generation of ‘dash-five’ series wheel loaders in Europe with the launch of their 23-tonne WA470-5. This was...
03 June 2002 | Health & Safety
The safety of electrical installations at quarries The Health and Safety Executive guidance on electrical equipment for quarries is about to be changed. The Approved Code of Practice — The Use of...
Tagged in: electrical installations