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  • 01 June 2008
    Announcing its launch in March, Speke-based Recycled Aggregates North West (RAN) hasn’t been slow in making its presence known. Picking up immediate business from E.ON for haul roads it has now made it to the final 40...
    Tagged In: Recycling & Waste
  • 01 June 2008
    When it comes to lowering health and safety incident levels in quarries across the UK it is pure aggregates suppliers that usually come to mind. But cement firms also have quarries to excavate and as such are working...
  • 01 June 2008
    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 explosivesmanagement over...
  • 01 June 2008
    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 policy on company...
  • 09 May 2008
    Falls from height are the most common cause of workplace fatalities in the UK. MQR columnist and former Hanson H&S expert Colin Nottage offers guidance on how to reduce incidents each year in his latest Health...
    Tagged In: Health & Safety
  • 01 May 2008
    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 overcoming public...
  • 01 May 2008
    How to get the most out of your mobile plant assets By Mike Goatley, sales manager, ZF Off-Highway Division For companies seeking to gain maximum utility from their mobile assets, the remanufacture of transmissions is a...
  • 01 May 2008
    New mobile Hercules trommel screen helps repair hurricane-damaged levees in New Orleans
  • 01 May 2008
    An opportunity for the minerals industry? By Stewart Lenton, technical director, SLR Consulting Ltd Climate change has been debated for some time and while the seriousness of the issue appears to be irrefutable, the...
  • 01 April 2008
    The UK is currently the leading user of recycled materials in Europe – last year around 280 million tonnes of aggregates were used as raw construction material, a quarter of which, some 70 million tonnes, was derived...
    Tagged In: Recycling & Waste

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