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  • 01 April 2008
    Writing exclusively for MQR Magazine, Martin Isles, QPA director of health and safety, charges the HSE with failing adequately to support quarry firms’ desires to reach target zero and calls on the government body to...
    Tagged In: Health & Safety
  • 01 April 2008
    Associate solicitor in Weightmans’ Regulatory Services Unit, Glyn Thompson, carries on the theme of falls from height by adding a legal perspective to the problem and looking at the duties and particular obligations the...
  • 01 April 2008
    Falls from height are the most common cause of workplace fatalities in the UK. In this issue, MQR colomnist and former Hanson H&S expert Colin Nottage offers guidance on how to reduce incidents each year in his...
    Tagged In: Health & Safety
  • 01 April 2008
    Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) are now a legal requirement when tendering for projects over £300,000, from housing developments to road-building. But its effect on the aggregate supply chain into the construction...
    Tagged In: Recycling & Waste
  • 01 April 2008
    A remarkable haul of 28 flint hand-axes, dated by archaeologists to be around 100,000 years old, have been unearthed in gravel from a licensed marine aggregate dredging area 13km off Great Yarmouth. The axes show that...
    Tagged In: Others
  • 01 April 2008
    With site waste management plans (SWMPs) now in force and a 50% reduction in C&D waste targeted by 2012, WRAP is to focus the attention of its next capital grant competition on skip waste firms. One company that...
    Tagged In: Recycling & Waste
  • 01 April 2008
    John Penny, area estates manager for Aggregate Industries, looks into the debate and draws on his own experiences in the past few years
    Tagged In: Others
  • 01 April 2008
    As the construction trade braces itself for the introduction of Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) and the prospect of more EU legislation, Digbits’ managing director, Marcus Clay, takes a look at how recycling...
    Tagged In: Recycling & Waste
  • 01 April 2008
    New washing plant produces high-spec recycled aggregates and saves water
  • 03 March 2008
    How to get your share of £1 billion for training As an employer you should already recognize that relevant and focused training to ensure you have a fully competent workforce is essential to maintaining a viable...

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