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08 March 2012 | Quarrying

Company refuses to make payments until further clarity on legality of the CRC Scheme is received

13 January 2011 | Safety, Health & Environment

Hanson supplying 7,000 tonnes of rock armour from Whatley Quarry to Minehead by rail

15 October 2010 | Aggregate Recycling

THE Waste Protocol Project, a joint initiative between WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme), the Environment Agency and industry, has launched its ninth Quality Protocol (QP) – The...

04 August 2010 | Quarrying

WITH the first round of permit applications due under the Mining Waste Directive (MWD) at the end of this year, the CBI Minerals Group has published a new guide to help minimize the burden on...

18 June 2010 | Quarrying

THE Environment Agency has announced the appointment of Ed Mitchell as its new director of Environment and Business. He replaces Tricia Henton, who has held the position since March 2005.

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18 November 2009 | Quarrying

THE British Aggregates Association (BAA) has written to Defra Secretary of State Hilary Benn to express its increasing frustration and concern at the handling of the transposition of the EU Mining...

21 October 2009 | Mineral Planning

CEMEX UK have been granted permission by the cement industry regulator, the Environment Agency (EA), to use waste-derived Climafuel to part-replace the fossil fuels used in the kiln at the company...

15 September 2008 | Aggregate Recycling

A CONSULTATION has been launched this week by the Waste Protocols Project, a joint Environment Agency and WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) initiative, to get views on a Quality...

01 August 2008 | Aggregate Recycling

Defra appears to have dealt a blow to quarry firms seeking an environmental permitting exemption for soil produced in excavations to be processed for re-use off-site, as it opens its formal...


12 November 2009 | Legislation & Regulation

New responsibilities for mine and quarry operators

01 July 2008 | Recycling & Waste

As the Environment Agency and WRAP seek to tighten up the regime on recycled aggregate production through the Quality Protocol, skip waste processing expert Andrew Hewitt argues that some...

02 May 2005 | Legislation & Regulation

Is there a way of developing new landfills on major aquifers?