BANKS Mining are to submit a planning application for a new surface coal mine in south-east Northumberland.
THE Mineral Products Association (MPA) has given a mixed reaction to the publication of the Conservative Party’s long-awaited policy Green Paper on planning.
NORTHERN Ireland’s Environment Minister, Edwin Poots, has given his seal of approval to the new Magheramorne village being developed on the site of Lafarge Cement’s former works and quarry, near...
THE British Aggregates Association (BAA) has welcomed the news that planning authorities are once again beginning to grant consents for greenfield hard rock quarries in central Scotland.
NEW Milton Sand and Ballast (NMSB) have recently won planning permission to extract sand and gravel from a 17ha site at Downton Manor Farm, Milford on Sea, in Hampshire, following a tortuous...
BANKS Mining are to submit a request to Northumberland County Council to extract an additional 2 million tonnes of coal from their existing Shotton surface mine.
ATH Resources have been given the go-ahead by Derbyshire County Council over their planning application for the development of a proposed coal regeneration scheme at the former Langton colliery,...
UNITE, the UK’s largest union, is urging the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) to support Celtic Energy Ltd’s planning application for an extension to operations at their Margam opencast coal mine,...
Finding a way through the mineral reservations minefield
Overlapping controls of the planning and environmental permitting regimes
David Jarvis asks why more built developments are not incorporated into mineral planning schemes