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Mineral Planning

11 March 2008 | Mineral Planning

Northamptonshire County Council's development control committee has given the go-ahead for Ennstone to excavate just under 1.1million tonnes of sand and gravel from its proposed site near Earls...

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10 March 2008 | Mineral Planning

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council has turned down Lafarge Aggregates’ application to extend limestone extraction at its Harrycroft Quarry by a further 10years.

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05 March 2008 | Mineral Planning

SINCE the 1970s mineral planners, aggregate operators and other stakeholders have benefited from the system of regular surveys and forecasts which, together with the Regional Aggregate Working...

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01 March 2008 | Mineral Planning

A leading High Court judge famed for his judgment last year damning the government’s 2006 Energy Review as “unlawful”, has slammed the planning inspectorate’s ruling on Backdale Quarry as “...

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29 February 2008 | Mineral Planning

Residents in the Wolston area of Warwickshire, where Bardon Aggregates has applied to extract 1.2million tonnes of sand and gravel, have promised to fight the plans on grounds that it could become...

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22 February 2008 | Mineral Planning

As a further consultation on the draft Coal TAN, Welsh Assembly Group (WAG) Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing, Jane Davidson, is seeking a 500m buffer zone between future...

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22 February 2008 | Mineral Planning

The latest scene in the long running soap opera known as quarrying in the Longstone Edge area of the Peak District National Park has ended with landowner Bleaklow and operator MMC Minerals losing...

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06 February 2008 | Mineral Planning

THE Planning Bill 2008 was introduced in the House of Commons in November 2007, heralding major changes in the planning system.

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01 December 2007 | Mineral Planning


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17 October 2007 | Quarrying

RESPONDING to the Government’s latest Comprehensive Spending Review, the Quarry Products Association (QPA) has welcomed the news that the Treasury will not be going ahead with the proposed...

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12 September 2007 | Mineral Planning

RESIDENTS of Derbyshire are being invited to comment on a Development Plan Document (DPD) being drawn-up to help deal with quarrying in the county (outside the Peak District National Park) in the...

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18 July 2007 | Mineral Planning

THE Quarry Products Association has raised serious concerns about the current Planning White Paper on the grounds that it will burden quarry operators with substantially increased costs when...

11 July 2007 | Mineral Planning

SUBJECT to the completion of a legal agreement, the Development Control Committee of Hertfordshire County Council has unanimously voted to allow Lafarge Aggregates to extend their existing...