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Prince of Wales

Company sponsors ‘National Parks Big Picnic’ to mark 70 years since ground-breaking Act of Parliament

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Health and safety prosecution

Minteq UK fined £200,000 after worker suffers fatal injuries when struck by forklift truck

Jeff Burns

Workwear and PPE manufacturer appoints Jeff Burns as regional sales manager for Scotland and Ireland

QS quick-hitch
16 July 2019 | Plant & Equipment

Company switching entirely to its safe, proprietary Q-Safe quick-hitch system as standard

Oystercatcher

Tarmac workers help protect a pair of oystercatchers at Wellington Quarry, near Hereford

Welding fumes

Gauntlet Health and Safety urge business to put the right controls in place without delay

Privet hawk-moth

Nature reserve celebrates 20th anniversary as BioBlitz beats last year’s biodiversity success

Stay Safe campaign

MPA ‘Stay Safe’ campaign raises awareness of the danger of swimming in quarry lakes

IQ Excellence Awards
08 July 2019 | Quarrying

Deadline for Institute of Quarrying’s free-to-enter awards scheme extended until 31 July

Michael McGowan

Company’s ‘people first’ sustainability strategy rewarded in Insider Media’s Made in the UK Awards

Accident stats

Provisional data reveal that 147 workers were fatally injured across all industrial sectors in 2018/19

Chinook
01 July 2019 | Quarrying

Local emergency services praise actions of Aggregate Industries’ Woodhall Spa Quarry team

Shotton site safety milestone

Shotton surface mine team logs 500,000h since a ‘lost-time’ injury resulted in time off work

RoSPA Awards

Company presented with prestigious top honour as well as ninth Gold Fleet Safety Award

Rory Underwood
30 June 2019 | Education & Training

Summary of the British Aggregates Association’s 2019 annual conference seminar proceedings

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