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01 September 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

BILL Callaghan, chairman of the Heath & Safety Commission, has welcomed a tough new target to cut the number of injuries in the quarrying industry in half by 2005 - the first sector-specific...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE Quarry Products Association has strongly attacked government proposals on noise reduction, warning that they would have a devastating effect on the UK quarrying industry if adopted.

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

RMC Industrial Minerals, based in Hindlow, Derbyshire, have shown the largest percentage reduction in particulate emissions of any materials company in England and Wales, according to a new report...

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

At the recent SED exhibition, Vision Techniques introduced two affordable mobile rear-view CCTV systems.

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Liebherr have developed a number of safety features which are now supplied as standard equipment for mining and quarrying applications on their hydrostatic wheel loader range, from the L544, which...

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01 August 2000 | Education & Training

Ninety-two delegates attended the Lancashire quarries' safety day held recently at Hanson's Shap site, which has undergone an upgrade of more than œ4 million to meet the latest safety and...

01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Spillard Safety Systems have introduced the PreView radar system.

01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Brigade Electronics distributors ARK Automotive Electrical, are one of the first companies to supply and fit the new colour CCTV Backeye rear-view system.

01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Operators of hazardous machinery can now address changing safety requirements with the Amgard modular interlocking system from Fortress Interlocks.

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

HANSON Aggregates have agreed to give up their rights to dig sand from the high dunes at Gwithian, near St Ives, in Cornwall, after hearing local concerns about the environmental effects of...

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

Aggregate Industries are splitting their health, safety and environment functions, creating two dedicated teams to implement major new company initiatives.

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Following the launch of the Britax Aerolite 420 light bar the range has now been extended to include a competitively priced magnetic version.

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Dalloz Safety have introduced Pulsafe Supervizor, a new robust, heavy-duty helmet-mounted faceshield range designed for use with the Bilsom range of helmet-mounted ear defenders and communication...

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Staff at Aggregate Industries' Croft Quarry in Leicestershire are helping to create a new woodland wildlife habitat with the planting of 2,000 trees.

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DESPITE having one of the best health and safety records in the world, every year some 400 people in Britain are killed in accidents at work and up to 25 million working days are lost through work...

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