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01 January 2003 | Safety, Health & Environment

TARMAC are urging their employees to follow the ‘Golden Rules’ –– a major new health and safety initiative that is currently being rolled out across the whole group.

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01 December 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

SCIENTISTS are describing the remains of a woolly rhinoceros found at Lafarge Aggregates’ sand and gravel quarry at Whitemoor Haye, near Alrewas, Staffordshire, as a major archaeological discovery...

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01 December 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

Environmental Simulations International Ltd, the independent UK consultancy specialising in soil and groundwater problems, have opened their first full European subsidiary, ESI Italia, in Milan....

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01 November 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

IN an innovative initiative Castle Cement have recently awarded a landfill tax credit scheme grant to the environmental body Viridis.

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01 November 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE British Aggregates Association has launched a new Restoration Guarantee Fund –– a mutual fund which has been set up to provide restoration guarantees for BAA members where these are required...

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01 November 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

Bridgestone Firestone UK are conducting two in-house training courses as part of the initiative to halve the number of accidents in the quarrying industry by 2005.

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01 November 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

Archaeologists working at Hanson Aggregates’ Ward Hill Quarry in Shetland have unearthed an important Viking burial site.

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01 November 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE announcement of a £1.5 million injection into the Sustainable Action Fund for local environmental improvements in Scotland has been welcomed by the Quarry Products Association, which has...

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01 October 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

ON Friday 20 September UK quarry companies gathered in London to hear the results of this year’s Quarry Products Association’s 2002 Health and Safety Best Practice Awards scheme.

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01 October 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE number of quarries in Essex qualifying for gold certificates in Essex County Council’s annual Mineral Working Environmental Awards Scheme has increased.

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01 October 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

SHE MANAGEMENT NVQs – USE THEM OR LOSE THEM!

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01 October 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE Health and Safety Executive has issued an updated leaflet giving employers advice on how to report health and safety incidents, and how to use the HSE’s new incident contact centre.

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01 October 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE Government’s rural affairs minister, the Rt Hon.

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01 September 2002 | Plant & Equipment

WBB Minerals have purchased 50 bbs-tek reversing alarms from Brigade Electronics for use on vehicles at one of their Devon quarry operations.

01 September 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

THREATENED species of wading birds will soon be able to find sanctuary on a purpose-built island within a working quarry in Cambridgeshire under plans recently unveiled by Aggregate Industries UK...

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