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Safety, Health & Environment

01 February 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

Midland Quarry Products and Merrimans Ltd have both been formally cleared of breaching health and safety regulations following an incident in which a consulting engineer was crushed to death by a...

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01 January 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

When Ayton Asphalte, part of the highways and utilities division of May Gurney, obtained permission to extract 250,000 tonnes of sand and gravel from Attleborough Quarry in Norfolk, they knew an...

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01 January 2002 | Safety, Health & Environment

School parties visiting the BBC ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ exhibition at the Hancock Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, are being given the opportunity to dig for real fossils.

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01 November 2001 | Quarrying

IT has been revealed that funds intended for environmental improvements in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are to be diverted to projects in England.

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01 November 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

NEW European proposals to reduce occupational exposure to vibration from plant and equipment will threaten the viability of many UK industries and put thousands of quarrying jobs at risk if they...

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01 November 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE US fighter and bomber aircraft which used to be a familiar sight at Greenham Common are to be replaced by birds and wildlife thanks to a partnership between West Berkshire Council and Tarmac...

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01 October 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

OVER 160 guests gathered in London last month to see Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the DTLR responsible for health and safety, present the results of the Quarry...

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01 September 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

 

AGGREGATE Industries UK Ltd’s Back Lane Quarry near Carnforth in Lancashire has been awarded its first Gold Award for Environmental Excellence by the Quarry Products Association.

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01 September 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

THREE courses in England and Wales have been announced for contractors wishing to obtain a Contractor Safety Passport.

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01 September 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

FOLLOWING two separate incidents at Hillhead ’99, where two people sustained serious injuries during the post-show ‘break-down’ period, visitors and exhibitors attending this year’s show will have...

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01 September 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

HANSON Bath & Portland Stone are close to completing the most comprehensive environmental survey ever undertaken on the Isle of Portland.

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01 September 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

ENVIRONMENTALLY responsible companies throughout the UK, including a large number of quarrying firms, have received top honours at an awards ceremony aimed at highlighting the best business sites...

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Larger-than-life conservationist Professor David Bellamy took time out of his busy schedule to help launch Lafarge Aggregates’ new quarry restoration brochure entitled ‘From Working Quarry to...

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The British Aggregates Association, which represents the interests of 65 independent member companies operating over 100 sites, has been invited to join the Quarries National Joint Advisory...

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TARMAC Western Ltd have teamed up with schools in Mid Glamorgan in a bid to warn children to steer clear of quarry sites as part of a nationwide safety initiative.

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