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Safety, Health & Environment

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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Representatives from Lancashire County Council gathered at Back Lane Quarry, near Carnforth, recently to be presented with copies of ‘Natural Quarry’, new a publication commissioned by Aggregate...

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PLANS to restore Hanson Aggregates’ Needingworth sand and gravel quarry, in Cambridgeshire, to a 700ha reed-bed wetland over the next 30 years have been given a top award by the Royal Town...

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OVER the coming months quarry managers across the UK will be spearheading a major ‘Play Safe....Stay Safe’ campaign designed to warn children about the dangers of using quarries as playgrounds.

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THE Health and Safety Commission has launched a consultation document on its proposal to introduce a compulsory duty for all companies and organizations to investigate all reportable work-related...

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THE results of this year’s Quarry Products Association’s annual Environmental awards Scheme have revealed the best overall standard since the scheme began six years ago.

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This year’s QPA Restoration Awards were presented by Robert Sturdey, MEP for the Eastern Region presented, at a ceremony held in London on 7 March.

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01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

RMC are donating land and, through the RMC Environment Fund, a cash grant in a move that will see the creation of one of the most extensive, best equipped and most ecologically diverse wildlife...

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01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

Part of Hanson Bath & Portland Stone's Broadcroft Quarry on Portland has become a wetland reserve after clay was extracted from the quarry floor, exposing the natural water source and creating...

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01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

Hanson have handed over their Ribblehead Quarry in the Yorkshire Dales National Park to English Nature to create a nature reserve.

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01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

The remains of one of the earliest medieval watermills identified in England has been uncovered by a team of archaeologists working at Wellington Quarry in Herefordshire.

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01 February 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

Thanks to Robert Brett & Son and the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme, the RSPB have recently completed the purchase of their newest nature reserve at Shorne Marshes near Gravesend.

01 January 2001 | Safety, Health & Environment

Turnkey Instruments, manufacturers of the Simret brake-testing range, have introduced the BrakeSafe brake tester.

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01 December 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

COMPANIES, organizations and individuals must be held accountable for their health and safety performance - their professional reputation should depend on it.

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01 December 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is calling for safety conscious companies and organizations to enter its 2001 Occupational Safety and Health Awards Scheme.

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