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31 May 2012 | Others
In just over a month’s time, Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry, near Buxton, Derbyshire, will once again host the world’s biggest working quarry show, which takes place from 19-21 June. More...
16 November 2011 | Others
Improving energy efficiency and reducing operational costsThis year’s Institute of Quarrying annual conference proved to be yet another success with more than 100 delegates attending the event...
12 September 2011 | Others | 1 Comment
A celebration of the life and achievements of John Foster YeomanA review by Kurt Larson FIQ‘The Yeoman Story’ is a story of rock, men and machines. That was how ‘Mr John’...
15 April 2011 | Others
Long after the laps of sporting glory have faded from memory, judgements about the success of London 2012 will be based on how well its sustainability goals have been achieved. For the Olympic...
23 March 2011 | Others
Clean coal or dirty gas for UK electricity generationBy David Brewer, director general, Confederation of UK Coal Producers (CoalPro)Coal offers unrivalled advantages as a fuel for electricity...
13 December 2010 | Others
Alasdair Stables, Tarmac's South East operations director, explains why under-used materials could be utilized strategically to make salt stocks go further this winterWinter 2009/10 was the...
12 October 2010 | Others
A major piece of public art that aims to reveal, inspire, challenge and interpretThe Coldstones Cut is an iconic piece of public art that has been built into the hilltop overlooking Coldstones Quarry...
16 July 2010 | Others
Quarry Management recaptures the excitement and atmosphere of Hillhead 2010This year's Hillhead (June 22-24) may have come and gone but not without – excuse the pun – rocking the...
14 May 2010 | Others
In just over a month’s time, Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry, near Buxton, Derbyshire, will once again come alive with the sights and sounds of the world’s biggest working quarry equipment...
21 April 2010 | Others
Howard Crooks of Willow Energy Ltd, specialists in renewable and sustainable energy, explains the potential benefits for the quarrying industryOn 1 February 2010 The Department of Energy and Climate...
21 April 2010 | Others
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has marked the conclusion of a highly successful first year with the launch of The MPA Agenda, a five-point plan for government action which identifies the key...
12 March 2010 | Others
Hanson sites helping archaeologists to extend knowledge of the pastArchaeological discoveries are often made during mineral extraction and help to extend society’s knowledge of the past. Hanson...
12 November 2009 | Others
Quarrying – A Northern Ireland ApproachFor the first time ever, this year’s Institute of Quarrying Annual Conference was hosted by the Northern Ireland branch, marking a welcome departure...
11 September 2009 | Others
Fujairah’s Northern Land Reclamation ProjectFujairah Bulk Shipping LLC (FBSL) have successfully won one of the largest contracts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to reclaim land from the sea...
12 August 2009 | Others
Report on the Association’s 2009 seminar proceedingsThe customary afternoon seminar session at the British Aggregates Association’s 2009 annual general meeting and members’ dinner...

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