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15 April 2011 | Planning & Development
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...
12 March 2010 | Planning & Development
Insights from the Magnesian Limestone Project By Ian Roberts, Archaeological Services WYAS1 Mineral operators have long recognized the archaeological implications of their work and have...
11 September 2009 | Planning & Development
Fujairah’s Northern Land Reclamation Project Fujairah Bulk Shipping LLC (FBSL) have successfully won one of the largest contracts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to reclaim land from the...
01 May 2008 | Planning & Development
With the spread of ‘NIMBYism’, the aggregates industry continues to face the challenging task of changing the negative public perception of quarries. The Saint Consulting Group offer some advice on...
01 April 2008 | Planning & Development
John Penny, area estates manager for Aggregate Industries, looks into the debate and draws on his own experiences in the past few years There has long been a relationship between quarries and...
02 July 2007 | Planning & Development
The authors, Jon Humble and Chris Wood, are senior rural and environmental policy adviser (minerals) and acting head, building and conservation research team, respectively, with English HeritageFrom...
02 July 2007 | Planning & Development
By David Jarvis, managing director of David Jarvis Associates LtdWhy would you possibly want a 19th Century French handcart? Originally, charrettes were used by architectural students to rush their...
02 July 2007 | Planning & Development
Nigel Jackson, chairman of the CBI Minerals Group, reports on the progress so far Following the CBI Mineral Group’s Living with Minerals 2 conference in November 2006 Baroness Andrews,...
01 March 2007 | Planning & Development
By Fiona McEvoy, British Geological Survey; Richard Bate, Green Balance; Ken Hobden, Quarry Products Association; and John Cowley, Mineral and Resource Planning Associates‘Minerals can only be worked...
01 December 2006 | Planning & Development
Nigel Jackson, chairman of the CBI Minerals Group, outlines the need for a strategic view of the future development of all UK mineral resourcesIn the opening address given on behalf of the CBI...
Tagged in: CBI
01 May 2006 | Planning & Development
How planning permission was won in a very environmentally sensitive locationThe Isle of Purbeck on Dorset’s coast may be familiar to many as a holiday destination, with its sandy beaches at Studland...
01 May 2006 | Planning & Development
Richard Kell, group planning and estates manager with Ennstone plc, discusses whether a quarry can ever be a welcome neighbourSince leaving local government in 1998, I have been actively involved in...
Tagged in: Ennstone
02 August 2004 | Planning & Development
David Brewer, director general of Coalpro, assesses the markets and production prospects for UK surface and deep-mined coal For the first time in many years the economic situation is looking...
01 October 2003 | Planning & Development
A beneficial approachBy Jonathan StandenJohnsons Wellfield Quarries Ltd, the Yorkshire-based producers of hard Yorkstone natural stone products, recently held a public exhibition to promote their...
Tagged in: Barton Willmore
01 August 2002 | Planning & Development
Planning for SuccessIn the prevailing negative political and environmental climate many would have rated the chances of successfully winning planning consent at Meadowhill Opencast Coal Site in...

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