02 September 2002 | Legislation & Regulation
Implications for mineral site restoration by Alan Potter For the past decade the prospect of the Landfill Directive has been viewed with trepidation by the UK waste-management industry, however the...
02 September 2002 | Loading & Hauling
773E and 775E offer more power, additional body options and an automated on-board oil-changing system Caterpillar have recently introduced two new E-Series rigid dumptrucks — the 773E and 775E —...
02 September 2002 | Recycling & Waste
WRAP aims for a step change in the right direction The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has announced a programme of work that will facilitate growth in the availability of quality...
Tagged in: WRAP
02 September 2002 | Materials Processing
New plate filter press improves washing plant efficiency
02 August 2002 | Health & Safety
Taking Remote Control of Quarry Security and Safety
01 August 2002 | Site reports
Ennstone Thistle, the Scottish arm of Ennstone plc and the leading suppliers of aggregates and asphalt north of the central belt, have recently replaced a 30-year-old hybrid asphalt plant with a...
01 August 2002 | Health & Safety
Warning drivers of collision hazards behind mobile plant The dangers of mobile plant, especially when reversing, are well known, so how can they be reduced? CCTV is now almost universally fitted but...
01 August 2002 | Planning & Development
Planning for Success In the prevailing negative political and environmental climate many would have rated the chances of successfully winning planning consent at Meadowhill Opencast Coal Site in...
01 August 2002 | Materials Handling
With oil prices soaring, gas prices doubling in the last 12 months and ageing Magnox nuclear stations to be phased out, Brian J. Rostron, director general of the Confederation of UK Coal Producers (...
01 August 2002 | Others
John Wainwright & Co. celebrate 100 years as a limited company
01 July 2002 | Others
The Quarry Products Association’s annual Restoration Awards Earlier this year over 400 MPs, civil servants, senior industry representatives and environmentalists gathered in London to hear the...
Tagged in: QPA
01 July 2002 | Site reports
Lafarge Aggregates’ Nether Langwith Quarry comes on stream
01 July 2002 | Legislation & Regulation
Is the Environmental Management Standard Adding Value?
Tagged in: URS Verification
01 July 2002 | Environment & Restoration
A ‘win-win’ situation for the environment, the Government and the community