Agg-Net

The Aggregates & Recycling Information Network
Mobile Menu
From the organisers of
 

SHE News & Articles

01 October 2000

For a second year Beckhouse Media, publishers of Environment Times, are appealing for entries for their Nature of Industry awards.

01 October 2000

Around 200 quarry employees from all parts of the UK gathered in London on 8 September for the Quarry Products Association's Health and Safety Competition awards ceremony, an annual event which...

01 October 2000

The HSE has published research identifying the main risk factors associated with injuries caused by manual-handling tasks which require workers to adopt complex postures.

01 October 2000

Aggregate Industries have teamed up with DuPont to develop and implement a new health and safety policy for their 175 quarries and associated sites throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

01 October 2000

Earlier this year the Health and Safety Executive launched a new electronic product designed to manage the risks from hand-arm vibration (HAV) arising from the use of hand-held power tools.

01 October 2000

Ireland's Health and Safety Authority is currently investigating an incident in which a member of the Garda Siochana (police) and two employees of the UK-based company AMCO - the site agent and...

01 September 2000

BILL Callaghan, chairman of the Heath & Safety Commission, has welcomed a tough new target to cut the number of injuries in the quarrying industry in half by 2005 - the first sector-specific...

01 September 2000

THE Quarry Products Association has strongly attacked government proposals on noise reduction, warning that they would have a devastating effect on the UK quarrying industry if adopted.

01 September 2000

RMC Industrial Minerals, based in Hindlow, Derbyshire, have shown the largest percentage reduction in particulate emissions of any materials company in England and Wales, according to a new report...

01 August 2000

Operators of hazardous machinery can now address changing safety requirements with the Amgard modular interlocking system from Fortress Interlocks.

01 August 2000

At the recent SED exhibition, Vision Techniques introduced two affordable mobile rear-view CCTV systems.

01 August 2000

Liebherr have developed a number of safety features which are now supplied as standard equipment for mining and quarrying applications on their hydrostatic wheel loader range, from the L544, which...

01 August 2000

HANSON Aggregates have agreed to give up their rights to dig sand from the high dunes at Gwithian, near St Ives, in Cornwall, after hearing local concerns about the environmental effects of...

01 August 2000

Aggregate Industries are splitting their health, safety and environment functions, creating two dedicated teams to implement major new company initiatives.

01 August 2000

Following the launch of the Britax Aerolite 420 light bar the range has now been extended to include a competitively priced magnetic version.

Pages

Tirzah