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01 February 2002

AGGREGATE Industries UK Ltd swept the board in the recent Lancashire Minerals & Waste Sites Environmental Awards for 2001.

01 January 2002

When Ayton Asphalte, part of the highways and utilities division of May Gurney, obtained permission to extract 250,000 tonnes of sand and gravel from Attleborough Quarry in Norfolk, they knew an...

01 January 2002

School parties visiting the BBC ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ exhibition at the Hancock Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, are being given the opportunity to dig for real fossils.

01 November 2001

IT has been revealed that funds intended for environmental improvements in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are to be diverted to projects in England.

01 November 2001

NEW European proposals to reduce occupational exposure to vibration from plant and equipment will threaten the viability of many UK industries and put thousands of quarrying jobs at risk if they...

01 November 2001

THE US fighter and bomber aircraft which used to be a familiar sight at Greenham Common are to be replaced by birds and wildlife thanks to a partnership between West Berkshire Council and Tarmac...

01 October 2001

OVER 160 guests gathered in London last month to see Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the DTLR responsible for health and safety, present the results of the Quarry...

01 September 2001

ENVIRONMENTALLY responsible companies throughout the UK, including a large number of quarrying firms, have received top honours at an awards ceremony aimed at highlighting the best business sites...

01 September 2001

 

AGGREGATE Industries UK Ltd’s Back Lane Quarry near Carnforth in Lancashire has been awarded its first Gold Award for Environmental Excellence by the Quarry Products Association.

01 September 2001

THREE courses in England and Wales have been announced for contractors wishing to obtain a Contractor Safety Passport.

01 September 2001

FOLLOWING two separate incidents at Hillhead ’99, where two people sustained serious injuries during the post-show ‘break-down’ period, visitors and exhibitors attending this year’s show will have...

01 September 2001

HANSON Bath & Portland Stone are close to completing the most comprehensive environmental survey ever undertaken on the Isle of Portland.

01 July 2001

TARMAC Western Ltd have teamed up with schools in Mid Glamorgan in a bid to warn children to steer clear of quarry sites as part of a nationwide safety initiative.

01 July 2001

Larger-than-life conservationist Professor David Bellamy took time out of his busy schedule to help launch Lafarge Aggregates’ new quarry restoration brochure entitled ‘From Working Quarry to...

01 July 2001

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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