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Roman copper-alloy sculpture of a harpy

Archaeologists unearth two exceptional ancient artefacts at quarries in Essex and Surrey

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Lafarge Tarmac's Baker Hole site
02 December 2014 | Safety, Health & Environment

Lafarge Tarmac site helping to unlocking the secrets of early Neanderthals in Britain

Brenkley Lane archaeological excavation
02 December 2014 | Safety, Health & Environment

Excavations at surface coal mine reveal how area was worked and inhabited through the ages

English Heritage
23 October 2014 | Mineral Planning

Association responds to English Heritage consultation on Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning

Marine aggregate dredger
24 April 2014 | Quarrying

Winners announced in annual marine aggregates producers archaeological awards scheme

Neolithic houses

Four early-Neolithic houses unearthed at CEMEX UK’s Kingsmead Quarry in Berkshire

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Unique Iron Age whistle found at Brett Aggregates site
20 September 2012 | Quarrying

Archaeologists unearth one of the most unusual and exciting discoveries found this year

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02 December 2010 | Quarrying

A WIDE range of Bronze Age artifacts not normally found on prehistoric sites in Britain has been unearthed at Hanson’s Must Farm Quarry at Whittlesey, near Peterborough.

21 October 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE National Association of Mining History Organisations (NAMHO) is currently producing a ‘Research Framework for the Archaeology of the Extractive Industries in England’.

Sharks tooth
19 February 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

A BROKEN tooth from the Orthacodus family, an extinct group of sharks, has been found in the Cambridge Greensand at CEMEX’s Barrington Quarry, near Cambridge.

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18 May 2020 | Planning & Development

Once-in-a-lifetime finds have come from a more than decade-long collaboration between Tarmac and Archaeological Research Services

18 May 2020 | Planning & Development

Archaeologists shed light on Late Iron Age–Early Roman life ahead of final phase of mineral extraction at Summerleaze’s Berry Hill Farm Quarry

12 March 2010 | Others

Hanson sites helping archaeologists to extend knowledge of the past

12 March 2010 | Planning & Development

Insights from the Magnesian Limestone Project

01 April 2008 | Others

A remarkable haul of 28 flint hand-axes, dated by archaeologists to be around 100,000 years old, have been unearthed in gravel from a licensed marine aggregate dredging area 13km off Great...