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Festival of Wildlife
12 August 2017 | Safety, Health & Environment

Three thousand visitors celebrate the wealth of biodiversity at Tarmac’s Panshanger Park site

Tagged in: TarmacBiodiversity

Agreement signed with FFI to ensure appropriate management of quarry restoration and biodiversity

Martin Crow

Fourth edition of company’s biennial biodiversity research competition gets under way in the UK

Tagged in: HansonBiodiversity
HeidelbergCement boost biodiversity
16 May 2017 | Safety, Health & Environment | 1 Comment

HeidelbergCement launch fourth edition of competition to boost biodiversity in quarries

CEMEX's swift tower

Company helps give nature a home by erecting a ‘swift tower’ at an asphalt facility in Manchester

South Heath area

Dorset Wildlife Trust recognizes South Heath area as a Site of Nature Conservation Interest

Malaise trap
08 March 2017 | Safety, Health & Environment | 1 Comment

Insect DNA analysis technique used to reveal natural condition and environmental health of quarry site

Cattle at Berkswell
15 December 2016 | Safety, Health & Environment

Grazing cattle at Berkswell and Dove Holes quarries head back to the farm for winter

Tagged in: CEMEXBiodiversity
Quarry Life Award
09 December 2016 | Safety, Health & Environment

HeidelbergCement honour international projects that promote biodiversity at quarries

Quarry Life Award winners 2016
26 October 2016 | Safety, Health & Environment | 1 Comment

Project team from University of the West of England wins top prize in UK section of Quarry Life Award 2016

Southern hawker dragonfly

Wildlife Trusts reaping benefits thanks to funding from The Hills Group via the Landfill Communities Fund

El Carmen conservation area

El Carmen region celebrates 15 years of biodiversity conservation and species restoration

Sand martin

Company prepares for arrival of sand martins with creation of sacrificial sandbanks at all UK quarries

Tagged in: CEMEXBiodiversity
Batts Coombe Quarry

Projects selected for UK section of the 2016 HeidelbergCement Quarry Life Award competition