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British Geological Survey (BGS)

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Clive Mitchell
12 November 2018 | Education & Training

Clive Mitchell to present ‘Data in the palm of your hand – mobile, digital and 3D geology’

Dock development
05 November 2018 | Quarrying

Nature overtaken as the biggest contributor to landscape evolution, says British Geological Survey

BGS logo
14 March 2018

National Environment Research Council and BGS announce make-up of the first BGS board

National Minerals Week
11 October 2017 | Quarrying

IQ encourages quarry operators, industry bodies and individuals to join in week-long celebration

Sir Keith O'Nions
29 September 2017 | Quarrying

Sir Keith O’Nions has been named as first chair of the new British Geological Survey board

04 February 2017 | Mineral Planning

Establishment of European Geological Surveys research area to deliver a geological service for Europe

06 July 2016 | Plant & Equipment

British Geological Survey launches new datasets for informing ground engineering works

BGS offshore geoindex
28 March 2016 | Mineral Planning

British Geological Survey releases a wealth of information on the seabed around the UK

The Lyell Centre
26 March 2016 | Quarrying

British Geological Survey in Scotland moves to new base on Heriot-Watt University campus

Jan Zalasiewicz
14 January 2016 | Quarrying

International geoscientists make the case for new geological time period called the Anthropocene

Geological and geohazard maps

Agreement sees range of geological and geohazard map layers made available online

Lyell Centre
29 January 2015 | Safety, Health & Environment

£20 million Lyell Centre to become new headquarters for British Geological Survey in Scotland

British Geological Survey map
23 October 2014 | Quarrying

BGS releases high-resolution scans of more than 6,000 maps providing the gateway to UK geology

A virtual time machine has been developed to help communities discover the restoration potential of their local quarry.


27 March 2017 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology

A new and cost-effective site-assessment tool for the quarrying industry