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Quarry Restoration

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1,000 heactares
28 October 2017 | Safety, Health & Environment

Restoration of 50 former quarry sites creates 1,000 hectares of land for nature in just eight years

L-R: Martin Riley, senior vice-president of Tarmac, and Michael Charlton, restoration manager at Panshanger Park
20 October 2017 | Safety, Health & Environment

Panshanger Park site receives top honours at MPA Restoration & Biodiversity Awards

21 September 2017 | Safety, Health & Environment

Association to contribute to European Minerals Day with ‘Quarries & Nature’ showcase

Ponesk team members
18 September 2017 | Safety, Health & Environment

Workforce from successful Ponesk restoration scheme to carry out similar project at Spireslack surface mine

Tice's Meadow re-wilding. Photo: Shaun Ferguson

Former Hanson quarry transformed into one of the best birdwatching sites in Surrey


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

Banks Mining

Plans submitted with restoration of adjacent Ponesk site currently ahead of schedule

NAM celebrates decade of partnership working
01 February 2017 | Safety, Health & Environment

Nature After Minerals programme celebrates tenth anniversary and looks to the future

Woodland-management apprentices at Panshanger Park
29 January 2017 | Education & Training

Company’s Panshanger Park plays host to forestry apprentices from Capel Manor College

Richard Bird (left) and Tony Farrant
13 November 2016 | Safety, Health & Environment

Longstanding local connections result in £500 donation to worthwhile public amenity project

Oakenshaw Community Wildlife Reserve
01 November 2016 | Safety, Health & Environment

£5,000 grant clears a path for better winter access at Oakenshaw Community Wildlife Reserve

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

Workers at Ponesk
20 October 2016 | Quarrying

Banks Mining manage to retain majority of Rusha mine workers following suspension of coal extraction

State of Nature 2016 Report
29 September 2016 | Safety, Health & Environment

Latest State of Nature report identifies minerals extraction and restoration in helping to counter such declines through priority habitat creation