Mineral planning news and policy developments covering aggregates, building stone, industrial and energy minerals, development plans, restoration, and research.
World production of tungsten concentrates is estimated to fall around 5% throwing uncertainty on supply, demand, trade and prices.
A new push to improve on-site 'housekeeping' practices in quarrying to "stop dust before it stops you" was launched last week.
Hanson is Britain's the largest concrete supplier but it's the smaller players that are forging ahead in building new plants and the market is set to grow...
A coal mine has become the site of a unique water-treatment scheme hailed as a ground-breaking system to cleanse one of the UK's dirtiest rivers.
Demand for asphalt has begun to fall after two years of solid growth and could drop by 3% this year, warns a market expert.