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The government is verging on downright ignorance on industry and business and must cut out dogmatic posturing over Brexit, warns a minerals leader.
Global demand for coal has tumbled for a second consecutive year, according to a survey that also reveals the UK is the most extreme example of a nation...
Quarry companies could make a killing by auctioning their old machinery thanks to soaring demand and favourable market conditions, says a sales expert.
A mining company has gone for planning approval for a metallurgical coal project that covers 280 hectares of countryside in the north west.
The planning pipeline for new-build private housing expanded at its fastest rate in more than a decade in 2016, a leading analyst claims.