Biodiversity: Newts prove no bar to operations

Co-operation between a site operator and ecology experts has ensured that mineral extraction can continue at a quarry in Cheshire alongside a growing population of great crested newts.

by Luke Gorman
Crown Farm Quarry: a number of ponds, pools and ditches have been created at the quarry (Image credit: Atkins)
Crown Farm Quarry: a number of ponds, pools and ditches have been created at the quarry (Image credit: Atkins)

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