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Mineral planning news and policy developments covering aggregates, building stone, industrial and energy minerals, development plans, restoration and research.

Anglesey Mining posts positive economics for Parys Mountain

Anglesey Mining posts positive economics for Parys Mountain

Anglesey Mining has announced that a "major mining operation" can be established at its Parys Mountain project in Anglesey following the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA).

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Cemex invests in digital construction start-up

Cemex Ventures has invested in an off-site construction system to improve the speed and quality of delivering building projects.

London Metals Exchange looks to modernise

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has issued a discussion paper on the future structure of the metals market, as it seeks to adapt to emerging trends and...

Mick George seeks permit for extractive waste quarry operations

Mick George has applied for a permit to process and deposit silt from an aggregate washing plant at its Mitchell Hill quarry in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.

Minerals sector now 'UK's biggest producer', says MPA

Minerals sector now 'UK's biggest producer', says MPA

The minerals sector claims to be the UK’s biggest producer by volume, producing 400 million tonnes of aggregates, industrial minerals and other mineral...

Welsh Slate achieves record sales in 2020

Welsh Slate has announced record sales of its mineral and aggregate products during 2020, bucking the Covid trend.