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

Dalradian drops controversial cyanide plan for gold mine

Dalradian drops controversial cyanide plan for gold mine

Dalradian has scrapped plans to use cyanide processing at its proposed gold and silver mine in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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Government must ‘put its money where its mouth is’ on Sirius, says MP

A Labour MP has called on the Government to “put money where its mouth is on Sirius Minerals” and support its Woodsmith polyhalite project after further...

Cemex hails 'new class' of aggregate dredger

Cemex has unveiled the first of a new generation of marine aggregate dredger capable of extracting sand and gravel from sea beds up to depths of 55 metres.

Quarry firm takes to the seas to protect Jurassic coastline

SeaRock has delivered 36,000 tonnes of armour stone to help protect further erosion of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset.

Funding uncertainty looms over Sirius polyhalite project

Funding uncertainty looms over Sirius polyhalite project

Sirius Minerals' fertiliser mining project in North Yorkshire has suffered a setback after suspending a £411m bond issue central to its stage 2 financing...

Alba strikes significant gold anomaly in North Wales

Alba Mineral Resources has identified a two-kilometre gold strike at its Clogau licence area in North Wales - four times longer than the UK's most prolific...