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Mining revenues 'dramatically' up

Mining revenues 'dramatically' up

Mining is enjoying a boom thanks to continuing recovery in commodity prices that have "dramatically" pushed up revenues, according to global accountancy giant PwC.

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Super dredger plans unveiled

A new super dredger has been designed with more capacity for aggregates and other materials but less risk of flooding internally.

Company takes pride in diversity

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are being embraced by an aggregates company to prove its support for more diversity in construction.

New recruits at new mine

A new coal mine is gearing up for business after the first recruits were taken on at the new Bradley surface mine in County Durham.

Hanson hits sustainability targets

A major British construction materials company has hit a host of environmental targets and seen the rate of site injuries fall.

All change at rail group

A highly influential trade group for the minerals' sector has appointed a new chairman, who aims to ramp up the competitiveness of the cargo sector and...