Mineral planning news and policy developments covering aggregates, building stone, industrial and energy minerals, development plans, restoration and research.
Hanson UK has opened its second aggregates rail depot this year at West Drayton to supply customers in west London as well as key infrastructure projects.
Scientists at the University of Oxford have demonstrated a way to extract valuable metals from brines trapped in porous rocks at depths of around two kilometres...
Aggregate Industries’ contracting division has opened a UKAS-accredited materials testing laboratory for recycled products.
A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Mining and Quarrying has been established to keep Commons and Lords members informed on sector-specific issues.
A Roman burial site has been discovered at a former quarry in Cambridgeshire following excavation work.