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

Tarmac renews partnership with Peak District National Park

Tarmac renews partnership with Peak District National Park

A volunteering partnership between Tarmac and the Peak District National Park Authority has been extended for five years.

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Quarry operator seeks permit for waste treatment

Newthorpe Aggregates has applied for a bespoke permit to treat construction, demolition and excavation waste at Newthorpe quarry in North Yorkshire.

Scotgold adjusts expectations for Cononish gold production

Plans to scale-up production at Scotgold Resources' Cononish gold and silver mine have been delayed, despite the company resolving "technical issues" relating...

Cement and aggregates added to ‘material shortages’ list

Cement and aggregates have been added to a list of construction products that are in short supply in the UK, according to the Construction Leadership Council...

Hanson helps pave new path in Yorkshire Dales

Hanson helps pave new path in Yorkshire Dales

Hanson UK has donated stone from its Horton quarry in Settle to help build a new path for walkers in the Yorkshire Dales.

Alba drilling campaign reveals multiple gold zones

Drilling results from Alba Mineral Resources’ Clogau-St David’s project have confirmed the presence of multiple mineralised gold zones.