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

Breedon to divest assets for Cemex deal clearance

Breedon to divest assets for Cemex deal clearance

Breedon Group is set to offload key assets to pave the way for competition authority clearance for its £178m deal to acquire around 100 Cemex sites in the UK.

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Cemex seeks to expand landfill on former quarry

Cemex has applied for a permit variation to increase the capacity of its Barrington Works Landfill in Cambridgeshire.

Hanson unveils latest addition to marine dredger fleet

Hanson UK has launched a new marine aggregate dredger that can extracting aggregates in water up to 55m deep.

Tarmac congratulated on recycling performance

Tarmac has been praised for its construction recycling efforts by Conservative MP Tom Randall during a recent visit to a road resurfacing project in Mapperley,...

Highthorn coal mine plans rejected for second time

Highthorn coal mine plans rejected for second time

The government has refused planning permission for Banks Mining's Highthorn opencast coal mine at Druridge Bay in Northumberland for a second time.

MPA welcomes Hanson chief as new chair

Hanson UK chief executive Simon Willis has been appointed the new chairman of the Mineral Products Association (MPA) for the next two years.