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County council seeks new mineral sites

County council seeks new mineral sites

Worcestershire County Council is looking for new quarry sites for mineral extraction across the county as part of a consultation.

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Cement producers cut emissions 25% over 10 years

The UK cement industry has reduced its CO2 emissions by one quarter over the past ten years, according to latest figures.

Scottish drilling project targets gold

Erris Resources will shortly undertake a prospective drilling campaign at its Loch Tay gold project in Perthshire, Scotland, in a bid to target 250,000...

Quarry plans lodged to redevelop power station site

Quarry plans lodged to redevelop power station site

Plans to turn part of a former power station site into a sand and gravel quarry have been submitted to Shropshire Council.

Infrastructure spend must not neglect local roads, says AIA

The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) has called for greater investment in local roads following a government pledge to invest £100 billion in national infrastructure...

Brett Group strengthens marine aggregates arm

Brett Group has become the sole owner of Britannia Aggregates having acquired Tarmac’s 50% shareholding in the company for an undisclosed sum.