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Levenseat's low-carbon aggregates achieve end-of-waste status

Levenseat's low-carbon aggregates achieve end-of-waste status

Levenseat has become the first Scottish company to secure 'end-of-waste' certification for its low-carbon aggregates.

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Tarmac seeks closer net zero supplier collaboration

Tarmac has launched a supplier sustainability initiative as part of its net zero plans, which include decarbonisation workshops and an innovation challenge.

Gold concentrate production rises at Scottish mine

Scotgold Resources has increased the amount of gold concentrate produced from its Cononish gold and silver mine in Scotland by almost a quarter (24%) during...

Lime sector continues to make sustainability gains

The British lime sector has seen a significant reduction in CO2 emissions, waste and the use of fossil fuels during the past decade.

Alba announces plans to extend work at Welsh gold mine

Alba Mineral Resources is drawing up plans to extend underground workings at its Clogau-St David’s gold mine in north Wales.

Quarry rock dust could play vital role in carbon capture

Quarry waste can make a significant contribution in recovering CO2 from the air when used in conjunction with new woodland creation, according to an sustainability...