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

Breedon fined £300k after blasting operation puts workers at risk

Breedon fined £300k after blasting operation puts workers at risk

Breedon Trading Ltd has been fined £300,000 for safety breaches after a flyrock projection event occurred during the use of explosives.

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CLC to consult on low carbon routemap for concrete

The Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) infrastructure working group is set to launch a formal consultation on its Low-Carbon Concrete Routemap.

Site seeks permit variation for soil and aggregates production

Grab hire firm Kingspit Transport has applied for a bespoke permit to produce soil and aggregate at its Kingspit Lane facility in Petworth, West Sussex.

Start up raises over £2.5m to ‘decarbonise’ cement

Teesside-based materials development company Material Evolution has raised more than £2.5m to develop a sustainable alternative to cement that can reduce...

Tarmac issues guide to sustainable road building

Tarmac issues guide to sustainable road building

Tarmac has launched an online framework to offer guidance to councils and highways authorities on building more sustainable roads.

LME partners with Metalshub for base metals initiative

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is collaborating with Metalshub to establish a liquid spot trading platform and marketplace for base metals.