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Mineral Planning Bulletin 5 July 2022
 

Welcome to the Mineral Planning Bulletin, delivering the latest news, features and updates on applications and appeals.

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Briefing
 
Preparations must begin to ensure future minerals supply, says MPA 27 June 2022, by Maxine Perella The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has called for early action to ensure that a steady and adequate supply of essential minerals can be maintained beyond 2042. Preparations must begin to ensure future minerals supply, says MPA
 
 
 
Scotgold achieves 'record levels' of production at gold mine 27 June 2022, by Maxine Perella Scotgold Resources has announced record levels of gold production during April and May at its Cononish Gold Mine in Tyndrum, Scotland.
 
 
 
Construction product availability 'improving' says CLC
 
 
 
Hanson opens Birmingham concrete plant
 
 
 
Casework – Applications
 
Gypsum extraction approved at East Midlands site
 
 
 
"Speculative" brick clay extraction proposal refused as contrary to policy
 
 
 
Casework – Appeals
 
Aggregate recycling allowed after no harm found to racehorses
 
 
 
Variation of quarry restoration contours turned down on appeal
 
 
 
Legal comment
 
It's time to get ready for biodiversity net gain 9 May 2022, by Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC With the royal assent of the Environment Act, the clock is ticking down to the introduction of the biodiversity net gain duty in November 2023. While the scheme's details are still being consulted on and much uncertainty about the market for BNG credits remains, developers and planning offices need to start preparing It's time to get ready for biodiversity net gain
 
 
Knowledge Bank
 
What could the demise of environmental impact assessment mean for nature? 23 May 2022, by James Fair The government's Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill proposes replacing EIAs with environmental outcome reports, but practical details are yet to emerge. What could the demise of environmental impact assessment mean for nature?
 
 
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