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  • Two awards for African surface mining industry campaignerNico Pienaar, director of southern African surface mining industry association Aspasa, has been honoured with two separate awards. For more than 20 years as Aspasa director Pienaar has focused his... 05 December 2018
  • MPA offers new environment and sustainability coursesThe Minerals Products Association (MPA) is offering specifically designed training courses for mineral sector employees to improve their knowledge and competence around sustainability and the... 03 December 2018
  • Little Paxton quarry urges visitors to use caution on access roadsLittle Paxton Quarry, neighbouring the popular Paxton Pits Nature Reserve in Cambridge, east England, is warning visitors of the dangers of wandering off the designated footpaths on to high-traffic... 26 November 2018
  • Recycling on the agenda as MP visits Bristol facilityA UK MP has been finding out how an Aggregate Industries facility is involved in the recycling of road construction materials. Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire took an exclusive tour of the... 30 October 2018
  • Hanson restores rail link to Manchester aggregates plantHanson has invested £250,000 in restoring the railway siding at its plant in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Greater Manchester. The UK aggregates and construction materials supplier says that this is the... 26 October 2018
  • Woodland project scoops Hanson UK's biodiversity awardA biodiversity project carried out by a team from the University of South Wales has won the UK research section of the Quarry Life Awards 2018. The project, which looked at the value of... 26 October 2018
  • Sandvik supports UN sustainable development goalsQuarry equipment manufacturer Sandvik has outlined how it is supporting United Nations goals for sustainable development. The sustainable development goals (SDGs) were set in motion by the UN's 193... 22 October 2018
  • MPA health & safety seminars attract 350A total of 350 delegates from 26 companies attended a series of health and safety leadership seminars arranged by aggregates trade body the Mineral Products Association (MPA). The MPA says that the... 22 October 2018
  • Quarry operator fined £30,000 after serious injuryThe operator of a Scottish quarry has been fined £30,000 after an employee was seriously injured when his hand and arm were caught in a conveyor belt. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) imposed... 16 October 2018
  • Quarries recognised for environmental excellenceTen US quarries have been given gold awards for demonstrating their commitment to sustainable environmental practices. The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) gave the awards to the... 04 September 2018
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