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MPA cycle campaign piloted
UK-based Mineral Products Association joined forces with a local aggregates producer to promote the dangers of undertaking lorries to cyclists in Oxford in a pilot event. The organisation hopes to...
04 March 2011
UEPG promotes European Minerals Day
The European Aggregates Association (UEPG) is calling for more European quarry operators to participate in the upcoming European Minerals Day to promote the good work being undertaken by the...
22 February 2011
Mineral organisations warn of commodity dilution
Three pan-European extractive minerals organisations have welcomed the publication of the EU's Communication on the access to raw materials but have warned that the inclusion of commodity markets in...
17 February 2011
MPA lobbies on tax reduction
The UK's aggregates organisation the Mineral Products Association has called on government to reduce the level of and re-assess the environmental rationale of the Aggregates Levy. The call comes...
17 February 2011
The Quarry Products Association (Scotland) is to be rename itself as Mineral Products Association (Scotland)
The UK-based Mineral Products Association (MPA) has announced that its Scottish division is rebranding from the Quarry Products Association (Scotland) to come under the MPA banner. MPA (Scotland)...
10 February 2011
France's Cimbéton is to launch an advertising campaign to improve public perception of concrete
France's professional association for cement producers has announced plans to try and promote the image of concrete to the general public. Cimbéton plans to launch an online competition that will...
02 February 2011
The Minerals Products Association says scrapping the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund will work against localism
Plans to scrap the fund generated by the UK's aggregates tax has been criticised by the Minerals Products Association which has said the plan will work against localism.Around 7% of the aggregates...
12 January 2011
Polish cement production to grow
SPC, the Polish Association of Cement Producers, predicts that cement production in Poland will grow by 1-1.6%, year on year, in 2010, reaching 15.7-15.8million tonnes. In 2011, demand for cement is...
08 December 2010
Russian cement production could grow by 15%
According to forecasts by SoyuzCement (the Russian cement producers organisation) cement production may grow by 15% in Russia in 2011. In 2010, according to preliminary estimates, cement output will...
06 December 2010
French aggregates rise
France's aggregates association (Unicem) has announced that production of aggregates in the country rose to 33.3million tonnes in September this year, significantly up from the 22.5million tonne...
02 December 2010
New concrete association formed
Nineteen concrete producers in the Ukraine have joined forces to better represent the concrete sector through formation of a new association under the name of UkrBeton. The new association plans to...
17 November 2010
HSE praises MPA safety efforts
With almost 350 entries received for the Mineral Products Association's Health and Safety Best Practice Awards, the Health and Safety Executive praised the progress made by the organisation's...
08 October 2010
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