UK Aggregates Sector Makes Good Progress on Sustainability
A new report from the UK's Mineral Products Association says that the UK's aggregates sector has made good progress on achieving sustainable operations.
The Sustainable Development Performance Summary (SDPS) shows the industry has an exceptionally good record on emissions, recycling, quarry restoration, quarry restoration and biodiversity, logistics, and environmental management.
On the downside the report shows action is required to improve future health and safety performance, as it showed a deterioration in the Lost Time Incident Rate.
The report also shows the recycled and secondary aggregates share of the UK market remained high, it is estimated that it represents 28% of the market, which is almost 3 times higher than the average share in Europe.
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