Coastal Superquarries to Supply South-east England Aggregate Requirements (Geological & Minerals Planning Research Programme)
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Coastal Superquarries to Supply South-east England Aggregate Requirements (Geological & Minerals Planning Research Programme) by Dept.of Environment

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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages60
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Open LibraryOL7324333M
ISBN 100117526967
ISBN 109780117526969
OCLC/WorldCa31899752

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Very large coastal quarries (e.g. Glensanda, Scotland), capable of producing five million tonnes per annum or more, could be located in remote parts of the UK, with direct access to deep water ports from where aggregates could be delivered, cost-effectively by bulk ships to wharves close to major markets such as London and the South by: tonnes per annum contributing to the South-East’s needs from ‘superquarries’ in Scotland and from underground mining in Kent alone. This compares to the Quarry Products Association’s current estimate of South-East consumption of around 45million tonnes per annum, of which just under half is still supplied from land-won and marine sand and gravel. Request PDF | On Oct 1, , Jeremy Anbleyth-Evans and others published Aggregate dredging impacts in South East England: Improving ecological health by integrating fisher ecological knowledge. ∑ Do all rough work in this book. Cross through any work you do not want marked. Information ∑ The maximum mark for this paper is ∑ Mark allocations are shown in brackets. ∑ You will be assessed on your ability to use an appropriate form and style of writing, to .

Figure 4Table of projected annual aggregate supply scenario (in million tonnes) against DoE forecast demand for South East England, noting potential shortfall of aggregate supply. Meeting the Opportunity at Torr Works and Glensanda Ton works was developed to meet the real shortfall in the demand/supply scenario in South East England. The maintenance of supply to this and other resource-poor regions in England requires considerable market intervention from government through the managed aggregate supply system (MASS) set up as a result of the Verney Inquiry in the s (Thomas, ). MASS uses econometric forecasting as a basis for apportionment of aggregate production at Cited by: The pattern of supply of sand and gravel for construction purposes in South East Wales is unique in the UK because of its current and historic dependence on marine dredged resources. There is no active land based extraction of sand and gravel in South East Wales although fine material from crushed rock quarries satisfies part of the demand. The South East team convened the nine coastal HEIs in September to discuss what “community knowledge exchange with South East coastal communities” might look like. The group started with a concept and have, through debate and revision, consultation with staff and local communities, built an exciting but realistic project.

England, aggregates, managed supply system. Bibliographical reference GUNN AG, BATE R, JACKSON NC, WARD J, MARKER BR, BROWN TJ AND HIGHLEY DE. Managing aggregates supply in England. British Geological Survey Open Report, OR/08/ pp. Maps and diagrams in this book use topography based on Ordnance Survey by: 4. MPG6 deals only with "Aggregate Provision" and the apportionment of demand and supply to the various English Regions. NPPG4 does not deal with that level of detail. The Reporter also states that NPPG4 makes provision for Scottish superquarries "which would contribute to the reduction in the amount of traditional land won aggregates used in. From fire damage to insurance work, we can attend to any listed building in the South East of England, contact us to discuss your individual needs and arrange your free survey! Contact Us Now. Get in Touch. Mount Pleasant Loose Road Maidstone Kent ME15 9PY. t. m. e. [email protected]. Why coastal superquarries? It became apparent in the ’s that Britain would experience a dramatic shortfall in aggregate supply in the coming decades; hence the Verney Committee was commissioned to draw up a report on the issue. The report had predicted that the shortfall would occur for two reasons; firstly, due to.