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<p>The UK is taking major steps in environmental management, with big plans for quarry restoration.</p>
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The UK is taking major steps in environmental management, with big plans for quarry restoration.

Sustainable progress

The Mineral Products Association recently reported that in the UK, the aggregates industry is making strides in sustainability.

A report from the Mineral Products Association has shown that in the UK, the aggregates industry has taken major steps in its sustainability. The report said that the industry has a good record on recycling, emissions and environmental management, which will grow more important in the years to come.

Quarry restoration was highlighted as a major positive, with 469 hectares of land restored to priority habitat so far, and another 2,748 hectares planned to be restored to the same standards.