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A technical basis for regional aggregates policies

  • Marker B. R. 
International Symposium on Aggregates Theme I Inventories and Investigations of Deposits

Abstract

The planning system in England and Wales, the scale of the aggregates industry, and problems due to high levels of demand for aggregates are briefly outlined. A planning policy initiative to solve the problems is described. The information base required for preparation of these Guidelines for Aggregates Provision in England and Wales, and the scope of research commissioned by the Department of the Environment in support of work on aggregates policy are reviewed.

Keywords

Crushed Rock Aggregate Provision Guideline Exercise Planning Application Regional Aggregate 

Bases techniques pour une politique regionale des granulats

Sésumé

Le système de planification en Angeleterre et au Pays de Galles, l'importance de l'industrie des granulats et les problèmes suscités par la forte demande de granulats sont brièvement esquissés. Une initiative de politique de planification visant à résoudre ces problèmes est décrite. Les informations requises pour la préparation de ces Directives pour la Fourniture des Granulats et les recherches commandées par le Département de l'Environment pour étayer les travaux sur la politique des granulats font l'objet d'une étude.

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© International Association of Engineering Geology 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marker B. R. 
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  1. 1.Department of the EnvironmentMinerals Planning DivisionLondonEngland

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