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What We Do

MPA represents the interests of its members and the wider industry with all levels of Government, regulators and a wide range of other stakeholders.

Key activities include:

  • Improving health & safety
  • Representing the sector
  • Raising awareness of the sector and its contribution to the economy
  • Gathering and presenting evidence and information
  • Influencing policy, regulation and legislation in the UK and EU
  • Protecting the industry’s licence to operate
  • Safeguarding and developing markets
  • Improving perceptions
  • Informing on markets and economic contribution
  • Influencing technical and design standards
  • Influencing supply chains
  • Encouraging innovation
  • Promoting the use of mineral products
  • Educating stakeholders to ‘Make the Link’ between mineral products and their use