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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

Get to know the MPA...

your sectoral voice for mineral products

We are uniquely placed to represent our members and the industry.

Since our formation in 2009, we have grown significantly, with a growing membership of over 500
companies, including most of the independent SME quarrying companies throughout the UK, as
well as the major international and global companies with operations in the UK.