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Influence and participation

  • MPA is the sectoral association for the mineral products industry. Influence MPA policy at the highest level by playing a part in the MPA’s committee structure. Feed your views into strategies and initiatives that will influence a range of stakeholders including UK Government, regional assemblies and the EU.
  • Participate in the MPA’s regional structure in England or through MPA Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Tackle the challenges to your business at a local level with the strength of the association behind you.
  • Benefit from MPA participation in key industry bodies such as Regional Aggregate Working Parties, National Coordinating Group, MPQC, CBI, UK Minerals Forum, CPA and many more.
  • Feed data into the association’s sustainable development strategy, so ensuring you are represented within the industry’s most vital communications tool with our regulators.

Professional support, advice and services

  • Access to expert advice, guidance and support from the MPA officers. Members have immediate access to the support of MPA staff working on their behalf to protect their business interests.
  • Draw upon the wide-ranging expertise on diverse issues including health & safety, environmental, waste, water, market information, mineral planning, corporate social responsibility, responsible sourcing and many more.
  • Receive regular briefing notes to explain the impact of any new Government policy decisions or other regulatory issues within hours of announcements.
  • Benefit from a recognised connection and influence in Europe via our various European trade associations, with their own expertise on EU regulation.
  • Safeguard your restoration in the unlikely event of insolvency though the MPA’s £1m Restoration Guarantee Fund which can be made available to help complete agreed work.
  • Ensure your views are fed into the heart of the Government’s regulatory process through the MPA’s dialogue with senior public sector decision-makers and attendance at key stakeholder committees.

Information and statistics

  • Have latest news delivered straight to your inbox via our Member Directs and monthly newsletter, featuring up-to-the-minute advice and views on issues that affect your business.
  • Receive free updates on UK industry production and market trends through our authoritative market information service.
  • Full access to an extensive library of guidance literature. Take advantage of our stakeholder literature or the latest technical advice on planning, products, the environment and much more.