The UK Minerals Strategy, prepared on behalf of the mineral products industry by the CBI Minerals Group and MPA, highlights that UK demand for minerals and mineral products over the next 25 years will be at least 8 billion tonnes, most of which needs to be sourced from within the UK. The second edition of the Strategy was published in October 2022
As the UK recovers from the Coronavirus pandemic, adjusts to the post-Brexit world and takes on the net zero challenge, our industry will continue to supply the essential materials needed to build new homes and infrastructure, and supply strategic and foundation industries including the utilities, manufacturing and agriculture but needs to be supported by the right policies.
Presenting detailed analysis of the latest data for each product, the review highlights the significant contribution the industry makes to the UK economy from over 2,000 active sites and plants.
'Profile of the UK Mineral Products Industry' supporting statistics workbook.
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.
Mineral Products Association, Gillingham House, 38-44 Gillingham Street, London SW1V 1HU
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