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MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2014

View Video  Play all the videos from the MPA’s H&S Conference and Awards 2014 in order, or watch them individually (in pop-up windows) from links below:

NOTE: Use the 'PLAYLIST' link, top left of the video below, to navigate through the complete list of videos in sequence.

View Video1 - Contractor Safety Winner: CEMEX UK; Rugby Cement Works. Web Based Computer Induction System. 3:39
View Video2 - Reducing Occupational Road Risk Joint Runner Up: CEMEX UK; Logistics. Raising Industry Road Safety Profile. 2:27
View Video3 - Bitumen; Asphalt; Contract Surfacing Runner Up: Aggregate Industries UK Ltd; Darwin Express Asphalt. Fire Fan. 1:18
View Video4 - Engineering Initiative Highly Commended: Aggregate Industries UK Ltd; Ghyll Scaur. Improved Access to Double Deck Screens. 1:50
View Video5 - Transport Initiatives Winner: Brett Group; Cliffe. Traffic Management System. 2:01
View Video6 - Engineering Initiative Highly Commended: Brett Group; Rainham Quarry. Reduction of Confined Spaces. 1:31
View Video7 - Engineering Intiative Highly Commended: Hanson Aggregates; Whatley Quarry. Blowbar Vibration Unit. 1:59
View Video8 - Worker Involvement Winner: Hanson Contracting. iPave Tablet Solutions. 1:29
View Video9 - Reducing Occupational Road Risk Joint Runner Up: Hills Quarry Products Ltd; Company Wide. Road Safety Campaign. 2:55
View Video10 - Behavioural Safety; Safety Culture; Leadership Highly Commended: Hope Construction Materials. Developing Our Hope Safety Culture. 3:22
View Video11 - Transport Intiatives Runner Up: Lafarge Tarmac; Cement & Lime. Automatic Tyre Inflation System. 2:26
View Video12 - Reducing Occupational Road Risk Winner: Lafarge Tarmac; National. Driving the Standard. 2:20
View Video13 - Engineering Initiative Highly Commended: Lafarge Tarmac; Barrasford Quarry. Removable Working Platform. 2:02
View Video14 - Engineering Initiative Winner: Lafarge Tarmac; Mountsorrel Quarry. Return Roller Bracket. 2:28
View Video15 - Behavourial Safety; Safety Culture; Leadership Winner: Lafarge Tarmac; Company Wide. SWITCH CAMPAIGN Changing Behaviours. 2:29
View Video16 - Bitumen; Asphalt; Contract Surfacing Winner: Lafarge Tarmac; Syston Contracting. Traffic Safety Wand. 1:29
View Video17 - Occupational Health and Well Being Winner: Quarries Partnership Team (QPT); National. Stop Dust Before It Stops You. 2:49
View Video18 - Occupational Health and Well Being Runner Up: Smith & Sons (Bletchington) Ltd; Transport Department. Protective Window Film. 1:55
View Video19 - Contractor Safety Runner Up: Wales Regional Working Party Joint Entry; CEMEX UK Materials Ltd; Hanson; Aggregate Industries UK Ltd; Lafarge Tarmac & G.D Harries and Sons Ltd. Asphalt Collect Customer Safety. 2:34
View Video20 - Behavioural Safety; Safety Culture; Leadership Runner Up: Brett Landscaping; Cliffe. Site Safety Transformation – A Team Effort. 1:55
View Video21 - Worker Involvement Joint Runner Up: Hanson UK; National. National Safety Week. 2:16
View Video22 - Engineering Initiative Joint Runner Up: Charcon Flooring; Morpeth. Plasma Cuting Trolley. 1:49
View Video23 - Worker Involvement Joint Runner Up: Sibelco UK; Brookside Hall. European Guide for Pedestrian and Traffic Safety. 2:25
View Video24 - Engineering Inititiaves Joint Runner Up: CEMEX UK; Rugby Cement Works. Airbags For Overhead Protection. 2:04
View Video25 - The Sir Frank Davies Trophy for companies with less than 1000 employees: Winner - Kilwaughter Chemical Company Ltd. 1:57
View Video26 - The John Crabbe Memorial Trophy for overall ‘outstanding excellence in health and safety’: Winner - Hope Construction Materials. 2:01
View Video27 - MPA has launched a new interactive tool - the industry’s first Health and Safety App, ‘Safequarry’. 2:38
View Video28 - Exciting video introducing the different MPA Health & Safety Award categories in 2014. 3:31
View Video29 - This dynamic News Feature captures the key highlights from the MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2014. 3:47

MPA Restoration and Biodiversity Awards 2013

View Video  Play all the videos from the MPA’s Restoration & Biodiversity Awards 2013 in order , or watch them individually (in pop-up windows) from links below:

NOTE: Use the 'PLAYLIST' link, top left of the video below, to navigate through the complete list of videos in sequence.

View Video1 - MPA Restoration & Biodiversity Awards 2013 Sting
Watch the inspiring opening sting from MPA’s Restoration & Biodiversity Awards showcasing members’ outstanding work. 2 min 05
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View Video2 - Winners from the MPA Restoration Awards 2013
Watch MPA’s fascinating whistle-stop tour of all the winners in this year’s Restoration and Biodiversity Awards. 7 min 10
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View Video3 - MPA Restoration Awards Top Winners 2013
Watch for an in-depth insight into top MPA Restoration Award Winners from this year’s event. 6 min 31
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View Video4 - Winning Landscape Scale Restoration Sites - Biodiversity Awards 2013
Watch interesting snippets of all the winning Landscape Scale Restoration biodiversity sites in MPA’s Awards here. 6 min 30
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View Video5 - Top winners from the Landscape Scale Restoration Category - Biodiversity Awards 2013
A close up exploration of the top winners in the Landscape Scale Restoration category in MPA’s Biodiversity Awards. 7 min 56
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View Video6 - Winning Entries from the Innovation Category - Biodiversity Awards 2013
A filing cabinet full of information on the winning entries in the Innovation category in MPA’s Biodiversity Awards. 10 min 23
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View Video7 - Top Winners from the Innovation Category - Biodiversity Awards 2013
Find out about the top winners of the Innovation category in MPA’s Biodiversity Awards 2013 here. 4 min 00
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MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2013

View Video  Play all the videos from the MPA’s H&S Conference and Awards 2013 in order, or watch them individually (in pop-up windows) from links below:

NOTE: Use the 'PLAYLIST' link, top left of the video below, to navigate through the complete list of videos in sequence.

View Video1 - MPA Health & Safety Awards 2013 Opening Video Sting
A rundown of the achievements in health and safety by MPA members in 2013. 2 min 26
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View Video2 - Cycle Feature
Cyclist numbers have increased by 150% over the last decade in London, posing new challenges for lorry drivers. Find out what MPA members are doing to address this issue. 5 min 47
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View Video3 - Dust Feature
Controlling dust and RCS in quarries remains a high priority for MPA members. 2 min 48
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View Video4 - Safequarry.com
A tour of the recently-updated safequarry.com website. 5 min 20
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View Video5 - Winner of the John Crabbe Trophy: CEMEX
Jesus Gonzalez, President of CEMEX UK, explains the company’s health and safety philosophy. 2 min 43
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View Video6 - Winner of the Sir Frank Davies Trophy: Myers Group
James Berry, Managing Director, explains the actions that the Myers Group has taken to change health and safety culture at the company. 1 min 17
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View Video7 - Engineering Initiatives category (6-10)
Compilation of the entries that were filmed. 8 min 30
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View Video8 - Engineering Initiatives category (1-5)
Compilation of the entries that were filmed. 6 min 14
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View Video9 - Bitumen, Asphalt, Contract Surfacing: Promoting Safer Behaviour category
Compilation of the entries that were filmed. 3 min 16
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View Video10 - Highly commended in the Engineering Initiatives category: Singleton Birch – Melton Ross Quarries
Lime Production Manager, Oliver Whelpton, introduces Singleton Birch’s fall prevention safety cage installed on the inspection hatch of their Maerz kilns. 1 min 53
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View Video11 - Joint Runner-up in the Engineering Initiatives category: QuarryDesign – TLS & UAV Remote Geological Surveying
Geotechnical Director Adrian Wilkinson explains how new technology is improving safety standards for geologists and surveyors working in quarry environments. 2 min 26
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View Video12 - Joint Runner-up in the Engineering Initiatives category: Myers Group – Johnsons Wellfield Quarries Ltd
James Berry, Managing Director, details the progress made at the Myers Group in improving health and safety, with a particular emphasis on the reduction of exposure to RCS/HAV during stone cutting operations and employee training. 3 min 23
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View Video13 - Joint Runner-up in the LGVs and all company vehicles; Driver Safety/Public Safety category: Lafarge Tarmac – Logistics
National Transport Manager, Andrew Brodley, introduces Lafarge Tarmac’s innovative in-cab communication system. 1 min 26
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View Video14 - Highly Commended in the Bitumen, Asphalt, Contract Surfacing; Promoting Safer Behaviour category: Midlands Quarry Products – Quadratec Plant, Cliffe Hill Quarry
Nathan Hammond, Asphalt Production Supervisor at Midlands Quarry Products, explains the company’s new system for cleaning fireboxes. 1 min 27
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View Video15 - Joint Runner up in the Engineering Initiatives category: Midlands Quarry Products – Cliffe Hill Quarry
David Gazzard, SHE Manager, describes Midlands Quarry Products’ new device for protecting personnel who are clearing trapped metal from crushers. 1 min 48
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View Video16 - Winner of the Bitumen, Asphalt, Contract Surfacing; Promoting Safer Behaviour category: Hillhouse Quarry Group Ltd
Quarry Manager Gary Jones describes how Hillhouse Quarry Group have removed the risk from polishing/re-instating the dryer drum roller path ring by the installation of a remote apparatus. 2 min 23
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View Video17 - Joint winner of the Engineering Initiatives category: Hanson UK – Cement Division
Paul Cowell, Engineering Manager at Hanson UK’s Cement Division explains how a netting system has improved safety in the cyclones at their cement works. 2 min 02
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View Video18 - Joint Runner-up in the Contractors Safety category: Hanson UK – Mercaston Quarry
Supervisor Andy Bull describes how GPS systems are helping to ensure that Mercaston Quarry’s site boundaries remain secure. 1 min 50
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View Video19 - Winner of the Leadership; Training and Management Systems Initiative category: Hanson UK – Formpave, Coleford
Operations Manager Paul Bigdway describes the steps taken by Hanson at their Formpave site in Coleford to improve the working environment for a disabled employee. 3 min 02
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View Video20 - Winner of the Worker Involvement category: Golder Associates
Human Development Manager Emily Firth and Health & Safety Manager Dan Taylor explain Golder Associates’ innovative approach to reporting and learning from incidents. 1 min 56
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View Video21 - Runner up in the Bitumen, Asphalt, Contract Surfacing; Promoting Safer Behaviour category: Aggregate Industries – Darlaston, Express Asphalt
Andy Read, Plant Manager at Darlaston, introduces the plant’s new Hot Storage Skip Safety System. 1 min 35
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View Video22 - Highly Commended in the Engineering Initiatives category: CEMEX UK, Building Products – Rail Solutions
Plant Manager, Damien Allen, describes how CEMEX UK’s new cab-operated grab has eliminated manual handling risk. 1 min 23
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View Video23 - Joint Winner in the Engineering Initiatives category: CEMEX UK, Building Products –Floors
Barrie March, Commercial and Development Manager, describes their new automatic system for removing rubber spacers from moulds, that has reduced the need for working at height and manual handling. 1 min 13
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View Video24 - Joint Runner up in the Contractors Safety category: CEMEX UK – Attenborough Quarry
Vanessa Smithson, Quarry Manager at CEMEX UK’s Attenborough Quarry, describes how their new ‘Contractor’s Armband’ provides visible evidence that contractors have been inducted, that safety procedures have been followed and that relevant paperwork has been issued. 1 min 20
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View Video25 - Highly Commended in the Engineering Initiatives category: Aggregate Industries – Ghyll Scaur Quarry
Fitter Philip Lowery introduces the purpose-built frame that allows safe transportation of a mini-digger around the Ghyll Scaur site. 1 min 45
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View Video26 - Highly Commended in the Engineering Initiatives category: Aggregate Industries – Chryston, Landscaping Commercial
Sandy McWhinnie, site manager at Chryston, describes the innovations which have improved safety by eliminating manual handling when testing products. 2 min 01
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View Video27 - Winner of the LGVs and All Company Vehicles; Driver Safety/Public Safety category: Forticrete Ltd
Mario Lombardo introduces the Auto-Reverse Speed Reduction System, which has improved safety for drivers and pedestrians when reversing a forklift truck. 2 min 20
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View Video28 - Winner of the Contractor Safety category: Colas Ltd – Traffic Management Initiative
The Colas Traffic Safety System has improved safety for contractors working on Impact Protection Vehicles (IPVs). 3 min 29
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View Video29 - Highly Commended in the Engineering Initiatives category: UK Coal Surface Mining Ltd – Park Wall North Surface Mine
A mechanised ‘finger’ keeps workers at UK Coal’s Park Wall North site safely out of the danger zone when removing rocks from tyres. 1 min 24
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View Video30 - Contractors Safety category:
Compilation of the entries that were filmed. 4 min 19
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View Video31 - Winner of the Occupational Good Health category: Stanton Bonna Concrete – Stanton By Dale
Stanton Bonna’s variable speed system reduces the effect of vibrations when vertically casting concrete products. 2 min 22
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View Video32 - Worker Involvement category
Compilation of the entries that were filmed. 3 min 06
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Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2012

View Video  Play all videos in order, or watch them individually (in pop-up windows) from links below:

View Video1 - Highlights
Key highlights from MPA's prestigious safety event at BAFTA in London. 6 min 17
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View Video2 - MPA Cycle Safe Feature
The number of people cycling has increased dramatically over the last 10 years, but with it so has the number of accidents: this video highlights the MPA’s Cycle Safe campaign and Vulnerable Road Users Safety Policy. 4 min 41
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View Video3 - Winner of the John Crabbe Memorial trophy: Singleton Birch Limited
“Nothing you do at work today is more important than going home safe and well to your family at the end of the shift.” Richard Stansfield describes Singleton Birch’s philosophy of health and safety. 3 min 13
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View Video4 - Winner of the Leadership; Training and Management Systems Initiative category: Lafarge Aggregates and Concrete – Granite House
Jeremy Greenwood and Andrew Hope explain how the ‘Going for Gold’ scheme has empowered Lafarge Aggregates and Concrete employees to “challenge, question and find solutions to issues.” 2 min 15
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View Video5 - Joint runner-up in the Leadership; Training and Management Systems Initiative category: Sibelco UK Limited - Countrywide
Ian Richards describes how, by gathering a team of multi-disciplinary experts, Sibelco have been able to improve the implementation of their safety procedures across all sites. 2 min 28
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View Video6 - Highly Commended in the Engineering Initiatives category: Breedon Aggregates Limited – Cloud Hill Quarry
Carl Ashurst and Dean Hovell demonstrate the improvements they have made in safety for the fitters working on their binder screens. 2 min 33
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View Video7 - Joint runner-up in the Engineering Initiatives category: Stanton Bonna Concrete – Stanton by Dale, Ilkeston
Steve Hallam and Chris Taylor introduce Stanton Bonna’s innovations that allow their customers to offload their products safely. 1 min 49
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View Video8 - Highly commended in the Engineering Initiatives category: Singleton Birch Limited – Melton Ross Quarries
Kye Brown and Colin Bannerman describe how Singleton Birch have removed the need for confined space working when carrying out maintenance on their hydraulic discharge tables. 3 min 12
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View Video9 - Highly commended in the Engineering Initiatives category: Lafarge Cement UK – Cauldon Works
Keith Rowland and Andy Jones explain how Lafarge Cement’s introduction of a guard rail have made the process of carrying out maintenance and cleaning work on their crusher bowls safer. 2 min 22
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View Video10 - Midland Quarry Products
David Gazzard describes how Midland Quarry Products are improving the security of their quarries with swift responses to trespass and damage. 2 min 05
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View Video11 - Joint runner up in the Engineering Initiatives category: Acheson & Glover Precast Limited
Pat Sherry explains Acheson & Glover’s new technique for the safer removal of strand wires. 2 min 00
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View Video12 - Joint runner up in the Engineering Initiatives category: Hanson UK – Shap Beck Quarry
Hanson’s developments allow low-level, safer refuelling of their Hitachi excavators. Introduced by Robin Gillespie. 2 min 17
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View Video13 - Winner of the Engineering Initiatives category: Aggregate Industries - Bardon Aggregates – Stoneycombe Quarry
Brian Wiltshire explains an innovation which allows Bardon Aggregates to increase productivity at their walling stone picking stations, whilst improving safety for their operatives. 3 min 03
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View Video14 - Runner up in the Worker Involvement category: Lafarge Cement – Hope Works
Lafarge Cement achieved two zero harm shutdowns in 2011 on the kilns at their Hope Cement Works. John Mulryan and John Millen explain how. 2 min 36
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View Video15 - Runner up in the Bitumen; Asphalt; Contract Surfacing: Promoting Safer Behaviour category: Tarmac National Contracting - Birtley
Ian Carr describes how the use of LED flares is improving safety for site technicians working at night whilst laying asphalt. 2 min 14
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View Video16 - Winner of the Bitumen; Asphalt; Contract Surfacing: Promoting Safer Behaviour category: Midland Quarry Products – Griff Quarry and Asphalt Plant
Matt Read demonstrates how the asphalt plant grinder developed at Griff Quarry has removed the need for live working on their asphalt plant dryer. 1min 45
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View Video17 - Joint runner up in the Leadership; Training and Management Systems Initiative category: Aggregate Industries – Geological Services
Steve Rigby and Simon Collins share Aggregate Industries’ new Rockfall Hazard Appraisal System. 1 min 43
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View Video18 - Runner up in the Contractors Safety category: Contractor Safety Partnership (Project 2012)
The Contractor Safety Partnership team share their experiences of sharing information and best practice between a range of contractors. 3 min 13
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View Video19 - Winner of the Worker Involvement category: Tarmac, Buxton Lime and Cement
Ian Barnes details Tarmac’s ‘cultural safety initiative’ that is both owned and driven by employees, to change attitudes towards health and safety. 2 min 41
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View Video20 - Winner of the Contractors Safety category: CEMEX UK/Response Engineering – South West and Wales
Frank Hogg, Darren Halpin and Gavin Tuck explain how CEMEX and Response worked together to develop a more effective system to deal with emergency situations. 2 min 20
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View Video21 - Runner up in the LGVs and all company vehicles; Driver Safety/Public Safety category: Colas Limited – Head Office
Graham Stanton and Sebastian Ward explain how their Safer Attitudes in Driving campaign has become part of the philosophy of driver safety at Colas. 2 min 30
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View Video22 - Winner of the LGVs and all company vehicles; Driver Safety/Public Safety category: Hanson UK – Hanson Concrete
Tim Sage demonstrates Hanson UK’s ‘Maxi Hatch’ – a door which allows safer entry into a truck mixer drum. 1 min 46
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View Video23 - Runner up in the Occupational Good Health category: Marshalls plc - Carluke
John Shearer and Gerry Maley detail the changes that Marshalls have made to their wetcast process, which have greatly reduced the chances of injury to their staff. 1 min 54
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View Video24 - Winner of the Occupational Good Health category: Aggregate Industries – Concrete Products – Leighton Buzzard
Ian Sherratt describes the steps taken by Aggregate Industries to reduce levels of Respirable Silica Dust at their Leighton Buzzard plant. 2 min 40
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MPA 2011 Awards event ‘Building on our Legacy...Realising our Potential

View VideoHighlights of the MPA Awards Event 'Building on our Legacy...Realising our Potential'
Key highlights from the MPA Restoration Awards and the Natural England Biodiversity Awards 2011 6 min 21
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View VideoNewsreel from the MPA Restoration Awards and Natural England Biodiversity Awards
On-the-spot interviews with key speakers and winners at MPA Awards event ‘Building on our Legacy...Realising our Potential’ 3 min 49
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View VideoSpeech by Dr Helen Phillips, Chief Executive of Natural England,
at the MPA Restoration and Natural England Biodiversity Awards
Dr Helen Phillips endorses the work of MPA members in protecting and enhancing the natural environment. 6 min 02
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View VideoOpening Sting from the MPA Restoration Awards and the Natural England Biodiversity Awards
Inspiring footage of what MPA members do to improve biodiversity and create new habitats on sites around the country. The industry has a proven legacy of high quality restoration and is uniquely placed to help halt biodiversity decline. 1 min 18
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View VideoTop MPA Restoration Award Winner: Tarmac's Bellmoor and Lound Quarries
Feature outlining Tarmac’s outstanding work at its Bellmoor and Lound Quarries which won the MPA’s top Restoration Award, the Cooper-Heyman Cup . 2 min 44
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View VideoMPA Restoration Awards Runner-up: Lafarge Cement's Dirtlow Rake Quarry
Feature outlining the excellent work which Lafarge Cement carried out at its Dirtlow Rake Quarry which was the runner-up in the MPA Restoration Awards. 2 min 01
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View VideoWhistle-stop Tour of all the 2011 Restoration Award Winners
A snapshot of each of the winning restoration entries. 2 min 35
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View VideoNatural England Biodiversity Award Winner: CEMEX UK's Rugeley Quarry
Feature outlining the exceptional work that CEMEX has undertaken at its Rugeley Quarry which won the Natural England Biodiversity Award. 2 min 48
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View VideoNatural England Biodiversity Award Runner-up: Hanson UK's Kings Dyke Nature Reserve
Feature outlining the eminent quality of work that Hanson UK carried out at its Kind Dyke Nature Reserve which was the runner-up in the Natural England Biodiversity Awards. 2 min 19
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View VideoMPA Award for Personal Commitment to Biodiversity and Nature Conservation: Brian Butterfield
Brian Butterfield was posthumously awarded the MPA Award for Personal Commitment to Biodiversity and Nature Conservation for his huge personal contribution to this field. Brian was associated with Lafarge Aggregates’ Panshanger Quarry for 48 years. 1 min 36
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View VideoHighly Commended Natural England Biodiversity Award Winners
Features on each of the four highly commended Natural England Biodiversity Award winners. 4 min 37
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View VideoWhistle-stop Tour of the Natural England Biodiversity Award Winners
A snapshot of each of the winning Natural England Biodiversity Award entries. 5 min 10
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View VideoClosing Sting from the MPA Restoration Awards and the Natural England Biodiversity Awards
Closing footage of high quality restoration and biodiversity work by the mineral products industry – work which aims to build on the industry’s legacy and realise its potential. 2 min 18
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MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2011

View VideoHighlights from the MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2011
Key highlights from MPA's prestigious safety event at BAFTA in London. 8min 03
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View VideoOpening Sting from the MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2011
Gripping introductory sting for the MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2011, featuring key commitments of the Mineral Products Association. 2min 41
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View VideoWinner of the John Crabbe Memorial Trophy: John Wainwright and Co. Limited
"Ethos is about driving excellence. We need to have excellence in all aspects of the business, particularly health and safety" says Peter Barkwill, Managing Director of John Wainwright and Co. Limited. This company has introduced an initiative which is “raising the bar” on health and safety. 2min 52
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View VideoWinner of the Bitumen; Contract Surfacing: Promoting Safer
Behaviour category: Aggregate Industries UK Ltd – Halton East Works
Aggregate Industries UK Ltd’s design of an innovative safety system to prevent bitumen spills. 2min 24
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View VideoRunner-up in the Bitumen; Contract Surfacing: Promoting safer
Behaviour category: John Wainwright and Co Limited – Moons Hill Quarry
John Wainwright and Co. Limited’s inspection hatches designed to reduce risk and improve access to hot bins. 2min 32
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View VideoWinner of the Contractors Safety category: Tarmac Limited – Tarmac Marine Dredging
Tarmac Limited’s management of ship repair contractors to ensure work is carried out as safely as possible. 2min 49
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View VideoRunner-up in the Contractors Safety category: Tarmac Limited – Buxton Lime and Cement
Tarmac Limited’s management systems to ensure the health, safety and welfare of contractors in cement plant shutdown. 3min 17
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View VideoWinner of the Engineering Initiative category: Singleton Birch Ltd – Melton Ross Quarries
Singleton Birch Ltd’s steps to conform isolators safely. 2min 45
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View VideoJoint Runner-up of the Engineering Initiative category: CPI Mortars Limited – Gartsherrie Industrial Estate
Mortar plant safe maintenance – removing rubber insert. 1min 42
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View VideoJoint Runner-up of the Engineering Initiative category: Hanson UK – Hanson Cement Distribution
Hanson UK’s safe load-splitting for powders and safer and more efficient operation of vehicles. 2min 08
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View VideoHighly Commended in Engineering Initiative category: Hanson UK – Tytherington Quarry
Hanson UK’s strain gauge for pulling tasks. 10. 1min 32
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View VideoHighly Commended in Engineering Initiative category: Lafarge Cement UK Ltd – Aberthaw Works
Lafarge Cement UK Ltd’s safe kiln re-lining. 2 min 21
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View VideoHighly Commended in Engineering Initiative category: CEMEX UK – Attenborough Quarry
CEMEX UK’s electric winch improvement for tugs and barges. 2 min 07
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View VideoHighly Commended in Engineering Initiative category: CEMEX UK - Marine
CEMEX UK’s fall prevention improvements. 2 min 17
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View VideoHighly Commended in Engineering Initiative category:
Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete UK – West Deeping Quarry
Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete UK’s measures to improve sand pump safety. 2 min 16
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View VideoHighly Commended in Engineering Initiative category: Francis Flower – Gurney Slade
Francis Flower’s inventive remote chute closing device to safely reduce the flow of material from the silo. 1 min 34
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View VideoWinner of the Leadership; Training and Management Systems
Initiative category: CEMEX UK – National Initiative
CEMEX UK’s exemplar training films. 2 min 34
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View VideoHighly Commended in the Leadership; Training and Management
Systems Initiative category: Steetley Dolomite Limited – Thrislington Works
Steetley Dolomite Limited’s strategic development and training to promote health and safety. 2 min 01
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View VideoWinner of the Occupational Good Health category:
Lafarge Aggregates and Concrete UK – National Initiative
Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete UK’s premiere performance campaign gives employees key messages in health & safety. The campaign features the reflections of quarry worker Maurice Lambert who spent the last years of his life raising awareness of respiratory health and the dangers of dust. 3 min 50
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View VideoRunner-up in the Occupational Good Health category: Colas Limited – National Initiative

Colas Limited’s men’s health initiative.

2 min 50
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View VideoWinner of the Worker Involvement category: Sibelco UK Ltd – National Initiative
Sibelco UK Ltd’s safety engagement workshops. 3 min 08
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View VideoRunner-up in Worker Involvement category: Tarmac Limited – South East Region
Tarmac Limited’s tactics for solving tough safety issues. 2 min 32
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View VideoSting which Opened Afternoon Session at MPA Health & Safety Awards
Dynamic footage of the outstanding projects, initiatives and innovations which won awards at the MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2011. 2 min 32
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Stay Safe videos
View VideoStay Safe...Stay Out of Quarries 2012
Friends and family of teenagers killed in accidents after they have entered a quarry uninvited. They explain what happened and the impact it has had on their lives. The video highlights the hazards that many people are unaware of that can change a day of apparently harmless fun into a dreadful tragedy that affects everyone involved for the rest of their lives. 30mb 7mins 32
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View VideoDanny's Story
Stay safe.... stay out of quarries. Danny's mum, Lisa Skone, tells the heart-rending story of story of her son's death in a quarry trespass accident. 3min 19
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View VideoStay Safe...Stay Out of Quarries 2011        also on YouTube
The parents and friends of Jay Harris and Ryan Walker talk about the impact their deaths have had on them and their message to other teenagers and parents about entering quarries. 30mb 7mins 32 Flash Streamed Video file help
View Video999 quarry rescue
Quarry safety for teenagers – a dramatic reconstruction of a real accident. 15.8mb 14mins WMV Video file help
View VideoPlay safe ... stay safe
MPA’s quarry safety video for younger children. 16.9mb 15mins WMV Video file help
View VideoMature thinking
Mature Thinking is a programme devised by Roy Leighton for the MPA. 10.3mb 12mins WMV Video file help

Miscellaneous MPA videos

View VideoQuarry Safety Review 2015
Quarry Safety Review 2015 3min 03
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View VideoMPA Cycle Safe
MPA Cycle Safe launch at Wellington Arch London. 4min 11
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View VideoRocks around us
The role of quarries in our daily lives? 6min 42
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View VideoCheggers Investigates
Keith Chegwin investigates mineral products in the home in this humorous but informative video for young people. 6min 19
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MPA Showcase 09 videos

View VideoShowcase 09 Sting
The MPA sting set Showcase 09 in motion with inspiring footage of the essential mineral products industry against an upbeat soundtrack. 2 min 2 YouTube help
View VideoOpening of Showcase 09
Channel 4 broadcaster Krishnan Guru-Murthy kicks off Showcase 09 and MPA Chairman, Lynda Chase-Gardener, launches the MPA in her opening speech. 15.7mb Flash Streamed Video file help
View VideoNewsround
Kate Humble introduces the 2009 Newsround from outside at the Clitheroe Quarry, with features on Health & Safety, Sustainability, Emissions/Fuels and Community. 9 min 48 YouTube help
View VideoConcrete Update
Special feature looking at major concrete projects. 5 min 27 YouTube help
View VideoAffiliation Interview
Krishnan Guru-murthy introduces Nigel Jackson, Chief Executive of MPA, and Martin Clarke, Chief Executive of British Precast, for a short interview about the affiliation agreement. 6.9mb Flash Streamed Video file help
View VideoRestoration Awards Part One
Fascinating overview of Restoration Award sites Charing Sand Pit and Irthlingborough Quarry. 7.5mb Flash Streamed Video file help
View VideoRestoration Awards Part Two
Insight into Restoration Award sites Ringwood Quarry, The National Memorial Arboretum and Hell Pit. 11.2mb Flash Streamed Video file help
View VideoBiodiversity Update and Restoration Awards Part Three
Kate Humble takes a look at biodiversity in this video featuring peregrine falcons, a bat cave, beehives and a hundred million year-old dinosaur dung! She also introduces the Restoration Award sites at Cauldon Cement Works and Swanton Morley. 51.7mb Flash Streamed Video file help
View VideoPresentation of the 40th Anniversary Award
Poul Christensen, Acting Chairman of Natural England, announces that they will sponsor a new Biodiversity Award for future Showcases and presents the special 40th Anniversary Award. 25.7mb Flash Streamed Video file help
View VideoPresentation of the Cooper-Heyman Cup
Lord Smith, Chairman of the Environment Agency, presents the Cooper-Heyman Cup for the outstanding restoration site of 2009. 15.7mb Flash Streamed Video file help
View VideoMake the link
A whirlwind tour of different projects around the UK which makes the link between mineral products and what they have helped to create - whether a bridge, golf course, hospital or tunnel. 23mb 3mins 35 Flash Streamed Video file help
 
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Notes

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