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Press releases Date issued
MPA Members Deliver Key Sustainability Improvement Despite Challenging Times 14/12/11
UK Cement Industry Continues to Beat its Environmental Performance Targets 01/12/11
MPA Highlights Competence as Critical at its Health & Safety Conference and Awards 15/11/11
Declining Construction and Aggregates Trends Highlight Urgent Need for Additional Infrastructure Investment to Boost Construction 04/11/11
Breedon Aggregates CEO Joins MPA's Board 26/10/11
Government Needs to Back the Chancellor's Commitment and Support Cement and Lime Manufacturing and SMEs 25/10/11
Marine Aggregate Industry Launches Biodiversity Strategy 24/10/11
Mineral Products Association Awards Highlight Industry's Restoration Legacy and Quarries' Potential to Help Halt Biodversity Decline 19/10/11
MPA Calls for Calm and Constructive Reflection over Proposed New Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) 30/09/11
Dyfrig James Takes over as MPA Chairman 07/09/11
MPA comment on the Office of Fair Trading's proposed decision to refer the aggregates, cement and ready mixed concrete markets to the Competition Commission 16/08/11
Mixed Second Quarter Highlights Need for Urgent Investment in Construction 15/08/11
MPA Broadly Supports Aims of Pro-growth Draft NPPF, but Raises Serious Concerns on Detail 01/08/11
MPA Welcomes Crucial Government Support for Aggregates Planning Process 05/07/11
MPA Proposes New Sustainability Partnership with Government and Local Communities 23/06/11
MPA General Assembly: Economic Recovery will be Slow but is "on the Mend" 16/06/11
Strong Backing for Launch of the Mineral Products Association's National Cycle Safe Campaign to Prevent Accidents Between Cyclists and Lorries 15/06/11
London Launch of the Mineral Products Association's National Cycle Safe Campaign to Prevent Accidents Between Cyclists and Lorries 13/06/11
Mineral Products Association launches Stay Safe Campaign with support of parents of teenagers killed in quarry trespass accidents 09/06/11
MPA Expresses Concern about Implications for Industry of New Emissions Targets 19/05/11
Markets Improve Comparatively. but Doubts Increase over Official Data 10/05/11
New Online Resource to Cut Carbon and Save Money 20/04/11
Scottish Industry Fills Aggregates Training Gap for Planning Authorities 15/04/11
Budget Sobering but Generally Positive 24/03/11
MPA Holds Successful Pilot Event for National Cycle Safety Scheme 03/03/11
Mineral Products Industry and Conservation Groups Join Forces to Call for Reprieve for Key Environmental Fund Cut by Government 24/02/11
Calling All Cyclists to MPA's Oxford PIlot Cycle Safe Event 22/02/11
Calls for Greater Flood Resilience Welcomed 18/02/11
MPA Seeks Reduction of the Aggregates Levy and New Local Community Fund 16/02/11
Small Improvement in 2010 Industry Sales Volumes, but Decline in 2011 Construction Markets Expected 09/02/11
Name Change to Underpin Minerals Industry Message 08/02/11
Concrete Sustainability Credentials to be Showcased at Ecobuild 01/02/11
Minister Recognizes MPA Legacy and Role at Biodiversity Strategy Launch 27/01/11
Minister and Chief Construction Advisor Praise Concrete Industry's Sustainability Progress 24/01/11
MPA Says Scrapping of Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund Works Against 'Localism' 12/01/11
Concrete Foundation for Scottish Windpower 05/01/11

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