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  • Title: Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland
    Descriptive info: .. LATEST NEWS.. Resources.. STAY SAFE.. Delivering for northern ireland.. supporting the recovery.. Construction Industry Maps Out Road to Recovery.. Biodiversity Advice and Resources for the Aggregates Industry.. QPANI is working to support the Stay Safe.. Stay Out of Quarries Message.. QPANI Agenda 2013-18.. Playing our part in the Assembly and Local Government.. Welcome to the Home of the Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland, working towards a secure future and a socially responsible aggregates  ...   trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.. Press release: Industry Appeals for Support for.. 'Stay Safe' Safety Message.. Press release: A5 Decision Will Cost Lives and Erode Hope of Our Young People.. QPANI Affiliate Members Directory - view our affiliated companies services and products (Health Safety, Environmental, Planning, Legal and Quarry Plant).. Top of page.. I.. Disclaimer.. Sitemap.. Visit us on Facebook:.. Follow us on Twitter:..

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  • Title: news-cigni_actionforrecovery_launch
    Descriptive info: News.. Related news:.. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MAPS OUT ROAD TO RECOVERY.. From left: Patsy McGlone MLA and Chair of the Assembly All Party Group on Construction with Derek Martin, Chairman of the Construction Industry Group NI (CIGNI).. The Construction Industry Group of Northern Ireland (CIGNI), the umbrella group for a number of well known representative organisations from across the local construction industry, launched its Actions for Recovery on Tuesday 3 december 2013 which it says is a potential road map for the Assembly and Executive to bolster the Industry and create growth across the NI economy..  ...   school giving children a better chance of achieving their full potential to the new road reducing accidents and journey times, these projects make a real impact on people s lives.. Use the link to read the full press release.. 3 December 2013: Construction Industry Maps Out Road to Recovery.. Click the image to down load the CIG NI.. Actions For Recovery Publication.. Latest News:.. Download the recently launched QPANI Agenda 2013-2018.. Industry Appeals for Support for Safety Message.. Access the Mineral Products Association 'Stay Safe' page.. You are in: News.. Publications/Newsletters.. Press releases.. Printable page..

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  • Title: biodiversity_advice
    Descriptive info: Our Nature with Aggregates seeks to assist the industry in optimising biodiversity and geodiversity opportunities on aggregates sites in Northern Ireland.. QPANI endeavers to share best practice information and advice on biodiversity, geodiversity, restoration, habitat and species conservation.. Communicate best practice management for biodiversity and geodiversity including working procedures to maintain and enhance the extent of habitats and species in and around aggregate sites (with regard to any restoration plans and planning requirements already in place), with priority given to those holding UK and NI BAP Priority Species, Species of Conservation Concern and locally important species.. Download available resources and links to best practice in the Aggregates Industry:.. Guidelines for Peatland Restoration.. EC Guidance: Undertaking Non-Energy Extractive Activities In Accordance With Natura 2000 Requirements.. Wise Use of Water Importance of our Natural Rivers.. Pond Creation Tool Kit for Aggregate Sites.. Managing Aggregate Sites for Invertebrates: a best practice guide.. RSPB Nature After Minerals.. Invasive Species Ireland.. Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund.. NIEA Guidance on Development and Archaeology.. NIEA Guidance on Bats and Development.. A publication produced by the Peatland and Upland Biodiversity Delivery Group, QPANI and the Biodiversity Officer's Fourm.. Guidelines for Peatland Restoration.. Guidance for the restoration of peatland on aggregate sites, wind farms, former commercial peat extraction and ex-forestry sites.. QPANI is a member of the Peatlands and Uplands Biodiversity Delivery Group and the Biodiversity Officer s Forum.. Together we have commission guidance on Peatland restoration for aggregate sites, wind farms, commercial peat extraction and ex-forestry sites.. The aim is to reinstate an ecologically functioning Peatland habitat for the benefit of biodiversity, although other aims can include creation of a working carbon sink, for example.. The aim carries with it a number of objectives that will vary for different sites and assists readers to write a restoration plan for a site giving scenarios and options.. Download:.. Guidelines for Peatland Restoration (240KB).. Link to the.. Peatland and Uplands Biodiversity Delivery Group.. (opens a new webpage).. A publication by the European Commission.. July 2010.. The EU Habitats and Birds Directives are the cornerstones of the Europe s biodiversity policy.. At their heart lies the creation of a network of sites designed to safeguard Europe s rarest and most endangered species and habitat types the Natura 2000 Network.. The purpose of this document is to provide guidance on how best to ensure that Non-Energy Extractive Industry (NEEI) developments are compatible with the provisions of the two EU Directives.. It focuses in particular on the procedures to follow under Article 6 and provides clarifications on certain key aspects of this approval process in the context of NEEI developments in particular.. The document has been written in close collaboration with representatives of different industry sectors, experts, public authorities and NGOs via a dedicated EC Working Group.. It is designed principally for use by competent authorities and developers, as well as consultants, site managers and other practitioners who are involved in the planning, design, implementation or approval of mineral plans or NEEI projects.. It is hoped that it will also be of interest to other organisations such as NGOs and international bodies, and the general public.. Non-Energy Extractive and Natura 2000 (4.. 6MB).. A publication produced by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and QPANI.. Wise Use of Water.. Guidance for Wise Use of Water in the Aggregates and Quarry Industry Northern Ireland.. The document is written in five sections, each section focusing on a particular water related topic.. The first section focuses on water and why it should be managed, the second  ...   the first organisation in Europe devoted to the conservation of all invertebrates; aim is to halt the extinction of invertebrate species and to achieve sustainable populations of invertebrates.. A number of UKBAP invertebrates are associated with minerals sites, in particular the bare ground and open mosaic habitats.. Natural regeneration from bare soils can provide habitat of high ecological value.. QPANI seek to explore this option in the design of restoration schemes to benefit local biodiversity and will liaise with industy, planners, EHS and NGOs.. Click.. here.. to jump to Buglife resources for the aggregates industry.. Detailed guidance about UK Priority Habitats and creation techniques.. Highlights the contribution the minerals industry in England could make to UK BAP habitat creation targets and addressing the delivery of this potential contribution with an interactive website that provides guidance and advice to the industry to the industry on habitat creation end-uses.. QPANI welcomes the advice and guidance from the RSPB, and to develop and promote the Nature After Minerals Project in Northern Ireland.. www.. afterminerals.. com.. Invasive Species Ireland.. Invasive non-native plant and animal species are the second greatest threat to biodiversity worldwide after habitat destruction.. They can negatively impact on native species, can transform habitats and threaten whole ecosystems causing serious problems to the environment and the economy.. Best Practice Management Guidance Documents are available for terrestrial and freshwater habitats.. The documents give site managers/owners the information needed to successfully and methodically manage/eradicate these high impact invasive alien species.. Invasive non-native species of concern to QPANI members' are Giant hogweed, Japanese knotweed, Himalayan balsam and Zebra mussel (Lough Neagh Sand Traders).. invasivespeciesireland.. com.. Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF).. Over the past six years, the ALSF has initiated a host of research projects that have generated a much better understanding of sustainability within the industry and the ways in which it can be achieved.. This website provides access to the twelve reviews and facilitates links to related research and projects.. The reviews have been grouped under four key themes:.. Theme 1 - Reducing the Environmental Effect.. Theme 2 - Sustainable Provision of Aggregates.. Theme 3 - Creating Environmental Improvements.. Theme 4 - Heritage.. sustainableaggregates.. An NIEA Guidance Booklet for the satisfaction of archaeology issues in planning conditions in Northern Ireland.. Download:.. NIEA Guidance on Development and Archaeology (PDF 449KB).. On this.. NIEA Built Heritage Map Viewer Website.. you can view the locations of built heritage sites from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) based on mapping provided by OS NI.. NIEA Guidance on Bats and Development.. This booklet aims to provide basic advice for developers, planning officers and others that may come across bat issues relating to planning.. It provides information on bat species in Northern Ireland, the likely pitfalls of unconsidered development and current associated mandatory protective legislation.. It provides a framework for providing adequate measures to protect all bat species from the possible negative consequences of development.. As every case is different this information is not considered to be a substitute for expert advice which should always be sought from a bat expert as early as possible in the planning process, especially if it is suspected that a bat roost may be present.. NIEA Guidance on Bats and Development (PDF 1.. 4mb).. Our Nature with Aggregates Strategy.. focuses on the themes of.. Awareness, Action, Involvement.. and.. Partnership.. to conserve and enhance our biodiversity and geodiversity.. You are in:.. Biodiversity.. - Advice and Resources for the Aggregates Industry.. Biodiversity and Geodiversity.. Quarries and Pits.. Good Practice.. Case Studies.. Northern Ireland LBAPs..

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  • Title: staysafe_2013
    Descriptive info: Stay Safe.. The Stay Safe Stay Out campaign is an initiative run by the Quarry Products Association NI (QPANI) in conjunction with our national organisation the Mineral Products Association (MPA), on behalf of the quarrying industry every year to raise awareness amongst younger children, teenagers, parents, teachers and youth workers about the dangers of entering quarries uninvited and unsupervised.. We are particularly concerned about teenagers who place their lives at risk by trespassing in both active and disused quarries.. Over recent years, too many have been killed or seriously injured.. This year we are working in partnership with the Health Safety Executive for NI (HSENI) to highlight the issue to school principals as we believe teachers in particular can play a vital role in spreading the message to young people that quarries are not a safe  ...   of work and not for play.. You should only visit a quarry as part of an organised trip by initiation from the Quarry Manager.. For more information please visit the.. Stay Safe website.. If your School or local interest group would like a supervised tour of a quarry or talk by a local Quarry Manager please contact us if you would like help or advice on setting up a visit.. The.. Stay Safe page.. also offers access to a wide range of excellent resources for Quarry Managers, Teachers and Children.. QPANI Press Release: Industry Appeals for Support for Safety Message.. QPANI/ HSENI letter to School Principals.. Visit the.. Stay Safe web page.. facebook Stay Safe page.. VIsit.. virtualquarry.. co.. uk.. Education.. Press release: Industry Appeals for Support for Safety Message.. Careers in the Quarry Products Industry..

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  • Title: affiliate_member_list
    Descriptive info: QPANI Affiliate Member List.. QPANI Affiliated Member Companies have dedicated experience with theNorthern Ireland quarrying and quarry products industry.. Health Safety.. Legal.. Planning Environmental.. Quarry Plant Equipment.. Click on each company heading to read more about what services they can offer and access their contact details.. If you are interested in becoming a QPANI Affiliate Member please.. contact us.. Health Safety..  ...   RHM Commercial Ltd.. Planning Environmental.. Golder Associates (UK) Ltd.. McLorian Consulting Ltd.. Orica Blast Quarry Surveys.. Quarryplan.. RPS Planning Environmental.. Six-West Ltd.. SLR Consulting (Ireland) Ltd.. White Young Green.. Quarry Plant Equipment.. CDE Global.. ConveyorTek.. Dennison Commercial Ltd.. Finning.. Smiley Monroe.. Switch Business Systems Limited.. TBF Thompson.. Profile.. - Introduction.. QPA NI facts and figures.. QPA NI members.. Executive Committee Members..

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  • Title: Quarry Products Association - Disclaimer
    Descriptive info: Copyright notice.. The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated.. The copyright protected material may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media with specific permission from the Quarry Products Association (NI) Ltd and subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or misleading context.. Where the material is being published or issued to others, the source and QPANI copyright status must be acknowledged.. The permission to reproduce copyright protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party.. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.. If in doubt, please apply to.. info@qpani.. org.. Or write to:.. Regional Director.. Quarry Products Association (NI) Ltd.. Unit 10 Nutts corner Business Park.. Dunrod Rod.. Crumlin.. BT29 4SR.. An ever-increasing number of organisations and institutions have their own information services on the World Wide Web.. The owners of this website are not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them.. The listing of these links shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind.. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.. The owners of this website hereby grant visitors to this World Wide Web site access to these pages conditional upon your agreement to accept the application of the laws of England to govern matters between us in relation to this website and you agree to indemnify us and not hold us liable for the result of any actions you may take based on the information contained herein.. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the content of this website, this cannot be guaranteed.. Privacy statement.. This website may at times store and/or capture personal information in the form of e-mail addresses where these have been supplied willingly by web users but  ...   make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.. This website uses the following cookies:.. Item.. Cookies.. Purpose.. More information.. Google Analytics.. _utma.. _utmb.. _utmc.. _utmz*.. Collect information about how visitors use our site.. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.. Google Analytics Privacy Policy.. You can choose to.. opt out of Google Analytics.. These cookies are provided by a third party who could change their cookies in future outside of our control.. We will review this policy regularly for any such changes.. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit.. allaboutcookies.. Data protection policy statement.. This data protection policy statement relates to the information provided by you on our website which could include your name, telephone number and your email address.. In summary, use of this Website is subject to the following terms of use:.. This Website may include links to other websites.. These links are provided to provide further information and are not intended to signify that we endorse such website and/or content.. The QPANI has no responsibility for the content of the linked website.. You should not create a link to this Website from another website or document without the QPANI's prior written consent.. These terms are governed by and will be interpreted in accordance with the English courts.. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any claim or dispute which may arise out of or in connection with these terms and conditions.. Your continued use of this Website indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions, which include our Copyright and Disclaimer, Privacy and Data Protection Policy Statement.. Should you have any queries, please contact:..

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  • Title: Quarry Products Association - Disclaimer
    Descriptive info: Sitemap.. Home.. Contact.. Contact details.. Press Releases.. Publications.. Key Issues.. Key Issues homepage.. Health and Safety.. Health and Safety Committee information.. Planning and Environmental.. Planning committee.. Asphalt.. Asphalt committee information.. Readymix Concrete.. Concrete Technical Committee.. Precast Concrete flooring.. Precast Flooring Committee.. Human Resources.. Human Resoures committee information.. Lough Neagh Sand Traders.. Lough Neagh Sand Traders Committee.. QPANI Hard Targets Initiative.. Education homepage.. Quarries and Geodiversity.. Our nature and aggregates.. Good Practice.. Case Studies.. Contacts.. Consultation.. Consultation Homepage.. Projects.. Projects Homepage.. Are you carrying the Message.. Return of the Raptors.. Links.. Other Pages.. State of Your Roads..

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  • Title: Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland
    Descriptive info: QPANI Publications.. Date issued.. 'Working for Your Industry' booklet.. August 2012.. Quarry 2012 Quarry Industry Journal.. April 2012.. OFT Market Study into UK Aggregates Sector: A Northern Ireland Perspective into the local aggregates sector.. November 2011.. Memorandum of Understanding on Archaeological Matters between CIG and NIEA.. April 2011.. Delivering for Northern Ireland.. QPANI Agenda 2011 - 2015.. April /2011.. QPANI Response to Mineral Planning Fees and Proposals for Change.. December 2010.. Aggregates Levy Credit Scheme.. A review of the Aggregates Levy Credit Scheme supporting the case for a continued levy relief scheme in Northern Ireland.. 01/06/2010.. Quarry 09,  ...   Report form and letter from Regional Director.. 15/10/08.. QPANI 'Our Nature with Aggregates', Biodiversity/ Geodiversity Strategy.. (pdf).. 22/05/08.. Newsletters QPA.. Please note that since early 2009 member newsletters have been sent electronically, if you require a back issue or any information relating to the newsletter please contact the.. QPANI office.. The QPANI 2012 Quarry Industry Journal was launched in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings on Monday 23rd April.. If you would like to receive a copy of QUARRY 2012 please contact us.. Or click on the image below to read more about the launch and download the journal..

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  • Title: Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland
    Descriptive info: January 2007.. NEW YEAR CHEER AS ROADS GET FINANCIAL GIFT.. Companies and their employees involved in maintaining Northern Irelands roads, and indeed the travelling public, were handed a New Year present today when Roads Service announced that Government have allocated an additional 12 million for the maintenance of the deteriorating roads network.. Commenting on the announcement Gordon Best, Regional Director of the Quarry Products Association NI, the industry body that represents 95% of companies involved in road resurfacing, said.. This is excellent news for the industry and our employees The extra funding is much needed as our roads network has been deteriorating at an ever increasing rate due to inadequate investment.. However we will not be getting carried away as the extra 12 million still leaves us short of the funding for last year and way below the 95 million that all expert opinion states is required to maintain the network.. A roads network that is valued at some 20 billion.. The QPANI along with a number of other organisations, Politicians and Councillors have been lobbying intensely over the past two years to have the maintenance of our roads given a higher priority by Government.. Hopefully the message has now got through and we will now see a change in Government policy that will see funding for roads maintenance ring fenced and set at levels envisaged  ...   is required for the roads network on an annual basis.. The current level of roads maintenance does not meet the levels as recommended by the NI Audit Office, the Departments ( DRD ) own external Consultant, the Institute of Civil Engineers and the Departments own Corporate Plan that states the level of Roads Structural Maintenance in Northern Ireland should be sustained at a level in the region of 90 million.. Industry has made significant investments in plant, machinery and training based on levels of maintenance spend indicated in the Regional Transportation Strategy.. The road surfacing industry in Northern Ireland delivers the best value for money than in any other region of the UK.. THE EFFECTS.. This level of maintenance cuts will result in up to 300 employees being made redundant.. The cuts will result in higher levels of insurance claims and have safety implications for the general public.. Levels of investments by companies will not be sustained.. Northern Ireland PLC will fall behind its neighbours in being an attractive place for inward investment.. The new Local Councils will pay for under spend in rural roads maintenance as a result of the review of public administration.. For further information please contact the Regional Director, Quarry Products Association, Nutts Corner Business Park, Crumlin BT29 4SR Tel 02890824078 Fax 028 90825103 email.. org.. Quarry Products Association NI.. - Press Releases..

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  • Title: Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland
    Descriptive info: Biodiversity and geodiversity.. Biodiversity Forms One of the Cornerstones of Sustainable Development.. Biological Diversity or shortened to Biodiversity encompasses the whole variety of life on Earth.. It includes all species of plants and animals, but also their genetic variation, and the complex ecosystems of which they are part.. The world is losing biodiversity at an ever-increasing rate as a result of human activity.. In the UK we have lost over 100 species during the last century, with many more species and habitats in danger of disappearing, especially at the local level.. On a world scale the rate of loss is now recognised to be a cause for serious concern, required concerted international action to prevent continued loss of biodiversity.. It is important to stress that biodiversity is about common and it is not restricted to rare or threatened species.. Basically, biodiversity is all our animals and plant life and the habitats that support them, and it is in our own area that we can take the most positive and effective action to benefit.. The geodiversity of an area is the whole range of natural and man-made rock-related things.. From fossils through minerals, rocks and the soils formed from them, geodiversity is the link between the landscape, the people and their culture.. It is the foundation of our environment to be cherished and protected.. In Northern Ireland, our landscapes hold a diversity of habitats and species, special throughout Europe.. We have woodlands and heathlands, grasslands, rivers and bogs.. But why do we have such a variety in such a small space? The answer lies in the diversity of the underlying geology.. Our geology is outstandingly diverse and the underlying rocks illustrate a complex history of volcanic activity, inundations by ancient seas and crustal movements.. Rocks range in age from the 700 million year old schists of the Sperrins to present day sediments being deposited in  ...   major issues affecting Biodiversity in Northern Ireland.. For each of these issues the NIBG proposed a number of specific recommendations to assist delivery of biodiversity conservation.. In 2002 the Northern Ireland Biodiversity Strategy was launched.. This strategy made recommendations for local action, to assist delivery of biodiversity conservation on a Northern Ireland wide basis.. The Business case for Biodiversity Action.. Environmental sustainability requires the safeguard and management of the wildlife habitats, species and natural features which are irreplaceable.. Maintaining and enhancing biodiversity is therefore central to the challenges of sustainable development, and every business, organisation and individual has a part to play.. Sustainability Report: The QPA has released the industry's first Sustainable Development Report.. The document follows on from the Strategy launched in March 2005, which included a public statement of the Association's core values and introduced indicators by which to measure these values.. Please click here to view the QPA's Sustainability Reports.. biodiversityni.. The QPANI is supporting It s in our nature , a major new campaign to raise the public s awareness of our local Biodiversity in Northern Ireland.. The campaign aims to help everyone understand and enjoy the whole variety of life around us our Biodiversity.. Any QPANI material bearing the campaign s distinctive B logo will provide information relevant to this campaign and to Biodiversity issues in Northern Ireland.. For further information please contact the QPANI Biodiversity Officer or check out.. for news, events and actions taking place throughout Northern Ireland.. The preservation of biodiversity is not just a job for governments.. International and non-governmental organisations, the private sector and each and every individual have a role to play in changing entrenched outlooks and ending destructive patterns of behaviour.. - Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General on the 2003 International Day of Biological Diversity.. - Biodiversity and geodiversity.. QPA's Sustainability Reports.. Our Nature with Aggregates.. Northern Ireland LBAPs.. Biodiversity Advice and Resources..

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  • Title: Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland
    Descriptive info: Quarries and pits.. The aggregates industry plays a significant role in delivering biodiversity conservation.. in Northern Ireland, as land managers they have a dominant influence on ecosystems and habitats.. Quarries and sand gravel pits are of importance for a wide variety of wildlife during active, extraction phase and after extraction has finished.. Mineral extraction can also uncover important geological exposures and archaeological features.. Diversity of Wildlife Habitats: a by-product of our industry s activities!.. Both nature conservation organisations and the aggregates industry now recognise the significant contribution aggregate extraction operations can deliver for biodiversity.. Quarries and Sand Gravel pits can be of importance for a wide variety of wildlife during the active extraction phase and after extraction has finished.. Extraction can also uncover important geological exposures and archaeological features.. Any action for biodiversity conservation should be harmonized with geological management requirements of the site where possible.. Aggregate development, like all types of development, has to compete for land.. However, unlike other forms of development quarrying is a temporary use of land and progressive restoration means that sites are effectively borrowed.. More often than not aggregate extraction creates new and diverse habitats; therefore biodiversity interests are as unavoidable by the industry as much as they are an opportunity.. Quarrying is also a unique form of development because aggregates can only be extracted where they occur.. This means extraction is limited to certain geological areas.. Often these geological areas are in areas of inherent beauty or value because of the relationship between geology, its biodiversity and the landscape.. However, quarrying is an essential part of modern society and aggregates are a vital resource for economic growth  ...   implement its environmental policy and manage its interactions with the environment.. Companies implement environmental management systems to ensure that operations are carried out as sensitively as possible.. The creation and management of new wildlife habitats is often carried out in partnership with local conservation groups.. Biodiversity and Geodiversity action plans are becoming increasingly common throughout the QPA membership to ensure the highest levels of environmental management.. Aggregates Levy in Northern Ireland.. The Aggregates Levy was introduced, UK-wide, in 2002 and is an environmental tax on the commercial exploitation of aggregates.. The aim is to address the environmental costs associated with aggregates extraction not already covered by regulation.. It is also aimed at encouraging the use of alternative sources such as recycled materials and certain waste products.. The Levy is set at 1.. 60 per tonne.. There were particular problems associated with the impact of the Levy in Northern Ireland and the Aggregates Levy Scheme was developed to overcome these.. The Scheme has EU approval and will run to March 2011.. Operators who join the Scheme are entitled to a reduction of 80% in the Levy i.. e.. will only have to pay 0.. 32 per tonne.. In return, operators sign a legal agreement undertaking to carry out environmental improvements at their sites on an incremental basis.. Companies join the aggregates scheme (ALCS) 0n a voluntary basis to receive the levy reduction and are audited by the Department of the Environment who Administers ALCS on behalf of Her Majesty's Customs and Revenue.. Click here to view Code of Practice and Audit Protocol.. pdf.. You are in:.. - Quarries and Pits.. Code of Practice and Audit Protocol..

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