The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has promoted professionalism in the mineral products sector and proudly supported career development for more than 100 years.
If and when we get to reflect on the performance of how we as a country handled the pandemic, I hope there is suitable time given to the millions of people who have volunteered their time to help others.
As part of the Institute of Quarrying Spotlight on Excellence #spotexcellence campaign, Aggregate Industries told us about their recent success in rehoming bats. This is their story.
While the coronavirus pandemic is presenting numerous challenges for conservation efforts and improved biodiversity across the UK, one success story is Aggregate Industries recent work on its Westleigh Quarry in Devon. The leading construction materials supplier helped to protect two rare bat specifies as part of its plans to develop the site. Here, Simon Wiltshire, Biodiversity and Restoration Advisor, tells you all you need to know.