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Including minerals and the economy, environment, minerals exploration, planning, mineral statistics and commodities.

  • Aggregates safeguarding maps in Wales
    A report, the Aggregates Safeguarding Maps of Wales, and a series of six digitally generated maps at a scale of 1:100 000 are now available.
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  • Building stones
    A selection of publications and open reports produced by the BGS Building Stones Team.
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  • Directory of Mines and Quarries
    The British Geological Survey has been collecting information about working mines and quarries in the United Kingdom since its formation in 1835, and the current publication, the Directory of Mines and Quarries (DMQ), is still produced at regular intervals.
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  • Environment
    Aggregate minerals are vital to our modern economy, but their extraction inevitably impacts on our environment.
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  • European Mineral Statistics
    European Mineral Statistics is the only up-to-date publication dedicated to statistical information about minerals and metals in Europe, and presented in a convenient form. It provides the essential background intelligence for any European minerals-related activities.
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  • Goodquarry
    Goodquarry is designed for all who have an interest in the environment and quarrying.
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  • IMAU reports
    Industrial Mineral Assessment Unit (IMAU) report and maps. These reports and maps categorise the sand and gravel resources for selected areas of the UK. In addition, there are reports on celestite, limestone and dolomite, conglomerate, and hard rock resources.
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  • Industry news
    Industry news archives (a summary of news and topical issues related to the UK minerals industry).
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  • Low-cost lime for small-scale farming
    The FarmLime project aimed to improve the access of small-scale farmers in less-developed countries to agricultural lime.
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  • Meeting the mineral commodity challenge
    Minerals information from the British Geological Survey, 14 October 2008, Law Society, London.
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  • Mineral Matters
    A series of short leaflets, commissioned by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, designed to provide a non-specialist audience with key information on a wide range of topical minerals issues such as sustainable development, mineral deposits and resources, planning, supply, demand, recycling, trade and minerals in everyday life.
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  • Mineral Planning Factsheets
    This series of factsheets provide information, under a standard set of headings, on the supply of specific minerals that are of economic importance to Britain. They are primarily intended to inform spatial and land-use planning but will be of value to all those interested in the extraction of minerals in the UK.
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  • Mineral Profiles
    This series presents essential, up-to-date, background information on individual mineral commodities for a non-specialist audience. Each profile provides an overview of the global industry for the individual commodity, with emphasis placed on the British perspective. The profiles vary in length considerably, roughly in accordance with their economic importance to Britain today.
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  • Mineral Reconnaissance Programme (MRP) reports
    Mineral Reconnaissance Programme (MRP) reports. These reports provide geological, geochemical, geophysical, mineralogical and metallogenic information on prospective areas in Britain.
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  • Mineral Resource maps and reports for England
    The BGS was commissioned by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (now CLG), through the research project Mineral Resource information in Support of National, Regional and Local Planning, to prepare a series of ‘county’ mineral resource maps.
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  • Mineral Safeguarding for Sustainable Communities
    The Mineral Safeguarding for Sustainable Communities seminar took place at BGS Keyworth on 27th March 2007. The seminar was attended 120 delegates representing central, regional and local government, NGOs, industry, planners, academia, consultants and others. The seminar focused on the contents of a new Guide to mineral safeguarding in England which has been developed to complement recently revised mineral planning policy for England.
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  • Mineral exploration
    In the past 50 years exploration has focused principally on gold and base metals, chiefly in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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  • Mineral resource maps for Northern Ireland
    Following a commission from the Department of the Environment, the British Geological Survey and its counterpart the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland have produced a Mineral Resources Map of Northern Ireland. The map is intended to assist strategic decision-making in respect of mineral extraction and the protection of important mineral resources against sterilisation. Six digitally generated maps at a scale of 1:100 000 scale are now available.
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  • Mineral resource maps for Scotland
    The British Geological Survey (BGS) was awarded a grant from the Scottish Government Aggregates Levy Fund in 2007 to provide a comprehensive, relevant and accessible information base to enhance the sustainability of mineral resources for 18 local authorities in the central belt of Scotland. BGS co-funded this project through its Sustainable Mineral Solutions project. This work was completed in March 2008. A report, and a series of 4 digitally generated maps at a scale of 1:100 000 are available.
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  • Mineral resource maps for Wales
    The British Geological Survey (BGS) was awarded a grant from the Welsh Assembly Government administered Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund for Wales in 2009 to provide a comprehensive, relevant and accessible information base to enhance the sustainability of mineral resources in Wales. BGS cofunded this project through its Sustainable Mineral Solutions Team, part of the Minerals and Waste science programme. This work, which was led from the BGS Cardiff office, was completed in July 2010. A report,The Mineral Resource Maps of Wales, and a series of six digitally generated maps at a scale of 1:100 000 are now available.
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  • Mineral statistics and commodities
    An experienced team compiles statistics of mineral production and trade for the United Kingdom and the world.
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  • Minerals Resource Information for Sustainable Communities within Central Scotland
    Consultation Event 6 June 2007. In April 2007 the British Geological Survey was awarded an Aggregates Levy Project by the Scottish Executive to provide comprehensive, relevant and accessible information on the type and location of mineral resources in the Central Belt of Scotland. This information can be used to identify areas where mineral resources may conflict with other land-use and conservation interests, and help safeguard minerals from sterilisation by other types of development in accordance with key objectives of SPP4: Planning for Minerals.
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  • Minerals and the economy
    Minerals and the economy
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  • Minerals in Britain - Past Production, Future Potential
    A series of leaflets that provides concise descriptions of the known occurrence and past production of selected mineral commodities, mainly metals, in Britain. Target areas favourable for the discovery of new economic deposits are described and sources of further information are identified.
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  • Opencast coal mining statistics
    This annual survey covers individual Mineral Planning Authorities in England, Scotland and Wales.
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  • Planning
    The UK planning process for mineral developments addresses national, regional and local issues, and encourages public involvement throughout.
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  • Quarry or not?
    This event aimed to raise the awareness of environmental science and economic issues related to minerals extraction amongst schools and the general public.
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  • Research reports on aggregate minerals in England
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  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and future aggregates extraction in the East Midlands Region.
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  • United Kingdom Minerals Yearbook
    The Yearbook brings together in one volume data on minerals production, consumption and trade, and includes an up-to-date and authoritative commentary on current developments in the minerals industry. It will be of value to all those interested in the many facets of Britain's minerals industry and its contribution to the national economy. It forms part of the long term mining and quarrying record of the UK.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1910s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1920s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1930s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1940s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1950s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1960s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1970s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1980s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 1990s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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  • World Mineral Statistics 2000s
    The BGS, and its predecessor organisations, have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913.
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