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The UK planning process for mineral developments addresses national, regional and local issues, and encourages public involvement throughout.

An evidence based approach to predicting the future supply of aggregate resources in England
Working with Green Balance and Capita Symonds, the British Geological Survey has produced a major research report which presents an evidence-based analysis of the likely patterns of aggregate supply over the next 30-40 years. This research was funded by DEFRA and is intended to highlight where and why supply problems can be expected to arise in the future and suggests ways of easing the transition where continuity of supply could be at risk.
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Brick Clay: Issues for Planning (Executive Summary)
British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/01/118N. This short report provides a brief summary of research into planning issues related to the supply of brick clays carried out by the BGS on behalf of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
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Brick Clay: Issues for Planning (Full report)
British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/01/118N. This report describes research into planning issues related to the supply of brick clays carried out by the BGS on behalf of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
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Construction Raw Materials Policy and Supply Practices in Northwestern Europe
Facts and Figures - England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain).
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Definition and characterisation of very fine-grained sedimentary rocks: clay, mudstone, shale and slate
British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/03/281N. Shale, slate and clay are exempt from the Aggregates Levy, but problems have arisen with their precise definition. This report attempts to explain their characteristic and differences.
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Fireclays in ceramic production
BGS was commissioned by the British Ceramic Confederation (BCC) and the Confederation of UK Coal Producers (CoalPro) to produce this brochure on issues surrounding the use of fireclays in ceramic production.
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Industrial Minerals: Issues for Planning full report
Industrial minerals are vital to a modern economy and provide essential raw materials which underpin manufacturing industry, construction and agriculture. They also have important environmental applications, such as water treatment, flue gas desulphurisation and road de-icing. This short report provides a brief summary of research into planning issues related to the supply of industrial minerals in England carried out by BGS on behalf of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
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Industrial Minerals: Issues for Planning summary report
Industrial minerals are vital to a modern economy and provide essential raw materials which underpin manufacturing industry, construction and agriculture. They also have important environmental applications, such as water treatment, flue gas desulphurisation and road de-icing. This short report provides a brief summary of research into planning issues related to the supply of industrial minerals in England carried out by BGS on behalf of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
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Mineral safeguarding in England: good practice advice (British Geological Survey Open Report, OR/11/046)
This document provides advice and supporting case studies for the implementation of mineral safeguarding national policy. This good practice advice should be read in the context of a changing framework for planning.
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Need for indigenous fluorspar production in England
In partnership with the Centre for Economics and Business Research (cebr), BGS has published a research report on 'The need for indigenous fluorspar production in England'. This report examines the contribution which indigenously produced fluorspar makes to the English economy.
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Sustainable development issues for mineral extraction in the Wareham Basin of East Dorset
This report sets out recommendations in relation to resource management issues, the planning process and sustainable development considerations.
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