The strategic importance of the marine aggregate industry to the UK

Highley, D.E.; Hetherington, L.E.; Brown, T.J.; Harrison, D.J.; Jenkins, G.O.. 2007 The strategic importance of the marine aggregate industry to the UK. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 44pp. (OR/07/019)

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This report has been commissioned by the BMAPA to examine the strategic role and importance of marine aggregates to the overall supply of aggregates in the UK. It focuses on the socio-economic issues associated with the production and use of marine aggregates, and their contribution to national and regional supply.

Item Type: Publication - Report
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Economic Minerals
ISBN: 9780852726082
Funders/Sponsors: BMAPA
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Available as a download from This report has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed
Additional Keywords: Marine aggregate, Aggregate supply, Aggregate resources, sand and gravel, dredging, beach replenishment, UK construction market
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 19 Dec 2007 15:26 +0 (UTC)

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