News Archive 2017
NAM 10th Anniversary round-up in trade press

October’s issue of Quarry Management featured a round-up of NAM during its 10 year history and summaries develops in minerals restoration for biodiversity gain under its Viewpoint section. The full piece is available for viewing on the website here.

Posted on Wednesday 18 October 2017, 04:45
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Industry journal highlights NAM events

NAM was pleased to be invited to explain the thinking behind the running of its most recent series of events in 2017/18, in October’s issue of Minerals Planning Journal. With the State of Nature 2016 Report highlighting worrying species decline, the series of NAM events showcased how appropriate and sustainable biodiversity-led minerals restoration could help

Posted on Wednesday 18 October 2017, 04:39
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Bee-ing there for bee-eaters and more

Read our latest News Update release highlighting how this Summer’s surprise visit by seven bee-eaters at a CEMEX quarry in Nottinghamshire showcases the way in which appropriately-managed working quarries can also provide a vital home for nature as climate change sees species moving further north. This News Update is available here.    

Posted on Wednesday 23 August 2017, 12:11
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RSPB Blog showcases NAM anniversary

NAM was pleased to be the subject of the RSPB blog Saving Special Places in July. Entitled ‘Breaking new ground for nature’, the entry highlights key milestones in NAM’s history as it celebrates the 10th anniversary of its formation in 2017. For a quick summary of what NAM has been working on and with whom

Posted on Wednesday 23 August 2017, 12:04
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Report on the economic value of the Trent Valley

Working together to deliver a long-term vision for the Trent Valley could provide significant economic, social and environmental benefits.  That is the finding of a recent report, commissioned by Derbyshire County Council, on ‘The future economic value of the Trent Valley’.   The report compares two contrasting approaches to future development in the Derbyshire section

Posted on Thursday 3 August 2017, 02:21
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Hanson-RSPB restoration project features in top magazine

  Nature’s Home is the RSPB’s quarterly membership magazine with an estimated readership of 1.3 million individuals who care passionately about the environment and species protection. It is pleasing, therefore, to see a feature on quarry restoration featured in such a quality publication, with such an avid readership. RSPB Ouse Fen is a reserve which

Posted on Thursday 2 February 2017, 11:40
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NAM celebrates its 10th anniversary

The Nature After Minerals (NAM) team is delighted to be celebrating the tenth anniversary of its formation this year. 2017 marks ten years of working with stakeholders across the minerals sector to collectively secure and highlight the best options for nature and people during extraction and following restoration work on mineral sites. We are pleased

Posted on Tuesday 31 January 2017, 05:17
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New NAM event for Spring 2017

Restoring for bittern and more at Ouse Fen – Tuesday, 28 February 2017 Nature is in trouble and recent reports reveal that many species are in rapid decline.  From the big to the small, appropriate biodiversity-led minerals restoration can help support and recover species across the board. In this new event for Spring 2017, we

Posted on Wednesday 4 January 2017, 10:18
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