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09Aug91 UK: SECONDARY AGGREGATES SET TO RECEIVE BOOST FROM NEW TAXES.

Secondary aggregates such as china clay waste, colliery spoil and power station ash could receive a boost from proposed new taxes.The scheme is outlined in a report by consultant Arup for the Department of the Environment.This followed a call by Environment Minister Tim Yeo earlier this year for more use of secondary aggregates to cut down on sand, gravel and rock extraction.Mr Yeo wants to discourage both quarrying and the use of land for dumping waste.The Government has been under ...

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