British Lime Association (BLA) part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA)


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January 2016

BLA Releases New Sustainable Development Report

The BLA has released its fifth sustainable development report which presents progress the industry has made in 2014. The report features case studies from member companies detailing a range of innovative projects lime producers have implemented to improve their environmental and safety performance. Highlights of the report include a 49% reduction in waste sent to landfill, further decreases in NOx and SO2 emissions as well as a 40% reduction in the number of Lost Time Incidents.

The report can be found here.


Notes to Editors

The BLA is a constituent body of the Mineral Products Association (MPA), which is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar and silica sand industries. The BLA represents the interests of three member companies, responsible for producing 75% of the lime sold in the UK. The BLA members are Lhoist UK, Singleton Birch Ltd and Tarmac.

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