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Biodiversity & Restoration

Limestone and chalk countryside within which the quarries of the lime sector are located have significant biodiversity and as well as the permitting process providing the necessary protections of the environment, the manufacturers too have full awareness of the issues of industrial activity impacts and the work necessary to mitigate them.  During extraction the quarries remain as open areas and wildlife and plants co-exist within their boundaries. The quarrying industry in the UK is recognised for full compliance and taking additional steps to encourage biodiversity and at the conclusion of the extraction process, to restore the worked out areas in accordance with their permissions and in conjunction with the authorities to deliver enhancement in the restoration or repurposing of the quarry sites.