Raymond Brown Quarry Products is dedicated to the protection of the natural environment and improvement of biodiversity through quarrying operations. Through this partnership, the business will be working with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust to introduce nectar-rich plants to its quarries and restoration sites. “Having become aware of the collapsing bumblebee populations following a talk by […]
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Within the last six months, all amphibians and reptiles at Brickworth Quarry have been translocated to a dedicated space, “Area A Reptile Mitigation Area”, which includes a pond, hibernaculas and hedgerow. The area has been constructed and is being managed by Jason Martin, Quarry Manager, Karl Reed, Assistant Quarry Manager, and Mark Renault, Environmental Permitting […]
Passion, Responsibility and Engagement are the fundamental beliefs of our organisation and should form the foundations of how we perform and conduct ourselves at all times. Once again, we have this year recognised key individuals from different parts of the business who have gone above and beyond in their different job roles to demonstrate our […]
Engagement, influence and impact reflects how we interact with our colleagues across the industry and with the communities we live and operate in. The Institute of Quarrying Awards showcase great examples of teams working together to demonstrate the value of the quarrying industry to a wider audience. The Best Community Engagement Project Award is designed […]
The Raymond Brown Environmental Award has been presented to the team at Brickworth Quarry for their work on hibernacula and pond creation, as well as the work restoring Lowden’s Copse with ancient woodland soils. With the support of Mark Renault, Environmental and Permitting Manager, the team at Brickworth Quarry have demonstrated best practice in terms […]
Representatives from Raymond Brown Quarry Products attended the Mineral Products Association (MPA)’s ‘Quarries & Nature 2019’ Event and Restoration & Biodiversity Awards, presented by BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today presenter, Sybil Ruscoe, on Wednesday 23rd October at The Royal Society, London. The Mineral Products industry is uniquely placed to deliver biodiversity net gain, with a […]
Raymond Brown has been handed a prestigious award in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping our staff and subcontractors get home safely at the end of the working day. Raymond Brown has achieved a President’s (10 consecutive Golds) in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the […]
The Brickworth Quarry team are in the process of planting around 5,000 mixed broadleaf trees and shrubs as part of the restoration of Round Corpse North. The 3,880 planted so far consist of Oak, Hornbeam, Sweet Chestnut, Copper Beach, Field Maple, Common Alder, Hazel, Hawthorn and Guelder Rose. This forms part of the final stages […]
The Mineral Products Qualifications Council is a not for profit organisation and Raymond Brown Quarry Products’ membership will provide the business with valuable resources relating to the industry, including education, training and qualifications. They are also a leading provider of high-quality training, assessment and apprenticeships.
Binnegar Quarry now has its own dedicated visitor footpath and area, thanks to the quarry team building a new viewing platform. Binnegar’s quarry team have built a wooden decked platform with hand rails and information boards so that visitors can learn about and see the entire quarry operations in action. Quarry Manager Simon Pinto, said: […]