Thursday, 24 September 2015

B3180 - AI's mining haul road

In mining, the haul roads - from rock face to processing plant - "represent the highest capital expenditure requirement". But not so for Aggregate Industries in East Devon. When AI mines sand and gravel from the Budleigh Salterton Pebblebeds, it conveniently uses our public B roads - across wildlife conservation areas - causing damage and safety concerns.