Mineral planning authorities follow this guidance to policy on aggregates extraction.

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31 March 2004
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Minerals technical advice note (MTAN) Wales 1: aggregates
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It includes detailed advice on:

  • providing mineral resources to meet society‚Äôs needs
  • current aggregates production
  • future demand
  • future supply
  • protecting areas of importance
  • reducing the impact of aggregates production
  • restoration and aftercare
  • efficiency of use and recycling