Minerals and Waste

Minerals and waste operations in the UK are subject to EC, National and Local Government and Environment Agency regulations, monitoring and enforcement procedures. Minerals extraction and waste management projects are technically complex, environmentally sensitive and their successful implementation requires input from a multi-disciplinary professional team.

SMA has a successful track record of working with mineral and waste operators in the UK, providing full engineering support and technical assistance through the planning and approvals process for quarrying restoration, redevelopment, and waste disposal and management projects.

The range of services provided, often in the context of an Environmental Statement for Minerals Planning, ROMP or PPIC Applications, include traffic impact, noise and air assessments, hydrological and hydro geological studies, 3D ground modelling, planning and design of highways, civil and structural engineering works, HGV routeing agreements, Green Travel Plans for employees and liaison with the office of minerals, highway, water and environmental approving authorities. Where required, expert witnesses present evidence on technical issues at public inquiry and appeals.

Stuart Michael Associates provides a range of services to support Minerals and Waste operations.

Projects include:

  • Minerals quarries (sand, gravel, ball clay)
  • Processing plants
  • Landfill sites
  • Composing plants
  • Waste recycling plants
  • Materials recovery facilities
  • Quarry restoration plans
  • Preparation of Site Waste Management Plans
  • Completion of Technical Reports and Drawings to accompany planning applications

If we can assist you with any of the above please get in touch.

Get In Touch Today

If you would like to discuss any potential sites with us, please call us on 01635 867 711. Alternatively you can complete the quick enquiry form and one of our team will be in touch with you.

    How our expertise
    can help you

    At SMA, we have extensive experience in providing transportation, environmental, infrastructure and civils design services to a range of Clients.

    Our experienced and qualified staff bring commercial awareness and a proactive approach to all commissions, which range from small scale sites to large urban extensions, strategic development and multi-million pound projects.

    Whether you require an initial high-level appraisal, completion of technical reports to accompany a Planning Application or detailed design post consent, SMA have the capabilities to do it all.

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