PBA has a wealth of experience in the mineral sector, and offices are conveniently located to assist with mineral developments from the Midlands and Wales up through the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria, into The Borders and beyond.
PBA draws upon 20 years continuous experience in applied ecology works in the minerals sector. Working confidently at a high level in this sector, we have assisted minerals companies in achieving ecologically acceptable outcomes throughout the country.
Some key achievements of our minerals team include:
Leading Govt research investigating limestone quarry restoration
Govt research investigating metalliferous mine site restoration
Participation in Govt research into peatland restoration
Representing mineral companies at major Public Inquiries
EIA projects at 20+ sites throughout the country
Hydro-ecological investigations related to mineral operations
On the ground delivery for mineral developments has included:
Water quality monitoring & management
Species and habitat translocations
Species-rich grassland creation
Woodland enhancement works
Pond and wetland creation
Nestbox installation and monitoring
Installation of bat grilles and automated monitoring at mine sites
Construction of UK’s most successful purpose-built bat cave
Species monitoring (fish, terrestrial invertebrates etc)
We provide a full range of services to the minerals sector, including:
Environmental Impact Aassessments
Planning & statutory consents
Protected species issues
Please contact us with any enquiries regarding environmental or ecological concerns within mineral developments. We are happy to discuss details of existing or proposed projects and are confident in our ability to provide efficient and effective solutions.