The MPA runs a series of campaigns covering a range of issues and audiences. Details on some of the key ones are available here with contacts and further information.
To prevent public death and injury from entering into operational quarries uninvited. To work collaboratively with other relevant stakeholders, particularly focusing on drowning prevention and the danger of cold-water shock in both operational and non-operational and legacy sites which are mostly not in industry ownership.
To prevent collisions between cyclists and LGVs and be an active Construction Logistics Community Safety (CLOCS) champion by supporting and promoting the CLOCS standard across the mineral products industry.
To raise awareness of the sector and its contribution to the UK. As well as the overall Make the Link publication, messaging card and video, complimentary publications on lime and cement are available for members to use with their stakeholders.
To raise awareness of the contribution of concrete in a sustainable built environment.
To highlight the need for Government funding for road maintenance.
To showcase the industry’s unique ability to deliver local and national biodiversity targets and support implementation of the MPA Biodiversity Strategy.
To provide information on careers opportunities in the sector and provide a contact point for teachers and schools.
All Party Parliamentary Groups are informal cross-party groups run by MPs and peers, and governed according to the Rules on APPGs. Many APPGs have external secretariats to support them in their work. The MPA provides secretariat services to two APPGs.
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.