Northern Powerhouse and aggregates industry potential beneficiaries of UK shale

By Myles McCormick
Published: Friday, 16 October 2015

Industry experts point to local economy benefits for the north of England and synergy opportunities for existing industries such as aggregates should the shale gas industry in the UK take off in the coming years.

The shale gas industry was keen to point out the wider benefits it promises to offer the UK market at the European Shale Gas and Oil Summit in Manchester yesterday.

Both industrial minerals companies and the economy of Britain’s northern region could reap substantial rewards from the licensing of shale glass exploration...

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