This comprehensive source of information on the use of marine aggregate in construction provides technical information and links to sources of detailed information to assist in specifying and use of marine aggregate. The Marine Aggregate Information Centre is managed on behalf of The Crown Estate and supported by the Marine Aggregate Industry
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This comprehensive source of information about marine aggregate and its use in construction provides technical information and links to sources of detailed information to assist in specifying and use of marine aggregate. This is managed on behalf of The Crown Estate and supported by the Marine Aggregate Industry.


What are marine aggregates? 

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Marine aggregates are naturally occurring sand and gravels found on the inner continental shelf off the UK coast.

Dredging and processing

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Production of Marine Aggregates is essentially two phases, the dredging process and the aggregate processing.

Marine aggregates in construction

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Large volumes of marine sand and gravel have been used in construction projects over the last century and into the present.

Case studies

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Examples of how marine aggregates have contributed to major construction projects.


Downloads

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Download key documents and links to other websites relating to marine aggregates and the dredging industry

Green credentials

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Dredging operators manage their operations in ways that minimise any effects on the marine environment and its other users