IMERYS Minerals Ltd
Environmental Policy
This policy covers the operation and activities of IMERYS Minerals Ltd and is in accord with the IMERYS Environmental, Health and Safety Charter.
IMERYS Minerals Ltd believes that high standards of environmental performance are essential in order to achieve the organisation’s financial and non-financial goals. Each person at IMERYS Minerals Ltd is responsible for implementing and maintaining our high environmental standards.
In order to achieve this commitment IMERYS Minerals Ltd will abide by the following principles:
  • We will identify risks to the environment on each of our sites, and wherever possible, prevent or otherwise minimise harmful effects of the activities on the environment.
  • We will, as a minimum, ensure compliance with all applicable environmental laws and regulations as well as other relevant environmental policies and procedures to which IMERYS Minerals Ltd subscribes.
  • We are committed to continual improvement of our environmental performance through the use of management systems, which will meet the requirements of ISO 14001.
  • We will monitor relevant environmental parameters and conduct periodic audits of our operating facilities to assess compliance with environmental laws and regulations and to drive continual improvement.
IMERYS Minerals Ltd recognises that Sustainable Development requires responsible environmental management and we will seek to implement the best possible environmental practices to meet this challenge.
Reg Rowse
UK Hydrous Kaolin Plafform
including Par Moor Centre
Chris Cleaves
Ceramics UK sites and the
Molochite operation at
Barry Whitford
PFME Secondary Processing
sites and the Beverley
Carbonates operation
October 2010