The new mineral planning act in the Netherlands: a central government's grip on quarrying?

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The Dutch planning system and the problems with the old ‘excavation act’ are being discussed. Following on this, a sketch will be given of the new planning system in the new ‘mineral planning act’.
Translated title of the contributionDe nieuwe Ontgrondingenwet in Nederland: centrale overheid heeft ontgrondingen in de greep?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7 - 10
Number of pages4
JournalMineral Planning
Issue number65
Publication statusPublished - Dec-1995


  • mineral planning act
  • aggregates
  • excavation act
  • minerals planning
  • planning policy
  • raw materials supply
  • planning system
  • mortar sand
  • quarries
  • coarse sand
  • physical planning act
  • gravel
  • quarrying
  • excavating
  • minerals planning policy
  • concrete sand
  • limestone
  • structural outline plan
  • quarrying-permit
  • land-use plan

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