The sustained extraction of raw materials is carried out with consideration for the existing habitats with their flora and fauna. It gives targeted support for protection of species and biotopes during and after the extraction of the raw materials.
Research in recent years has shown that operational quarrying sites by no means have to necessarily look like “deserts in the landscape”; indeed they can have a networking function contributing towards greater biodiversity.
Knauf has repeatedly proved this.
In accordance with our tradition as a mining company, we have a special relationship to the environment and its mineral resources. more
Active environmental protection
Everyone is talking about sustained development today. Irrespective of whether in municipalities, regions or factories. more
Raw materials supplies and energy saving
Worldwide Knauf has at its disposal a reserve of 1.1 billion tons of raw materials. The company’s 53 stone quarries and 12 mines are located in 23 different countries. more