Author: British Marine Aggregate Producers Association. Report number: R394.This report gives an account of key events of the year 2001 for BMAPA and aggregate dredging. The main note was the issues facing the marine aggregate industry the most crucial is the need for new aggregate reserves. BMAPA advanced a number of fronts to ensure that dredging around the UK coastline takes place in partnership with other stakeholders. New research was commissioned to better understand the impacts of dredging on marine life.