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30 September 2010 | Quarrying

HUNDREDS of local people turned out recently to watch a controlled explosion bringing down the 375ft chimney stack at CEMEX UK’s former cement plant in Rochester, Kent.

31 March 2010 | Mineral Planning

SEVERAL hundred local people gathered last Sunday (28 March) to observe the moment when 200 years of cement making at Northfleet Works, in Kent, finally drew to a close.

18 January 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Manchester-based PP O’Connor Ltd have renewed their acquaintance with Volvo Construction Equipment products by purchasing a range of equipment.

18 January 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Building on the success of their recently launched JS360 tracked excavator, JCB now offer a tailor-made demolition specification version – the JS360XD.


02 April 2007 | Drilling & Blasting

Principal structural engineer for Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC) David Rowe laughs when he hears the comments on the simplicity of quarrying.

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