Colleagues mourn death of Chris Coton, concrete technical services manager for the South West
Hanson supplying 7,000 tonnes of rock armour from Whatley Quarry to Minehead by rail
HANSON have become the UK’s biggest supplier of heavy building materials to receive the Carbon Trust Standard across all its business lines, achieving a 33% reduction in carbon emissions from...
HANSON UK have become the first brick manufacturer to achieve BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing of Materials (RSM) certification for all products from their UK brick production sites.
AN office development on Hanson’s former brick works site at Stewartby, in Bedfordshire, has won the 2010 British Precast Concrete Federation’s ‘best project’ award.
HANSON have awarded Cosalt a major contract to supply a range of high-visibility orange workwear to the company’s quarry products division.
HANSON have become the first company in the UK to produce and lay low-energy asphalt (LEA) in a move that will reduce the level of carbon emissions associated with asphalt production for road...
HANSON have been awarded a £2.5 million contract to supply specialist concrete to the A1 upgrade project in Yorkshire.
HANSON UK have been named supplier of the year 2009 by Stent Foundations – now part of Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering (BBGE).
TARMAC have maintained their position as the leading aggregates producer in Great Britain, despite losing some slight market share in recent months.
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HANSON have been certified with the Responsible Sourcing of Materials (RSM) standard for two complete product lines – ready-mixed concrete and aggregates – covering nearly 300 UK production sites...
Six asphalt plants at Heidelberg-owned Hanson are facing the axe as are as many as 10 quarries as the company struggles to fight the effects of the downturn.
CEMEX UK and Hanson were among 150 leading employers from across England who signed the Skills Pledge on 14 June at a major event hosted by UK skills envoy Sir Digby Jones.