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Asphalt & Surfacing

01 March 2006 | Asphalt & Surfacing

BDS Marketing Research Ltd’s latest annual survey of the asphalt industry reports that 10 new asphalt plants have opened in Great Britain over the last 18 months and a further seven are due to...

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02 January 2006 | Asphalt & Surfacing

Tarmac have installed Carbolite’s solvent-free ABA asphalt binder analyser at eight of their northern area quarries in order to minimize the use of methylene chloride solvent and improve the...

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02 January 2006 | Quarrying

Newhaven Roadstone Ltd, a joint venture company between Tarmac and Colas, have acquired the assets and business of Tarmac’s asphalt plant in Littlehampton.

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02 January 2006 | Asphalt & Surfacing

Increasing pressure on finite natural resources, coupled with the problems associated with traffic disruption during structural repairs has enticed the Highways Agency to look at the use of EME-...

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02 January 2006 | Asphalt & Surfacing

Among the more unusual floats at last November’s Lord Mayor of London Parade was this state-of-the-art Lafarge Contracting paving machine.

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02 January 2006 | Asphalt & Surfacing

Express Asphalt in Darwen, Lancashire, are helping to promote the benefits of the quarrying and construction industry by offering work experience to local students.

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02 January 2006 | Asphalt & Surfacing

Safety is the number one priority for all those involved in the highways industry, highways authorities, consultants, designers and contractors alike.

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01 December 2005 | Quarrying

A SEVERE cut in road maintenance spending in Northern Ireland could result in up to 300 road workers losing their jobs, according to the Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland (QPANI).

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01 October 2005 | Asphalt & Surfacing

TARMAC have been awarded the largest road recycling contract ever to be undertaken in the UK, involving the reconstruction and resurfacing of an 8km stretch of the A38 in Devon using recycled...

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01 September 2005 | Asphalt & Surfacing

IN an effort to drive forward greener policies, the amount of recycled material used in roads in Shropshire is being optimized thanks to a close working relationship between Bardon Aggregates’...

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01 September 2005 | Safety, Health & Environment

DRAWING on extensive research throughout the asphalt industry, the Refined Bitumen Association (RBA), in conjunction with the Quarry Products Association, has produced a concise safety guide for...

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01 September 2005 | Asphalt & Surfacing

ACCORDING to the Quarry Products Association’s latest quarterly construction materials survey, sales trend figures indicate a significant improvement in asphalt sales in both the second quarter of...

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01 July 2005 | Asphalt & Surfacing

May Gurney Integrated Services plc have invested £4 million in a new state-of-the-art asphalt plant with RAP facilities at Longwater, Costessey, Norwich.

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01 July 2005 | Plant & Equipment

Aggregate Industries have chosen six Benninghoven high-efficiency bitumen storage tanks for their new asphalt plant installation at Bardon Hill Quarry in Leicestershire.

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01 May 2005 | Asphalt & Surfacing

HANSON Aggregates have signed a three-year contract to take up to 6,000 tonnes of waste glass a year – 24 million bottles – from two local authorities for use in asphalt roadbases.

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