Asphalt & Surfacing
SURREY-based Asphalt Associates Ltd have signed a new UK distribution agreement with American Gilsonite Co. (AGC) to supply their asphalt products to the UK highways market.
HANSON’s Criggion laboratory near Welshpool has gained certification from UKAS to carry out a range of tests for the development of asphalt products.
Tests to determine the bitumen content of asphalt are being carried out at a rate of over 2,000 a year without the use of solvents at Lafarge Aggregates’ Mountsorrel Quarry in Leicestershire.
Three new bitumen tanks have been installed at Hanson Aggregates’ Tam’s Loup Quarry as part of an investment programme totalling more than £1 million.
TARMAC are set to play a major role in the supply of materials to the British Airports Authority (BAA) following a significant contract win by AMEC.
Bobcat have entered the compaction market with their new range of tandem asphalt rollers.