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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

AGGREGATE Industries have announced the appointment of Bill Bolsover as UK managing director. He will succeed David Tidmarsh who is to become managing director of the company's US operations.

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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

THE new quarry tax announced in the Government's March 2000 Budget will cost Wales £40 million annually and will threaten the jobs of 3,120 people employed in the Welsh quarrying industry.

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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

RINGWAY Group Ltd have acquired the English trading activities and assets of White Mountain Quarries Ltd from Northern Ireland-based Lagan Holdings for an undisclosed sum.

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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

AGGREGATE sales volumes fell in the third quarter of this year and for the first nine months were relatively flat, compared with the same periods of 1999, according to the Quarry Products...

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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

THE Quarry Products Association says the Prime Minister's vision of 'environmental partnership' must lead to a better environmental solution than the current aggregates tax proposals.

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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

A YEAR of fund-raising for the NSPCC by JCB employees was crowned recently when a cheque for £2 million was presented to HRH The Duke of York.

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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

MEMBERS of the National Minerals Working Party of the Country Landowners Association (CLA) visited one of Hanson's underground mines near Bath recently as part of their annual conference.

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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

THE British Geological Survey is to host the fourth Minerals Industry Forum on 28 February 2001 at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham.

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01 December 2000 | Quarrying

 

"Environmental services company SLR Group Ltd have opened their first Scottish office at Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow. "

 

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

IN their largest UK acquisition since being formed in 1997, Aggregate Industries have acquired a substantial proportion of the assets being divested by Anglo American following their recent...

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

AGGREGATE Industries have pledged their ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility by seconding one of their employees, Robert Ashley, to study at the Corporate Citizenship Unit (CCU)...

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

FOLLOWING their recent acquisition of UK Waste, Biffa are now believed to be the largest landfill company in the country, with a national market share estimated at 12.1%.

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

ROY Harrison, president of the Construction Products Association, has warned the Chancellor of the Exchequer that he does not believe next spring would be the time for a 'give-away' Budget, even...

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

TARMAC's Stancombe Quarry in Somerset recently opened its gates to pupils from Burnham Upper School in South Buckinghamshire after one pupil, 12-year-old Simon Hillier, won the top prize in a...

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

AN estimated 437 million tonnes of crushed stone were produced for consumption in the US in the second quarter of 2000, according to the US Geological Survey's latest quarterly mineral industry...

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