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Latest news from the quarry, asphalt, cement, concrete and aggregate recycling industries

01 March 2000 | Quarrying

THE Construction Products Association has issued an 'Eight-Point Blueprint' for the construction industry as part of its Budget submission to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

A quarry in Carnforth, Lancashire, operated by Tarmac Quarry Products, has found that changing to an ESAB welding wire has eliminated the wire-feed problems that were previously being experienced...

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Michelin XDR earthmover tyre range designed to give adhesion, long life and reduced operating costs for surface mine operations

MILIEUTECH plc, the Oxfordshire-based environmental consultancy, are to hold a series of seminars and workshops to explain the ramifications of the EU's Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control...

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

GSE Lining Technology have entered into an exclusive agreement to market the Lintobent range of geosynthetic clay liners throughout the UK and Ireland.

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HANSON Quarry Products Europe have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with English Nature which will protect and bring benefits to over 40 wildlife sites and Sites of Special Scientific Interest...

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

A new conveyor system from Portsdown Engineering features automatic load-cell weighing and sealing.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

In line with their stated intention to expand their English aggregates business by acquisition, Ennstone are reported to be considering a bid for Breedon.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Elliott and Sons have taken delivery of a new Volvo FM truck, the first one in their fleet to be fitted with Hyva tipping gear.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

In a move aimed at streamlining the company's distribution chain, Volvo Construction Equipment GB Ltd have been renamed Volvo Construction Equipment Europe Ltd.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

A JCB 436B ZX wheel loader is being used by Shanks at their waste-recycling operation at Bunny Hill near Nottingham.

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01 February 2000 | Quarrying

DURING 7-12 May 2000, the 36th North American Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals will, for the first and possibly only time, be combined with the 11th UK Extractive Industry Geology (EIG...

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Tarmac Topmix of Wolverhampton have recently taken delivery of a Komatsu WA90-3 Handy wheel loader for use at their concrete batching plant at Alexandra Dock in Grimsby.

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

RMC have developed and installed the UK's first totally enclosed landfill netting system at their Ugley Landfill site in Essex.

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Brevini's new range of compact tracked motors (CTM) are designed for use on excavators and other tracked vehicles and self-propelled tyred vehicles weighing up to 40 tonnes.

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