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

01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

RMC Aggregates have been recognised as one of the two most environmentally responsible and community-focused organisations in Wales at the Welsh Environment Awards 2000.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Hanson Aggregates have invested in a fleet of eight brand new Volvo FM7 32-tonne tipper trucks to cope with the increase in workload brought about by the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) project....

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Parker Plant have supplied a specially designed impact crusher to the HALO Trust - a non-political, non-religious British charity that specializes in the removal of the debris of war - for mine-...

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

AB2000 Ltd have taken delivery of their first Caterpillar 312B LGP excavator in Scotland from Finning (UK) Ltd.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Mark Sherwood of Johnston Roadstone's Leinthall Quarry, in Herefordshire, has invested some of his firm's cash in a bid to recreate a piece of medieval England.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON Quarry Products Europe (HQPE) have announced the acquisition of all the quarrying assets of German company ROBA Baustoff GmbH for an undisclosed sum.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

LEM Resources have been extracting coal at Crook Hey OCCS near Garswood, Lancashire, since 1998.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The British Geological Survey's Transport Properties Research Laboratory (TPRL) in Nottingham is currently using a Squirrel 1600 data logger from Grant Instruments in a three-year landfill-...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

WAKEFIELD councillors have given Lafarge Redland Aggregates the go-ahead for a new aggregates wharf on the Aire and Calder canal at the Wakefield Europort facility in West Yorkshire.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Andrews Survey are now offering heavy-duty hydraulic vibrocorers for continuous, relatively undisturbed samples of 6m plus in length.

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01 October 2000 | Aggregate Recycling

The Hanson Environment Fund, which uses landfill tax credits to benefit a wide range of environmental and community projects, is calling for an increase in recycling, research and education...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

In response to HM Treasury's publication of a consultation document on the objectives of the Government's Sustainability Fund under its aggregates levy package, Simon van der Byl, director general...

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Following an eight-month trial of an RDS Loadmaster 8000, Imerys Minerals Ltd purchased a further 10 units for use on loading shovels in the company's stores and for loading bulk china clay into...

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

For a second year Beckhouse Media, publishers of Environment Times, are appealing for entries for their Nature of Industry awards.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The EngineGuard engine-protection system from Agriemach uses high-tech sensor technology to prevent engine failure caused by overheating.

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