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

01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE latest report of the Government's environmental watchdog - the House of Commons Audit Committee - has provided further evidence of the Government's inability to justify the proposed aggregates...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE Quarry Products Association has strongly attacked government proposals on noise reduction, warning that they would have a devastating effect on the UK quarrying industry if adopted.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

EXTREMELY rare remains of a medieval corn mill have been uncovered during excavations at Lafarge Redland Aggregates' Hemington Quarry, by the river Trent, on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Hanson Aggregates are using a CompAir V07 Classic compressor at their premix plant near Scarborough.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON Aggregates Marine confronted head on the controversy surrounding sand dredging in the waters off South Wales when the dredger Arco Dee berthed alongside the National Assembly for Wales in...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Gillrange have introduced Expan 200, a conventional porous prill ammonium nitrate into which encapsulated gas bubbles (micro-spheres) have been added.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

A NEW ragstone quarry is currently being developed by Hanson Aggregates at Blaise Farm near Offham in Kent - the first time for several years that the company have created a new hard rock quarry...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The new Tatch-A-Cleat Model HD2 mechanically attached conveyor belt cleats from Flexco are 50mm (2in) high for increased material handling productivity in heavy-duty applications.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

ITALCEMENTI, Italy's largest cement manufacturers and owners of France's second-largest cement producers, Ciments Francais, have paid £3 million for a 37.5% stake in e-cement.com, an internet-...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Genflo have developed a robust jet pump for pumping water which contains abrasive solids.

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

HANSON Aggregates have agreed to give up their rights to dig sand from the high dunes at Gwithian, near St Ives, in Cornwall, after hearing local concerns about the environmental effects of...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Ingersoll-Rand have launched a number of new products.

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

AMPL have secured a new five-year contract to provide facilities management services at Alfred McAlpine's Penrhyn Quarry in Bethesda, North Wales, the world's largest slate quarry.

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

A special heat-reacting paint has been developed to identify hot spots on high-temperature pipework.

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Manchester-based S. Redfern & Co.

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