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

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

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

THE construction industry stands to be a major beneficiary of Chancellor Gordon Brown's latest Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), with the the Construction Products Association (CPA) estimating...

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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

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

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

At the recent SED exhibition, Vision Techniques introduced two affordable mobile rear-view CCTV systems.

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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

Ingersoll-Rand have launched a number of new products.

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Liebherr have developed a number of safety features which are now supplied as standard equipment for mining and quarrying applications on their hydrostatic wheel loader range, from the L544, which...

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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

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

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01 August 2000 | Education & Training

Ninety-two delegates attended the Lancashire quarries' safety day held recently at Hanson's Shap site, which has undergone an upgrade of more than œ4 million to meet the latest safety and...

01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Brigade Electronics distributors ARK Automotive Electrical, are one of the first companies to supply and fit the new colour CCTV Backeye rear-view system.

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 | Quarrying

Aggregate Industries are splitting their health, safety and environment functions, creating two dedicated teams to implement major new company initiatives.

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