Latest news from the quarry, asphalt, cement, concrete and aggregate recycling industries
FINNING International Inc. have announced the appointment of Jack Carthy as managing director of Finning (UK) Ltd.
According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, 2.96 billion bricks were produced by, and 3.01 billion bricks were delivered from, sites in Great Britain during 1999.
HANSON have strengthened their presence in the concrete products sector by merging their UK blocks, pipes and precast operations into a new division - Hanson Concrete Products.
Aberdeen-based laser measurement systems specialists Measurement Devices Ltd (MDL) have opened a new office at High Easthorpe, near York, to accommodate their sales personnel responsible for...
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.
Tarmac Concrete Products managing director David Blount has been elected to the regional council of the West Midlands CBI.
John Jones has become chairman and chief executive officer of Bridgwater-based HM Group following a successful £18.5 million management buy-out.
S.GRUNDON (Ewelme) Ltd have been awarded planning permission for a new lightweight-aggregate plant at their Bishops Cleeve Quarry in Gloucestershire.
The stockpiling of crushed and screened aggregate in traditional conical stockpiles can create separation and segregation of aggregates, whereby the larger elements gravitate to the bottom of the...
THE Building Research Establishment Waste and Environmental Body (BREWEB) has been asked by the Concrete Block Association (CBA) to develop a study of the reuse of waste materials in the...
Clyde Materials Handling now provide an inspection service for process systems which includes the hire of a high-temperature video borescope with a trained operator.
A NEW purpose-built road at Croxden, Stoke-on-Trent, which represents a £2 million investment by Tarmac, was officially opened last December.
Svedala PSV-series heavy-duty conveyor rollers are now available. The maintenance-free rollers have a life projection of 30,000h or more depending on the load.
Plasflow, manufacturers and distributors of polyethylene pipework, fittings and prefabricated systems, have added spray bars to their product range.