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

01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Milltronics' IQ Radar 160 unit measures levels in extreme temperatures up to 200oC and in vaporous atmospheres.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

LAST month saw further activity in the current trend towards consolidation and globalization of the UK building materials industry, with Lafarge launching a £3.4 billion hostile takeover bid for...

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Cambridge-based aggregates company M.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

FINNING International Inc. have announced the appointment of Jack Carthy as managing director of Finning (UK) Ltd.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Masterhitch Europe Ltd have launched their new Millennium hitch, the latest generation of their excavator-mounted quick hitch.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

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.

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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 | 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

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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