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22 March 2012 | Concrete

Company becomes a founder signatory of the revised Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Strategy

01 April 2010 | SHE

TARMAC Ltd have gained two significant independent accreditations – BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products and Achilles BuildingConfidence – that reinforce the company’s commitment...

24 March 2010 | Concrete

LAFARGE Readymix have been ‘highly commended’ in the Sustainability category at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2010.

17 February 2010 | Quarrying

TARMAC are building on their commitment to sustainability with the appointment of Craig Du Plessis as the company’s new sustainability manager.

02 February 2010 | Quarrying

LAFARGE Cement UK have been named as British Precast’s Sustainability Champion for the second year running.

29 December 2009 | SHE

HANSON UK have produced their first sustainability report since becoming part of HeidelbergCement Group in 2007.


01 December 2008 | Concrete

Concrete may have been viewed in a poor light in the past, but Steve Crompton, UK technical director with CEMEX, argues that recent developments mean the material has a vital role to play...

Tagged in: Cemexsustainability
03 November 2008 | Events

Meeting the green challenges – how sustainability is changing the outlook of the aggregates industry

17 September 2008 | Recycling & Waste

As reported in MQR last year, the data on which the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) made its claims of progress in C&D waste recycling were “not wholly accurate”, according to the...

01 July 2008 | Environment & Restoration

Opportunities for sustainable rural regeneration through quarry restoration

By P.A. Ellis, N. Healy and C.C. Leake

02 June 2008 | Asphalt

Ever rising fuel prices and the drive to lower carbon dioxide emissions is leading to cost reduction and environmental awareness walking hand-in-hand.

01 April 2008 | Recycling & Waste

The UK is currently the leading user of recycled materials in Europe – last year around 280 million tonnes of aggregates were used as raw construction material, a quarter of which, some 70...

01 December 2007 | Recycling & Waste

As it is the festive time of year when attention turns to goodwill, MQR is taking a look at corporate social responsibility (CSR).

02 April 2007 | Recycling & Waste

A summary of a WRAP aggregates project

By John C. Barritt, WRAP aggregates technical advisor