THE Northern Ireland Assembly has unanimously opposed the introduction of the proposed aggregates tax, which, it is understood, could threaten over 4,000 quarrying jobs in the province.
CATERPILLAR dealers Finning have made a significant move into the plant hire sector with the acquisition of Hewden Stuart for £322 million in cash.
TRL and Cardiff University's Geoenvironmental Research Centre (GRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which formalizes an existing working arrangement.
A RECENT market survey of all known sand and gravel pits and crushed rock quarries in Northern Ireland has confirmed CRH's position as the largest aggregates company.
TWO construction industry companies joined forces last month to stage a fund-raising gala evening in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief.
COXWELL self-binding gravel, a unique material produced by aggregate suppliers S.
ROAD maintenance is set to get a welcome boost following last month's announcement by Transport Minister Keith Hill that the budget for repairing local roads in England is to be doubled to £1...
THE Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions has published its long-awaited consultation paper 'Planning for the supply of aggregates in England', which marks the first stage in...
AGGREGATE Industries have announced the appointment of Bill Bolsover as UK managing director. He will succeed David Tidmarsh who is to become managing director of the company's US operations.
THE new quarry tax announced in the Government's March 2000 Budget will cost Wales £40 million annually and will threaten the jobs of 3,120 people employed in the Welsh quarrying industry.
RINGWAY Group Ltd have acquired the English trading activities and assets of White Mountain Quarries Ltd from Northern Ireland-based Lagan Holdings for an undisclosed sum.
AGGREGATE sales volumes fell in the third quarter of this year and for the first nine months were relatively flat, compared with the same periods of 1999, according to the Quarry Products...
THE Quarry Products Association says the Prime Minister's vision of 'environmental partnership' must lead to a better environmental solution than the current aggregates tax proposals.
A YEAR of fund-raising for the NSPCC by JCB employees was crowned recently when a cheque for £2 million was presented to HRH The Duke of York.