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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

AGGREGATE Industries have pledged their ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility by seconding one of their employees, Robert Ashley, to study at the Corporate Citizenship Unit (CCU)...

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

FOLLOWING their recent acquisition of UK Waste, Biffa are now believed to be the largest landfill company in the country, with a national market share estimated at 12.1%.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

During last month's judicial review into Lafarge Redland Aggregates' application to develop a superquarry at Lingerabay in Scotland's remote Western Isles, it was revealed to the Court of Session...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

THE British Aggregates Association has written to the Prime Minister to request that departmental responsibility for the quarrying industry be switched from the Department of the Environment,...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

A rare fragment of linen dating back to the Bronze Age has been unearthed at Hanson Aggregates' Needingworth Quarry, near Huntingdon, by archaeology students from Cambridge University.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

Aggregate Industries have teamed up with DuPont to develop and implement a new health and safety policy for their 175 quarries and associated sites throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON plc have expanded their presence in the north of England and Wales with the acquisition of 14 operations from the Tarmac Group for £32.9 million in cash.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

ANGLO American have sold Tarmac America, one of the leading suppliers of aggregates, cement, concrete products and ready-mixed concrete in the southern and eastern US, to Athens-based Titan Cement...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

THE National Stone Association (NSA) and the National Aggregates Association (NAA) have agreed to a merger that will create a new organization representing more than 90% of the crushed stone and...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON Quarry Products Europe (HQPE) have announced the acquisition of all the quarrying assets of German company ROBA Baustoff GmbH for an undisclosed sum.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

WAKEFIELD councillors have given Lafarge Redland Aggregates the go-ahead for a new aggregates wharf on the Aire and Calder canal at the Wakefield Europort facility in West Yorkshire.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

In response to HM Treasury's publication of a consultation document on the objectives of the Government's Sustainability Fund under its aggregates levy package, Simon van der Byl, director general...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE Quarry Products Association has strongly attacked government proposals on noise reduction, warning that they would have a devastating effect on the UK quarrying industry if adopted.

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

RMC Industrial Minerals, based in Hindlow, Derbyshire, have shown the largest percentage reduction in particulate emissions of any materials company in England and Wales, according to a new report...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

LAFARGE Redland Aggregates have called for a judicial review of Scottish Environment Minister Sarah Boyack's decision to delay further the determination of the Lingerabay planning application...

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