Ready-mixed & Concrete Products
DEMAND for concrete block paving in Great Britain increased last year to more than 20.5 million m², despite difficult trading conditions in the sector.
LAFARGE Readymix have launched a new range of self-placing concretes and screeds which, they say, could transform the way concrete is used in construction in the UK.
CPI Euromix have recently expanded their mortar operations with the construction of three purpose-built plants located at Beaconsfield, near London; Irlam in Manchester; and Bilston in the West...
"Steelfields have introduced a new range of planetary mixers which, they say, can reduce concrete mixing and discharge times by as much as 30%."
The world's first rotating bridge - the £18.6 million Gateshead Millennium Bridge - has been installed over the river Tyne thanks to some innovative concrete technology from Tarmac Northern.
THE new European concrete standard, EN206-1: Concrete - Part 1. Specification, performance, production and conformity, has received a positive formal vote from contributing European countries.
BDS Marketing & Research have published a comprehensive directory of concrete products manufacturers in the UK.
ACCORDING to a recent report entitled 'Estimated outputs and market shares of concrete block companies in Great Britain (1999)', published by BDS Marketing & Research, Hanson are believed to...
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.