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Quarry News

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

01 May 2000 | Quarrying

Tarmac have acquired Northwich-based Monty Mason Blocks from administrative receivers for an undisclosed sum.

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01 May 2000 | Quarrying

Three Hanson Waste Management employees are to appear in a new television programme about landfill which forms part of the Open University's environmental management degree course.

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01 May 2000 | Quarrying

Contrary to government assertions, the Quarry Products Association says the planned aggregates tax will not be able to deliver promised environmental improvements to communities affected by...

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01 April 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Previously only available to larger organisations, The Oil Lab offer a service for smaller companies which analyses oil used in all types of machinery.

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01 April 2000 | Quarrying

THE University of Nottingham, Shell Bitumen and Shell Global Solutions (UK) have announced plans for a multimillion pound initiative to construct and operate a purpose-built, state-of-the-art...

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01 April 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Located in a purpose-built warehouse near Wolverhampton, Universal Steel UK are a newly formed, ISO 9002-accredited stockholder of both abrasion-resistant and high yield strength steel plate.

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01 April 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON Aggregates are spending £650 million on two projects to upgrade and improve the efficiency and environmental performance of the 26-year-old lime-burning kiln at Batts Combe Quarry in...

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01 April 2000 | Plant & Equipment

At Alresford Sand & Ballast Co. Ltd's Villa Farm Quarry, bulk excavation to stockpile is the preferred method of extraction, which is sub-contracted as and when necessary.

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01 April 2000 | Quarrying

CANTERBURY-based Robert Brett and Sons have expanded their operations with the acquisition of Greenham Construction Materials, a wholly owned subsidiary of Taylor Woodrow, for £29.8 million.

01 April 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Available in 12V, 24V and combination 12/24V units, KJC have developed a range of powerful, mains-free portable engine starting units for the instant restaring of plant and vehicles with flat...

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01 April 2000 | Quarrying

NORDBERG (UK) Ltd have been appointed as the sole UK distributors of the Broyt range of track- and wheel-mounted faceshovels.

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Three Pioneer UK quarries have won the Group's 1999 International Directors' Award for Best Environmental Performance.

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01 April 2000 | Quarrying

AGGREGATE Industries Inc. have acquired four businesses for $38.3 million (£24.4 million) as part of their strategy for ongoing expansion in the US.

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Lafarge Redland Aggregates are proposing to create nearly 100ha of much needed, scarce wildlife habitat in the Medway Valley.

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01 April 2000 | Mineral Planning

THE Council for the Protection of Rural England has published a 'mock' revised version of MPG6 'Aggregates Planning' which it hopes will set the agenda for the Government's forthcoming issues...

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