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Quarry News

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

01 March 2000 | Quarrying

ACCORDING to the Quarry Products Association's latest quarterly report, market indicators suggest a more stable outlook for sales of quarry products in 2000 and beyond following a year of...

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

In a move aimed at streamlining the company's distribution chain, Volvo Construction Equipment GB Ltd have been renamed Volvo Construction Equipment Europe Ltd.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Singleton Birch have recently purchased two more Mogensen Sizers for their new graded-lime plant at Melton Ross which came into full production in December 1999.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

LAST month saw further activity in the current trend towards consolidation and globalization of the UK building materials industry, with Lafarge launching a £3.4 billion hostile takeover bid for...

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

KTR GmbH, the German advanced drive technology specialists, have opened their first UK office.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

FINNING International Inc. have announced the appointment of Jack Carthy as managing director of Finning (UK) Ltd.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, 2.96 billion bricks were produced by, and 3.01 billion bricks were delivered from, sites in Great Britain during 1999.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

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.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Aberdeen-based laser measurement systems specialists Measurement Devices Ltd (MDL) have opened a new office at High Easthorpe, near York, to accommodate their sales personnel responsible for...

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

THE Construction Products Association has issued an 'Eight-Point Blueprint' for the construction industry as part of its Budget submission to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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01 March 2000 | Quarrying

Tarmac Concrete Products managing director David Blount has been elected to the regional council of the West Midlands CBI.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

John Jones has become chairman and chief executive officer of Bridgwater-based HM Group following a successful £18.5 million management buy-out.

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01 March 2000 | Aggregate Recycling

SOME 65,000 tonnes of ash from Teesside's energy-from-waste (EfW) plant in Billingham are to be processed every year at a new recycling facility.

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01 March 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Cormac (the contracting arm of Cornwall County Council) have recently taken delivery of a 9.5 tonnes Ammann AV95N roller.

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01 March 2000 | Mineral Planning

LAFARGE Redland Aggregates have lodged an appeal with the Planning Directorate against a decision by the Development Control Subcommittee to refuse them permission to develop a site at Redhouse...

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