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01 September 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Mettler-Toledo's 8618 scoreboard for weighbridges is economical on power consumption because it uses the data cable as a power source.

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01 September 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Two Milltronics Mercap units have replaced capacitance rope level monitors to measure the level of limestone filler at Aggregate Industries' Bardon Hill Quarry in Leicestershire.

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE first construction output forecast incorporating the increase in government expenditure announced in the recent Comprehensive Spending Review has been published by the Construction Products...

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01 September 2000 | Concrete

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.

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON, Heidelberger, Lafarge and RMC are to create a customer-focused on-line business-to-business (b2b) market place in an effort to reduce costs and increase efficiencies within the $1 trillion...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

ON 11 July, 150 industry professionals gathered in London for the Construction Products Association's first ever e-conference, 'E-commerce, the business imperative', where 12 speakers from...

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01 September 2000 | SHE

BILL Callaghan, chairman of the Heath & Safety Commission, has welcomed a tough new target to cut the number of injuries in the quarrying industry in half by 2005 - the first sector-specific...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE latest report of the Government's environmental watchdog - the House of Commons Audit Committee - has provided further evidence of the Government's inability to justify the proposed aggregates...

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

WATTS Blake Bearne & Co.

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

A Volvo A25C complete with 18,000-litre capacity fuel bowser is being used by J. Fenton & Sons (Contractors) at Scottish Coal's House of Water OCCS at Dalleagles, Ayrshire.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

EXTREMELY rare remains of a medieval corn mill have been uncovered during excavations at Lafarge Redland Aggregates' Hemington Quarry, by the river Trent, on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Hanson Aggregates are using a CompAir V07 Classic compressor at their premix plant near Scarborough.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON Aggregates Marine confronted head on the controversy surrounding sand dredging in the waters off South Wales when the dredger Arco Dee berthed alongside the National Assembly for Wales in...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Gillrange have introduced Expan 200, a conventional porous prill ammonium nitrate into which encapsulated gas bubbles (micro-spheres) have been added.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

A NEW ragstone quarry is currently being developed by Hanson Aggregates at Blaise Farm near Offham in Kent - the first time for several years that the company have created a new hard rock quarry...

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