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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

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

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01 February 2000 | Education & Training

HANSON Aggregates have confirmed their commitment to National Vocational Qualifications with the presentation of NVQ certificates to three of their shotfirers - the first in the company to gain...

01 February 2000 | SHE

THE Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is currently seeking entries from the mining and quarrying sector for its Awards 2000 programme, which highlights safety in the workplace.

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01 February 2000 | Quarrying

THE Watts Blake Bearne Group have announced the acquisition of Villeroy and Boch's 94% interest in Czech-based kaolin producers Kaolin Hlubany for an undisclosed sum.

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Svedala have announced that they are to extend the availability and marketing of their heavy-duty rollers across the whole of Europe.

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

With reserves at their Craighill Quarry becoming depleted, Tarmac Quarry Products made the decision seven years ago to purchase the reserves of Hightown Quarry.

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Lanway Ltd have extended their range of hammer mills to include their largest to date - the Lanway no. 5.

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Resco Products produce, package and dispatch a wide range of highly abrasive products including cement mixtures, sands, gravels and aggregates up to 10mm.

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Since the mid-1970s two type-1054 Mogensen Sizers have been working in the slate granule plant at McAlpine's Bethesda Quarry in North Wales.

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01 February 2000 | SHE

HANSON Aggregates' Trusham Quarry in south Devon has won one of the top accolades in this year's Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' awards.

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01 February 2000 | Asphalt & Surfacing

To assist with asphalting both inside and outside the Millennium Dome, Bardon Aggregates chose a Screed-Pro modular control system from Spectra Precision which replaces the mechanical joint-...

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01 February 2000 | Mineral Planning

S.GRUNDON (Ewelme) Ltd have been awarded planning permission for a new lightweight-aggregate plant at their Bishops Cleeve Quarry in Gloucestershire.

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01 February 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The stockpiling of crushed and screened aggregate in traditional conical stockpiles can create separation and segregation of aggregates, whereby the larger elements gravitate to the bottom of the...

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01 February 2000 | Concrete

THE Building Research Establishment Waste and Environmental Body (BREWEB) has been asked by the Concrete Block Association (CBA) to develop a study of the reuse of waste materials in the...

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