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Smith & Sons (Bletchington)

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Quarry of the Year
06 May 2021 | Quarrying

Judging panel chair Steve Cole presents Gill Mill Quarry manager Ben Strickland with the shield

Ben Strickland, Quarry Manager, Smith & Sons (Bletchington)
17 December 2020 | Quarrying

Gill Mill Quarry comes out on top in this year’s British Aggregates Association AOS award scheme

Richard Clemmey
20 May 2020 | Quarrying

Richard Clemmey to bring wealth of experience in mining, quarrying and recycling to new role

SteerSafe road safety campaign
04 October 2016 | SHE

Cotswolds quarry operator and haulage firm praised by road safety campaign

Brigade Backeye 360
12 July 2016 | Plant & Equipment

Company specifies Backeye 360, MDR and Sidescan systems for entire tipper fleet

Caterpillar 972M wheel loader
31 August 2015 | Plant & Equipment

Oxfordshire-based aggregates specialist now boasts the most Cat 972M wheel loaders in the UK

Smiths and Raymond Brown in IBA joint venture
23 September 2014 | Aggregate Recycling

Companies working together to market and distribute Oxfordshire incinerator bottom ash aggregate

Gill Mill Quarry
16 January 2014 | Mineral Planning

Smiths & Sons (Bletchington) granted conditional permission for 97ha extension to Gill Mill Quarry


26 November 2019 | Environment & Restoration

A long-term restoration project that will see the creation of the largest new reed-bed habitat in the south of England

18 July 2019 | Education & Training

How an independent sand and gravel extractor is leading the way with investment in intelligent plant to deliver measurable improvements in performance

12 July 2016 | Site reports

Smiths Bletchington boost production capacity at Oxfordshire quarry with new CDE wash plant

11 July 2014 | Environment & Restoration

Smiths & Sons (Bletchington) Ltd in partnership with ESP Ltd deliver restoration scheme with wide ranging environmental benefits