Mixture of fine aggregate with water and cement or lime, or a combination of both, that hardens after application and is used for jointing.
- abbr. Mineral Products Association. Trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar & silica sand industries. Formed in 2009 by the merger of the Quarry Products Association (QPA), British Cement Association (BCA) and The Concrete Centre
- mineral planning authority
A screen that is mounted in a frame which may have wheels or crawler tracks.
A crusher that may be moved rather than fixed within the structure of a plant. The machine is mounted in a frame which may have wheels (towed) or crawler tracks (self-propelled).
A form of electromagnetic radiation of relatively long wave length most commonly employed for heating materials containing water moisture. Can also be the basis of communication systems.
Deltaic deposits of Upper Carboniferous period between Carboniferous limestone and coal measures, consists of alternating grits and shales.
Fine-grained rock of syenitic composition.
Any substance spread or allowed to remain on the soil surface to conserve soil moisture and shield soil particles from the erosive forces of raindrops and runoff.
A common term used to refer to SHW type 2 subbase, the product defined by the Specification for Highway Works which is used to provide structural support below roads and also for building.
A common term used to refer to SHW type 1 sub-base, the product defined by the Specification for Highway Works which is used to provide structural support below roads and also for buildings.