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16 March 2012 | Plant & Equipment

Hillhead 2012 will see the BOMAG BF 800 paver exhibited in the UK for the first time

08 March 2012 | Asphalt & Surfacing

Volatile and unpredictable increases in bitumen costs should be acknowledged in highways contracts, say Tarmac

20 September 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Building on the success of the ED200 multi-bin system Ellway Design have added the ED200ie individual continuous sensor head for hot aggregate to their range of specialist level measurement...

26 August 2010 | Quarrying

AMEY have awarded a contract worth £25 million to Tarmac to maintain and improve Birmingham’s highways infrastructure network, which includes 2,500km of roads, around 100,000 street lights and...

29 April 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

HANSON have become the first company in the UK to produce and lay low-energy asphalt (LEA) in a move that will reduce the level of carbon emissions associated with asphalt production for road...

20 April 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

The concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere rose from 320 to 386 ppm (parts per million) between 1958 and 2000. As a result, the global temperature has risen by 0.7°C and the sea level by 17cm.

15 April 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

DEALING with the UK’s pothole crisis is key to getting more people cycling to work and school, for pleasure and even as a profession, according to Sir Chris Hoy, who earlier this month helped...

08 April 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

THE 15th Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) Survey, published on 25 March, reveals the chilling effects on local authority roads, and budgets, of last year’s extreme weather.

08 April 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

THE UK is set to significantly reduce the carbon emissions of road works and cut traffic delays following last week’s announcement by the Carbon Trust of pilot projects to develop the market for...

07 April 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

AN industry group, funded by investment from the Carbon Trust under the Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA), has embarked on a two-year research initiative to develop a unique approach...

24 March 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

HIGHWAY engineers will soon know the exact carbon credentials of the products and materials they specify in road schemes, thanks to a carbon labelling project that has been launched by highway...

04 March 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

SEVENTEEN asphalt plants are thought to have closed in Great Britain over the last 12 months.

02 March 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

TARMAC have secured the sought-after ‘Midlands Framework 4’ (MF4) from the Highways Agency.

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15 February 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

VOLVO Construction Equipment and VT LeeBoy have finalized a strategic alliance agreement for LeeBoy to supply certain pavers and road wideners to Volvo dealers under the Blaw-Knox brand.

18 November 2009 | Quarrying

SALES volumes of aggregates, cement, ready-mixed concrete and asphalt again fell significantly in the third quarter of 2009 compared with the same period last year, according to the latest...

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