Company becomes a founder signatory of the revised Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Strategy
TARMAC Ltd have gained two significant independent accreditations – BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products and Achilles BuildingConfidence – that reinforce the company’s commitment...
LAFARGE Readymix have been ‘highly commended’ in the Sustainability category at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2010.
TARMAC are building on their commitment to sustainability with the appointment of Craig Du Plessis as the company’s new sustainability manager.
LAFARGE Cement UK have been named as British Precast’s Sustainability Champion for the second year running.
HANSON UK have produced their first sustainability report since becoming part of HeidelbergCement Group in 2007.
Concrete may have been viewed in a poor light in the past, but Steve Crompton, UK technical director with CEMEX, argues that recent developments mean the material has a vital role to play...
Meeting the green challenges – how sustainability is changing the outlook of the aggregates industry
As reported in MQR last year, the data on which the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) made its claims of progress in C&D waste recycling were “not wholly accurate”, according to the...
Opportunities for sustainable rural regeneration through quarry restoration
By P.A. Ellis, N. Healy and C.C. Leake
Ever rising fuel prices and the drive to lower carbon dioxide emissions is leading to cost reduction and environmental awareness walking hand-in-hand.
The UK is currently the leading user of recycled materials in Europe – last year around 280 million tonnes of aggregates were used as raw construction material, a quarter of which, some 70...
As it is the festive time of year when attention turns to goodwill, MQR is taking a look at corporate social responsibility (CSR).
A summary of a WRAP aggregates project
By John C. Barritt, WRAP aggregates technical advisor