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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

THE National Stone Association (NSA) and the National Aggregates Association (NAA) have agreed to a merger that will create a new organization representing more than 90% of the crushed stone and...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON Quarry Products Europe (HQPE) have announced the acquisition of all the quarrying assets of German company ROBA Baustoff GmbH for an undisclosed sum.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

WAKEFIELD councillors have given Lafarge Redland Aggregates the go-ahead for a new aggregates wharf on the Aire and Calder canal at the Wakefield Europort facility in West Yorkshire.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

During last month's judicial review into Lafarge Redland Aggregates' application to develop a superquarry at Lingerabay in Scotland's remote Western Isles, it was revealed to the Court of Session...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

In response to HM Treasury's publication of a consultation document on the objectives of the Government's Sustainability Fund under its aggregates levy package, Simon van der Byl, director general...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

THE British Aggregates Association has written to the Prime Minister to request that departmental responsibility for the quarrying industry be switched from the Department of the Environment,...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

A rare fragment of linen dating back to the Bronze Age has been unearthed at Hanson Aggregates' Needingworth Quarry, near Huntingdon, by archaeology students from Cambridge University.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

Aggregate Industries have teamed up with DuPont to develop and implement a new health and safety policy for their 175 quarries and associated sites throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON plc have expanded their presence in the north of England and Wales with the acquisition of 14 operations from the Tarmac Group for £32.9 million in cash.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

ANGLO American have sold Tarmac America, one of the leading suppliers of aggregates, cement, concrete products and ready-mixed concrete in the southern and eastern US, to Athens-based Titan Cement...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE first construction output forecast incorporating the increase in government expenditure announced in the recent Comprehensive Spending Review has been published by the Construction Products...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON, Heidelberger, Lafarge and RMC are to create a customer-focused on-line business-to-business (b2b) market place in an effort to reduce costs and increase efficiencies within the $1 trillion...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

ON 11 July, 150 industry professionals gathered in London for the Construction Products Association's first ever e-conference, 'E-commerce, the business imperative', where 12 speakers from...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE latest report of the Government's environmental watchdog - the House of Commons Audit Committee - has provided further evidence of the Government's inability to justify the proposed aggregates...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE Quarry Products Association has strongly attacked government proposals on noise reduction, warning that they would have a devastating effect on the UK quarrying industry if adopted.

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