NORDBERG (UK) Ltd have been appointed as the sole UK distributors of the Broyt range of track- and wheel-mounted faceshovels.
AGGREGATE Industries Inc. have acquired four businesses for $38.3 million (£24.4 million) as part of their strategy for ongoing expansion in the US.
RMC Group are to cease production of clinker at their kiln in Rochester, Kent, later this year when their new plant at Rugby reaches full output.
In line with their stated intention to expand their English aggregates business by acquisition, Ennstone are reported to be considering a bid for Breedon.
According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, 2.96 billion bricks were produced by, and 3.01 billion bricks were delivered from, sites in Great Britain during 1999.
THE last chapter in the long-running debate over the proposed introduction of an aggregates tax appears to be drawing to a close, with the Chancellor expected to make an announcement in this month...
Tarmac Concrete Products managing director David Blount has been elected to the regional council of the West Midlands CBI.
AS expected, Anglo American will have to offer a number of quarries and plants for divestment in order to prevent their £1.2 billion bid for Tarmac being referred to the Competition Commission.
TARMAC group chief executive Roy Harrison has been appointed as president of the newly formed Construction Products Association (CPA), the industry body set up to act as the official voice of the...
ACCORDING to the Quarry Products Association's latest quarterly report, market indicators suggest a more stable outlook for sales of quarry products in 2000 and beyond following a year of...
LAST month saw further activity in the current trend towards consolidation and globalization of the UK building materials industry, with Lafarge launching a £3.4 billion hostile takeover bid for...
FINNING International Inc. have announced the appointment of Jack Carthy as managing director of Finning (UK) Ltd.
HANSON have strengthened their presence in the concrete products sector by merging their UK blocks, pipes and precast operations into a new division - Hanson Concrete Products.
THE Construction Products Association has issued an 'Eight-Point Blueprint' for the construction industry as part of its Budget submission to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.