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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

ROY Harrison, president of the Construction Products Association, has warned the Chancellor of the Exchequer that he does not believe next spring would be the time for a 'give-away' Budget, even...

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

TARMAC's Stancombe Quarry in Somerset recently opened its gates to pupils from Burnham Upper School in South Buckinghamshire after one pupil, 12-year-old Simon Hillier, won the top prize in a...

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

AN estimated 437 million tonnes of crushed stone were produced for consumption in the US in the second quarter of 2000, according to the US Geological Survey's latest quarterly mineral industry...

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The Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE) and The Institution of Plant Engineers (IPlantE) have joined forces to form The Society of Operations Engineers.

 

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"Ennstone plc's Scottish subsidiary, Ennstone Thistle Ltd, have acquired the asphalt plant at Orrock Quarry, Kirkcaldy, Fife, from Tarmac Ltd."

 

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

IN their largest UK acquisition since being formed in 1997, Aggregate Industries have acquired a substantial proportion of the assets being divested by Anglo American following their recent...

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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 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

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

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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