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CEMEX UK have become the first national building products company to achieve the Green Dragon environmental standard (Level Two) for the environmental management systems incorporated at their...

HANSON have been awarded a £2.5 million contract to supply specialist concrete to the A1 upgrade project in Yorkshire.

DURING the last 12 months, BDS Marketing Research have identified more than 75 concrete plants that have closed due to the recession. Of these, 56 were operated by the top-five companies.

LAFARGE Readymix have been ‘highly commended’ in the Sustainability category at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2010.

27 January 2010 | Quarrying

HANSON UK have secured the supply of core construction materials to Skanska Civil Engineering for the A354 Weymouth relief road in Dorset – the largest road-building project in southern England....

18 January 2010 | Plant & Equipment

The Morgan Corporation who own a Rapidmix 600 mobile continuous mixing plant, successfully produced approximately 150,000yd3 of 6in and 8in roller compacted concrete at BMW’s assembly plant in...

18 December 2009 | Ready-mixed & Concrete Products

HANSON UK have been named supplier of the year 2009 by Stent Foundations – now part of Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering (BBGE).

09 December 2009 | Ready-mixed & Concrete Products

BARDON Concrete, part of the Aggregate Industries group, have won the MPA-BRMCA Excellence in Customer Service Award for the third consecutive year.

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...

INTERNATIONALLY renowned artist Jaume Plensa has been awarded this year’s British Precast ‘Creativity in Concrete Award’ for his design of ‘Dream’, a 22m high precast concrete sculpture of a girl’...

DESPITE record investment in public works, suppliers of concrete block paving are currently experiencing the worst trading for more than 10 years.

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13 August 2009 | Quarrying

WELL-established Northern Ireland-based concrete plant manufacturers McCrory Engineering have announced that their new concrete industry spares division will open for business next month (...

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A NEW research centre for the testing of alkali-aggregate reactions (AAR) – the International Centre of Research and Applied Technology for AAR – has been established at the laboratory of Mannvit...

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TWO newly launched products are promising cement users a 50% CEM 1 replacement material for around half the price of ordinary Portland cement (OPC) and around a quarter of the price of ground...

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11 June 2009 | Quarrying

UK concrete products trade federation British Precast has signed an affiliation agreement with the MPA designed to add greater value for its members and to improve business prospects along the...

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