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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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QSRMC Ltd and SpeCC Ltd have announced the merging of the SpeCC Registration Scheme for Specialist Concrete Contractors into the Quality Scheme for Ready Mixed Concrete, with effect from 24 April...

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19 February 2009 | Ready-mixed & Concrete Products

DURING the last 12 months, Tarmac have established themselves as the largest ready-mixed concrete company in the country, toppling previous market leaders CEMEX (and before them RMC) from the...

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UK concrete industry manufacturers and trade associations have come together as ‘The Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Forum’ (CISCF) to produce a sector-wide guidance document to support...

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For the second year running, Bardon Concrete have won the ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ award at the British Ready-Mixed Concrete Association (BRMCA) Awards, this time for their role in the...

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01 September 2008 | Ready-mixed & Concrete Products

Aggregate Industries have acquired Forticrete’s masonry block-making business adjacent to Torr Works in Somerset.

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Following four years of rigorous testing and evaluation, Tarmac’s Toproc range of high performance ready-mixed concretes has gained certification from the British Board of Agrément (BBA).

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