Eerste Nederlandsche Cement Industrie (ENCI), based in Maastricht, use limestone from only one deposit.
John Wainwright & Co. Ltd have taken delivery of a Volvo L220D loading shovel for their face-loading operations at Moons Hill Quarry, near Shepton Mallet.
Earlier this year the Health and Safety Executive launched a new electronic product designed to manage the risks from hand-arm vibration (HAV) arising from the use of hand-held power tools.
SKF have introduced a sealed-for-life range of Explorer bearings that reduce grease consumption, lower life-cycle costs, and lower recycling costs.
Mettler-Toledo's latest weighbridges are fitted with digital Powercell load-cells, removing the downtime and repair costs associated with storm damage.
Noise-control regulations require the workplace to be surveyed regularly to identify harmful noise levels and to determine the noise exposure of each individual.
Thames Side-Maywood have launched a fully welded stainless steel load-cell designed to last longer and withstand harsher conditions.
Atlas Copco have introduced a new large portable air compressor which has been designed for operation at three different pressure levels.
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.
The new Auto Call Home feature of Instantel's BlastWare III software offers easy, automatic data collection and distribution from remote or permanent monitoring sites.
Hanson Aggregates' Clee Hill Quarry near Ludlow, in Shropshire, has won an environmental innovation award from the Quarry Products Association for a device known as the Clee Hill Clamp.
Ireland's Health and Safety Authority is currently investigating an incident in which a member of the Garda Siochana (police) and two employees of the UK-based company AMCO - the site agent and...
Alpha Plant, a specialist plant-hire company with an extensive fleet of 650 machines (mainly JCB), have invested in 10 new JCB tracked excavators.
Following successful trials at 29 sites across the UK during the past year, the Quarry Products Association's Good Neighbour scheme has been launched in Scotland by George Lyon MSP.