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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Eerste Nederlandsche Cement Industrie (ENCI), based in Maastricht, use limestone from only one deposit.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

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.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

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.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

SKF have introduced a sealed-for-life range of Explorer bearings that reduce grease consumption, lower life-cycle costs, and lower recycling costs.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Mettler-Toledo's latest weighbridges are fitted with digital Powercell load-cells, removing the downtime and repair costs associated with storm damage.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Noise-control regulations require the workplace to be surveyed regularly to identify harmful noise levels and to determine the noise exposure of each individual.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Thames Side-Maywood have launched a fully welded stainless steel load-cell designed to last longer and withstand harsher conditions.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Atlas Copco have introduced a new large portable air compressor which has been designed for operation at three different pressure levels.

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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 | Plant & Equipment

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.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

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.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

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...

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Alpha Plant, a specialist plant-hire company with an extensive fleet of 650 machines (mainly JCB), have invested in 10 new JCB tracked excavators.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

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.

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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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