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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

FOLLOWING their recent acquisition of UK Waste, Biffa are now believed to be the largest landfill company in the country, with a national market share estimated at 12.1%.

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01 November 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Ennstone plc have invested in the latest communications technology by installing videoconferencing throughout their organization.

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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 | Plant & Equipment

SKF have developed Green Grease, a new biodegradable, low-toxicity LGGB 2 - a more environmentally friendly alternative to standard (toxic and non-biodegradable) lubricating greases which can be...

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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 | Safety, Health & Environment

ROADSTONE Provinces Ltd have been found guilty of breaching Ireland's Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Act 1989 on two separate occasions, and fined a total of £2,400.

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01 November 2000 | Mineral Planning

CORNISH waste-management firm Roseland Group have submitted detailed plans to Cornwall County Council to improve their waste-management facilities near Liskeard.

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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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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

 

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01 November 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Yellowtrack.com, the on-line European marketplace for new construction equipment, is to use Ritchie Bros.

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

 

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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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

 

"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 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Andrews Survey are now offering heavy-duty hydraulic vibrocorers for continuous, relatively undisturbed samples of 6m plus in length.

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01 October 2000 | Aggregate Recycling

The Hanson Environment Fund, which uses landfill tax credits to benefit a wide range of environmental and community projects, is calling for an increase in recycling, research and education...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

In response to HM Treasury's publication of a consultation document on the objectives of the Government's Sustainability Fund under its aggregates levy package, Simon van der Byl, director general...

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