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Latest news from the quarry, asphalt, cement, concrete and aggregate recycling industries

01 November 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

HEALTH & Safety Commission chairman Bill Callaghan has called for more quarry firms to put health and safety first and sign up to the industry's target to cut the number of injuries at work in...

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01 November 2000 | Plant & Equipment

North West Water have chosen Precia-Molen weighing systems for their move into the secondary aggregates market when they open sites at Oldham and Davyhulme, Manchester, for the processing and...

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

IN their largest UK acquisition since being formed in 1997, Aggregate Industries have acquired a substantial proportion of the assets being divested by Anglo American following their recent...

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01 November 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Vibraflo Materials Handling Ltd have supplied a heavy-duty Vibraflo-Becorit vibratory feeder to Tillicoultry Quarries in Kincardine-on-Forth, Scotland.

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01 November 2000 | Mineral Planning

AT last month's Court of Session in Edinburgh, Lord Hardie issued a written determination that the Scottish Executive must reach a decision within 21 days on Lafarge Redland Aggregates'...

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01 November 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The Incline Indicator System from Loughborough Projects is designed to give a warning of the extent and direction of tilt of a working or travelling excavator.

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01 November 2000 | Quarrying

AGGREGATE Industries have pledged their ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility by seconding one of their employees, Robert Ashley, to study at the Corporate Citizenship Unit (CCU)...

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01 November 2000 | Plant & Equipment

A 72-tonne, 1,200mm x 800mm Mobicat tracked jaw crusher from Kleemann + Reiner has recently been installed at RMC North West's Shap Quarry to crush blue hornfels granite, a material renowned for...

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01 November 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

AN employee of Preston Borough Council died recently as a result of head injuries sustained when the horizontal rotor unit of the suction fan on a Scarab Major 3000 road sweeper catastrophically...

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01 November 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Foster Yeoman Ltd have taken delivery of three Volvo A40 articulated dumptrucks for their limestone operations at Torr Works, near Shepton Mallet.

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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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