Latest news from the quarry, asphalt, cement, concrete and aggregate recycling industries
Kelston Sparkes, the Stanton Drew-based plant-hire and earthmoving contractors, have taken delivery of the UK’s first Hitachi Zaxis 850 hydraulic excavator from HM Plant Ltd.
"The Institute of Materials and the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy are to merge to form a new organization, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining."
"SLR Group, the UK’s largest independent waste-management consultancy, has acquired Enviro Research Ltd, the Leicester-based air-quality monitoring consultancy."
"Mettler-Toledo have launched Overdrive, a new weighbridge software that, they say, is easy to use and will save users time and money."
DISCUSSIONS between Volvo Construction Equipment and Komatsu Ltd have reached basic agreement regarding co-operation in the production and development of construction equipment components.
The very first Volvo B-series excavator, a 46-tonne EC460BLC, to head north of the border has been purchased by Leiths (Scotland) Ltd and has been put to work within the company’s contract...
Volvo Construction Equipment are to establish a wholly owned subsidiary and manufacturing facility, Volvo Construction Equipment (China) Co.
"Over the past year Shering Weighing have continued their investment programme with the purchase of two new weighbridge calibration units at a cost of £250,000."
THE new Aggregates Tax Sustainability Fund was officially launched last month by Environment Minister Michael Meacher as a way of helping reduce the environmental impact of primary aggregates...
Geith have recently introduced the Claw autolock quick-hitch which features a highly visible front-pin safety lock.