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

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 October 2000 | Quarrying

A rare fragment of linen dating back to the Bronze Age has been unearthed at Hanson Aggregates' Needingworth Quarry, near Huntingdon, by archaeology students from Cambridge University.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

THE National Stone Association (NSA) and the National Aggregates Association (NAA) have agreed to a merger that will create a new organization representing more than 90% of the crushed stone and...

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Founded in 1972, the Hanly Brothers group of companies, based in Laragan, Co.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

RMC Aggregates have been recognised as one of the two most environmentally responsible and community-focused organisations in Wales at the Welsh Environment Awards 2000.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Hanson Aggregates have invested in a fleet of eight brand new Volvo FM7 32-tonne tipper trucks to cope with the increase in workload brought about by the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) project....

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Ingersoll-Rand's Portable Power Business have launched new range of GenPowerSource diesel-driven generators ranging from 15kVA to 500kVA.

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01 October 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Mark Sherwood of Johnston Roadstone's Leinthall Quarry, in Herefordshire, has invested some of his firm's cash in a bid to recreate a piece of medieval England.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON Quarry Products Europe (HQPE) have announced the acquisition of all the quarrying assets of German company ROBA Baustoff GmbH for an undisclosed sum.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

AB2000 Ltd have taken delivery of their first Caterpillar 312B LGP excavator in Scotland from Finning (UK) Ltd.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The British Geological Survey's Transport Properties Research Laboratory (TPRL) in Nottingham is currently using a Squirrel 1600 data logger from Grant Instruments in a three-year landfill-...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

WAKEFIELD councillors have given Lafarge Redland Aggregates the go-ahead for a new aggregates wharf on the Aire and Calder canal at the Wakefield Europort facility in West Yorkshire.

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