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

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

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 | 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 | 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

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 | 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 | 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

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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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

LEM Resources have been extracting coal at Crook Hey OCCS near Garswood, Lancashire, since 1998.

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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

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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01 October 2000 | Asphalt & Surfacing

The world's busiest single commercial runway at Gatwick Airport has been resurfaced by Lafarge Redland Aggregates' specialist contracting division, who worked on the œ15 million scheme as part of...

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