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

01 September 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Mettler-Toledo's 8618 scoreboard for weighbridges is economical on power consumption because it uses the data cable as a power source.

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01 September 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Two Milltronics Mercap units have replaced capacitance rope level monitors to measure the level of limestone filler at Aggregate Industries' Bardon Hill Quarry in Leicestershire.

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE first construction output forecast incorporating the increase in government expenditure announced in the recent Comprehensive Spending Review has been published by the Construction Products...

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01 September 2000 | Ready-mixed & Concrete Products

THE new European concrete standard, EN206-1: Concrete - Part 1. Specification, performance, production and conformity, has received a positive formal vote from contributing European countries.

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON, Heidelberger, Lafarge and RMC are to create a customer-focused on-line business-to-business (b2b) market place in an effort to reduce costs and increase efficiencies within the $1 trillion...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

ON 11 July, 150 industry professionals gathered in London for the Construction Products Association's first ever e-conference, 'E-commerce, the business imperative', where 12 speakers from...

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01 September 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

BILL Callaghan, chairman of the Heath & Safety Commission, has welcomed a tough new target to cut the number of injuries in the quarrying industry in half by 2005 - the first sector-specific...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE latest report of the Government's environmental watchdog - the House of Commons Audit Committee - has provided further evidence of the Government's inability to justify the proposed aggregates...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE Quarry Products Association has strongly attacked government proposals on noise reduction, warning that they would have a devastating effect on the UK quarrying industry if adopted.

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

RMC Industrial Minerals, based in Hindlow, Derbyshire, have shown the largest percentage reduction in particulate emissions of any materials company in England and Wales, according to a new report...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

LAFARGE Redland Aggregates have called for a judicial review of Scottish Environment Minister Sarah Boyack's decision to delay further the determination of the Lingerabay planning application...

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

A NEW ragstone quarry is currently being developed by Hanson Aggregates at Blaise Farm near Offham in Kent - the first time for several years that the company have created a new hard rock quarry...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The new Tatch-A-Cleat Model HD2 mechanically attached conveyor belt cleats from Flexco are 50mm (2in) high for increased material handling productivity in heavy-duty applications.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

ITALCEMENTI, Italy's largest cement manufacturers and owners of France's second-largest cement producers, Ciments Francais, have paid £3 million for a 37.5% stake in e-cement.com, an internet-...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Genflo have developed a robust jet pump for pumping water which contains abrasive solids.

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