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

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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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 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 September 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Having stood out against the Yorkshire Dales skyline for almost a century, Swinden Quarry - the largest quarry in the former Tilcon Northern region - is about to disappear from view.

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01 September 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Hanson Aggregates have purchased a new Volvo L220D wheel loader to help streamline working methods at their Trentham Pit, near Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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01 September 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Teco Westinghouse have supplied motors and drives to operate crushers at Tarmac Northern's new quarry plant development at Linton, North Yorkshire, which will process up to 2 million tonnes of...

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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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