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Quarry News

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

01 August 2000 | Quarrying

THE construction industry stands to be a major beneficiary of Chancellor Gordon Brown's latest Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), with the the Construction Products Association (CPA) estimating...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Robeco International have launched a new heavy-duty oil seal, specifically designed for situations where the air may be contaminated with flying mud, concrete dust or various abrasive particles....

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

At the recent SED exhibition, Vision Techniques introduced two affordable mobile rear-view CCTV systems.

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

In the Channel Islands, an enhanced Boulder Buster tool is being used for secondary breaking of 15-20-tonne boulders in an area where the use of explosives is restricted.

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01 August 2000 | Safety, Health & Environment

Liebherr have developed a number of safety features which are now supplied as standard equipment for mining and quarrying applications on their hydrostatic wheel loader range, from the L544, which...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Webtec Products have added a new in-line hydraulic flow meter to their range of Webster test equipment.

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01 August 2000 | Education & Training

Ninety-two delegates attended the Lancashire quarries' safety day held recently at Hanson's Shap site, which has undergone an upgrade of more than œ4 million to meet the latest safety and...

01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Brigade Electronics distributors ARK Automotive Electrical, are one of the first companies to supply and fit the new colour CCTV Backeye rear-view system.

01 August 2000 | Quarrying

WATTS Blake Bearne & Co.

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

A Volvo A25C complete with 18,000-litre capacity fuel bowser is being used by J. Fenton & Sons (Contractors) at Scottish Coal's House of Water OCCS at Dalleagles, Ayrshire.

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Spillard Safety Systems have introduced the PreView radar system.

01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Operators of hazardous machinery can now address changing safety requirements with the Amgard modular interlocking system from Fortress Interlocks.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

EXTREMELY rare remains of a medieval corn mill have been uncovered during excavations at Lafarge Redland Aggregates' Hemington Quarry, by the river Trent, on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Hanson Aggregates are using a CompAir V07 Classic compressor at their premix plant near Scarborough.

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

HANSON Aggregates Marine confronted head on the controversy surrounding sand dredging in the waters off South Wales when the dredger Arco Dee berthed alongside the National Assembly for Wales in...

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