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01 November 2002 | Environment & Restoration
RMC’s international aggregates businesses are half-way through a 4–5-year energy efficiency campaign, which is now showing early positive results. In the next 2–3 years savings are expected to reach...
01 November 2002 | Environment & Restoration
Working with Action Energy to improve energy efficiency
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01 November 2002 | Environment & Restoration
An unlikely environmental hero is helping strike a balance between the needs of local people, wildlife and his employer at a Nottinghamshire quarry. Mike Walter reports Former accountant Andrew...
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01 October 2002 | Materials Handling
Reducing stockpile segregation and degradation Stockpiles provide the quarry manger with flexibility between the amount of material being produced and the amount sold. They are an essential tool for...
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01 October 2002 | Site reports
RMC Aggregates’ major sand and gravel joint-venture quarry comes on stream
01 October 2002 | Materials Handling
Texan quarry combats wet-belt splicing wear with abrasion-resistant alloy fasteners
01 October 2002 | Ancillary Equipment
Volvo introduce B-series motor graders Volvo Construction Equipment have introduced a new generation of B-series motor graders, one of which – the G746B – is said to be the most powerful all-wheel-...
01 October 2002 | Health & Safety
Caring for the health of your employees It is generally accepted that a company’s employees are one of its most valuable assets. It is therefore somewhat surprising that companies do not take as much...
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01 October 2002 | Marine Aggregates
Establishing best practice for more sustainable management in the marine environment by Dr A.G Bellamy
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02 September 2002 | Weighing
Maintenance issues under the spotlight With profit and loss being a key corporate priority in business today, research has been carried out by Shering Weighing Ltd to discover exactly which areas...
02 September 2002 | Legislation & Regulation
Implications for mineral site restoration by Alan Potter For the past decade the prospect of the Landfill Directive has been viewed with trepidation by the UK waste-management industry, however the...
02 September 2002 | Loading & Hauling
773E and 775E offer more power, additional body options and an automated on-board oil-changing system Caterpillar have recently introduced two new E-Series rigid dumptrucks — the 773E and 775E —...
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02 September 2002 | Recycling & Waste
WRAP aims for a step change in the right direction The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has announced a programme of work that will facilitate growth in the availability of quality...
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02 September 2002 | Materials Processing
New plate filter press improves washing plant efficiency
02 August 2002 | Health & Safety
Taking Remote Control of Quarry Security and Safety
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