Aggregate Industries

Aggregate Industries opens mobile testing lab

23/06/2021

Aggregate Industries' contracting division has opened a ‘pioneering’ new laboratory for materials testing due to a 'dearth of testing facilities' in the contracting sector.

Aggregate Industries gets Preston link road job

03/06/2021

The contracting division of Aggregate Industries has won and started work on the contract to construct pavement for the £200m Preston Western Distributor Road.

Aggregate Industries appoints new divisional MD

15/01/2021

Aggregate Industries has appointed Andy Swinnerton as the new managing director of its aggregates division.

Northumbrian joins Aggregate Industries family

04/01/2021

Construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries has acquired independent road surfacing and highway maintenance contractor Northumbrian Roads Limited.

Aggregate Industries announces offsetting plans for 'carbon neutral' asphalt

14/10/2020

Aggregate Industries has pledged to make its low temperature SuperLow asphalt range carbon neutral through offsetting emissions.

Comment: Stepping up on health and safety

14/08/2020

Paddy Murphy, managing director of Aggregate Industries’ Contracting Division, discusses new initiatives that are designed to make high-risk activities as safe as possible

Aggregate Industries' 15th 'earn while you learn' apprenticeship programme 

30/01/2020

Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (3-7 February), Aggregate Industries has launched its 2020 Apprenticeship Programme designed to offer people the chance to earn while they learn.

Former quarry transformed into Ripon City Wetlands

12/06/2019

A working aggregates quarry has been transformed into a new wetland haven for wildlife thanks to Aggregate Industries, which bought to rights in 2003, and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (YWT).

Lafarge tackles carbon from the ground up with new cement blend

06/06/2019

Lafarge Cement has launched what it says is a ‘high performance, low carbon, CEM II blend cement’.

Native Edwards returns to lead Aggregate Industries UK

12/12/2018

Aggregate Industries UK has announced that Guy Edwards will take over as its CEO from January.

Infrastructure sector shows its colours celebrating pride month

06/07/2018

From flags to cupcakes, all month companies have been celebrating diversity in support for the LGBT community.

Aggregate Industries wins £70m pavement contract for A14 scheme

10/05/2018

Aggregate Industries has won a £70m contract to deliver the surfacing works for England’s largest current road improvement project.

Demand for asphalt starting to fall, research shows

14/11/2016

Demand for asphalt has begun to fall after two years of solid growth, according to research carried out by BDS Marketing.

SWH Group apprentices gain practical experience

09/08/2016

Exeter-based SWH Group has teamed up with the local arm of Aggregate Industries to provide practical training exercises to construction and civil engineering apprentices.

Calor powers up UK’s first LNG-fuelled asphalt plant

04/11/2015

Aggregate Industries’ Colemans Quarry site has become the first asphalt plant in the UK to make the switch to Liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Strong growth for Aggregate Industries’ contracting division

18/02/2015

Aggregate Industries’ contracting division closed 2014 with a 37% increase in volume on the previous year, helped by a number of contract wins in the highways market.

New asphalt plant opens on the Isle of Wight

04/08/2014

Wight Building Materials has officially opened a new asphalt plant that will supply the public and private highways network on the Isle of the Wight.

Aggregate Industries workers to wear latest PPE

25/07/2014

Road workers working on behalf of Aggregate Industries will wear a new range of high visibility personal protective equipment (PPE) supplied by Fhoss.

Winners of Midlands Highways Alliance announced

05/06/2014

Aggregate Industries and Galliford Try are the new contractors on the revamped version of the Midlands Highways Alliance (MHA) contract, which will see spending of £261 million over the next four years.

CMA tells Breedon to sell Scottish plants

09/04/2014

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has told Breedon Aggregates that it must sell two of its Scottish plants.

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