Breedon

Breedon buys Midlands outfit Phoenix Surfacing

02/04/2024

Construction material giant Breedon Group has acquired Phoenix Surfacing - an independent, multi-disciplined, surfacing contractor based in the Midlands.

Scotland low carbon first for Breedon and Nynas

21/02/2023

Breedon and Nynas have announced the first trial of a low carbon asphalt in Scotland using a bitumen containing a biogenic component.

New apprenticeship seeks to fill HGV skills gap

10/02/2022

Skills experts Seetec Outsource is working with Breedon Group to tackle the HGV driver shortage by attracting younger drivers for more urban route work.

Breedon adds northern firm to the mix

02/06/2021

Construction materials group Breedon has acquired Micromix (Northern) Ltd, which trades as Express Minimix, a 'mini mix' concrete operator based in Durham.

Breedon sees 'increasingly positive' prospects

20/04/2021

Construction materials group Breedon saw increased revenue in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the equivalent period last year, which largely predated COVID-19 restrictions.

Breedon welcomes new chief exec and signs of recovery

10/03/2021

Construction materials group Breedon has announced that Rob Wood will take over as chief executive next month as it revealed a 49% fall in pre-tax profits.

Haluch to run Breedon's contracting business

12/01/2021

Construction materials firm Breedon appoints industry heavyweight James Haluch as MD of its GB Contracting business.

It's immaterial: Breedon agrees £12m assets sale

10/11/2020

Construction materials group Breedon has agreed the sale of 14 sites in order to comply with a competition ruling following its acquisition of Cemex UK.

CMA finds competition risks in Breedon's Cemex deal

27/08/2020

The competition watchdog has found that Breedon’s acquisition of CEMEX UK gives rise to competition concerns and given the parties five days to propose acceptable undertakings.

Breedon keeps Cemex acquisition at arm's length

05/08/2020

Breedon has completed its acquisition of CEMEX UK’s assets and operations but their integration has been put on hold pending a competition investigation.

Breedon and Mace announce shutdowns

26/03/2020

Construction materials company Breedon Group has temporarily suspended production at UK sites, with the exception of its Hope cement plant and operations that serve critical supply needs.

Breedon celebrates 'excellent' results

11/03/2020

Breedon Group has celebrated an 'excellent performance' in its 2019 full-year results, with its profit before tax jumping by 18% to reach £94.6m.

The start of a beautiful friendship

08/08/2019

Mark Fisher, framework manager for the joint venture Breedon Bow Highways Limited, talks to Dominic Browne about this recent collaboration between Breedon and Thomas Bow.

Breedon Bow - from SMEs to mighty ventures

23/07/2019

Mark Fisher framework manager for the new joint venture Breedon Bow Highways Ltd talks to Highways magazine about this recent world-beating collaboration between Breedon and Thomas Bow.

Tom bows out of Breedon, cashing in £16m of shares

29/05/2019

Peter Tom, founder and executive chairman of construction materials firm Breedon Group, has stepped down with immediate effect, while selling his £16m stake in the company.

Breedon reaches for materials heights with £455m Lagan acquisition

19/04/2018

Breedon has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Belfast-based construction materials business Lagan Group for £455m cash.

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.

Breedon wins £10m A9 contract

25/01/2016

Breedon Aggregates has won a £10 million contract to supply drystone, ready-mixed concrete and asphalt for use on the first stage of the A9 dualling project in Scotland.

Breedon JV wins £55m surfacing project in Aberdeen

07/01/2016

A joint venture between Breedon Aggregates and Whitemountain has won a contract valued at up to £55 million to supply and lay asphalt on the £745m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie–Tipperty project (AWPR/B-T).

Breedon buys stake in skid-resistant stone supplier

04/09/2014

The UK’s largest independent aggregates business Breedon has bought a 50% stake in the owner and operator of Tan-y-Foel quarry near Welshpool.

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