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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.

The Aggregates Levy remains but exemptions under spotlight

22/07/2020

The Government has rejected calls for reforms to the national Aggregates Levy but will consult on the tax treatment of aggregate removed during construction works.

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.

Tarmac takes aggregate off the road for new asphalt plant

09/01/2020

The first freight trains have delivered aggregate to the site of a new asphalt and aggregates facility under construction by Tarmac in north east Birmingham.

Legal: The best option on aggregate

30/05/2019

Steven Porter, Alastair Dale and Jon Hart at award winning infrastructure law firm Pinsent Masons LLP highlight the recent review launched by the UK Government on the Aggregates Levy .

Expert advice to Aggregates Levy review lacks binding element

21/03/2019

The Treasury has published the framework for its review of the Aggregates Levy.

Breedon Aggregates buys Hope for £336m

19/11/2015

Breedon Aggregates has agreed to acquire Hope Construction Materials for £336 million, creating a single leading independent producer of cement, aggregates, asphalt and concrete.

Lafarge Tarmac and Owen Pugh join forces to deliver bypass scheme

14/07/2015

Lafarge Tarmac will supply 180,000 tonnes of construction aggregates to be used in the earthworks for the Morpeth Northern Bypass.

Strong sales of materials used in roads construction

06/05/2015

Sales volumes of aggregates, ready-mixed concrete and asphalt increased in the first quarter of 2015, according to figures released by the Mineral Products Association (MPA).

Barr sells aggregates business

09/10/2014

Scottish construction group Barr has sold its quarry business to fast-expanding Breedon Aggregates.

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.

Aggregates used to treat iced roads and pavements

17/12/2013

Quarries across the UK are once again supplying fine aggregates to local authorities to treat iced roads and pavements.

Major rebrand for Aggregate Industries

26/09/2013

Aggregate Industries – a manufacturer and supplier of construction and building materials including asphalt, concrete, aggregates and more – has undergone a complete rebrand.

Breedon to buy Scottish assets of Aggregate Industries

10/04/2013

Breedon Aggregates is set to buy Scottish assets from Aggregate Industries in a deal worth £34 million.

Probe into cost of road materials

18/08/2011

The Competition Commission is set to probe the £3.4bn aggregates, cement and ready-mix concrete markets following claims that prices are being kept too high.

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