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Barnet bounces back better with waste tyres

16/12/2021

Barnet Council has said its highways contractor is achieving ‘significant improvements in the sustainability of road resurfacing’ with new asphalt technology that uses rubber waste from tyres and reduces embodied carbon.

Waste not - 10,000 tonnes of ash used in A14 scheme

08/07/2020

More than 10,000 tonnes of ash from Drax, the UK’s biggest power station, was used in the early completion of the UK’s biggest road scheme.

Roadmender Asphalt unveils 'greener, faster, cheaper' Elastomac material

16/04/2020

Sheffield based material engineering company Roadmender Asphalt has launched a new road repair material that aims to be greener, faster to install and less expensive than traditional asphalt.

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.

When the rubber meets the road: Tarmac celebrates UK first

05/06/2019

A new asphalt that uses recycled waste tyres has been launched by Tarmac.

Second asphalt acquisition for FM Conway

05/01/2017

FM Conway has acquired United Asphalt, building on the company’s recent purchase of Berkshire Macadam.

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.

United Asphalt recognised as a growing SME

17/03/2015

United Asphalt – a producer of asphalt and macadam – has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain.

£20m road materials deal up for grabs

17/10/2013

West Lothian Council is looking for a supplier of road surfacing materials under a three-year deal worth up to £20m.

£6.6m road materials deal up for grabs

10/10/2013

Rotherham council is looking for road surfacing material suppliers for a four-year framework deal worth £6.6m.

More competition in asphalt and aggies market

01/05/2012

The Competition Commission has ruled that Tarmac owner Anglo American and Lafarge must sell a large chunk of their operations before a proposed joint venture in the UK can go ahead.

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