Tag Archives: Concrete

Cartmore carries on investing in Lochgelly facility.

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Cartmore Building Supplies have reached agreement with Fibo lntercon A/S of Denmark to purchase a Fibo mobile F1200 concrete batching plant for their premises at Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland. It is expected that this will be commissioned in July of this year allowing customers to collect smaller quantities of concrete, mortar …

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Ibstock goes low with carbon

Ibstock and Earth Friendly Concrete form partnership to support ESG ambitions

Ibstock, the manufacturer of clay and concrete building products, and Earth Friendly Concrete (EFC) has entered into a new partnership to create ultra-low carbon concrete products. The partnership will see EFC’s ultra-low carbon, zero cement technology integrated into Ibstock’s diverse portfolio of high-performance building products for the construction industry, including …

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CEMEX introduces first CarbonNeutral concrete block in the UK

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Following customer requests, CEMEX has added a zero-carbon lightweight concrete block and common brick to its range. Combined with the existing ReadyBlock Zero dense block, this launch enables customers to meet the concrete block requirements for housing and commercial developments using solely CarbonNeutral products. CEMEX remains the only UK supplier …

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CEMEX expands trial of zero-emission concrete mixers

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Global building materials supplier CEMEX is further developing its global pilot of electric, zero-emission concrete mixers. Tests of these vehicles were carried out in Poland, following initial trials in Germany and France, among others. CEMEX was one of the first in the building materials industry to complete a large-scale, multi-country …

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CEMEX aids construction of Aquatic Centre for Commonwealth Games

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Global buildings materials supplier CEMEX has provided over 3,000m³ of concrete for the development of the Sandwell Aquatics Centre, due to be used for the diving and swimming competition in the Commonwealth Games this month. The Sandwell Aquatic Centre is the only brand-new building for the Games, which are being …

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TG Concrete opens new plant

TG Concrete is part of the Tudor Griffiths Group has opened a brand-new concrete plant in Bridgnorth. The company has concrete plants across Shropshire, Cheshire, and North and Mid Wales and the new plant is next door to the TG Builders’ Merchants branch at Chartwell Park, in Bridgnorth. TG Concrete …

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Setcrete creates sound base for heated flooring

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Setcrete Exterior floor levelling compound and Setcrete Rapid Set DPM have been used in a residential refurbishment project in Stafford to create a smooth, sound and dry subfloor base prior to the installation of a ‘floating’ underfloor heating system and engineered timber flooring. The refurbishment of the 1960s’ property included …

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Elite links up with new logistics partner

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One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of precast concrete has teamed up with a new logistics provider. Elite Precast Concrete will work in partnership with flatbed haulage specialists Shropshire Express Deliveries to ensure its nationwide delivery operation runs like clockwork. The exclusive relationship will create a transport solution tailor-made for …

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Cool concrete sinks for today’s industrial style kitchens

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Building on the popular trend for industrial style kitchens, a truly unique range of concrete-style sinks has been introduced by design pioneer, BLANCO UK. Ten sinks, from three ranges – ETAGON, PLEON and METRA – are now available in the super-durable, award winning SILGRANIT® PuraDur ® material in the new …

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British Precast appoints Christopher Stanley

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British Precast, the trade association for the UK precast concrete industry, has appointed Christopher Stanley as its new Housing Manager. In this role he will lead Modern Masonry, a group of sub-associations which represents the UK’s brick, block and mortar manufacturers. Stanley succeeds Andrew Minson, who recently stepped down as …

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