Tag Archives: Concrete

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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Patents awarded to Forticrete’s innovative SL8 tile

Forticrete has been granted three UK patents for its innovative SL8® large format roof tile. The leading manufacturer of concrete roof tiles, architectural masonry and walling and cast stone, which is part of Ibstock plc, has been granted patents which cover the camber of the tile, interlocking design and features and …

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Anderton Concrete bucks industry trend with short lead times for fencing products

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Anderton Concrete says it is ‘bucking the industry trend’ for long delivery times, thus ensuring its customers’ projects are not delayed. By comparison with timber – which has a reported waiting time of two months according to recent research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and is commonly used for …

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Lytag Helps Make Light Work of New Edinburgh Landmark

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Aggregate Industries’ innovative Lytag solution was the product of choice when it came to helping to lighten the load of a new upmarket commercial build in Edinburgh city centre. Located in the heart of the city’s Exchange District, the £24m 2 Semple Street development has been designed to help alleviate …

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