April 2, 2012
Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia government has revealed plans to introduce a €1 per tonne tax on gravel extracted in the region. The region’s…
April 2, 2012
Lafarge Bétons has announced that Frédéric Guimbal is to take on the role of managing director of Lafarge Bétons Nord. Guimbal takes over the…
April 2, 2012
Expect for 2006, the German brick and tile market has declined over the last 15 years. In 2009 production value fell 9.3% to €975.8million.…
April 2, 2012
Russian sunflower oil producer Solntsedar-Don (South) has diversified its business, and started crushed stone production. The first facility with…
April 2, 2012
Production at Trapp's Quarry is scheduled to restart in autumn 2011 after the Trapp operator has completed the renewal of some equipment. A joint…
April 2, 2012
Polish construction firm PBG plans to complete its aggregate mine in Tlumaczow, in which it will invest €58.41million before the end of 2010. The…
April 2, 2012
Asamer, the Austrian building materials company, is to use trains instead of trucks for transporting gravel from Roitham to Linz. The company says…
April 2, 2012
Holcim has announced that is will reached its planned reduction in CO2 emissions earlier than planned and is on target to meet the rest of its…
April 2, 2012
The dangers of trespassing in quarries are being highlighted by the Mineral Products associations’ latest Stay Safe campaign and it is being backed…
April 2, 2012
Ireland-based CRH has announced that it has appoint Maeve Carlton as its new finance director, replacing Glenn Culpepper who has resigned from the…
April 2, 2012
It has been reported that Skanska Asfalt’s Mats Rönnbo has written to Norway’s public road organisation Statens Vegvesen claiming that NCC and…
April 2, 2012
UK-based HD Ricketts is aiming to diversify its business with a venture into aggregate production and has invested in a new Terex Finlay 683…
April 2, 2012
Inteco has announced that it is to build a new 4.6million tonne per year capacity cement plant in the Tula region of Russia. Construction on the €…
April 2, 2012
Efforts to help families in Mexico and Latin America build better homes has helped Cemex to win the Big Tick award from the Business in Community’s (…
April 2, 2012
Finning has used one of its Caterpillar 777F rigid dump trucks to display a 20ft England flag at its headquarters in Cannock, UK in support of the…