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Sustainability focus for NRMCA conference
Sustainability is to be the focus of the US-based National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's (NRMCA) international conference in 2011. The organisation has called for papers to be submitted for the...
07 October 2010
UNPG launches carbon calculator
France-based National Union of Aggregate Producers (UNPG) has developed a new tool to help its members assess their CO2 emissions. The calculator allows the operator to identify emissions at every...
07 October 2010
New French union formed
France-based independent quarry operators group Carrières Indépendantes du Grand Ouest (CIGO) has formalised its organisation to become a professional union. The group has said that the move has been...
06 October 2010
Biodiversity recognition for Vicat
France's aggregates association Unicem has presented a special award to Vicat for its commitment to biodiversity. It was the company's efforst at its Saint-Jean-le-Vieux in Ain which helped Vicat...
21 September 2010
UEPG heralds sustainable industry
Aggregate production by UEPG member countries reached a new high of 3.54billion tonnes in 2008 but the industry is more sustainable than ever before, according to the association. In his opening...
21 September 2010
French aggregate demand rises
France's quarrying industry association has reported that aggregate production in the country rose 25% to 27.6million tonnes in June, compared to the previous month.
15 September 2010
BAA wins aggregate tax battle
The British Aggregates Association (BAA) has announced that it has won the case against the exemption or derogation from the Aggregates Levy in Northern Ireland in the EU General Court. The Court...
10 September 2010
Belgian concrete profits stagnate
Belgium's concrete federation has reported that concrete volumes rose by 10% during the first half of the year, however most companies in the sector do not expect to see an increase in turnover this...
09 September 2010
Austrian aggregate growth
Austria's stone and ceramic association - Geschäftsführer des Fachverbandes Steine-Keramik has reported a rise in turnover in the industry during the first half of the year. The organisation has...
26 August 2010
Concrete Society appoints new president
David Ball has been appointed by the UK-based Concrete Society as its new president after being a director of the organisation for the last five years. Ball takes on the presidency from Professor...
10 August 2010
MPA launches new safety tool
The UK's Mineral Products Association (MPA) used this week's Hillhead exhibition in Derbyshire, UK as a platform to launch its new tool to help the industry improve safety. The 'Safer by Association'...
25 June 2010
BAA renews levy campaign
Following the change of government in the UK, the British Aggregates Association (BAA) has renewed its campaign to have the country's Aggregates Levy scrapped. The organisation has written to...
14 June 2010
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