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Willshee’s secures five-year deal with global cement brand

Willshee’s secures five-year deal with global cement brand

MIDLANDS-BASED Willshee’s Waste & Recycling has secured a multi-year contract to supply carbon offset fuel to one of the UK’s leading cement works, trading under the brand Lafarge Cement, and owned by Aggregate Industries, part of the Holcim Group – a global supplier of innovative green solutions to the construction industry. The site is in...

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Aggregate Industries supports sustainability with electronic ticketing solution from PODFather

Aggregate Industries supports sustainability with electronic ticketing solution from PODFather

AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES, supplier of materials to the construction and infrastructure industries, is supporting its commitment to sustainability by reducing its carbon footprint thanks to the introduction of specialist software from PODFather.  PODFather’s electronic ticketing solution, currently deployed across Aggregate Industries’ concrete products division, is helping the team to track vehicle movement, issue customer ETA notifications and...

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Aggregate Industries’ super quarry earns eco certification

Aggregate Industries’ super quarry earns eco certification

LEADING construction and infrastructure player Aggregate Industries has achieved international recognition from the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC), receiving a Gold Certificate, the highest standard for supply of aggregates, at Glensanda, the largest granite quarry in Europe, making the company the first in the UK to receive the global certification. The CSC was formed in 2016...

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Collaboration is key for early M23 success for Aggregate Industries

Collaboration is key for early M23 success for Aggregate Industries

THROUGH a number of evening and weekend closures and successful collaborative arrangements, leading construction and infrastructure player, Aggregate Industries completed the surfacing works ahead of schedule on the M23 smart motorway project, laying 52,000 tonnes of asphalt in one month. The project is a great example of collaboration, engaging with external stakeholders across the supply...

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Lafarge Cement bolsters Cookstown cement plant with new appointments

Lafarge Cement bolsters Cookstown cement plant with new appointments

FURTHER strengthening its proposition, Lafarge Cement – part of Aggregate Industries – has appointed John Mulgrew as the new plant manager of its renowned Cookstown cement plant in Ireland. Effective in his new role from 16 June, John succeeds Russell Larmourwho, after almost 40 years within the Company, will be retiring. John will report into Barry...

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Aggregate Industries completes major works on A14 ahead of schedule

Aggregate Industries completes major works on A14 ahead of schedule

LEADING construction and infrastructure player Aggregate Industries, working in collaboration with the A14 Integrated Delivery Team, has completed all major works on one of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects – Highways England’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme. The improved road officially opened for traffic on 5 May – eight months ahead of the scheduled...

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Aggregate Industries supports multiple major NHS projects

Aggregate Industries supports multiple major NHS projects

COMMITTED to meeting the complex challenge of providing critical construction supplies amid an unprecedented time for industry, Aggregate Industries is proud to announce its involvement in a number of major NHS projects. Crucially, the business continues to be firmly at the helm in supporting the development of various critical emergency hospital facilities for coronavirus patients...

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Aggregate Industries and Tarmac bring the industry together to talk road safety

Aggregate Industries and Tarmac bring the industry together to talk road safety

LEADING construction materials suppliers Aggregate Industries and Tarmac recently gathered logistics professionals from across the industry to discuss best practice and take a look at two of the safest vehicles on the market. Delegates from Tarmac, CEMEX and Hanson joined Aggregate Industries at its London Concrete site in Battersea, London, where they discussed the steps...

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Aggregate Industries backs Manchester cycle network while stating improving road safety ‘critical’

Aggregate Industries backs Manchester cycle network while stating improving road safety ‘critical’

WITH Greater Manchester’s pioneering cycling network leading the way, Aggregate Industries is backing the initiative as a national blueprint for walking and cycling schemes, stating that improving road safety is critical to getting more people on their bikes. Last week, Andy Burnham, the mayor of Greater Manchester, and Chris Boardman, the region’s cycling and walking...

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Aggregate Industries provides tailored solution for North West Cambridge Development

Aggregate Industries provides tailored solution for North West Cambridge Development

AGGREGATE Industries has utilised its cross-sector expertise and partnership proposition to provide a portfolio of tailored product solutions for the first phase of the North West Cambridge Development – the University of Cambridge’s ambitious £1bn scheme to create a new sustainable district of homes, shops and schools on the city’s outlying farmland. Aimed at addressing...