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LGA challenges Defra to ‘raise the level of ambition’ for the targets

LGA challenges Defra to ‘raise the level of ambition’ for the targets

LOCAL Government Association (LGA) has published its official response to Defra’s consultation on its proposed new environment targets under the Environment Act 2021 to help meet the Government’s ‘vision’. Among the many targets was one to “reduce residual waste (excluding major mineral wastes) kg per capita by 50 per cent by 2042 from 2019 levels”....

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Scott Bros launch plastics research project with Teesside University

Scott Bros launch plastics research project with Teesside University

SCOTT Bros. has agreed a new research partnership with Teesside University to discover new and innovative uses for discarded plastics. The Stockton-based waste and recycling experts are hoping academics can find a commercial use for a wider range of plastics which are difficult to reuse. One of the possibilities to be investigated is whether the...

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Maxi Readymix Concrete Limited sold to Aggregate Industries

Maxi Readymix Concrete Limited sold to Aggregate Industries

MAXI property development and investment group of companies, owned by Jim Abraham, has successfully completed the sale of Maxi Readymix Concrete Limited, based on the Enderby Road Industrial Estate, Leicester, to Aggregate Industries, a member of the LafargeHolcim group. Maxi Readymix Concrete Limited was founded in October 2014 and throughout the years has made a...

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Aggregate Industries ups capacity with new Manchester concrete plant

Aggregate Industries ups capacity with new Manchester concrete plant

AGGREGATE Industries has opened its second ready mix concrete plant in Greater Manchester, in order to cater to rapidly growing demand in the area. The new high-capacity site – conveniently located just off the M56 in Wythenshawe – is situated between Manchester city centre and Manchester Airport. Both areas are currently undergoing a high volume...

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Aggregate Industries and BASF unveil new waterproof concrete

Aggregate Industries and BASF unveil new waterproof concrete

AGGREGATE Industries has partnered with BASF Construction Chemicals to launch its leading WatertightTM concrete, a new versatile range of specialised concretes designed to protect a structure from water ingress or to retain water within a structure. When compared to traditional methods of achieving watertight structures, Watertight offers contractors and specifiers a fast track solution that...

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Aggregate Industries cuts the ribbon on new Sheffield concrete plant

AFTER recognising growing demand in the South Yorkshire area, Aggregate Industries has opened a new, high-capacity ready mix concrete plant on the outskirts of Sheffield. The new site – located just off the Europa Link, Tinsley – sits right beside the established Aggregate Industries asphalt plant and is accessible via Junction 33 of the M1....