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Decline in UK construction output

Recent figures indicate a fall in construction output in the UK, according to the Construction Products Association.


Hanson UK increases use of alternative materials

Hanson UK saw an increase in its use of alternative raw materials and alternative cementitious materials in its cement and ready-mixed concrete businesses in 2016.


Vulcan Materials to buy Polaris Materials

The largest US producer of construction aggregates is to buy Polaris Materials, an aggregates and logistics company with operations in California and British Columbia.


UK construction sector slowdown to gather pace

Construction industry growth in the UK will gather pace in the second half of the year to bring annual growth down to 1.4% - but brighter times return in 2018.