The UK Minerals Products Association has urged the UK government to take the views of business and industry into account during Brexit negotiations.
Reader Cement, as UK-based producer of blended cements, hit a new production high in May, with further growth expected through the summer.
Ecocem Ireland has opened a second UK bulk import terminal at Sheerness, as it targets the construction market in London and the southeast of England.
Dealing with the fallout from Brexit was a key theme at this year’s Minerals Products Association annual conference.
The UK Minerals Products Association has outlined six priorities for the new UK government, following the General Election in June.
Climate change and energy-related policy will substantially drive up costs for UK cement makers, threatening the viability of UK cement production.
Hope Cement completed a number of upgrades to its pyroprocessing line in 2016, as well as continuing its push to increase the use of alternative fuels and raw materials.