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IQ Excellence Awards 2020 announces winners

The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Excellence Awards aims to celebrate individuals and teams across the mineral products sector. Due to the coronavirus, IQ has announced all of its regional winners as national IQ Excellence Awards winners for 2020.


Fuelling The Future

Skourides I. and Petrou S., Vassiliko Cement, and Akritopoulos M. P. and Abbas T., Cinar, discuss an innovative project at the Vasilliko cement plant, using MI-CFD analysis to reduce NOx emissions generated in the calciner.


CEMEX launches construction materials testing service

The company is to launch a construction materials testing service called LabExperts, which will offer customers a full testing and investigation service managed from the CEMEX UK National Technical Centre in Warwickshire.


MPA warns that ‘Build Back Better’ must deliver quickly

The Mineral Products Association has cautiously welcomed the Prime Minister’s speech and his determination to ‘build back better’, but warned that without a real focus on accelerated delivery it could disappoint.


Volunteers at Tarmac provide virtual mentoring to school children

Tarmac volunteers have been providing virtual mentoring to school pupils as part of the ‘Solutions for the Planet Big Ideas Competition’, which sees volunteers from local businesses partner with pupils to generate ideas which improve society, the economy and the environment.