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Verder Scientific: Solutions for the cement industry

CARBOLITE GERO, ELTRA, RETSCH and RETSCH Technology offer high-quality solutions for heat treatment, elemental analysis, sample preparation and particle sizing of a vast range of products in the cement industry.


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.


Dunbar hosts visit by energy minister

Tarmac’s Dunbar cement plant has hosted a visit by the Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy as the Scottish government looks to finalise a new energy strategy.


Hanson UK’s waste minimisation success

Hanson UK’s cement business diverted 100% of cement bypass dust from landfill in 2016, helped the company move close to its waste minimisation goals.


Hanson UK extends supply to Hinkley Point

Hanson UK has extended its supply of building materials to the Hinkley Point C nuclear project with additional contracts for road building and worker accommodation.