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Raymond Brown wins prestigious MPA biodiversity achievement award at Quarries & Nature 2017 Ceremony

Raymond Brown wins prestigious MPA biodiversity achievement award at Quarries & Nature 2017 Ceremony

Mineral Products Association (MPA) ‘Quarries & Nature 2017 – Appreciating Assets’ event took place on Thursday 19th October at The Royal Society, London and was presented...

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Maximus showcase seven machines at their UK open day in London

Maximus showcase seven machines at their UK open day in London

A specially selected audience were recently invited to the Maximus Crushing & Screening UK open day held in London. Over 70 people attended the open day and live demonstration at Camden Environmental’s...

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Mineral Products Association launches new Quarrywatch initiative

Mineral Products Association launches new Quarrywatch initiative

Launched at the Mineral Product Association (MPA)’s Quarries & Nature 2017 event in London on 19th October, Quarrywatch will involve focused nature surveys at designated locations in...

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Hills recruits quarry industry’s first MPO apprentice

Hills recruits quarry industry’s first MPO apprentice

Hills Quarry Products has recruited the UK quarry industry’s first mobile and static plant operator (MPO) apprentice. Aidan Jeffreys, who is based at Hills’ Shorncote Quarry near...

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A charity and building materials supplier create 1000 ha remarkable habitats

A charity and building materials supplier create 1000 ha remarkable habitats

Special partnership between conservation charity RSPB and building materials supplier, CEMEX UK results in the creation of 1000 hectares of remarkable priority habitats  The demanding...

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MPA celebrates industry restoration and biodiversity achievements at Quarries & Nature 2017

MPA celebrates industry restoration and biodiversity achievements at Quarries & Nature 2017

Mineral Products Association (MPA) members are planning to increase the area of priority habitats on restored sites from 6,000 hectares currently to around 9,000 hectares in coming years, and...

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Grand Rockster Live Demo – Showing Wide Variety

Grand Rockster Live Demo – Showing Wide Variety

Strong Partners Present Strong Machines... On September 30th Equip Sales and Leasing Corp. of North Haven CT hosted a Live Crushing Demo Day, located at their sister company Modern Materials...

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McCloskey Washing Systems proving to be the smart choice for wash plants

McCloskey Washing Systems proving to be the smart choice for wash plants

McCloskey Washing Systems has a busy year in N. America... Washing equipment specialist, McCloskey Washing Systems (MWS), have designed, delivered and commissioned over 10 wash plants in 6 months...

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Fifteen TA300s shift sand in Dorset.

Fifteen TA300s shift sand in Dorset.

G Crook & Sons, a family-run business, is putting a fleet of Terex Trucks’ 28-tonne articulated haulers to work at its sand and aggregates quarry in Dorset. Operating in a 50-mile...

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Terex Trucks and Babcock International stand strong in Southern Africa

Terex Trucks and Babcock International stand strong in Southern Africa

Two years since forging a partnership with Babcock International, Terex Trucks is steadily strengthening its perception in southern Africa through a series of strategic investments.  With...

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Growth Sees Atlantic Pumps Move To New Head Office

Growth Sees Atlantic Pumps Move To New Head Office

As from Monday 6th November 2017, Atlantic Pumps will be adding a further office location. Our new head office will be based in Staveley, Derbyshire, with the exciting move the next step in...

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Vibration monitoring and analysis service from Schaeffler helps prolong life of critical equipment at UK cement works

Vibration monitoring and analysis service from Schaeffler helps prolong life of critical equipment at UK cement works

Schaeffler is providing route-based condition monitoring services to a cement works in Buxton, Derbyshire. By analysing the vibration data from a range of critical plant and equipment at the...

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Global Dealers Prepare for Growth

Global Dealers Prepare for Growth

Training provided by McCloskey delivers practical and technical information on washing systems... Washing specialists, McCloskey Washing Systems (MWS), is continuing to grow its international...

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MPA Health and Safety Conference aims to reset industry agenda

MPA Health and Safety Conference aims to reset industry agenda

A packed house of 270 delegates, representing 60 organisations, gathered at this year’s MPA Health and Safety Conference and Awards which was sponsored by Industrial Diagnostics Company...

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Moving more, more efficiently: DB Cargo UK introduces new HRA aggregate hopper wagons

Moving more, more efficiently: DB Cargo UK introduces new HRA aggregate hopper wagons

Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK is working with Axiom Rail and WH Davis to convert 110 HTA coal hoppers into new state of the art HRA aggregate hopper wagons. This significant investment demonstrates...

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