Sales of Liebherr’s latest generation truck mixers are gaining momentum with north-east business Lovie Quarry & Concrete Products leading the way in Scotland. It's “more than capable” says partner Michael Lovie.
William Hamilton & Sons of Larkhall has bought a 25-tonne Volvo loading shovel with a 12 cub. metre bucket as is it gets ready to start work on a long-term waste contract for a local authority.
Breedon Group has acquired its first quarry in the Borders. Its acquisition of Blinkbonny Quarry gives it access to 2.8 million tonnes of hard rock reserves and includes a ready mix operation.
Equipment supplier Blue Scotland and its managing director Austin Carey were in the spotlight at the recent at the recent Powerscreen Global Conference in Miami, Florida.
Tillicoultry Quarries is looking for a manager to lead its operations teams. The company supplies aggregates, asphalt and ready-mixed concrete throughout the central belt.
Activity in Scotland contributed to one of the most productive years in the history of the Breedon Group and is likely to play a continuing major role in the year ahead.
Tillicoultry Quarries is to recruit a quarry manager for a sand and gravel site in East Lothian and applications close this week for an extractives adviser at Forest Enterprise Scotland.
The Competition and Markets Authority is investigating the proposed deal between Breedon Group and Tarmac that would see one of Scotland’s best-known quarries change hands. Comments deadline is next week.
Patersons Quarries, a long-time user of Volvo dumptrucks, has now added its first loading shovel from the manufacturer in a move that signalled a break with its usual loader supplier.