A string of quarries and other facilities in Scotland will change hands under Breedon Group’s £178m acquisition of 100 assets and operations owned by CEMEX UK.
Increased revenues allied to “robust cash generation” pushed Breedon to a strong performance in the 10 months to end-October, helped by contribution from the former Lagan Group.
Bell Equipment UK has won a three-way race to supply an articulated dump truck to a Scottish quarry company. The vehicle will be used on stock handling and haul back-up at the Hillhouse Quarry in Troon.
Doosan has won an order for 100 machines as sole supplier of wheeled loaders for the European operations of building materials giant CEMEX which is 'challenging traditional operating practices'.
The sole distributors of Terex Finlay crushing, screening and conveying equipment in Great Britain will line up 19 pieces of equipment at two open days next month.
Skene Group Construction Services has returned to Volvo for loading shovels to operate at two quarries. Two L220H models go to the Fife company’s Soutra Mains quarry while a third is deployed in the Lomond facility.
A quarry company has been fined £150,000 after an employee was found fatally injured beside a dumper. A court heard the vehicle had no parking brake, no emergency steering and no working seat belt.
The Terex Trucks factory in Motherwell is playing its part in the construction boom in Russia. The manufacturer is sending its articulated trucks to more customers and says the growth is set to continue.
A Scottish quarry group that set out to tackle the increasing cost of aggregates has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Thompson Recycling and Landfill last year sent zero waste to landfill.