UK: Hanson appoint new technical development manager

UK: Hanson appoint new technical development manager
Published: 24 March 2016

Tagged Under: UK Hanson Cement 

Robert Keough has been appointed the new technical development manager of Hanson Cement. Robert, He will be based at the company’s Ketton plant, Rutland.

In his new role, he will use his technical expertise to help customers enhance the sustainability credentials of concrete specifications and emphasise the use of ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS) as a sustainable cement replacement product.

Mr Keough has two years’ experience working for Hanson UK’s parent company, HeidelbergCement Group, as an engineer in training, giving him a firm foundation in the organisation’s values. During this time he worked in the continuous improvement team where he focussed on reducing costs and increasing operational performance across the aggregates business.

Following his time at the University of Bath studying chemistry with management, he obtained an MSc in minerals engineering at the University of Exeter. His previous experience includes working at the financial services company Hargreaves Lansdown and an industrial placement with Pfizer Ltd.