Cauldon’s six decades

Published 10 January 2018

Last year saw Aggregate Industries celebrate six decades of cement production at the Cauldon plant, the first dry-process cement works in the UK. Ignacio Mirasol, plant manager at Cauldon, takes us through the plant’s history and how it has changed during this time to meet today’s market requirements.

Aggregate Industries’ Cauldon plant celebrates six decades of history

ICR: What was the cement plant’s initial capacity in 1957 when it became the UK’s first dry-process cement plant?
Ignacio Mirasol (IM): When Cauldon first opened, capacity was around 175,000tpa. Today, Cauldon produces approximately 1Mta, nearly 10 per cent of all cement used in Great Britain.

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