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MPA publishes long-term aggregate demand and supply study for GB

31 May 2017, Published under Cement News

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has set out long-term aggregate demand and supply scenarios for Great Britain (GB) level until 2030. Launched at the joint Royal Town Planning Institute/Mineral Products Association Mineral Planning Conference held on 24 May at the NEC in Birmingham, the study aims to provide industry and industry stakeholders with indications of the potential volumes of aggregates that may be needed to satisfy future demand, reflecting the UK's needs for constr...

United Kingdom: fire at Cemex’s South Ferriby plant

19 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex’s South Ferriby works in Lincolnshire was hit by fire on Sunday, according to reports in the local press. The fire, which began due to a fuel leak, spread to cables, pipework and a disused control room within the kiln room. In addition to damaging these areas, the remainder of the building suffered smoke damage. This is not the first disruption suffered by the 0.75Mta plant. In December 2013 the facility was put out of action by flood water from the Humber river.

CMA consults on draft GB cement market data order and undertakings

29 February 2016, Published under Cement News

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on measures to restrict the disclosure and publication of Great Britain cement production and sales volume data. The measures are contained in two documents: the draft Cement Market Data Order and the draft final undertakings. The order proposes to restrict the disclosure and publication of production and sales volume data by cement producers in Great Britain. In addition, the CMA proposes to accept the final undertakings offered by ...

CMA publishes final cement price announcement order

26 January 2016, Published under Cement News

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its final order prohibiting cement suppliers in Great Britain from sending generic price announcement letters to their customers. The CMA first consulted on the proposed order in September 2015 and following changes made as a result of responses received, consulted on an amended version in December. The order sets out that suppliers of cement and cementitious products in Great Britain (GB) will be prohibited from sending generic pri...

BLA releases fifth sustainable development report

14 January 2016, Published under Cement News

The British Lime Association (BLA) has released its fifth sustainable development report which presents the industry's progress in 2014. The report features case studies from member companies detailing a range of innovative projects implemented by lime producers to improve their environmental and safety performance. Commenting on the industry's recent achievements, Richard Stansfield, BLA chairman, said: "Lime producers have made some significant and beneficial changes to the lime manufac...

CMA consults on cement price announcement order

16 December 2015, Published under Cement News

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said it is consulting on a further draft order to prohibit Great Britain cement suppliers from sending price announcement letters to their customers. The CMA consulted on the proposed order in September and following changes made as a result of responses received to the first consultation, is now consulting on an amended version. The order sets out that GB cement suppliers will be prohibited from sending generic price announcement letters...

Competition Market Authority consults on draft cement price announcement order

11 September 2015, Published under Cement News

The Competition Market Authority (CMA) has published a draft order which would prohibit cement suppliers in Great Britain from sending generic price announcement letters to their customers. In January 2014, the Competition Commission (CC) published its final market investigation report into aggregates, cement and ready-mix concrete which required Lafarge Tarmac to sell one of its cement plants and Hanson to sell one of its ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS) plants to enhance compet...