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Hanson makes two new management appointments

31 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson Cement UK (HeidelbergCement group) has made two senior appointments within its bulk products division, as part of strategic drive to improve customer service. Phil Matthew joins the business as field sales manager, and John Doolan has been promoted to key account manager. Both new recruits will work together to strengthen new and existing customer relationships, reporting to Mark Hickingbottom, national commercial director – bulk products. Mr Matthew was previously at AB InBev, w...

Hanson secures road project for Hinkley Point C

24 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK (HeidelbergCement group) has extended its involvement with EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C project in the UK, securing a roads construction contract for the Kier Bam joint venture (JV) through its contracting division. The contract includes supplying 40,000t of cement-bound granular material (CBGM) and 100,000t of asphalt over the next two years. The materials will be used to build access roads on site. Hanson Contracting has also secured contracts with Laing O’Rourke, to support...

Hanson Cement seeks early approval for mill installation

18 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson Cement (HeildebergCement group) could start work this year on a GBP20m investment in a new giant mill that will secure nearly 100 jobs, reports Daily Post. The company is upgrading its Padeswood cement plant in Flintshire to guarantee its long-term future of the plant. The plan is to mothball three of the old mills and install a new vertical roller mill capable of grinding up to 650,000tpa of clinker. The Padeswood plant currently has four operational mills but they are old and ine...

UK: Hanson to develop Victoria Deep Water Terminal

16 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson (HeidelbergCement group) is planning to invest GBP12m at its Victoria Deep Water Terminal (VDWT) on the Thames at Greenwich, UK, to upgrade and improve the site. A planning application has been submitted to the Royal Borough of Greenwich along with a full environmental impact assessment. Hanson is proposing to replace two existing concrete batching plants with three new ones enclosed within a building. This new building will also house the raw materials for concrete production, prin...

UK: Hanson to invest GBP20m in new cement mill

10 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson Cement plans to build a new finish mill at Padeswood cement plant in Flintshire, UK, that would secure around 100 jobs, reports Daily Post Wales. The company currently has four cement mills at the plant, but a scoping and screening opinion request has been submitted with Flintshire Council for the new mil project. The proposed large modern mill is expected to replace the four existing mills and enable the works to grind a larger volume of clinker than is currently the case. The comp...

UK: Hanson reopens GGBS grinding plant

21 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson has re-opened its ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS) grinding plant at Teesport Docks in Middlesbrough, UK, creating 20 new jobs. The plant was mothballed during the recession in 2009, but the upturn in construction activity prompted Hanson to reopen the site. The raw material was originally sourced from the nearby steel works, which has now closed. In future it will be imported, helping to sustain the docks. Site Manager, Duncan Felgate, said: "It has taken nine months to ...

Hanson UK to release new slag cement at Ecobuild 2017

02 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK is showcasing a range of specialist concretes at the Concrete and Masonry Pavilion at Ecobuild 2017, at the Excel in London 7-9 March 2017. Stand D129 will include Regen ® GGBS (ground granulated blast furnace slag), a low-carbon cement replacement manufactured from a byproduct of the iron-making industry. It reduces the carbon impact of concrete through both its manufacture and its use, replacing 1t of Portland cement with 1t of Regen ® reduces its embodied CO 2 by arou...

UK: Ribblesdale plant begins GBP25m upgrade project

23 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson is implementing a seven-year project at Ribblesdale cement works in Clitheroe, Lancashire, to improve production efficiency and emissions. In the first six months of the GBP25m project, GBP11m is being spent on improvements and maintenance to enable the plant to meet and exceed new dust emission regulations. This project represents the plant's biggest capital investment programme since the 1990s and includes a GBP2m replacement of the dust filters on two cement grinding units. Pla...

UK: Hanson to upgrade Ribblesdale plant at cost of US$31m

19 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson is to spend GBP25m (US$31m) on upgrading its Ribblesdale cement plant to improve production efficiency and reduce emissions, AggNet reports. The work, which includes the replacement of dust filters and the wet gas scrubber, will ensure that the facility meets new dust-emission regulations. ‘The permitted dust level is being reduced by 66 per cent in April, from 30mg/m 2 to 10 – but the new equipment will perform better than this’, said Plant Manager, Terry Reynolds. ‘Althoug...

Safety award for Hanson Cement

13 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK, part of the HeidelbergCement Group, has been awarded a Tanker Safety Award at the 2016 Tip-ex and Tank-ex awards, recognising the company’s dedicated approach to vehicle safety. The award is given for improving safety in a particular area of tanker operations and in this case was awarded for the development of an integrated emergency shutdown system. Hanson’s ‘Run Lock’ system operates parallel to the Pulse lighting system to enable the operation of the tanker with the tract...