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GCCA announces new biodiversity policy

26 January 2021, Published under Cement News

The global cement and concrete industry (GCCA) has launched a new biodiversity policy document which outlines steps that GCCA members will commit towards the achievement of Net Positive Impact in cement, concrete and aggregates operations. The biodiversity policy outlines four specific actions fore ecosystems to flourish: • Formulating and executing effective and progressive quarry rehabilitation and biodiversity management plans • Tracking, monitoring, reporting, and establishing a...

Tarmac signs SRF agreement with Eco-Power Environmental

22 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Eco-Power Environmental has agreed a deal to provide solid recovered fuel (SRF) pellets to Tarmac's Tunstead cement kiln in Derbyshire, UK. Eco-Power Environmental has become the first fully-operational, commercial-scale SRF pellet production facility in the UK, following a GBP15M investment in its 125,000tpa facility in Humberside. SRF pellets are manufactured using the non-recyclable residues from dry mixed recycling (DMR) facilities and provide a highly sustainable and cost-effective a...

UK Concrete appoints new Chair

13 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Jeremy Greenwood has been appointed Chair of UK Concrete to work with Director Chris Leese to marshall the collective resources within MPA in The Concrete Centre, MPA Cement, BRMCA and British Precast as part of the roadmap the sector is implementing to go 'Beyond Net Zero by 2050'. MPA CEO, Nigel Jackson, said: "I am delighted that Jeremy is joining the MPA team as Chair of UK Concrete. Whilst at Tarmac he played a major role in developing the thinking within the sector on the promotio...

Breedon appoints Managing Director of GB Contracting

12 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Breedon Group has appointed James Haluch as managing director of its GB Contracting business. He will join in March and will report to the group's chief executive.   Mr Haluch has been MD of Highways & Waste Collections at Amey for the last five years. In all, he has nearly 30 years' experience in the contracting and highway services industry, including senior positions with Mouchel and EM (Kier) Highway Services, where he established and led the strategic highways business.  Pat Ward...

Breedon's asset disposal to complete shortly

01 December 2020, Published under Cement News

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has now accepted Breedon Group’s undertakings to dispose of certain assets to Tillicoultry Quarries. The company made the move to address the CMA’s concerns that its purchase of certain assets from Cemex UK may lessen competition in certain areas. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, Breedon confirmed that it now expects the disposal of assets to Tillicoultry Quarries to complete shortly.

Hanson UK warned over Cement Data Order breach

30 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Hanson (HeidelbergCement group) has been warned by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for inadvertently releasing sensiitve market information when it made a payment to its trade association, the Mineral Products Association. Sharing information about the cement volumes produced in the last year contravenes the Cement Data Order of 2016, which protects the industry from anti-competitive collusion. Alistair Thompson, CMA director for remedies, business and financial analysis,...

Carbon8 makes new appointment to the Board

27 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Carbon8 Systems has appointed Paul Collins to the Board of Directors. Carbon8 is a UK-based company that invented and owns a process that combines industrial waste and residues with captured CO₂ emissions to produce high-value construction aggregate. Paul joins Carbon8 Systems after 12 years at BWB Group, the multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy. His arrival at Carbon8 Systems, to drive the company’s financial evolution, coincides with the company’s first commer...

Breedon appoints CFO designate

24 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Breedon has named James Brotherton as chief financial officer (CFO) designate, effective from 1 January 2021. Mr Brotherton was CFO of Tyman Plc between 2010-19 after holding the post of director of corporate development for five years. It is expected that he will be appointed to the Breedon Board as CFO when Rob Wood, the company’s current Group Finance Director, succeeds Pat Ward as CEO in 2021. Breedon’s Chairman, Amit Bhatia, said: ”We are tremendously pleased to welcome James to B...

Breedon Group's revenues for 10M20 reach GBP750m

18 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Breedon has issued a scheduled trading update with group revenues in both September and October ahead of the same period in the prior year, on a like-for-like basis. As a result, the group saw revenues for the first 10 months of the year reach GBP750m (2019: GBP800m), including three months contribution from the former Cemex assets in the UK.   The board now expects the group's underlying EBIT for the full year to be at least GBP70m, which is ahead of current market expectations.     ...

Breedon disposes of 14 assets to Tillicoultry Quarries for GBP12.2m

09 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Breedon Group Plc is pleased to announce that it has agreed the disposal of certain assets to Tillicoultry Quarries Ltd for GBP12.2m on a cash and debt-free basis.     The 14 sites to be divested include 10 ready-mixed concrete plants and an asphalt plant and associated aggregates depot in England, and two quarries and a cement terminal in Leith, Scotland. The earnings of the assets being disposed of are not material to the Breedon Group.     Breedon is divesting these assets at the di...