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2012 Vol 2 No 6
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 New asphalt mix using recycled tyres promises significant all round benefits

New asphalt mix using recycled tyres promises significant all round benefits

The first major UK trial of a new asphalt made partly from recycled waste tyres has been successfully completed on behalf of Transport Scotland by Breedon Aggregates.

Minimum time to demolish a 1,400 tonne bridge over the M1

Recently the Costain-Carillion joint venture had to close a section of the M1 for almost 16 hours to enable time to demolish a bridge.

“Well done, Hugh. You and your team deserve a gold medal”

Team GB may have set a new record for medals won at the excellently organized London 2012 Olympic Games, but a special gold medal has to go to Hugh Edeleanu for showing that H.E. Services can put on an Olympian event to celebrate the company’s 40th Anniversary with over 2,000 invited guests.



CrossRail Progress

  • Tunnelling contractor takes over huge access shaft at Bond Street
  • Crossrail’s first tunnel boring machine reaches Paddington
  • Showing ‘Green Credentials with Hybrid excavator
  • Crossrail awards Custom House station construction contract
  • UK’s first dedicated Building Information Modelling academy

Construction News - Economics - Business - Regulations

Is indecision putting the construction industry at risk?

The works associated with the London 2012 Olympics gave a much needed boost to the construction industry at a time when the economic downturn was beginning to hit. Now reality may begin to set in. Where are the next major projects?

Resource Efficiencies & Waste Management Solution


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  • New JCB Wastemaster backhoe loader
  • Liebherr-Great Britain Limited
  • Case Grabs The Limelight
  • Blue Group show their capabilities
  • New Holland Construction showcases waste management




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