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Lafarge Tarmac says cement shake-up is flawed

14/01/2014: Lafarge Tarmac, one of the big four UK cement producers, has hit out at the Competition Commission’s plan to shake up the market by creating a fifth producer. more »

Competition Commission confirms plan for new cement producer

14/01/2014: The Competition Commission (CC) has confirmed its plan shake up the cement market and to open the way for a fifth producer to increase competition in the market. more »

Marshalls positioned for growth

08/01/2014: Paving bock producer Marshalls saw its revenue from continuing operations rise 2% for the year ended 31 December 2013 at £306m (2012: £301m). more »

Roof tile associations merge

08/01/2014: A new trade association has been formed to represent the interests of manufacturers involved in the pitched roofing industry. more »

Nottingham's new brick

08/01/2014: A new red brick has been developed for Nottingham City Council’s house-building programme. more »

New boss for Stanton Bonna

03/01/2014: Precast manufacturer Stanton Bonna Concrete has appointed Glyn Woolley its new chief executive. more »

Takeover for matting specialist

18/12/2013: Temporary roadway specialist Terrafirma Roadways has been taken over by its US supplier. more »

Kijlstra offsets carbon to make products neutral

18/12/2013: Specialist drainage systems supplier Kijlstra is using ‘carbon offsetting’ to achieve carbon neutral status for some of its products in the UK. more »

Jewson targets civils contractors

03/12/2013: Builders’ merchant chain Jewson is stepping up its efforts to attract business from civil engineering contractors more »

Rapid Cure concrete credited with reducing roadworks

29/11/2013: Contractors that look after the M25 motorway say that new concrete technology has sped up roadworks and reduced delays experienced by motorists by 80%. more »

Rising brick demand prompts Ibstock to increase capacity

29/11/2013: Ibstock Brick has opened a new brick factory in Newcastle-under-Lyme and reopened a mothballed plant in Leicester to help meet rising demand. more »

Jablite signs five-year deal with Cordek

25/11/2013: Jablite has signed a deal to be sole supplier of expanded polystyrene mouldings for Cordek’s Cellcore HX systems. more »

Warning sounded over planning authorities creating aggregate shortage

25/11/2013: Quarrying companies are warning that they may not be able to supply enough aggregate to meet growing demand from the construction industry. more »

The fall guy

22/11/2013: Access hirer Gordon Leicester has developed a new type of harness that could prevent a little-known but potentially deadly risk. more »

Brick producer raises funds for output expansion

19/11/2013: Michelmersh Brick Holdings has raised £10m from a share placing to help raise production capacity. more »

Leeds geotextile manufacturer expands into Saudi

15/11/2013: A specialist geotextile manufacturer is set to expand into new markets across the Middle East after securing a long-term partnership deal with a Saudi Arabian business. more »

Lafarge Tarmac to take over Tarmac Building Products

14/11/2013: Anglo American has agreed a deal to sell Tarmac Building Products to Lafarge Tarmac, its joint venture construction materials business. more »

Knauf makes plea to prime minister to sort out green levies

11/11/2013: Britain’s biggest insulation manufacturer is seeing rolls and rolls of material becoming stock-piled in its factory yard when it should be lining the nation’s houses. more »

UK rise leads Kingspan's sales growth

11/11/2013: Building products producer Kingspan has seen its sales revenue rise 13% in the first nine months of 2013. more »

Pilkington shuts architectural float glass line

08/11/2013: Construction’s upturn appears to be too soft and too late to rescue Britain’s manufacturing sector. more »

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