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'Our products are underpriced by 30%'

After six years of stagnant prices, invoices from materials firms may be about to rise. Will Mann reports

Breedon digs in

Reborn in the recession, Breedon Aggregates is set on a path of steady growth. Emma Crates talks to chief executive officer Simon Vivian

Aggregate sales continue to rebound

After diving to historically low levels, sales of heavy building materials remain firmly on the rise.

Breedon buys Cotswolds quarry

Breedon Aggregates has paid £15m to acquire a Cotswolds aggregates company.

Breedon forced to sell two Scottish plants

The UK’s competitions authority is forcing Breedon Aggregates Limited to sell an asphalt plant in Aberdeen and a ready-mix concrete plant in Peterhead.

Breedon accuses market regulators of stymying growth

Breedon Aggregates group chief executive Simon Vivian has accused the competition authorities of tying up the resources of companies it investigates, preventing them from continuing with their normal growth plans.