Topic: Aggregates

Lowestoft aggregates goes live

Another week, another new aggregates terminal in the UK. This time, it’s far out. Far out east – as far out east as it is possible to go on the British mainland and still be...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Hanson opens second aggregates depot for London

Aggregates conglomerate Hanson has opened a new rail-served depot at West Drayton. On the Great Western Main Line (GWML), the depot serves construction industry customers in the capital and large infrastructure projects nationwide.Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Liverpool aggregates delivery win for GBRf

UK rail freight operator GB Railfreight is cleaning up in Cumbria with a new contract. After successful trials, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has just announced a two-year deal with Hanson, the multi-national supplier of heavy building...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Image: GB Railfreight

Movement of aggregates by rail rising in UK

The transportation of building aggregates by rail in the UK is rising significantly faster than the general rail freight market, according to a new independent report. More than 16 million tonnes of aggregates were moved...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy