Aggregate Industries and Tarmac were the targets of protests at quarries in Lancashire yesterday, which shut down the sites for the day. Co-ordinated by Reclaim the Power as part of a two-week campaign, the protest on Monday (27 March) blocked the entrance to Tarmac’s Leapers Wood Quarry and Aggregate Industries’ Back Lane Quarry in Lancashire. The sites were selected because they are believed to be supplying a local fracking site on Preston New Road, operated by Cuadrilla. A spokesman for […]
Tarmac has confirmed it is in consultation with staff, following media reports suggesting it intends to relocate its headquarters from Wolverhampton to Solihull as part of its joint-venture with Lafarge. The firms are looking to combine their UK activities in the cement, aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete (RMX) sectors to find further efficiencies in a tough environment. According to reports, the closure of Tarmac’s Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, headquarters and the opening of a new base in Solihul is one of the […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics will replace XPO Logistics as the logistics partner for Aggregate Industries’ Concrete Products division.
The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has held a protest today over the proposed closure of consumer technology retailer Dixons Carphone’s Wednesbury repair and distribution centre.