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Improving road user safety at London Bike Show
Monks Park stone mine reopens
Hanson UK appoints new CEO
12 February 2016

Improving road user safety at London Bike Show

Visit the London Bike Show at Excel in London from Friday February 11 until Sunday February 14 to see the huge strides being made by the construction industry to improve vulnerable road user safety. Hanson is supporting the CLOCS (Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety) stand at the show, which will feature a number of construction materials delivery vehicles and encourage visitors to sit in the cabs so they can understand the risks presented by the blind spots the drivers face. Hanson’s distribution manager Ray Govier said: “Around 15 per cent of cyclist fatalities in the UK – and 10 per...
4 February 2016

Monks Park stone mine reopens

Hanson Bath & Portland Stone’s Monks Park stone mine in Gastard near Corsham in Wiltshire has re-opened after lying dormant for nearly 12 years. The first stone block was winched to the surface in January following three months of preparatory work at the site. General Manager Rod Lafargue said: “We are delighted to be back in business at Monks Park and look forward to stepping up production. We have already received considerable interest for Monks Park stone from stonemasonry factories, developers and architects”. Monks Park stone is a high quality and attractive medium to fine grained...
19 January 2016

Hanson UK appoints new CEO

Daniel Cooper has been appointed chief executive officer of Hanson UK, replacing Patrick O’Shea, who stepped down at Christmas after eight years at the head of the construction materials business. Daniel was previously northern regional general manager for Hanson Australia. He graduated from Murdoch University in Perth with a double major in commerce and economics and joined Pioneer Concrete in Australia in 1993. Hanson acquired Pioneer in 2000 and Daniel held a number of operational, commercial and customer service management roles including regional general manager for Western Australia....

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2015 sustainability report

2014 was the best year for our business since the start of the financial crisis in 2008 as construction activity continued to increase and demand for our products rose. We expected an improvement in our markets, but the outcome was exceptional and confirmed that the dark days of the recession are now firmly behind us.  View the full report

About Hanson UK

We produce aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement and cement related materials. We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, which has leading global positions in aggregates, cement and concrete.

Hanson UK is split into four business lines – aggregates, concrete, asphalt and contracting and cement – which together operate around 300 manufacturing sites and employ over 3,000 people. Read more

Featured project: Ortus learning and events centre, Denmark Hill, Southwark

Regen supplied by Hanson is one of the main building materials used to create an award-winning sustainable building in Southwark, London. Read more

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