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Hanson launches new asphalt solutions brochure
Hanson commended at Concrete Society Awards
Hanson UK CEO to step down
23 November 2015

Hanson launches new asphalt solutions brochure

Hanson UK has launched a new resource for professionals involved in the asphalt industry. The Asphalt Solutions brochure contains all the information designers, specifiers and contractors need to select the right asphalt product for any surfacing application – from major civil engineering projects to domestic driveways and footpaths. The guide details the uses, benefits and technical data of the company’s Tuff, Durafalt and Hanson era asphalt ranges. Each product offers a range of benefits to suit different applications or projects. Hanson era, for example, offers a sustainable, energy-...
12 November 2015

Hanson commended at Concrete Society Awards

Hanson UK has been highly commended at the 2015 Concrete Society Awards for its involvement in the redevelopment of Bridlington Pump Station in Yorkshire. The project, which used multiple specialist concretes supplied by Hanson to achieve high-strength, durability and withstand the challenging conditions of a sandy location – adjacent to two EU-designated Blue Flag beaches, was one of just five others to receive the prestigious award. The pump station was recognised for the versatility of its concrete, how it was used to support the community environmentally as well as ensure that all visible...
21 October 2015

Hanson UK CEO to step down

Hanson UK chief executive officer Patrick O’Shea is stepping down in December after eight years at the head of the construction materials business. His successor will be Daniel Cooper, who is currently northern regional general manager for Hanson Australia. Patrick joined Hanson PLC in 1990 and held a variety of senior financial and operational roles before becoming chief executive of Hanson Pacific in 2001. In 2003 he added responsibility for continental Europe to this role, becoming chief executive, Hanson Continental Europe and Asia. He was appointed managing director of Hanson Aggregates...

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: London Gateway

An artist's impression of the completed port.

The asphalt chosen for this project needed to have the ability to spread the load from the slow moving heavy traffic at higher temperatures to prevent wheel track deformation. Read more


We are continuously exploring the role that we can play in creating BIM (Building Information Modeling) relevant solutions, through the delivery of BIM compatible information for our products, services and solutions. For more information or to work with us please contact the Hanson Sustainability team.

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