Heidelberg Materials invests in mobile cold recycling plant

Heidelberg Materials UK has invested in a mobile cold recycling mixing plant,demonstrating its commitment to conserve natural materials, promote the circulareconomy and decarbonise its products. The batching plant can use both reclaimed and primary aggregate to produce coldmix materials, which provide a lower carbon solution for road construction andmaintenance projects. The Wirtgen KMA 240i mobile […]

Heidelberg Materials UK first to reach updated Responsible Sourcing standard

Heidelberg Materials UK has become the first building materials company to achievecertification to the updated BES 6001 standard across its business. The Framework Standard for Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products coversthe environmental and social issues for organisational and supply chain management,including all the processes from the origin of raw materials, through all stages of themanufacturing […]

Somerset announces new road surface repair and improvement contracts

Somerset Council has awarded contracts to Kiely Bros, Heidelberg Materials and Octavius Infrastructure to deliver essential road maintenance services as well as improvements on its network across the County. The Council has awarded four-year contracts with Kiely’s and Heidelberg Materials to deliver surface treatment services and resurfacing services respectively, while a third four-year contract has […]

Heidelberg Materials becomes the first heavy building materials manufacturer to reach updated PAS 2080:2023 standard

Heidelberg Materials has become the first heavy building materials manufacturer inthe UK to reach the updated PAS 2080:2023 standard on managing and reducingwhole-life carbon in the built environment.PAS 2080:2023 provides a consistent framework for evaluating and managing carbon for all involved in the delivery of buildings and/or infrastructure. The revised standard has an expanded scope; […]

Hanson UK becomes Heidelberg Materials

Today (Monday 02 October 2023), Hanson UK becomes Heidelberg Materials, aligning with its parent company which announced its new global branding in September 2022. “The construction sector faces global challenges such as climate change and thedigitalisation of our industry; challenges we are better placed to meet as a strong,united Group,” said Simon Willis, CEO of […]


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