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Shardlow quarry raise £1,500 for Macmillan cancer support
Hanson Cement – our plans to divert Empingham Road
Volunteers do their bit for the community
22 November 2017

Shardlow quarry raise £1,500 for Macmillan cancer support

Shardlow raises £1500 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Left to right: Paul Lagram - Quarry Manager, Rob Little - General Foreman, Adam White - acting Landfill Supervisor with a cheque for £1500 to present to Macmillan Cancer Support
Shardlow quarry held a fundraising coffee morning on October, 2nd this year and monetary donations were received from our staff, visiting contractors staff, contractor companies, lorry drivers and everyday site visitors. "The total raised was £1000 and, having applied to the Hanson UK charity match fund prior to this fundraising day taking place, an additional £500.00 was added giving us a grand total to present to Macmillan Cancer Support of £1,500," says quarry manager, Paul Lagram. "I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who donated to this worthwhile cause to help in supporting...
23 October 2017

Hanson Cement – our plans to divert Empingham Road

Ketton quarry.
Background In 2002 Castle Cement obtained planning permission for an extension to Grange Top quarry at Ketton to secure the long-term future of the adjoining works. The permission included the diversion of part of Empingham Road to allow access to the maximum quantity of limestone. A “stopping-up” order to authorise the closure of the section of road to be diverted was applied for in January 2016. This application was considered at a public inquiry in December 2016 and the inspector’s report was sent to the Secretary of State for Transport in February this year. In March, the...
9 October 2017

Volunteers do their bit for the community

Volunteers doing their bit for the community.
Two teams of ambitious employees carried out charity projects over the summer as part of a training programme aimed at creating engaging managers. The first was to refurbish a potholed access road to the Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital at Kibworth near Leicester. The second entailed widening and restoring a path for a wheelchairfriendly picnic area at a nature reserve in mid-Wales.  The two-day project in Leicestershire involved preparing the surface of the 300 metre long driveway then spreading 100 tonnes of golden gravel from Needingworth quarry with help from a local digger driver. The...

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