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Pupils across Moray have benefited from a series of dedicated construction sector workshops – the first event of its kind in the region. The ‘Constructing Your Future’ events were developed, and hosted, by Robertson and Moray Council as part of the ‘Moray Skills Pathway&rsquo

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Aggregates firm Breedon has appointed Peter Cornell to its board as an independent non-executive director. A partner in Metric Capital, a special situations fund targeting mid-sized companies throughout Europe with approximately €2 billion of assets currently under management, he takes up his new

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Construction materials firm Breedon Group has completed its planned asset swap with Tarmac following clearance from the the Competition & Markets Authority. The deal has seen Breedon acquire three quarries near Inverness, Penrith and Wrexham from Tarmac together with a quarry and asphalt plant n

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Construction materials group Breedon has completed the acquisition of Blinkbonny Quarry (Borders) Limited for an undisclosed sum. Blinkbonny operates a quarry and ready-mixed concrete plant near Kelso in the Scottish Borders, employing 14 people.

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Building materials group Breedon has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Belfast-based Lagan Group (Holdings) for £455 million. The largest of a series of takeovers for the rapidly expanding firm, the move is set to create a company employing nearly 3,000 workers.

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A year of “solid progress” and acquisitions has helped Breedon to record its biggest year to date with improved performances from all three divisions. Audited annual results for the year ended 31 December 2017 for the construction materials group revealed a pre-tax profit of £71.2 million (2016

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Expanding building materials group Breedon has confirmed it is in talks to buy a major part of Northern Ireland’s Lagan Group. The Lagan Group is a diversified construction business covering quarrying, cement, asphalt and contracting.

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Independent construction materials group Breedon has agreed to acquire four quarries and an asphalt plant from Tarmac in return for 27 of its ready-mixed concrete plants. Under the deal, which is valued at £16.5 million, Tarmac will also receive a £4.9m cash payment.

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Breedon delivered “another solid performance” in the 10 months to 31 October 2017, in which both volumes and revenues were ahead of the prior year, according to a new trading update. The firm said today that the success includes a full 10-month contribution from the former Hope Construction Mate

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The integration of Hope Construction Materials has resulted in Breedon Group doubling its revenues, leading to a 50% rise in half-year profits. A trading update for the UK’s largest independent construction materials group revealed that income in the six months to the end of June jumped 100% to £

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Construction materials supplier Breedon Group has reported another record set of results following its “transformational” year of acquisition and expansion. The aggregates-to-concrete group saw strong trading across all areas last year – with improved sales and profits in existing businesses b

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Building materials group Breedon has agreed the purchase of independent heavyside building materials business Sherburn Minerals Group for £15.7 million. Sherburn operates four quarries and five ready-mixed concrete plants in Durham, Northumberland, North Yorkshire and Cumbria. It also distributes c

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Tarmac has acquired 11 of the 14 readymix concrete sites which were made available as part of Breedon Aggregates’ takeover of Hope Construction Materials. A proposal by Breedon to offload 14 sites to remedy competition concerns arising from its £336 million acquisition was accepted by the Competi

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Breedon Aggregates has been cleared to buy rival Hope Construction Materials after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) today accepted a remedy to resolve competition concerns arising from the move. Breedon entered into a conditional agreement with Cortolina Investments to acquire Hope Constr

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Breedon Aggregates has said it is to consider further bolt-on acquisitions following a solid performance for the first half of 2016. Announcing its unaudited interim results for the six months to 30 June 2016, the UK’s largest independent aggregates it intends to continue its strategy of “consol

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