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Batched on Site Association Featured in Concrete Magazine

The Batched on Site Association was last month featured in Concrete Magazine, as the story surrounding the Government’s proposed legislative changes to the sector heats up. In his opening column the Magazine’s Editor, James Luckey, spoke about the fine line to be had between regulation and killing off competition, as reducing the overall weight limit […]

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BSA Featured in Quarry Management Magazine

Batched on Site Association Chairman and Mixamate Managing Director, Chris Smith, spoke to Quarry Management Magazine this month, about the proposed weight limit that the UK Government is considering imposing on Volumetric machines.  The proposed changes come as part of wider industry legislation governing the mobile batching plant sector, for which the Batched on Site […]

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BSA Chairman Meets with Kate Osamor

Last week Mixamate Managing Director, Chris Smith, was visited by the Labour MP for Edmonton, Kate Osamor, who visited members of the Mixamate team out on site and sat down to discuss the proposed Government legislative changes affecting the entire Batched on Site industry.   In addition to being Managing Director of Mixamate, Chris is also the […]

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New Government Legislation Could Cut 3,000 Construction Sector Jobs

The Batched on Site Association (BSA) today confirmed that up to 3,150 jobs could be lost in the UK Construction sector, if new Government legislation is introduced. The proposed policy change includes the implementation of a maximum 32 tonne operating weight limit to all Volumetric concrete machines, which would significantly impact on Operators’ ability to […]

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Batched on Site Association Writes to New Transport Minister

The Batched on Site Association (BSA) this week announced that it had written to the new Minister for Transport, Andrew Jones, for a response on the proposed legislative changes that are due to take place in the concrete industry. The Batched on Site Association first approached Parliament 7 years ago, for help in its self-regulation […]

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Batched on Site Association Featured in Global Magazine of the Concrete Society

The Batched on Site Association is this month featured in Concrete Magazine, the Global magazine of the Concrete Society.  As the industry debate surrounding the regulation of Batched on Site vehicles continues, the Chairman of the Batched on Site Association, Chris Smith, gives his view on the Association's new Industry Charter: "The mobile batching plant […]

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Batched on Site Association Featured in Agg-Net News

The Batched on Site Association (BSA) was this week featured in Agg-Net news, the leading industry publication for the Aggregates and Recycling sectors. The report focussed on the Association's new Industry Charter, which was announced by the BSA earlier this week. It made up the lead story in the latest Agg-Net newsletter, as the issue […]

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Batched on Site Association Announces Industry Charter

The Batched on Site Association today announced the launch of its first ever Industry Charter, including a Declaration of Adherence to be signed by all members. The Batched on Site Association (BSA) is the self-regulating body representing the UK’s Mobile Batching Plant operators, colloquially known as ‘volumetrics’. These vehicles provide a critical service to the […]

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Andy Love MP Meets BSA Chairman, Chris Smith

On Friday the 4th July 2014, Andy Love MP, the Member of Parliament for Edmonton, attended the premises of Mixamate to discuss issues surrounding the potential changes to the regulation of Volumetrics. In what was a very positive meeting, Chris Smith highlighted to Andy Love the damage the proposed legislation changes could have on the […]

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BSA EGM Held in May

The BSA’s EGM took place in Cheshire on 14th May. Luckily the weather was fine which certainly facilitated the many companies who displayed outdoors. As well as the trade stands, there was a full day of seminars/workshops, including an excellent presentation given by John Dyne on the state of the volumetric industry.   At the main […]

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