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Easymix Concrete displays credentials at British Museum

Batched on Site member, Easymix Concrete Ltd., recently completed a job at the British Museum in Holborn, London. The unique pour was to install poured footings with anti-terrorist bollards mounted in concrete into the area surrounding the building. The permanent bollards were positioned in front of the main entrance to the Museum, and are designed […]

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Government decision awaits £210m industry in early 2016

The Batched on Site Association (BSA) expects the UK Government to rule on proposed legislative changes to the sector in early 2016. The proposed changes include a plan to impose a 32 tonne maximum weight limit on Mobile Batching Plants, which has been strongly opposed by the BSA. Competition concerns Last year an independent report […]

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The importance of mobile batching plants

With the winter weather upon is, it’s worth remembering the damage and danger caused last year by sinkholes, as well as the crucial part that Mobile Batching Plants play in repairing them quickly and safely. Already this year a huge sinkhole has opened up in St. Albans in the South East of the country, as reported […]

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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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