13 Facts About Aggregate Industries


Aggregate Industries, a member of the Holcim Group, is a company based in the United Kingdom with headquarters at Bardon Hill, Coalville, Leicestershire.

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Aggregate Industries operates more than 60 quarries in the UK and has several bases throughout mainland Europe and Scandinavia.

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Story of Aggregate Industries began with the Ellis family of Beaumont Leys, which is part of Leicester.

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In July 2007, Aggregate Industries settled the case with an agreement to pay $50 million.

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Aggregate Industries has subsequently grown, mainly through a series of acquisitions and particularly since 1990.

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In July 2015, Aggregate Industries became a member of LafargeHolcim following a global merger between Lafarge and Holcim, creating the biggest construction materials supplier in the world.

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The board oversees performance and ensures that Aggregate Industries complies with the principles of good corporate governance.

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Aggregate Industries produces a range of products that are designed with sustainability in mind, such as its low carbon, low water 'Life' range.

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Aggregate Industries delivers a wide range of heavy building materials to clients in many different locations, thus its logistics needs challenge its commitment to sustainability.

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However, with a predominantly male workforce, many of whom are over 40, Aggregate Industries has taken steps to safeguard the talent that it already has by encouraging staff to look after their health.

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In November 2014, Aggregate Industries announced the completion of a £30 million upgrade of its quarry at Glensanda, in the Scottish Highlands, which is Europe's largest granite quarry.

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Aggregate Industries has been involved in the creation of England's first certified Passivhaus, Underhill Passivhaus, which is just outside Moreton-in-Marsh in Gloucestershire.

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Aggregate Industries is exploring the potential of off-site manufactured housing, made with precast concrete, and insulating concrete formwork 'building shell' systems.

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