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  • Steintec: Cold weather guidance for Steintec products
    Cold weather guidance for Steintec products
    Steintec
    The clocks have gone back and the countdown to Christmas has begun, so it's inevitable that winter weather will be with us soon. As temperatures are starting to drop it's worth starting to think about how you can keep your paving plans on track. Download the PDF below for a few simple winter working guidelines for those using Steintec's tuffbau...
    04 December 2017
  • Steintec: New Steintec website with a technical emphasis
    New Steintec website with a technical emphasis
    Steintec
    Steintec's new website went live today (April 12) - the emphasis is on technical information with simpler navigation and signposting to make it easier to find the things you need. We used feedback from our recent survey to inform our site redesign - retaining all of its popular features like case studies, but bringing technical information like...
    12 April 2017
  • Steintec: Steintec releases data underlining its green commitment
    Steintec releases data underlining its green commitment
    Steintec
    With a growing emphasis these days on environmental protection, Steintec has released new information to highlight its own commitment to delivering low energy mortars. Due to a triple, energy-saving combination of fewer binders, a reduced requirement for drying and significantly lower shipping costs than any other brand, using tuffbau mortars can...
    10 April 2017
  • Steintec: Growth spurs Steintec's expansion in the UK
    Growth spurs Steintec's expansion in the UK
    Steintec
    Steintec is relocating its UK operation to Canvey Island in Essex. The company will phase its move from West Thurrock, as it develops its new expanded headquarters to be a single centre for production, distribution, new product development and sales, marketing and administration. Steintec will create purpose built facilities on the 1.2-acre site...
    25 January 2017
  • Steintec: Britain's biggest paving job is captured on film
    Britain's biggest paving job is captured on film
    Steintec
    Britain's biggest paving job is captured on film bv Steintec's drone pilot Graham Dean. Graham visited Kingston upon Hull last week to capture aerial footage of the 2017 European City of Culture taking shape and these photographs show the sheer size and scale of the work in hand, some 40,000 square metres of paving. With permission from...
    13 June 2016
  • Steintec: Getting tough with tuffbau
    Getting tough with tuffbau
    Steintec
    It was a problem in Moldova (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-36104138) and now it appears paving is becoming a new challenge when it comes to anti-social behaviour in the UK. Steintec is receiving more and more enquiries from local authorities, football and rugby clubs and retail developers for its tough range of tuffbau products to foil...
    20 May 2016
  • Steintec: Steintec PRO accreditation scheme coming soon...
    Steintec PRO accreditation scheme coming soon...
    Steintec
    Can you make the grade in paving perfection? Our Steintec accreditation scheme - Steintec PRO - is coming soon to recognise the work of our most competent contractors and to improve standards in the use of our tuffbau product range and its proper application. Are you a paver or contractor experienced and proficient in the use of Steintec products...
    12 May 2016
  • Steintec: Talking technical on tuffbau in Ireland
    Talking technical on tuffbau in Ireland
    Steintec
    Steintec's Project Manager Darius Broga travelled to Dungannon in Northern Ireland on Tuesday (April 27) to introduce Acheson and Glover's sales force to the full range of tuffbau products. Delivering a demonstration using tuffbed 2-pack, tuffbond and tufftop with Acheson and Glover's Steintec-approved aggregate, the event was designed to give the...
    27 April 2016
  • Steintec: City of Culture Hull 2017 paving gathers pace
    City of Culture Hull 2017 paving gathers pace
    Steintec
    The huge Hull regeneration project to deliver the 2017 European City of Culture, continues to gain ground. Pavers working with Steintec's full tuffbau product range are moving at a pace in the Humber Dock and Town Centre areas, as you can see from our latest project photos. The 40,000 sq metres of paving is being laid using tuffbed 2-pack, tuffset...
    14 April 2016
  • Steintec: Irish Customer: Local stocks, competitive pricing
    Irish Customer: Local stocks, competitive pricing
    Steintec
    For specification and project enquiries, our Irish distributor Acheson and Glover has a specialist contact line: T: 028 8778 8139 specifications@acheson-glover.com This partnership is bringing a unique new offering to the modular paving market in Ireland. Along with the obvious benefit of being able to purchase Steintec's full range of...
    16 March 2016
  • Lafarge marks a decade of hitting sustainability targets
    Lafarge Aggregates
    Lafarge has marked its tenth year of sustainability reporting in the UK this week with the release of its 2011/2012 Sustainability Reports. With a commitment to sustainability remaining at the heart of the business, Lafarge has made significant investment in developing its sustainable credentials. This has paid dividends, particularly with waste...
    08 November 2012
  • Sculpture unveiled at Broad Hill Mountsorrel Quarry
    Lafarge Aggregates
    A sculpture commemorating the link between industry and community in Charnwood has been unveiled at Mountsorrel Quarry this week. The Albert Stone immortalises a Victorian cobble maker and stands as a tribute to the workers whose toil helped make the quarry a success, as well as cementing the centuries old relationship between local villages and...
    16 October 2012