Entries by Kerry Smith

3,880 Mixed Broadleaf Trees and Shrubs planted at Brickworth Quarry

The Brickworth Quarry team are in the process of planting around 5,000 mixed broadleaf trees and shrubs as part of the restoration of Round Corpse North. The 3,880 planted so far consist of Oak, Hornbeam, Sweet Chestnut, Copper Beach, Field Maple, Common Alder, Hazel, Hawthorn and Guelder Rose. This forms part of the final stages […]

Raymond Brown Quarry Products joins MPQC

The Mineral Products Qualifications Council is a not for profit organisation and Raymond Brown Quarry Products’ membership will provide the business with valuable resources relating to the industry, including education, training and qualifications.  They are also a leading provider of high-quality training, assessment and apprenticeships. 

New Viewing Platform at Binnegar Quarry

Binnegar Quarry now has its own dedicated visitor footpath and area, thanks to the quarry team building a new viewing platform. Binnegar’s quarry team have built a wooden decked platform with hand rails and information boards so that visitors can learn about and see the entire quarry operations in action. Quarry Manager Simon Pinto, said: […]

Operations progress at Brickworth Quarry

We are pleased to announce that quarrying operations have progressed into Phase 2 of Area A with the extraction of soft sand at approximately 150,000 tonnes per annum. Phase 3 of Area A is currently being felled in preparation for quarrying. The Round Copse North Area has been restored and soils have been placed, tree […]

Investment into Binnegar Quarry leads to improved quality of product

Binnegar Quarry, near Wareham, Dorset, has seen a £1.6m investment into the site’s processing plant and infrastructure.  Earlier this year, Dorset County Council resolved to grant planning permission to erect a new wash plant, weighbridge and improved general infrastructure to the southern side of Puddletown Road. The area north of Puddletown Road, which Raymond Brown […]

2018 Core Value Awards for Four Employees

Two years ago we introduced three core values to the business: Passion, Responsibility and Engagement.  As part of the Employee Satisfaction Surveys, we again asked employees to nominate their colleagues under each of the core value categories. As a result of these nominations, four individuals were selected for exemplifying our core values within the workplace […]

Safety Training Day for Raymond Brown Group’s 17 Safety Representatives

17 Safety Representatives from across the Raymond Brown Group took part in a Safety Training Day earlier this month at the A303 Enviropark. The Safety Representatives were appointed this year from across each of the group businesses and their role is to raise awareness in health and safety and to help improve safety culture across […]

Rain Water and Silt Storage Area Created at Roke Manor Quarry

A rain water and silt storage area has now been created and is located in Phase 1B of the quarry. The ponds act as rain water storage for the site, allowing the water to then be used to operate the plant and for dust suppression. The silt from the plant is also stored within the […]

Roke Manor Quarry Phases 2 and 3

The newly constructed phases 2 and 3 of the quarry have now been lined with clay and are ready for tipping with inert construction arisings. Tipping will commence this week, with the first area containing 35,000 cubic metres and the second phase to contain 15,000 cubic metres of material. It is intended that the cells […]

Raymond Brown are delighted to welcome Don Coates to the business as Chief Executive Officer

Raymond Brown are delighted to announce Don Coates as the group’s new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment is a key part of Raymond Brown’s future growth strategy, which will see Don steering the business through its growth and expansion plans. Don commented: “Raymond Brown is a well-respected business and I am excited to be joining […]