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NEWS

12th June 2018

Brett Aggregates launch new soil stabilization service

Brett expand recycled material portfolio with new high-quality reinstatement aggregate BRETT Aggregates’ Hithermoor recycling facility, located just off junction 14 of the M25, continues to grow with the addition of a new soil stabilization service, which transforms excavated spoil into high-quality recycled reinstatement material – known as structural material for reinstatement (SMR). The soil stabilization service has been developed in collaboration with ground engineering specialists SMR (UK) Ltd, manufacturers of...
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15th March 2018

In the Media – March 2018

An informative four page article has been published in the March issue of Civil Engineering Surveyor that extols the benefits of SMR. Read the full piece here.
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15th January 2018

In the Media – January 2018

This article extolled the benefits of SMR and detailed the benefits utility companies can implement to fulfil their recycling potential by adopting the use of SMR to reinstate the thousands of kilometres of roads and footpaths that undergo repairs each year.
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15th November 2017

The UK utilities sector could reduce CO2 emissions by 179,000+ tonnes a year

With an estimated 44,000+ km* of UK roads and footpaths due to be dug up by water and energy companies over the next year to implement utility replacements or make critical repairs, a staggering 179,415 tonnes*2 of CO2 could easily be saved by simply repurposing the 39.6m tonnes*2 of excavated spoil created that would otherwise go to landfill.
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10th October 2017

SMR negates spoil going to landfill

Balfour Beatty, in alliance with Anglian Water, is recycling excavated waste on its water mail replacement project in the Framingham area of Norfolk by treating it using SMR reinstatement product is using SMR to negate spoil going to landfill, as it undertakes a new £1.8 million scheme to reduce the chance of bursts and leaks in the Framingham area of Norfolk by replacing existing water mains.
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18th July 2017

SMR shortlisted for three New Civil Engineer ‘TechFest’ Awards

SMR has been shortlisted as a finalist in three of the categories of the New Civil Engineer’s Festival of Innovation and Technology ‘TechFest’ Awards
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25th May 2017

SMR (UK) Ltd and Richardson Recycling hold industry Open Day

SMR in partnership with Richardson Recycling, hosted an industry open day to present to the reinstatement /utilities industry the benefits of using 'Structural Material for Reinstatement'
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30th April 2017

SMR marks two million tonnes of material diverted from landfill

To date SMR has helped divert over 2m tonnes of material from landfill by transforming spoil into a reusable sub base for compacted backfill; savings an estimated £175 million.
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25th April 2017

New Technical Support Manager appointed

Andy Bareham has been appointed the new Technical Support Manager at SMR and will focus on helping clients better understand how the SMR product can be used to ‘recycle’ existing spoil and related waste
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25th April 2017

SMR achieves Carbon Neutral Status 2015

SMR is passionate about protecting the environment and understands the need to promote a cleaner, greener environment - so supports Verified Carbon Standard reduction projects and is planting trees in Wales
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