Monthly Archives: March 2013

Doors close – Doors open

After the shock and disappointment of not being awarded the Birmingham Airport contract, we gathered our senses, once more then we were off again. A Laing subsidiary EPL International Ltd Midlands Depot was based in our premises at Stechford, needless … Continue reading

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Challenges and disappointments

My brother Michael joined the company in April 1980; his role was generally in transport, keeping an eye on things, ensuring productivity, later to incorporate the management and maintenance of plant and equipment.  The 1980`s continued to see many changes … Continue reading

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The things that we have to do.

The Packington Land Fill Site near Coleshill, formerly a sand and gravel quarry, I remember as a boy going with my Father when he would collect materials from the quarry in the 1950s. Now as a Land Fill it was … Continue reading

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Surprised at what we do?

Our ever extending and varied list of plant and equipment, excavators from 20 to 45 tonnes, tracked and rubber tyre loading shovels from 1.5 to 3.5 cubic yards, dozers, towed scrapers, rollers, dump trucks for on and off public highway … Continue reading

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