Monthly Archives: April 2013

A recycling coup

Land fill prices were escalating due to the available sites being filled with materials generated from the many redevelopment activities. In autumn 1986 we bought the first mobile crusher into Birmingham. It was a completely new initiative for dealing with … Continue reading

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A friend indeed

April 1985 Mel Wilde of Shand (formerly Lehane McKenzie & Shand now part of Morrison Construction) telephoned to say that they had been awarded the Wolverhampton Ring Road Contract and would like to talk to us. I went to meet … Continue reading

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Could things really get worse?

On a very cold, snowy and windy Sunday morning in January 1985, a scaffold at the Rabone Chesterman site was blown over just as we were about to leave site. After the cleanup, we had the remaining scaffolds inspected to … Continue reading

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The SHOCK of the sense of LOSS

Unfortunately my Father became ill in the early 1980`s. Then on Saturday 15th December 1984, I had been to Leeds, with my son Darren, to see Blues play and beat Leeds United (1 0) on a very cold and foggy … Continue reading

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