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Leiths acquires Fyfe Glenrock

Leiths acquires Fyfe Glenrock

Leiths have acquired the business of Fyfe Glenrock, a supplier and processor of high quality natural stone products, based at Oldmeldrum.
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Leiths compete at TruckNess 2017

Leiths compete at TruckNess 2017

A Ross & Sons come second in the Best Rigid category in the North of Scotland's largest ever Truck Fest.
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Leiths donate granite to Cove in Bloom for their ambitious Marble Statue Project

Leiths donate granite to Cove in Bloom for their ambitious Marble Statue Project

Leiths donate granite for the base of Isie Caie Statue to celebrate the fishing heritage in Cove.
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Achilty Walling Stone

Achilty Walling Stone

Achilty Walling Stone has been a favourite with local stonemasons over many years and has featured in many projects all over the Highlands.
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Pétanque you for your support!

Pétanque you for your support!

Leiths supply TwindeerLAW with 8 tonnes of sand for their charity event, raising funds for MacMillan Cancer, Action Duchenne and Star for Harris.
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Kishorn Port - Awakening the 'Sleeping Giant'

Kishorn Port - Awakening the 'Sleeping Giant'

Kishorn Dry Dock will come out of a 23 year long hibernation after an agreement was signed to use the site during the construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm.
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Leiths create new Health and Wellbeing Committee

Leiths create new Health and Wellbeing Committee

Leiths are keen to encourage and promote a healthy lifestyle within our workforce. The new Office Health and Wellbeing Committee will have responsibility for making this happen.
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Leiths supply concrete to George Leslie Ltd

Leiths supply concrete to George Leslie Ltd

Leiths have just completed the concrete supply to George Leslie Ltd for a Hydro Scheme at the Nevis Range Ski Centre, near Fort William.
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Nichola Greig wins REED Recruitment Competition

Nichola Greig wins REED Recruitment Competition

Nichola Greig, HR Co-Ordinator at Leiths, recently won the REED Recruitment Friday Fun Quiz and was presented with her prize by Matthew Duncan,
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Development of the Dry Dock at Kishorn Port

Development of the Dry Dock at Kishorn Port

Braemar ACM Offshore issue a Report on the development of the Dry Dock at Kishorn Port Ltd.
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Kishorn Port Invests £500k in its Dry Dock

Kishorn Port Invests £500k in its Dry Dock

Kishorn Port Ltd, Leiths joint venture with Ferguson Transport, has commenced the first phase of re-instating the dry dock on the site.
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Leiths welcome International Visitor

Leiths welcome International Visitor

Leiths recently welcomed Dr Sivakumar Kandasami on a recent visit to the UK from India
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Macmillan Bake Sale – Thursday, 3 November 2016

Macmillan Bake Sale – Thursday, 3 November 2016

The staff at Leiths Head Office in Cove held a bake sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support in November.
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Leiths supply concrete to Buchan Biogas Plant

Leiths supply concrete to Buchan Biogas Plant

Longside Concrete Plant is nearing completion of concrete supply to Greenforty Development for the Buchan Biogas plant, which harnesses natural gas from agricultural waste.
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Leiths first Wedding!

Leiths first Wedding!

We are delighted to announce that Mandy Mulholland, Weighbridge Operator at Nether Park Quarry, recently married Charles Henderson, a Tipper Driver for Leiths.
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New member of staff for the Purchasing Department

New member of staff for the Purchasing Department

We are pleased to welcome Amy Johnstone to the Purchasing Department.
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New Commercial and Operations Staff for Construction and Surfacing

New Commercial and Operations Staff for Construction and Surfacing

We are pleased to announce the appointment of three new members of staff to our Construction & Surfacing Division.
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Father and Son team together

Father and Son team together

William Mortimer joins his father for work experience at New Forres Quarry
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New recruits for the Leiths Sales Department

New recruits for the Leiths Sales Department

We are pleased to announce the addition of Juliet Sargant and Jaye Robb to the Sales Team.
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New Washplant for Netherpark Quarry

New Washplant for Netherpark Quarry

This week has seen the delivery of our new Terex Aggresand 165 High Capacity Washplant for Netherpark Quarry.
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Promotion for Martin Salt, Quarry Manager at Bluehills

Promotion for Martin Salt, Quarry Manager at Bluehills

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Martin Salt in his new position as Quarry Manager at Bluehills.
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New Concrete Production Manager joins Leiths

New Concrete Production Manager joins Leiths

We are pleased to announce the appointment of John Anderson who has joined the company in the role of Concrete Production Manager
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Leiths acquire new Sumitono HA60W Paver

Leiths acquire new Sumitono HA60W Paver

The paver is a welcome addition with its revolutionary screed allowing surfacing squads the ability to pave up to 6m in width.
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Leiths take delivery of 5 new CAT Loading Shovels

Leiths take delivery of 5 new CAT Loading Shovels

John Fyfe stands proudly next to his new CAT 950M loading shovel which was recently issued to him at Newforres Quarry.
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FuelGood Driver Training continues at Leiths

FuelGood Driver Training continues at Leiths

The sixth training session of the FuelGood Driver Training Programme has been delivered as part of the Energy Saving Trust's low-carbon transport package for Scottish Government.
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New IMS Assistant joins Leiths

New IMS Assistant joins Leiths

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gemma Anderson as our IMS Assistant who will be based at our Head Office in Cove.
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Ally Grant retires from Bluehill Quarry after more than 20 years

Ally Grant retires from Bluehill Quarry after more than 20 years

Ally, who has been Site Supervisor at Bluehill Quarry retired on Friday 20 May 2016.
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Montrose Precast Pyjama Day Charity Event

Montrose Precast Pyjama Day Charity Event

Employees at Montrose Precast participated in a ‘wear your pyjamas to work day’ in April to raise money for Crohns and Colitis UK.
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Jim Cruickshank reaches 65 at Leiths

Jim Cruickshank reaches 65 at Leiths

On reaching 65, Jim Cruickshank leaves the Distribution Office at Head Office to take up a new position as Loading Shovel Operator at Loch-Hills Quarry in Dyce.
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Leiths deliver Spirit Stills to Macallan's Distillery

Leiths deliver Spirit Stills to Macallan's Distillery

Leiths deliver Spirit Stills to the Macallan's Distillery in Craigellachie, Moray.
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Andy Massie retires from Loch-hills after 20 years Service

Andy Massie retires from Loch-hills after 20 years Service

Staff at Joss Loch-hills Quarry presented Andy Massie with a card and collection to wish him all the best on his retirement.
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Midlairgs Asphalt Plant continues to develop

Midlairgs Asphalt Plant continues to develop

The new Asphalt Plant at Midlairgs began to mix coated material in January 2016 as planned.
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Fuel Thieves caught in the act at Blackhills Quarry

Fuel Thieves caught in the act at Blackhills Quarry

Following suspicions that fuel was going missing from their bulk tank, the team at Blackhills Quarry started their own neighbourhood watch.
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Ian Blackford MP visits Kishorn Port Ltd

Ian Blackford MP visits Kishorn Port Ltd

PRESS RELEASE 14 April 2016 Kishorn Port Ltd (KPL) has tremendous growth potential for Wester Ross and the Highlands, says Ian Blackford MP.
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Mercedes-Benz digs in with Leiths

Mercedes-Benz digs in with Leiths

Leiths recently took delivery of five new Mercedes Actros 2442 StreamSpace Tractor Units. The new additions were specified to maximise payloads, with fuel efficiency and safety also high on our priority list.
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Leiths sponsors Cove Youth Football Club 2008 team

Leiths sponsors Cove Youth Football Club 2008 team

Leiths are delighted to confirm that they are this year’s Cove Youth Football Club 2008 team sponsors for 2016/17.
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Leiths ‘SITEMIX’ – Just what the Customer Ordered!

Leiths ‘SITEMIX’ – Just what the Customer Ordered!

Leiths have recently invested in a Volumetric Concrete Mixer for the Aberdeen area.
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Apprenticeship continued with Leiths

Apprenticeship continued with Leiths

Leiths are delighted to announce the appointment of Rhys Urquhart, our new Fabrication Apprentice based in Cove.
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Leiths Group attain ISO 50001 Certification

Leiths Group attain ISO 50001 Certification

The Leiths Group successfully achieved registration to the ISO 50001 Energy Management by the British Standards Institute in November 2015.
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Ian Ross receives 25 year Long Service Award

Ian Ross receives 25 year Long Service Award

It was with great pleasure that we presented Ian Ross, Quarry Operative at Alexander Ross & Sons (Sand & Gravel) Ltd with his 25 yr Long Service Award.
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RIGAGRIP - It's all in the Mix

RIGAGRIP - It's all in the Mix

A new specialist product developed by Leiths which uses a Nynas warm-mix binder enhances surface friction and provides an alternative to High Friction Surfacing (HFS).
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New Factory Supervisors for the Precast Division

New Factory Supervisors for the Precast Division

Leiths are delighted to announce the recent promotion of James Allen and Scott Grant within the Precast Division
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Employee Update

Employee Update

Leiths are pleased to announce the appointment of various new positions within the Fleet and C&S Divisions. Hamish Stevenson, Fleet Engineer (above).
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New Operations Manager - Kevin Sargant

New Operations Manager - Kevin Sargant

Kevin Sargant joins the Leiths Group as Operations Manager of the Quarries Division.
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Visit Kishorn Port & Dry Dock on Stand 1J61 at SPE Offshore Europe (AECC)

Visit Kishorn Port & Dry Dock on Stand 1J61 at SPE Offshore Europe (AECC)

For the first time, Kishorn Port & Dry Dock will be exhibiting at SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen from 8th-11th September 2015.
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Jim Cruickshank receives 25 year Long Service Award

Jim Cruickshank receives 25 year Long Service Award

It was with great pleasure that we presented Jim Cruickshank, Leiths Orders and Distribution Co-Ordinator, with his 25 yr Long Service Award.
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New Estimator for Lochton Precast

New Estimator for Lochton Precast

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Stott as our Precast Estimator who will be based at our Lochton Factory in Durris.
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New Catseye Drilling Machine for Markon

New Catseye Drilling Machine for Markon

With increasing workloads and demand for their services south of the border, Markon continue to invest in specialist equipment.
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'Warm Mix' is a Wonder!

'Warm Mix' is a Wonder!

The design of a Marshall Asphalt for greater durability and easier application during cold conditions is an important step forward for airport pavement development.
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Another ‘Institute of Quarrying 40 year Milestone’ reached!!

Another ‘Institute of Quarrying 40 year Milestone’ reached!!

Leiths are delighted to announce that Norman Phillips, Quarry Manager at our Bluehill Quarry in Moray, has reached 40 years service in the quarrying industry.
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Visit Kishorn Port Ltd on Stand HIE29 at ALL- ENERGY 2015, Glasgow

Visit Kishorn Port Ltd on Stand HIE29 at ALL- ENERGY 2015, Glasgow

Kishorn Port Ltd will again be returning to exhibit at the All-Energy Exhibition and Conference, which showcases a full variety of renewable and sustainable technologies.
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New acquisition for the Group

New acquisition for the Group

Leiths acquire Ready Mixed Concrete Plant at Peterhead
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M&M provide road safety play equipment to School

M&M provide road safety play equipment to School

A generous donation by M&M to Burnbrae Primary School in Bearsden, Glasgow, has benefitted pupils by providing road safety play equipment.
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Markon achieve Bronze Healthy Working Lives Award

Markon achieve Bronze Healthy Working Lives Award

The Healthy Working Lives Award Programme is a NHS Scotland initiative to try to improve the health and wellbeing of staff in a wide range of organisations.
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New Engineering Manager - Colin Bannerman

New Engineering Manager - Colin Bannerman

Colin Bannerman joined Leiths at the start of July as Engineering Manager for the Quarries Division.
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Welcome Stones at Cove and Altens - Cove in Bloom

Welcome Stones at Cove and Altens - Cove in Bloom

Cove in Bloom was judged on 29 July 2014, and the preparations happened fast!
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The Skye Terrier Club Homecoming Project

The Skye Terrier Club Homecoming Project

Torrin Quarry was approached by The Skye Terrier Club in the hope that Leith’s could supply them with Skye marble to place two statues of life size Skye Terriers on which to be sited in the grounds of Armadale Castle.
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Leiths Long Service Award Scheme

Leiths Long Service Award Scheme

Leiths has introduced a Long Service Award Scheme to recognise the commitment and loyalty from our people.
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New Football Pitch for RM Condor

New Football Pitch for RM Condor

A new sports pitch, created by Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, has opened at RM Condor near Arbroath which will further strengthen its ties with the community.
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George Campbell Retires

George Campbell Retires

George Campbell, Quarry Manager at Achilty retires after 17 years service.
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Institute of Quarrying 40 year Milestone Reached

Institute of Quarrying 40 year Milestone Reached

Leiths are delighted to announce that a number of our employees have reached a recognised milestone for service to the Quarry Industry.
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Leiths dispose of Assets

Leiths dispose of Assets

Leiths sell Newtongrange and Edston Units to Tillicoultry Quarries Ltd.
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Leiths sponsor Ayrshire Curlers

Leiths sponsor Ayrshire Curlers

Leiths, in conjunction with Robert Wilson & Sons, sponsored the Ayrshire Curlers Agricultural Mixed Bonspiel at Ayr Ice Rink on the 12th and 13th of February 2014
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Leiths are accredited by Achilles FPAL

Leiths are accredited by Achilles FPAL

As part of the Achilles Group, First Point Assessment Limited (FPAL) offered Leiths the opportunity to be directly invited to tender for opportunities with over 2000 individual buyers in the oil and gas sector.
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Take the High Road

Take the High Road

Have Scottish roads taken the lead in the UK durability stakes? Leiths claim the case is compelling for using Scotland's surface-course specification in place of the English versions.....
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Kessock Bridge Surfacing Contract

Kessock Bridge Surfacing Contract

A recent resurfacing project carried out on the Kessock Bridge, north of Inverness in Scotland, gives Leiths great publicity.
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Leiths News is launched!

Leiths News is launched!

Leiths are pleased to introduce the first edition of our Company Newsletter, Leiths News!
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Hazelwood School Sensory Garden wins Aberdeen in Bloom Garden Competition!

Hazelwood School Sensory Garden wins Aberdeen in Bloom Garden Competition!

Following the article in June this year, Leiths were delighted to learn that Hazelwood Sensory Garden had come first at the recent Aberdeen in Bloom Garden Competition.
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Purchase of Mixers and Powder Tankers boost Capabilities

Purchase of Mixers and Powder Tankers boost Capabilities

New Mixers bolster up Leith's concrete supply capabilities as Powder Tanker renewals boost delivery payloads.
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Leiths Group Safecontractor Certification renewed for a further year

Leiths Group Safecontractor Certification renewed for a further year

Safecontractor is one of the UK’s leading health and safety pre-qualification assessment schemes and Leiths are delighted to maintain our registration.
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Leiths awarded exceptional score from Achilles UVDB

Leiths awarded exceptional score from Achilles UVDB

Leiths are delighted to announce that, following an audit carried out in August, we have maintained our exceptional Achilles UVDB score.
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Grampian Transport Museum Junior Driving School Official Opening - 4 July 2013

Grampian Transport Museum Junior Driving School Official Opening - 4 July 2013

Leiths were involved in the construction of the new school facility with Markon providing the road markings.
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Fuselier Field

Fuselier Field

Lawrie Demolition complete the installation of a new state of the art artificial football pitch on behalf of the Ministry of Defence
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Skye Sconser Ferry Slipway Project

Skye Sconser Ferry Slipway Project

Concrete supply for the permanent Ferry Slipway commenced in April.
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Howie Minerals joins Leiths

Howie Minerals joins Leiths

Effective 1 April 2013, all Howie business will be transacted in the name of Leiths (Scotland) Ltd.
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Leiths receive Industry Accreditation

Leiths receive Industry Accreditation

Leiths are happy to add BuildingConfidence to their extensive range of industry accreditations.
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IOSH Managing Safely Qualification

IOSH Managing Safely Qualification

CEO presents employees with IOSH Managing Safely Certificates
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Kishorn Yard revival could create new jobs!

Kishorn Yard revival could create new jobs!

Opportunities for up to 2,500 workers in offshore renewables - by Ross Davidson, P&J Aberdeen
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Insight into Kishorn Plans

Insight into Kishorn Plans

Public 'positive' over proposals to give site new lease of life - by Sue Restan, Inverness News
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Kishorn Port Ltd signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE)

Kishorn Port Ltd signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE)

HIE have pledged continuing support for the development of the Kishorn Yard.
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40 years long service medal to Chief Executive, Simon Russell

40 years long service medal to Chief Executive, Simon Russell

Chairman, Ian Leith presents Institute of Quarrying 40 years long service Medal to Chief Executive, Simon Russell.
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Markon recommended for BSi Traffic Management Scheme

Markon recommended for BSi Traffic Management Scheme

Following a bsi Audit on 18 December 2012, Markon has been recommended for new scope of activities.
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Re-organisation of the Leiths Quarries Division

Re-organisation of the Leiths Quarries Division

Following the addition of Alexander Ross & Sons to the Leiths Group, it has been appropriate to review the structure of the Leiths Quarries Divisions going forward.
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Aberdeen Geology Society Visit Bluehill Quarry

Aberdeen Geology Society Visit Bluehill Quarry

Aberdeen Geology Society enjoyed a recent field trip to Leiths Bluehill Quarry near Aberlour, accompanied by Gordon Williamson and Norman Phillips of Leiths.
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Elgin Flood Alleviation Scheme

Elgin Flood Alleviation Scheme

Elgin Flood Alleviation Scheme, at £86m, is Scotland’s largest flood scheme and forms part of the larger Moray Flood Alleviation Scheme.
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Torry Quay Development – Phase 2

Torry Quay Development – Phase 2

As part of Aberdeen Harbour Board’s continual redevelopment, Torry Dock is being filled as part of the £38m 3-Phase construction of a 400m deep water berth at Torry Quay.
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