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On 02 October 2023 we rebranded to Heidelberg Materials. As well as aligning with our parent company, our new name better reflects the company we are today.

We’re focused on driving down carbon emissions, increasing the use of recycled materials to grow the circular economy and leading our industry towards net zero with innovative projects such as carbon capture and storage.

Some of the new Heidelberg Materials signage and vehicle livery is already in place and we hope to have completed this within the next two years. Please note that our email and website details have also changed.

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Hanson becomes Heidelberg Materials

Hanson becomes Heidelberg Materials

There has been a cement works at our Ketton site in Rutland for almost 100 years and it is now one of the most efficient plants in Europe.

The cement is used to make ready-mixed and precast concrete products, grout and mortar and is transported by bulk tanker to our own concrete plants or bagged and supplied to builders’ merchants.

A large proportion of the cement produced goes by rail to our own depot near King’s Cross station in London and it has been used in the construction of many of the capital’s major construction projects, including Crossrail and some of the iconic buildings in Canary Wharf.

Ketton cement works is supplied by our Grange Top quarry and employs over 250 people both directly and indirectly and many more in the supply chain. Our operations are also the single biggest contributor to business rates in Rutland.

In late 2023 we will be seeking planning permission to extend Grange Top quarry, to secure the long-term future of the cement works. See more about our proposals to extend Grange Top quarry

We actively support local initiatives and programmes which benefit the community and environment and Grange Top quarry has been included as a research site in our parent company Heidleberg Materials’ Quarry Life Awards, aimed at supporting and increasing biodiversity at mineral extraction sites.

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For all enquiries, please email alison.mytton@heidelbergmaterials.com or telephone 01780 727041.

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