Britcon has built a whole new tipping station for Singleton Birch at its Melton Ross Quarry near Kirmington in North Lincolnshire.

The 200,000 contract was to deliver a new concrete structure and surrounding civils benefit use of sorting materials.

Singleton Birch Ltd could be the UK’s leading independent lime supplier, that has a worldwide market. Its range of products includes quicklime, hydrated lime, natural hydraulic lime, graded chalk, aggregates as well as other specialist product or service.? Its backpacks are utilized in the creation of steel, various chemical processes, waste and water treatment, purification of flue gases, output of lightweight building materials and other sectors from the construction industry.

The company identified the call to change its existing techniques to a cost-effective approach to quarrying its stone reserves.? Following a comprehensive review, it determined that a brand new centralised tipping station was required to assistance with the movement of stone within the working face.

Britcon had previously delivered the 400,000 Quarry Fines building about the same site to deal with a bulk store, screen house, crusher house, microlime plant and ancillary facilities. It had become subsequently appointed to produce the revolutionary tipping station due to this site experience and existing long-term relationship.

Mark Sacker at Singleton Birch said: “Britcon was familiar with the web page in the previous works therefore it’s team could actually work closely along with us and our mechanical consultants to provide the latest tipping station that actually works seamlessly with existing processes.

“The new station now feeds stone, with an existing feeder, into our network of conveyors for that additional efficient sorting process.? Britcon had to be tuned in to the precise material components including weight and moisture content as a way to generate a structure competent to withstand constant process.? We’ve been pretty pleased when using the delivery.”

Britcon offers dedicated expertise and resource for specialist mining and quarry projects that are recognised as dangerous industries to operate in as a consequence of continued make use of massive earth moving machinery, by using explosives and ever present airborne dust.

It resources projects with protection specialists, geologists and civil engineers to get from the feasibility and style phases and invite smooth and safe delivery, despite robust environmental challenges.

Other project experience includes the 2.5 million infrastructure works in the remote Glensanda Quarry for the Morvern Peninsula and the 1.5 million Buxton Bagging Plant.


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