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Aggregate Industries Operations Given A Lift With B&B Attachments

Aggregate Industries quarries, manufactures and supplies a wide range of heavy building materials including high quality aggregates, specialist sand, gravel and recycled/secondary aggregates to the construction industry, operating across the UK, the Channel Islands and Northern Europe with over 60 quarrying plants.

The company has grown through a series of acquisitions over the last 30 years. Its Northumberland-based plant manufactures various block, flag and block paving products and supplies concrete blocks for use in a variety of projects – from single storey housing to multi-storey developments and commercial buildings.

The construction industry is a demanding one and the task of moving bricks and blocks on site can be a time consuming business. To assist with the complex task of moving bricks and blocks on site B&B Attachments, the UK’s leading supplier of forklift truck attachments, has supplied Aggregate Industries’ Ashington plant with the specially designed BlockMaster WR400T Double Overhead Block Clamp. The B&B BlockMaster range has been designed to withstand the tough environment of the brick and block industry.

The BlockMaster WR400T is a sideshifting pivot arm clamp that ensures optimum performance and maximum productivity when handling two brick or block packs.

Rated at 4000kg and with an inside height of 1200mm, the BlockMaster WR400T is ideally suited to yard work and loading, offering excellent durability, serviceability and performance. Attention to detail and quality are evident in its design features.

Peter Capps, Factory Manager at Aggregate Industries, Ashington comments “We are delighted with the attachment and service provided by B&B Attachments. This attachment is an integral part of our operation, providing optimum performance and maximum productivity when handling materials on site.  We are impressed with B&B Attachments, and the company’s ability to provide us with continuing aftersales support.”

B&B Attachments, the market leader in the supply of forklift attachments to this industry, offers the largest range of products from a single source.  Whatever your material handling needs, B&B Attachments has the solution in the BlockMaster range.