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Shire Aggregates proud to support the World Transplant Games

The World Transplant Games are taking place in Gateshead, Newcastle between 17 – 23 August 2019.
At Shire Aggregates, we are always keen to support local events and when the opportunity came up to support the World Transplant Games, it was a perfect fit.
We have supplied around 60 tonnes, (around three wagon loads), of 0/4mm limestone […]

By |August 22nd, 2019|News|

Shire Aggregates achieve FORS accreditation

Shire Aggregates Bulk ltd have been working hard to gain FORS accreditation. FORS is a voluntary scheme for Fleet operators. Being FORS accredited confirms that as a company we employ good practices and are committed to operating a safer, more efficient business.

As a prominent regional Aggregates Supplier, we are aware of the growing demand on […]

By |March 5th, 2019|News|

CLEAN AIR ZONES – we’re ready!

In 2015 the government announced plans to improve air quality in cities by introducing Clean Air Zones to reduce pollution.

Vehicles which don’t meet the highest environmental standards will be banned from city centres or have to pay a charge – probably £100 for wagons.

The first five cities – Leeds, Birmingham, Derby, Southampton and Nottingham – […]

By |November 18th, 2018|Blog, News, News|

Shire truck naming…inspired by music

We love our music. Away from the business we like to relax by going to concerts by great bands all over the country. So, when it came to naming our trucks, it was the obvious way to go.

It wasn’t as easy as you’d think – some songs just aren’t great for trucks. And it had […]

By |November 18th, 2018|Blog, News, News|

Bulk savings for aggregates firm with new Michelin policy

Shire Aggregates has specified Michelin tyres for 12 new MAN 32-tonne 8×4 tippers and adopted a Michelin policy as standard for future tyre purchases, after a two-year “eye-opening” trial revealed savings of £26,000 a year.

The results, based on each 8×4 rigid tipper travelling 75,000km a year, showed that with Michelin, the Catterick-based firm would save […]

By |October 24th, 2018|News|

Michelin Tyres help Tipper Trucks dump costs

Leading UK aggregates producer, Shire Aggregates expects to dump annual running costs of over £25,000 by fitting Michelin X Works tyres as original equipment across 12 new MAN 32-tonne 8×4 tipper trucks.

The moves follows a series of test results – based on each 8×4 rigid tipper travelling around 75,000 km a year – which indicated the North […]

By |October 24th, 2018|News|

Michelin X Works Tyre Trial Highlights Savings for Shire Aggregates

Shire Aggregates has specified Michelin tyres as original equipment across 12 new MAN 32-tonne 8×4 tippers and adopted a Michelin policy as standard for future tyre purchases after a trial set of Michelin X Works tyres demonstrated it could save more than £26,000 a year in running costs.
Michelin X Works Trial Delivers Success
The results, based on each 8×4 rigid tipper travelling […]

By |October 24th, 2018|News|

New truck delivery….

We are pleased to say that have just taken delivery of 2 of 9 new trucks. This will increase our capability to deliver a reliable, efficient service to our customers. We are committed to investing in the future! The next 7 trucks are due by the end of April 2016. Look out for us on […]

By |April 6th, 2016|Blog, News|