New Independent Asphalt Company for Central Scotland

(Scotland, UK)  —  MacAdam Asphalt Co Ltd is a new Scottish owned independent asphalt producer who are currently erecting a £2.5M high capacity asphalt plant in Cloburn Quarry , Lanark to serve the Central Belt of Scotland.

The state of the art asphalt plant manufactured by Benninghoven of Germany has 160tph capacity together with 200 tonnes of mixed material storage. Cloburn Quarry Co Ltd produce very high quality granite used in asphalt products throughout the UK , Europe and worldwide and has extensive reserves.

The Companys name was derived from John Loudon MacAdam who was born in Ayr, Scotland in 1783 and went on to invent the MacAdamized system of building roads which was initially a road constructed of small rocks” Not to exceed 6 ounces in weight and must pass a 2 inch ring ” built into a camber in three layers and compacted by a roller to allow rainwater to drain from the surface.

By the end of the 19th Century most of the main roads in Europe were constructed by the MacAdam system. The first macadam surface in the United States was laid in 1822 on the “Boonsborough Turnpike Road” between Hagerstown and Boonsboro, Maryland.

Further development was the application of hot coal tar to the MacAdam road to give a smooth waterproof road surface giving the world the generic product ” Tar Macadam or Tarmac ” Managing Director Stewart Denny, who has over 30 years experience in the Scottish asphalt market, stated ” We are delighted to erect our plant in Cloburn Quarry.

They are great people and the quarry is in an excellent location with long term high quality rock reserves. We are also honoured to name our Company after such a ingenious and clever Scottish roadbuilder.We will be producing asphalt early February 2010 and we look forward to supporting independent asphalt contractors in Central Scotland for many years in the future.”

 

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