Lafarge Tarmac Blashford Project

12th August 2014

Owned and operated by Lafarge Tarmac, current extraction operations at Blashford are centred on ‘Nea Farm’ which supplies processed material to local concrete plants, builders’ merchants and local contractors in the Ringwood and Bournemouth area.

When Lafarge Tarmac made the decision to upgrade the current 2.5 kilometre conveyor system to harmonise the drives on the 14 conveyors and to increase the handling capacity from 150tph to 350tph, with the additional benefits of improved reliability and reduced maintenance costs, Canning Conveyor who have been responsible for all the design, manufacturing and installation work since 2006/7 (ahead of the more recent plant developments) were awarded the contract...