Welsh Slate takes its RIBA-approved CPD online

Welsh Slate takes its RIBA-approved CPD online

26-01-2021

“Welsh Slate as a building material” is now available remotely. A RIBA-approved CPD on the benefits of natural slate for roofing, cladding, walling, flooring, paving and aggregates is now also available online with Welsh Slate, part of the...
Welsh Slate crushes 2020

Welsh Slate crushes 2020

07-01-2021

Minerals and aggregates enjoy record sales.  Welsh Slate’s crushed products division has bucked the Covid trend and marked a record-breaking year for its minerals and aggregates commodities. People’s increased focus on home improvements during lockdowns helped Welsh Slate...
Welsh Slate aggregate is THE one for Tensar

Welsh Slate aggregate is THE one for Tensar

08-02-2019

New study shows slate by-product is cheaper than other aggregates for reinforced earth structures. Slate by-product as an alternative to traditional aggregate fill in reinforced earth structures has been shown to be up to 60% more cost effective....
Busting the myths about slate pitches

Busting the myths about slate pitches

18-01-2019

Neil Rowland, commercial manager – aggregates for Welsh Slate (now part of the Breedon Group) discusses alternative roofing uses for natural slate.  Thought natural slate could only be used down to 20° roof pitches? Think again. While that...
Welsh Slate turns itself inside out

Welsh Slate turns itself inside out

25-07-2018

UK’s leading manufacturer launches brochures for interior and exterior uses. New coffee table-style brochures showcasing Welsh Slate products for interior as well as exterior applications have been launched by the leading UK manufacturer. Available through www.welshslate.com, the eight-page...
Welsh Slate shipments clock up the miles

Welsh Slate shipments clock up the miles

08-02-2018

The UK slate manufacturer’s shipments continue to evolve. Shipments of decorative aggregate within Europe are continuing to grow and evolve for leading UK manufacturer Welsh Slate, part of the Lagan Group. A total of seven shipments totalling almost...
Welsh Slate records a Grand Tour of tonnage

Welsh Slate records a Grand Tour of tonnage

08-11-2016

Welsh Slate has shipped a record amount of aggregates to Europe this year. A record amount of decorative aggregate for shipping to Europe has been recorded by Welsh Slate, part of the Lagan Group. What is expected to...
Drone footage of Phase 1 of the new Llangefni link road and the discovery of an ancient cemetery and a 1,500 year-old “time capsule”

Drone footage of Phase 1 of the new Llangefni link road and the discovery of an ancient cemetery and a 1,500 year-old “time capsule”

07-10-2016

Drone footage showing Phase 1 of the new Llangefni link road. Main contractor Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd, who used several of Welsh Slate’s aggregate products to include; as-dug, 6F5 capping material, type 1 sub-base. Look closely around 2 minutes...
Welsh Slate launches aggregates guide

Welsh Slate launches aggregates guide

19-01-2016

A brochure on its aggregates portfolio has been published by Welsh Slate. A guide to the material’s use as an aggregate has been launched by Welsh Slate, the UK’s leading supplier of natural slate for a peerless range...