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Raising Levels for Threthorne Business Park, LauncestonDownload Case Study
Development of New Business Unit.
150 tonnes of SHW 600 Class 1A
C&R Construction SW LTD
IBAA was supplied from Blue Phoenix, Cornwall Plant in St Dennis, this material has been used to blind and raise levels at thickness of circa 50mm, prior to a floor slab being poured.
IBAA is an extremely cost-effective material when compared to Primary Aggregates and BP UK is working towards a verified Carbon Footprint.
There are also advantages logistically when using IBAA due to the low density of the material allowing for fewer vehicle movements as this gives volumetric advantages over primary materials.
The extraction of primary aggregates for construction and transport to construction sites places enormous pressure on the environment. Mineral mining accounts for 2.8% of the global greenhouse gas emissions. The use of manufactured aggregates from IBA prevents landfilling, mining of virgin raw materials and contributes to the circular economy.