Volume Metric Concrete Ltd

VMC Volume Metric Concrete Ltd suppliers of quality concrete and screeds Gravesend Kent

VMC News

February 23rd 2010


Concrete pump completed just ready for the paint job will be operational within 7 days.


February 8th 2010


We purchase a trailer mounted concrete pump and a Iveco chassis, our neighbouring workshop begin all modification’s to chassis so the equipment can be positioned correctly, it is important that the pump hopper is set at correct height so our mixers can discharge high slump mixes with ease.


January 23rd 2010


More weekend work at Feltham station for the now Bam Nuttall Company, 10m3 of C30 which could only be used as and when needed 8 hours on site.


December 1st 2009


We team up again with specialist contractor Clon Robyn this time to meet their deadline on the M25 Jct 27-28 widening, saved the day again!


November 30th 2009


Start a two week out of hours project supplying dryleen to Taylor Woodrow at the Docklands Railway project.


October 30th 2009


Purchase of our 8 x wheel tipper for hauling of our aggregates as the economy shows no sign of improving, it is vital we lower our costs to meet the market needs.


October 24th 2009

Out of hours work for ongoing work for Norse of Wigan at Tesco stores this one at I.O.Sheppey.


September 20th 2009


Called out for out of hours work for ongoing project with Kent based contractor on Ashford International terminal.


September 3rd 2009


Start work with Euroside rail projects for remedial works at Euston Station, London mostly in the evenings when ready mix plants close and uneconomical to operate.

August 26th 2009

Start work on a major traffic calming project for Kent based contractor A.R.Cook and sons in Sittingbourne lasting approximately 3 weeks.

June 22nd 2009

Acquire our first used mixer from a company from Minehead, Somerset at a reasonable price unlike our other mixers capable of 9-10m3 on 4 axles we had to get a 6 wheeler for those smaller jobs with max load of 6m3.

May 13th 2009

Just got the green light on a development in Kingsfarm for Local Contractor Euroside to supply concrete and screed for a 4 house development.

April 9th 2009

Recession beginning to bite the big boys just lost the third phase of Southern Water job around 600m3 plus to a national readymix supplier who out bid us by selling at 1999 prices! Won’t say who they are have a guess red white b..e trucks!


February 26th 2009


Start work on second phase for Nbc Ltd on Southern Water site a further 350m3 plus for concreting around all walkways and enclosure area’s around treatment tanks.


December 1st 2008


Just got the go ahead from local contractor Nbc Ltd to supply around 150m3 for road way on Southern Water treatment site Northfleet.


November 18th 2008


Start supplying kent based contractor concrete for temporary building installation at Dartford College prior to demolition of existing building

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October 14th 2008


A first….. Called on an out of hour’s underground project at Acton Station, upon arrival we had to deliver 4m3 of C35 over a 5hr period.

Due to the complexity of the job, the concrete pump operator of the company Ascus did not take to us putting concrete in what was then the UK’s largest mobile boom pump a 61metre schwing sx, he thought our mix would block his boom by the end of the job he praised us for our mix and not blocking his pump!


September 16th 2008


Carry out work for local contractor Euroside at Borstal Young Offenders Institute Rochester, drivers can’t wait to get out!


July 22nd 2008


Have to supply Norwest Holst around 32m3 of RC45 at Aerodrome road, Hendon starting at 5.30 am, had all material delivered to site and supplied on a continuous basis min target strength had to be 45newton successfully over killed it by achieving 67newton in 28 days even the foreman was shocked, another successful project!


June 25th 2008


Just received confirmation from specialist piling contractor Milner Foundations of Bristol to supply around 110m3 over 2 weeks in Old St London EC1.


June 13th 2008


Just got the order in for 45m3 of screed over 2 days to complete the new Harvester in Bellinge near Herne Bay for Oakley and sons contractors.


June 11th 2008


Have to supply local groundworks company with 30m3 RC30 fibre mix for over-site for 6 x new builds they laid the concrete, we supplied the concrete and finishers to give a power float mirror finish. Job went smooth!


June 5th 2008


Given the contract to supply Woodward Building Services of Essex to concrete the new yard for Hewden Hire in Ashford, this job required a C35 Fibre mix total poured around 180m3.


April 25th 2008


Get the OK from specialist contractor Clon Robyn working for DW Lighting to supply concrete for all base’s and lamppost boxes along the new stretch of the A2 coast and London bound.


March 20th 2008


Start concreting a yard on our estate around 220m3 over 2 and half weeks.


March 19th 2008


Hit our first target of 100.00m3 out put in a day mostly being for a local groundwork company in Meopham, Kent.


October 2007


Start supplying a local contractor on works at B.A.E. Systems Rochester and snagging at the new International Ebbsfleet Terminal.


September 2007


More emergency works for Edmund Nuttall Ltd on railway banksides on the South East line through Maidstone.


June/July 2007


Start supplying concrete on the London and Coast bound A2 project for Sian Formwork and Skanska.


May 2007


Go to the S.E.D. truck and plant show to pick up our new mixer where it has been on the show stand of our supplier.


April 25th 2007


After having cube test’s done we start supplying our first Kent County approved contractor on drop kerbs.


March 16th 2007


Get given a real test by Gill Aggregates Ltd to concrete their new premises in Tilbury Docks, Essex approx m3 around 300m3 over 2 days by a single mixer, all material was supplied by them sand, stone and cement we simply loaded the truck and discharged the mix as required! Another successful project completed.


March 7th 2007

Get a contract to supply overnight works on rain damaged railside banks in Brighton for Edmund Nuttall Ltd.


January 4th 2007

Can't stand our Caterpillar Loader have to part exchange for a reliable JCB 535 ‘95

September 18th 2006

Just taken delivery of a new 40 Tonne Cement silo from Antar commissioned and should be ready to use by tomorrow.

March 19th 2006

We take delivery of our first mixer from Armcon Cementech a brand new 2006 plate MX 150.

 

VMC Volume Metric Concrete Ltd Unit 9 Albion Parade, Canal Road, Gravesend, Kent DA12 2RN

 

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