Blog: Aggregates

Which aggregate? Limestone v iBlend

We source and supply both primary limestone and our own recycled aggregate known as iBlend. These two materials are sub base aggregates, usually used beneath highways and construction projects of all sizes. Type 1 limestone and Type 1 iBlend share many of the same qualities making them suitable for similar purposes. If different aggregates can […]

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Rubble disposal made easy!

Disposing of your rubble has always taken some thought and planning, but with additional restrictions in place at most Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) due to COVID, the usual routes are even trickier. We’d like to let you know that there are other options when it comes to disposing of your rubble quickly, easily […]

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Meet Jason Harvey, Site Supervisor

Jason has worked for TJ for six years, supervising various project sites across the southern region. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his four children and taking his youngest son fishing when the weather allows! What does your role involve? It’s an extremely varied role! It involves everything from dealing with the lorries […]

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Rock chalk: a cost-effective deep fill aggregate

Bulk fill rock chalk is ideal for use in the construction industry due to its strength, versatility, porous quality and cost-effectiveness. It is especially relevant in the current climate, where the demand for recycled fill aggregates is outweighing supply and alternatives are being sought. Bulk fill rock chalk can be effectively used as a deep […]

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TJ’s best selling aggregates

Every year TJ supplies millions of tonnes of aggregates to the construction and infrastructure industries. We deal with over 20 different types of aggregate, which all have a range of different uses. We source materials from our own quarries at Butser and Hythe and from third parties as needed. Sourcing them from a range of […]

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Top 5 uses for Hythe Quarry sand

Sand is an essential product, with many uses. It is used widely in the construction industry as well as for a range of various other purposes. By purchasing Hythe Quarry in 2017, TJ secured themselves a source of sand in the Hampshire area that enables them to provide this valuable material to a range of […]

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Meet Dion Hinton, Transport Operator

Dion recently joined the TJ team after opting for a change in career. He liked the fact that TJ is known for their high levels of customer service and investment in staff development. Outside of work, Dion likes to take part in all sports from golf to football and enjoys dog walks with his girlfriend. […]

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Get your construction project back on track with TJ

2020 has certainly presented some challenges to the construction industry, with many projects being put on hold for much of the spring. Now that restrictions have been lifted, companies are striving to pick up projects – and start new ones – as and where they can. Construction services and suppliers may have been limited at […]

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