Blog: Aggregates

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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Comparing aggregates: limestone v crushed concrete

Type 1 limestone and Type 1 crushed concrete could be used for the same purposes, mainly as sub base aggregates to be used beneath highways and construction projects of all sizes. So what are the differences between the two materials and which one is best suited for your project? Read on to weigh up the […]

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Keep your home project on track with TJ

It seems like everyone is making the most of their extra time at home at the moment, with many people committing to home and garden improvements to keep themselves occupied. Whether you’re undertaking the project yourself or have employed someone to do it for you (with social distancing in mind) it’s a very useful thing […]

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What are aggregates used for?

Aggregates are used widely for many different purposes and across many industries. TJ supplies a range of aggregates to the construction, groundworks, agricultural, landscaping, farming and domestic markets. TJ’s aggregates service includes sourcing and supplying the materials and delivering them using their fleet of vehicles. The aggregates are supplied in quantities upwards of 5 tonnes […]

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Delivery FAQs

So you’re expecting a delivery from TJ. It could be delivery of a skip to your home, multiple skips or containers to your construction site or any one of the range of aggregates we supply. Have a question? Check out our delivery FAQs to see if we’ve already answered it… Q. What time will my […]

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