Blog: Construction

Discover iBlend, our recycled aggregate…

TJ supplies thousands of tonnes of bulk recycled fills to key clients every year. We’re a reliable and competitively-priced supplier and 2020-21 saw unprecedented demand for these types of aggregates, a trend that is continuing. We produce a crushed primary/recycled blended aggregate at Butser Quarry called iBlend, a non-frost susceptible Type 1 aggregate. It is […]

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Skip hire for construction

Whatever construction projects you undertake or specialise in, you’re likely to generate vast amounts of waste for the duration of each one. From small to large-scale construction projects, residential to commercial, alterations to building from scratch,  this type of work requires a lot of materials and produces a variety of waste which needs to be […]

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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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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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10 reasons to go for skip hire

Skips are great for domestic and commercial projects and the ideal commercial waste management solution when used regularly on-site. They are versatile and come in a range of sizes to suit varying amounts and types of waste. For home projects, whether they are being carried out as a DIY project or completed by a professional, […]

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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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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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