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The 231 million tonnes-a-year aggregates market is picking up in all areas except road surfacing.Aggregates industry body Bacmi said this week that materials sales fell overall by 2 million tonnes in 1993.But trends in the final quarter of last year point to overall improvements this year.Fourth quarter sales of ready-mixed concrete were 12 per cent up on the fourth quarter of 1992, crushed rock sales rose by 7 per cent and sand and gravel by 3 per cent.Roads surfacing materials sales ...

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