New Milton Sand & Ballast increase efficiency with new Duo Equipment 'Triple Solution' plant.
Located on Caird Avenue, New Milton, Dorset the 40-acre site is operated by New Milton Sand & Ballast (NMS). Owned by the Drew family since the thirties, extraction on the site has long expired and currently the company process all their materials here which are imported from two of their other sites. Imported materials being primary gravel from their Downton site and various British Standard Recycled materials from their Pennington site.
Operating an aged wash plant was not efficient and NMS made the decision to invest in a new plant that would improve the processing efficiency and provide more saleable end product which included clean material for their concrete plant.
Paul Drayton – Operations Director for NMS took up the story, “We sat down with several companies to discuss our requirement and ultimately chose DUO as they offered us a comprehensive solution with the inclusion of two AMP twin TAK Hydro Classifiers. In discussion this provided us with the confidence and reassurance to produce sands that were going to be contaminant free because ultimately, we needed to use the recycled material for our concrete plants...