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Why is Concrete So Good for Driveways?


Why Concrete is Ideally Suited for Driveways Concrete is well known as a highly versatile material throughout the construction industry and beyond. Concrete is a great choice for a number of home projects because it is a relatively cheap material that offers superior tactile strength as well as load-bearing strength and other unique properties. It’s […]

How Different Would the World Be Without Concrete?


We may not realise it, but concrete is one of the most commonly used man-made construction materials in the world today. It’s an important material that is used extensively in buildings, bridges and roads for structural applications. It also has a range of benefits including its strength, durability and versatility. In this article, we will […]

Has COVID-19 Affected the Concrete Industry?


It’s not an understatement to say that COVID-19 has affected the world in many ways and truly changed how many different industries work. Especially the concrete industry, which is facing a number of challenges as it deals with the impact the pandemic has brought. This article will take a look further into how the COVID-19 […]

5 Hidden Uses of Concrete


Concrete is typically known for its heavyweight, energy-intensive manufacturing process and lacklustre, dull surface finish. Though, it doesn’t have the be hidden between floors and on stairwells. Concrete actually has much more to offer than just structural stability and a hard-wearing finish. It can produce stylish accessories to suit your home, modern designs and other […]

Concrete Home Projects


Using Concrete in Home Projects Concrete is a hugely diverse material that is used across a wide range of different projects. Home projects are not different – with a huge range of projects needing high-quality concrete. We have supplied high-quality ready-mix concrete to many clients that are looking to complete home projects that may not […]

Restricted access is no problem for SMC Mini Mix


At SMC we very often arrive on site where access is restricted. We have the ideal vehicle fit for purpose to ensure access vary rarely causes us a problem. Here we are delivering into Shrewsbury Town Centre, where McPhillips are carrying out essential works on Pride Hill shopping centre.