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The Construction Index: Scottish company introduces US pothole repair product

By April 9, 2020No Comments

A new Scottish company has acquired exclusive UK distribution rights for a pothole repair product that is already well established in the USA and Canada.

Red Stag Materials was formed by industry specialists from across the asphalt sector and now offers a cold asphalt product, EZ Street. The company hopes that it will be adopted as a solution to Britain’s pothole backlog, which amounts over £11bn and could take 11 years to repair according to the latest Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance Survey.

EZ Street is described as offering a cost-effective alternative to traditional means of pothole repair and as being significantly faster to install than other options. It requires no heavy plant to install, and can be bulk-bought and stored for up to 12 months, said the company.

Red Stagg, which manufactures the product in the north-east of Scotland has also entered into a partnership with Aberdeenshire Council, who is using the product for the repair of roads across Grampian.

Red Stag Materials said that it has brought the product to the UK confident that it will translate to significant savings in manhours for local councils that use the product…

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