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Tarmac showcases apprenticeships at Skills Show 2017

Tarmac showcases apprenticeships at Skills Show 2017

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable construction solutions business, will be talking to students and careers advisors about its apprenticeship opportunities at the Skills Show 2017 on 16-18 November in the NEC, Birmingham.

Reading FC: Kicking Off The New Season With A Reliable Hybrid Pitch

Reading FC: Kicking Off The New Season With A Reliable Hybrid Pitch

Madejski Stadium has been home to Reading FC since its construction in 1999. With the playing surface having undergone significant wear and tear over recent seasons, especially given its dual function as the home ground for London Irish RFC, Reading commissioned a full reconstruction during the summer of 2017, in preparation for a renewed promotion challenge.

Tarmac wins Cooper-Heyman cup

Tarmac wins Cooper-Heyman cup

Tarmac’s Panshanger Park site has received top honours at the Mineral Product Association’s (MPA) Restoration & Biodiversity Awards at the Royal Society in London. The company, along with its partners, the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Wildlife Trust, were awarded the prestigious Cooper-Heyman cup, in recognition of their work to sensitively manage the grade II* listed landscape at Panshanger.

Tarmac acquires full ownership of ScotAsh

Tarmac acquires full ownership of ScotAsh

Tarmac, the UK’s leading building materials and construction solutions business, has announced the acquisition of Scottish Power’s 50 per cent share of the ScotAsh Limited joint venture, a market leader in sustainable construction products.

Tarmac becomes first national partner of Solutions for the Planet

Tarmac becomes first national partner of Solutions for the Planet

The Solutions for the Planet programme will be extending its reach to thousands more pupils across the UK, with support from its first national partner, Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. The partnership will encourage children to come up with ‘Big Ideas’ as part of an award-winning sustainability and enterprise initiative for schools.

Tarmac celebrates opening of new rail depot

Tarmac celebrates opening of new rail depot

A new Tarmac rail depot contained within Freightliner’s existing Garston complex, which will take around 10,000 trucks off the roads every year, has been officially opened by the Mayor for Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram and local MP for Garston and Halewood, Maria Eagle.

Tarmac in the running for prestigious  industry awards

Tarmac in the running for prestigious industry awards

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company, is celebrating being shortlisted in three categories for a major national awards scheme.

Martin Riley becomes new MPA chairman

Martin Riley becomes new MPA chairman

Martin Riley, Senior Vice President, Tarmac, has been appointed MPA Chairman for the next two years, succeeding Simon Vivian of the Breedon Group.

Tarmac employee achieves UK first with MPQC qualification

Tarmac employee achieves UK first with MPQC qualification

An assistant quarry manager at Tarmac’s Wensley quarry in North Yorkshire has become the first person in the country to achieve the MPQC Level 4 Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management in Mineral Products Operations.

Tarmac launches Topscape product range

Tarmac launches Topscape product range

Tarmac’s Building Products business has announced the a new product line – Topscape – aimed at combining and enhancing its offer to customers in the commercial landscaping market.

Tarmac focuses on skills at MPA 2017 conference

Tarmac focuses on skills at MPA 2017 conference

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, was headline sponsor at the MPA’s annual conference and AGM for 2017, which took place on 7 June at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, in the heart of Westminster.

Tarmac funds St Albans community project

Tarmac funds St Albans community project

Tarmac has donated £30,000 to the St Albans Museum and Gallery Trust, to build a windowed walkway, called a glazed link, on the west side of the building.

Tarmac supports May Bank Holiday quarry safety campaign

Tarmac supports May Bank Holiday quarry safety campaign

With the warmer weather approaching in time for the May Bank Holiday weekend, Tarmac is supporting the Mineral Products Association’s (MPA) annual ‘Stay Safe’ campaign, to raise awareness of the importance of quarry safety, and the danger of swimming in quarry lakes

Tarmac’s Bestwood Quarry becomes first site to receive PRIME status

Tarmac’s Bestwood Quarry becomes first site to receive PRIME status

The team at Tarmac’s Bestwood Quarry, in Nottinghamshire is celebrating after becoming the first site to be awarded PRIME (Professional Recognition In Mineral Extractives) site status by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), for its commitment to workforce engagement, training, and continuous professional development.

Tarmac acquires JB Riney

Tarmac acquires JB Riney

Tarmac, the UK’s leading building materials and construction solutions business, has announced the acquisition of civil engineering and highways maintenance contractor, JB Riney

Innovative new ‘milk round’ revolutionising lime deliveries

Innovative new ‘milk round’ revolutionising lime deliveries

The industry’s first small scale liquid lime delivery vehicle has been unveiled by Tarmac, and has already started making deliveries of Tarmac’s Kalic and Kalic HS milk of lime to sites across the UK in a route affectionately dubbed the ‘milk round’.

Tarmac supports employee in laying the road to success

Tarmac supports employee in laying the road to success

Congratulations to Richard Denman Jnr, who has become the first Tarmac employee to achieve the Minerals Products Qualification Council (MPQC) Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services (Roadbuilding and Construction).

Tarmac adds to largest UK fleet of moving floor trailers

Tarmac adds to largest UK fleet of moving floor trailers

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company, has added 40brand new trailers to its line-up of moving floor trailers as part of its commitment to continuously improving the safety of its fleet of HGVs.

Tarmac supports Easter quarry safety campaign

Tarmac supports Easter quarry safety campaign

With the Easter holidays underway and warmer weather approaching, Tarmac is supporting the Mineral Products Association’s (MPA) annual ‘Stay Safe’ campaign, to raise awareness of the importance of quarry safety, and the danger of swimming in quarry lakes

Tarmac secures Rutland highways contract extension

Tarmac secures Rutland highways contract extension

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company, has been awarded an extension on its £3.5m per year highways maintenance contract with Rutland County Council.

AIA publishes annual ALARM survey

AIA publishes annual ALARM survey

The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) - a partnership between the Mineral Products Association and Eurobitume UK - has published its annual independent survey of local authority highways departments.

Panshanger Park partnership recognised at High Sherriff Awards

Panshanger Park partnership recognised at High Sherriff Awards

Tarmac, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and the Herts Natural History Society have won a prestigious Hertfordshire High Sherriff Award for their successful work at Panshanger Park, receiving the ‘Highly Commended Award for a Voluntary-Private Sector Partnership’.

Tarmac's Aberthaw plant shares best practice with CIWM members

Tarmac's Aberthaw plant shares best practice with CIWM members

Tarmac’s Aberthaw Cement plant has played host to over 16 members of the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) as part of a workshop to share best practice in developing and maintaining good community relations.

SHROPSHIRE STUDENTS LEARN FROM BAYSTON HILL

SHROPSHIRE STUDENTS LEARN FROM BAYSTON HILL

Employees at Tarmac’s Bayston Hill quarry have been working with Telford College of Arts and Technology (TCAT), to provide civil engineering students with an insight into the opportunities available and skills needed in the industry.

City living: intelligent screed solutions

City living: intelligent screed solutions

Galliard Homes’ Baltimore Tower is an exclusive 45-storey residential development in the heart of London’s Canary Wharf. With its striking design offering coveted high-rise homes in one of the city’s most fast-paced districts, it has helped to redefine the financial district – having made use of Tarmac’s intelligent screed solutions during its construction.

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