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Tarmac supports HS2 adoption of hi-tech digital concrete testing to cut carbon on the project

November 20, 2023
Working with Tarmac and partners, a successful trial of a ground-breaking digital measuring system for concrete has led to a roll-out across multiple HS2 sites –cutting carbon and driving efficiencies on the construction project. 
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Local MP visits Tarmac’s National Laboratory and Innovation Centre

November 10, 2023
During the 120th anniversary of Edgar Hooley’s invention of Tarmacadam, the MP for Wolverhampton South East, the Rt Hon Pat McFadden MP visited the historical home of Tarmac, accompanied by Shadow Roads Minister, Bill Esterson MP.
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Tarmac is awarded Gold membership by The 5% Club

November 9, 2023
For two years running, Tarmac has been awarded Gold accredited membership via The 5% Club’s 2023-24 Employer Audit Scheme.
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Tarmac continues to drive the decarbonisation agenda with third supplier collaboration event

November 8, 2023
Tarmac is launching its third Supplier Sustainability Week to explore the wider sustainability landscape in partnership with its supply chain.    
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Tarmac invites submissions to its 2023 Innovation Challenge

November 7, 2023
Tarmac is inviting submissions to its fourth annual Innovation Challenge, open to existing and new suppliers, university teams and any organisations or individuals with an idea to support the acceleration of the company’s journey to net zero.
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Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund grant supports new bridge at Thorpe Meadows  

November 3, 2023
With support from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund, Nene Park Trust is pleased to announce that a new bridge, which has replaced the old ‘Red Bridge’ at Thorpe Meadows, is now open to the public. 
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Mountsorrel Juniors U11s Lions feeling pride in new football kit thanks to Tarmac donation

November 2, 2023
Mountsorrel Juniors under 11s Lions football team are hoping to score in their new kit, thanks to a £824.44 donation from Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry.
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Pioneering 3D-printed innovation for water industry delivers major carbon savings

November 1, 2023
Sustainable building materials and construction solutions business Tarmac has teamed up with Finnish technology company Hyperion Robotics to bring structural 3D-printed concrete to the UK. 
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Tarmac delivers trio of UK’s lowest carbon road maintenance projects

October 31, 2023
Three local roads in the north east have become the lowest carbon highways ever to be resurfaced in the UK, thanks to a project that has set a new benchmark for the way roads are maintained.
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Local MP visits Tarmac Aberthaw cement plant

October 30, 2023
Earlier this month, Tarmac’s Aberthaw cement plant was happy to welcome The Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP for a visit. A regular visitor to the site, Mr Cairns returned on 13 October for an update on the site and to hear more about the company’s roadmap to reach net zero...
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