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Tarmac launches new modern and sustainable asphalt plant

June 6, 2024
A new state-of-the-art, sustainable asphalt plant in Trowse, Norwich has been officially opened by Tarmac. It will supply the latest in low carbon surfacing materials and a wide range of Tarmac Ultimate asphalt products and solutions.
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Volunteers help to deliver £4m of social impact on Tarmac’s sites across Herts

June 3, 2024
A new report from Tarmac, the sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, reveals how Hertfordshire’s communities have benefitted from £4m of social impact generated by its sites across the county.
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New app to improve the sustainability of concrete wins Tarmac Innovation Challenge

May 28, 2024
An innovative digital analysis tool that can help to improve the sustainability of concrete has been named the winner of Tarmac’s 2023 Innovation Challenge – an annual competition encouraging supply chain companies, SMEs and other organisations to submit ideas for sustainable solutions.
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Tarmac winners at the Esri UK Customer Success Award 2024

May 23, 2024
The Geographic Information System (GIS) team at Tarmac won the Esri UK Customer Success Award for Excellence in Analytical Insights, at the Esri UK Annual Conference earlier this month. The award recognised their innovative use of the ArcGIS application.  The ArcGIS app – a web-based mapping platform created by Esri...
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Tarmac steps up to renovate and improve access at local Mountsorrel memorial

May 13, 2024
The team at Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry have supported the refurbishment of a local war memorial and the steps up to it.
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Harnessing nature’s power: collaborative effort explores algae for lower-carbon road construction

May 8, 2024
A research partnership led by carbon removal company CO2CO Ltd aims to revolutionise road construction with a novel, lower-carbon approach to producing bitumen from algae. If successfully scaled up, this pioneering innovation could further enhance the sustainability of road construction.
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Tarmac gifts important nature reserve to local wildlife trust

May 7, 2024
Tarmac has gifted Oare Marshes, an internationally important nature reserve in Faversham, to Kent Wildlife Trust.
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Tarmac offers AI-enhanced concrete sensors to boost sustainable construction

April 2, 2024
Tarmac, a CRH company and the UK’s leading sustainable construction materials provider, is offering its customers access to advanced AI-enhanced digital sensors that can help to optimise concrete mixes, lower carbon emissions and reduce on-site construction time.
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Residents praise huge improvement as the new Willenhall Greenway route nears completion

March 22, 2024
Residents have praised the newly improved walking and cycle route, which is part of Walsall Council’s 10-year plan to improve Willenhall.
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AIA annual survey reveals impact of pressures on local roads in England and Wales

March 20, 2024
An independent survey by the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) – a partnership between the Mineral Products Association and Eurobitume UK – has estimated that a record high of £16.3 billion would be needed to address the backlog of local highways repairs across England and Wales.
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