Tarmac is set to start work on a major project in Cambridge to create new walking and cycling connections for the historic city.
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Tarmac is celebrating its important role in constructing the UK’s first motorway, the Preston Bypass, which turns 60 in December.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading construction solutions business has launched a groundbreaking educational programme with SkillForce to help students prepare for the world of work, becoming the first company to partner with the pioneering national educational charity.
Tarmac joined thirty businesses at the recent Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) showcase at Heathrow Airport to explore how best to develop young people for life and work by getting involved with the leading UK youth charity.
Tarmac took home two top accolades from the national Highways Awards 2018, with wins in the hotly contested Highways Maintenance Efficiency and Highways Industry Product categories.
Tarmac has become the latest organisation to be recognised by BRE (the Building Research Establishment) for its commitment to ethical sourcing practices.
Tarmac is continuing its sponsorship of the Active Rutland Community Sports Awards, which recognise local clubs, teams and sports people, as well as coaches and volunteers, for their achievements and contribution to community sport in the County.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading construction solutions company is rolling out a revolutionary new digital system for tracking and recording deliveries to boost efficiency and enhance its customer service.
Tarmac employees at its Solihull-based headquarters have kicked off a nationwide focus on pension awareness, with a visit from Scottish Widows and the Pension Awareness Day tour bus.
Tarmac recently played host to The Worshipful Company of Paviors and GB Railfreight at its Harper Lane site
A team of Tarmac employees recently donated their time to help construct an impressive cardboard castle as part of a spectacular regional arts initiative.
Research by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), of which Tarmac is a national partner, shows that the UK’s perceptions of the traits that make a good leader are shifting from tradition – however a third of young people still believe men are naturally better leaders.
Rare nocturnal bird the nightjar have been spotted at RSPB The Lodge nature reserve, near Tarmac’s Sandy Heath Quarry.
Tarmac is continuing its focus on mental health wellbeing, by supporting World Suicide Prevention Day.
To celebrate National Wildlife Day, Tarmac hosted a group of wildlife enthusiasts at its Ladds Farm site in Kent, to encourage local people to get involved in a special Grasshopper and Bush Cricket Field Study Day.
Tarmac has been shortlisted for four national highways awards in recognition of its achievements product innovation, efficient highways project delivery and talent development. The company is in contention for four accolades across three separate categories in this year’s prestigious Highways Awards 2018, including ‘Highway Industry Product of the Year’, ‘Highways Maintenance Efficiency’ and ‘Apprentice of the Year’.
Tarmac’s Nosterfield Quarry and the Lower Ure Conservation Trust (LUCT) are celebrating after tracking a record number of species at the site as part of the national BioBlitz campaign.
Wigan Council and Tarmac have successfully completed major improvements to the busy A580 East Lancashire Road in record time, significantly reducing disruption for local motorists.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading highways services and sustainable construction solutions business, has become this first in the UK to adopt a cutting-edge planning and real-time software technology to optimise road construction logistics and boost productivity.
Students from Birmingham are celebrating taking home the top prize in the Big Ideas competition run by Solutions for the Planet. The award-winning social enterprise encourages young people to consider science and technical careers and engage with sustainability issues and has been supported throughout this year’s programme by its national partner Tarmac.
Via East Midlands has announced the extension of a contract with Tarmac that will see the companies continue to collaborate on the delivery of highway services within Nottinghamshire. The new extension of the Term Service Contract builds on an existing successful partnership between the two organisations, stretching back to 2013 when an initial deal was signed between Tarmac and Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC).
Tarmac has once again urged local communities living around quarries to remain vigilant during the school holidays, and remain aware of the dangers of swimming in quarry lakes.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, is to restructure the distribution model for its Cement and Lime division to deliver an enhanced service for its customers.
Tarmac recently spent three days with companies from around the world at Hillhead for the bi-annual exhibition that showcases quarry machinery, equipment and services.
Tarmac is taking toddlers on a virtual journey from the sandpit to the quarry in an educational video introducing them to the industry in a safe, fun way.
Tarmac has secured an extension to its major highways maintenance contract with Norfolk County Council.
Tarmac completes deal with Breedon Group
Tarmac has acquired a new bespoke rainbow-coloured paver to guarantee a high-quality finish for clients taking advantage of the vibrant tones in its Ulticolour asphalt range.
Tarmac is continuing its partnership with Groundwork Hertfordshire by supporting a team of local volunteers transform the grounds at Saffron Green Primary School.
Tarmac’s Readymix team once again proved to be top dog for self-compacting concrete by supplying materials for a unique prize-winning bench installed in Houndsditch in the historic heart of the City of London.
National Road Planing (NRP), Tarmac’s industry-leading road planing contractor, is driving improved productivity on a major highways project with the introduction of a new high performance planer as part of a drive to boost output and lean efficiency.
Martin Riley, senior vice president at Tarmac and chairman of the Mineral Products Association (MPA), has underscored the economic and social importance of the quarrying and mineral products sector in his welcoming speech at the flagship 2018 MPA conference.
Paul Firth, emissions monitoring technician for Tarmac’s Cement and Lime business, has been elected as the Chairman of the Source Testing Association’s (STA) Process Operators’ Group for 2018-2020.
Solutions for the Planet, with support from its first national partner, Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, has picked up a top prize at the Global Good Awards.
Tarmac’s Women in Cement group has held its first networking event with colleagues from across the company’s Cement and Lime business coming together to discuss key industry challenges and opportunities.
A new specialist training facility at Tarmac’s Alrewas Quarry in Staffordshire is helping students from the National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR) learn first-hand the technical skills needed to deliver the future of the UK rail industry.
Tarmac has strengthened its commitment to safeguarding employees within its business and the construction industry by becoming the first organisation in its sector to sign up to a public initiative aimed at eradicating modern slavery and labour exploitation.
Tarmac has launched a new software application in partnership with the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC) to enable employees to showcase their knowledge and maintain an accurate record of their continuing professional development (CPD).
Thousands of visitors to this year’s Norfolk & Norwich Festival are set to enjoy world-class performances from across Europe and the UK in the region’s open spaces completely free of charge, thanks to support from Tarmac.
Tarmac is continuing its ongoing commitment to building skills and employee development by taking part in Learning at Work Week 2018, the annual campaign which focuses on the importance and benefits of learning and development in the workplace.
Drone technology, cutting-edge pumping systems and state-of-the-art data monitoring software are among the exciting innovations set to be taken forward by Tarmac as part of its 2018 Innovation Challenge, an initiative designed to deliver added value and greater efficiency to further improve customer experience.
Tarmac is continuing to lead safety in the quarrying industry, and support organisations in promoting safety for those working in and living around quarries.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, has bolstered its Contracting senior management team with the appointment of Andy Brown as Director, Tarmac Infrastructure.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading construction solutions company, has enhanced its logistics capabilities for customers with the roll out of an innovative new digital delivery tracking solution across its 1,800-strong vehicle fleet, which is set to deliver improved efficiency and boost customer service.
A crisis simulation exercise at Tarmac’s Tunstead quarry in Derbyshire has helped teach essential skills to the next generation of industry leaders by sharing best practice in the case of a serious incident.
Representatives from Tarmac’s graduate population are attending a roundtable event hosted by Highways Magazine, to celebrate 2018 as the Year of Engineering.
Tarmac, the company delivering highways services on behalf of Norfolk County Council, is recruiting six apprentices in the county as part of a nationwide programme set to create 100 new apprenticeships in 2018.
Two large-scale projects in Norwich have been shortlisted for an award by the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation.
Tarmac has celebrated a highly successful evening at this year’s prestigious Highways England Supplier Recognition Scheme which highlights the vital contributions made by suppliers who help to operate, maintain and improve the strategic road network in England.
Following the successful launch of its 2018 apprenticeship scheme, Tarmac is continuing to build on its commitment to developing employees by hosting a new event to support the career ambitions of colleagues and inspire the next generation of construction leaders.
The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) – a partnership between the Mineral Products Association and Eurobitume UK – has published its annual independent study of local authority highways departments across England and Wales.
Through its new partnership with DofE – the UK’s leading youth charity – announced in December 2017, colleagues from across Tarmac’s business are being offered the opportunity to earn their Gold DofE as part of a national 18-month programme.
National Pothole Day 2018 is another opportunity to focus on the challenges faced by the UK’s local road network, as well as reflect the sentiment of many people and businesses towards the condition of our roads. Read more from Tarmac Contracting's managing director, Paul Fleetham.
Tarmac is celebrating after being shortlisted for five categories in two national industry award schemes run by Highways England. The nominations recognise the company’s achievements in delivering innovation, supply chain collaboration and an ongoing commitment to health and safety best practice.
At the start of National Apprenticeship Week, Tarmac is set to offer 100 new apprenticeships as part of its 2018 programme. The pledge is part of a major corporate commitment to helping UK construction develop a talented, diverse and highly-skilled workforce. The company will recruit apprentices from across the UK and is offering roles ranging from HR commercial and general management through to mechanical and electrical apprenticeships.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, has so far taken on 45 former Carillion employees, including two apprentices.
Tarmac’s Contracting business has been awarded a significant two-year, £30 million road surfacing contract across Gloucestershire. Tarmac will take over the contract in April 2018. As part of the council’s commitment to the county’s highways over the next five years, the new contact will deliver £10 million of resurfacing works in its first year and £20 million in its second year.
Tarmac has become the first in its industry to roll out a new smart card for HGV drivers, which aims to further enhance safety and support driver training, while delivering increased customer confidence on the competency and quality of its entire supply chain.
Tarmac is calling upon current and potential supply chain partners of all sizes across the UK to share innovative ideas that will drive innovation and deliver even greater value for customers.
Tarmac’s Dene Quarry in Derbyshire is the latest mineral extractives operation to achieve Professional Recognition in Mineral Extraction (PRIME) status from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).
Costain and Tarmac are celebrating after winning a prestigious national award recognising the success of their long-term partnership in building best-practice collaboration across the supply chain.
The current news surrounding Carillion does not relate to Tarmac. Carillion and Tarmac are separate businesses and have been since 1999.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable construction solutions business, has hired its first new starter through its involvement with the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) which supports ex-military personnel with new careers.
Tarmac has developed two bespoke concrete solutions to help housebuilders comply with new technical guidance issued by the National House Building Council (NHBC).
Tarmac, the UK’s leading building materials and construction solutions business, has announced that Griffiths has become part of their Contracting business.