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Tarmac attends DofE showcase

Tarmac attends DofE showcase

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.

Highways Awards

Highways Awards

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 sponsors community sports awards

Tarmac sponsors community sports awards

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 host train naming ceremony

Tarmac host train naming ceremony

Tarmac recently played host to The Worshipful Company of Paviors and GB Railfreight at its Harper Lane site

Tarmac in contention for four national highways awards

Tarmac in contention for four national highways awards

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 congratulates Solutions for the Planet’s Big Ideas Competition winners

Tarmac congratulates Solutions for the Planet’s Big Ideas Competition winners

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 and Tarmac Extend Highways Services Contract in Nottinghamshire

Via and Tarmac Extend Highways Services Contract in Nottinghamshire

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 moves to regional transport model for cement hauliers

Tarmac moves to regional transport model for cement hauliers

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 supports industry futures at Mineral Products 2018

Tarmac supports industry futures at Mineral Products 2018

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.

Solutions for the Planet strikes gold at Global Good Awards

Solutions for the Planet strikes gold at Global Good Awards

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 Women in Cement group hosts first networking event

Tarmac Women in Cement group hosts first networking event

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.

High-speed rail students on track with Tarmac

High-speed rail students on track with Tarmac

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 supports new protocol to prevent labour exploitation

Tarmac supports new protocol to prevent labour exploitation

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 launches software app to support professional development

Tarmac launches software app to support professional development

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).

Tarmac supports world-class Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Tarmac supports world-class Norfolk & Norwich Festival

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 Innovation Challenge celebrates supplier collaboration

Tarmac Innovation Challenge celebrates supplier collaboration

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 hires ex-Carillion MD to support infrastructure offer

Tarmac hires ex-Carillion MD to support infrastructure offer

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 builds customer experience with innovation in digital delivery tracking

Tarmac builds customer experience with innovation in digital delivery tracking

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.

Norfolk apprenticeships launched by Tarmac

Norfolk apprenticeships launched by Tarmac

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.

Tarmac celebrates double Highways England awards success

Tarmac celebrates double Highways England awards success

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.

Tarmac develops its future leaders

Tarmac develops its future leaders

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.

AIA publishes annual survey revealing condition of local roads

AIA publishes annual survey revealing condition of local roads

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.

Reaching gold standard with Duke of Edinburgh Award

Reaching gold standard with Duke of Edinburgh Award

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.

Potholes: the national conversation starter

Potholes: the national conversation starter

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 shortlisted for five Highways England accolades

Tarmac shortlisted for five Highways England accolades

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.

Tarmac kicks off National Apprenticeship Week with 2018 apprenticeship campaign

Tarmac kicks off National Apprenticeship Week with 2018 apprenticeship campaign

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 secures Gloucestershire surfacing contract win

Tarmac secures Gloucestershire surfacing contract win

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’s innovation in smart card technology drives fleet safety

Tarmac’s innovation in smart card technology drives fleet safety

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 Dene Quarry Achieves PRIME Status

Tarmac Dene Quarry Achieves PRIME Status

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).

Carillion and Tarmac

Carillion and Tarmac

The current news surrounding Carillion does not relate to Tarmac. Carillion and Tarmac are separate businesses and have been since 1999.

Griffiths becomes part of Tarmac

Griffiths becomes part of Tarmac

Tarmac, the UK’s leading building materials and construction solutions business, has announced that Griffiths has become part of their Contracting business.

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