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Tarmac gears up for national Highways Awards

Tarmac gears up for national Highways Awards

Tarmac has been shortlisted for five prestigious awards recognising excellence and commitment to innovation and best practice in the highways sector.

Tarmac supports campaign to celebrate unsung highways heroes

Tarmac supports campaign to celebrate unsung highways heroes

Tarmac is today (6 September) supporting Road Heroes Day, a national campaign to celebrate the unsung heroes of the UK’s roads and highlight the pioneering work and innovation taking place across the wider highways industry.

Tarmac puts MotoGP™ riders on track for record-breaking weekend at Silverstone

Tarmac puts MotoGP™ riders on track for record-breaking weekend at Silverstone

Silverstone’s new surface staged yet another weekend of high-octane action as a stunningly successful GoPro British Grand Prix MotoGP™ event saw incredible racing, huge crowds and lap records smashed in every class. Tarmac used precision technology and expertise to develop a completely new track surface in June this year ahead of the sell-out Formula One race in July, where Lewis Hamilton set a new track record. The Bank Holiday weekend marked another high point with 114,607 fans visiting the historic Northamptonshire track for the premier motorcycle racing event.

Winners announced for Tarmac sponsored design competition

Winners announced for Tarmac sponsored design competition

The winning entries have been announced for the fourth annual Tarmac sponsored Passivhaus Trust design competition, which sought entries from students on new building projects and the retrofitting of existing buildings.

Tarmac supports Stay Safe campaign at quarries

Tarmac supports Stay Safe campaign at quarries

Tarmac is supporting the Mineral Products Association’s (MPA) ‘Stay Safe’ summer campaign, to raise awareness of the importance of quarry safety, and the danger of swimming in quarry lakes.

Tarmac win RoSPA Health & Safety Award

Tarmac win RoSPA Health & Safety Award

Tarmac has clinched a prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Award for its health and safety practices.

Tarmac on track as Silverstone resurfacing commences

Tarmac on track as Silverstone resurfacing commences

Tarmac has started construction work on a major project to resurface the world-famous Silverstone Grand Prix circuit. The company is laying a bespoke high-tech surface, designed and developed by the circuit design firm of Dromo specifically engineered for the Silverstone at the Northamptonshire track in time for the venue’s international showpiece events, including July’s Formula One British Grand Prix and the GoPro British MotoGP™ Grand Prix in August.

Rubber roads pave the way for tyre recycling as Tarmac expands asphalt range

Rubber roads pave the way for tyre recycling as Tarmac expands asphalt range

A new rubberised asphalt which uses recycled waste tyres has been launched by Tarmac. The leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business is the first in the UK to develop a new asphalt technology capable of recycling end-of-life tyres (ELTs) into roads.

Tarmac celebrates successful partnership with SkillForce

Tarmac celebrates successful partnership with SkillForce

Tarmac, the UK’s leading construction solutions business, has recently celebrated the completion of a groundbreaking Personal Enrichment programme which has been co-designed with SkillForce to help sixth form students prepare for the world of work.

Tarmac gears up for Silverstone resurfacing

Tarmac gears up for Silverstone resurfacing

Tarmac has been appointed by Silverstone to resurface its entire world-famous Grand Prix circuit. The company has been tasked with laying a brand-new surface at the Northamptonshire track in time for the venue’s international showpiece events, including July’s Formula One British Grand Prix and the GoPro British MotoGP™ Grand Prix in August.

Tarmac partners with Passivhaus to find young architects

Tarmac partners with Passivhaus to find young architects

A Tarmac sponsored challenge to find the next rising stars of the architecture and design world is underway. Now in its fourth year, the Passivhaus Student competition, which encourages sustainability and innovation in building design, is open to architecture and planning students, engineers, energy modellers as well as anyone with a design project from participating UK universities. Entrants are invited to submit plans that could transform a real-world structure into a certifiable Passivhaus building.

Tarmac deliveries go digital with innovative tracking system

Tarmac deliveries go digital with innovative tracking system

Tarmac, the UK’s leading construction solutions company, has transformed its logistics capabilities and the efficiency of its delivery processes with the successful rollout of an innovative digital delivery tracking system.

Tarmac supports mums to be

Tarmac supports mums to be

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, has become one of the first major UK construction companies to provide expectant mothers with specialist high visibility maternity protective clothing when required.

Tarmac supports Easter Bank Holiday quarry safety campaign

Tarmac supports Easter Bank Holiday quarry safety campaign

As the Easter Bank Holiday weekend approaches, 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 driving modern housebuilding  through AIMCH project

Tarmac driving modern housebuilding through AIMCH project

Tarmac is helping develop new industrialised offsite solutions to boost housing delivery as part of a government-backed collaboration. The Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project has secured £6.5m from the Industrial Strategy and Challenge Fund towards fulfilling its goal of constructing new homes 30 per cent more quickly with a 50 per cent reduction in defects.

Tarmac Welcomes International Women's Day

Tarmac Welcomes International Women's Day

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, today (Friday 8 March) welcomes International Women’s Day.

Tarmac launches talent search with apprenticeship recruitment drive

Tarmac launches talent search with apprenticeship recruitment drive

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company, is marking National Apprenticeship Week with the launch of a national recruitment programme for up to eighty new apprentices and higher apprentices.

New innovations boost Tarmac rail freight capabilities

New innovations boost Tarmac rail freight capabilities

Tarmac has enhanced its rail freight capabilities with a series of new innovations as part of an ongoing commitment to productivity and supporting delivery of the UK’s infrastructure ambitions.

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