Tarmac is set to participate in an industry-leading webcast event that will discuss and explore the challenges and opportunities for net zero carbon in the construction sector.
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Tarmac has called for new thinking in road construction and greater use of warm mix asphalt to reduce disruption from roadworks, as a new survey shows people believe traffic levels across the UK are almost back to pre-pandemic levels.
Two Tarmac employees studying at the University of Derby Centre for Mineral Products are celebrating success in the 2020 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Student Awards.
A 50-50 joint venture between Tarmac and Kier has been awarded the Lot 2 contract of the Transport for London (TfL) Highways Maintenance and Project Framework to maintain and improve highways and related assets covering a 189km network in north London.
Tarmac has demonstrated its commitment to supporting local communities by helping to fund a new World War One memorial in Croxden, Staffordshire.
Tarmac is proud to have supported the Kingsley Venture Valley Project Team with nearly £20,000 funding toward the much-needed regeneration of the recreation area in Kingsley.
Tarmac has secured a major contract to supply concrete to Align, the joint venture delivering the C1 package of the UK High Speed 2 line (HS2).
Tarmac and Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) have kick-started their ‘People and the Planet’ initiative with a woodland maintenance day in Stainforth.
Tarmac’s senior vice-president, Martin Riley, has been appointed the 69th President of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), taking over from previous president Phil Redmond FIQ.
Leading sustainable construction solutions company Tarmac has underlined its continued commitment to lowering the whole life carbon footprint of customer projects with the renewal of a number of five-year rail freight contracts.
Tarmac is set to host the next instalment in its highways and infrastructure webinar series, with industry professionals still able to sign and register for the free event.
Tarmac has joined Warrington Youth Zone’s family of founder patrons, a group of businesses and philanthropists who are united in support of young people and their ambition to see Warrington flourish.
Tarmac’s highways services team has welcomed Tom Randall, Member of Parliament for Gedling, to a road resurfacing project in Nottinghamshire to highlight the UK’s successful track record in the use of recycled materials in construction.
Tarmac’s new free webinar series is set to return on Wednesday 26 August with ‘Streets ahead – managing local roads in the coronavirus era’ going live at 11.00am.
A team from Tarmac’s South East Contracting team have been able to give back to their local community by repairing a community playground in Burham, Kent.
Tarmac has responded to the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ plan for driving the recovery of the construction industry following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tarmac is set to host the first event in its new highways and infrastructure webinar series, with spaces still available for those looking to register for free.
Tarmac has launched a new highways and infrastructure webinar series, with industry professionals now able to sign up and register for the free events.
An innovative inflatable safety barrier designed by Tarmac has been highly commended at the 2020 Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) awards.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable construction solutions and building materials company, has secured a major new highways contract with Wiltshire Council.
Volunteers at Tarmac have showcased their commitment to helping young people to tackle the planet’s biggest issues by providing virtual mentoring to teams of school pupils as part of a nationwide competition.
Tarmac is supporting Drowning Prevention Week, a national campaign aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of entering open water and providing people with information they need to enjoy water safely.
Tarmac has become the first company in its sector to sign up to the EV100 - a global initiative bringing together businesses committed to accelerating the transition to electric vehicles (EV) - as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability.
Tarmac and Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) have launched a new corporate volunteering initiative. The ‘People and the Planet’ commitment will see Tarmac complete 7,700 hours of volunteering over the next ten years with the Clapham-based charity.
Tarmac has reached a major milestone in its work on a major project to create new walking and cycling routes linking Cambridge Central and Cambridge North Railway Stations across the historic university city.
Employees at Tarmac’s Tunstead quarry are showing their support to the NHS by joining in with the weekly Clap for Our Carers campaign to recognise and celebrate those working on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tarmac is supporting the Mineral Product’s Association’s (MPA) Easter campaign and urging members of the public to keep away from disused quarry sites as the warmer weather arrives and social distancing and isolation in response to the Coronavirus outbreak continues.
An employee at Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has answered a personal plea from his NHS frontline wife by donating personal protective equipment (PPE) to the local hospital where she works as a deputy sister.
Tarmac’s Swinden quarry is proud to have supported its first project through the new Swinden Quarry Natural Environment Fund. Cracoe and Rylstone Primary School in Craven received £2,000 to create an allotment and wildlife garden on land next to the school.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable constructions solutions business, has launched an employee led campaign to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals and NHS and social care workers up and down the country.
Tarmac’s Llynclys quarry in Shropshire has demonstrated its commitment to the local community by donating gravel to the All Saints Church in Treforen.
The City of Wolverhampton Council, in partnership with Tarmac, has now laid a new type of sustainable asphalt that uses rubber crumb from the 40 million waste tyres produced every year, to support environmentally friendly roads in the city.
A road in Nottinghamshire has become one of the first in the country to be resurfaced with a revolutionary new sustainable asphalt made from recycled waste tyres.
A project supported by the Tarmac Landfill Communities fund has reached a new milestone. The Arc, in Loughborough, Leicestershire has welcomed over 1000 visitors over the threshold since officially opening its doors on the 15th December 2019.
As part of its national recruitment drive, Tarmac has launched a campaign to hire over one-hundred apprentices across the UK.
Employees at Mountsorrrel marked International Women’s Day with talk from a special guest speaker, local MP Jane Hunt.
The Scottish Government has allocated £1.49 million to Tarmac’s Dunbar cement plant in a Freight Facilities Grant. The grant will support the company’s drive to enhance its rail capabilities at the plant which provides cement products for construction projects across Scotland and further into England.
Restored quarries can be the ideal habitat for wildlife and Tarmac’s Holborough Marsh, on the outskirts of Snodland, Kent, is no exception.
Tarmac is proud to have welcomed new Loughborough MP Jane Hunt to its Mountsorrel Quarry (Friday 28th February). As one of Mountsorrel’s largest and most significant employers, Jane put a trip to Mountsorrel Quarry high on her list of local sites to visit.
An industry-leading training facility for people working in the construction sector has been officially opened by His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge.
Tarmac, the UK’s leading construction solutions business is to take part in a ground-breaking project to explore the potential of plasma energy and hydrogen technology in the production of cement and lime.
Tower Hamlets has become the first borough in London to get a ‘recycled road’ made partly from old tyres that would once have been destined for a landfill site.
The worlds wetlands are vital for human survival. They are amongst the world’s most productive environments, providing homes for a wide variety of wildlife and plants.
Working in partnership with colleges nationwide, Tarmac’s Blue Circle brand has launched the Blue Circle Excellence College Programme.
Tarmac is calling on suppliers and partners to develop and share ideas that contribute to a reduction in industry carbon emissions as it launches its 2020 Innovation Challenge.
Squirrel Appreciation Day (today, Tuesday 21 January) is the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on some very special visitors to Harden Quarry in Northumberland.
A leading Paralympic sports facility in Kingston-Upon-Thames, London has officially opened thanks to the support of Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and constructions solutions business.
A survey of 2,000 road users found the craggy gaps in the road surface were more irritating than tailgaters, drivers failing to use their indicators, and even breaking down.
The first freight trains have delivered aggregate to the site of a new state-of-the-art asphalt and aggregates facility under construction by Tarmac in north east Birmingham.