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Tarmac volunteers dig deep to reinstate ancient Peak District pathway

September 18, 2023
Volunteers from Tarmac braved the recent September heatwave to help restore a treasured pathway in the Peak District.
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‘Have a seat!’ says local school thanks to Tarmac donation

September 12, 2023
With a donation of £942 from Tarmac, Buxton Community School, in Derbyshire, has been able to encourage ‘more bums on seats’, not inside, but outside of the classroom.
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Tarmac’s ‘Outstanding’ apprenticeship delivery 

September 7, 2023
Tarmac’s learning and development (L&D) team is celebrating after receiving an Outstanding rating from Ofsted’s first full inspection for its apprenticeship provision. 
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Tarmac donation helps local theatre hit the right notes

September 5, 2023
Thanks to a £650 donation from Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry, the Starlight Youth Theatre, in Quorn, has been able to ‘C major’ improvement with the purchase of much-needed sound equipment.
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Concrete Society visit Tarmac’s Dunbar cement plant

August 24, 2023
In late July, Tarmac’s Dunbar plant in East Lothian hosted a visit for 47 members of the Concrete Society Council.
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Construction logistics: how do we scale up for net zero? 

August 22, 2023
When thinking about the journey to net zero construction in the UK, many people’s first thoughts are focused on cutting carbon in manufacturing and materials processes. While this will be integral, delivering a net zero industry will also require a fully decarbonised, multi-modal transport sector.   
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Let’s make sure red tape doesn’t stifle green delivery 

August 16, 2023
Positive progress is being made across industry sectors in laying the groundwork for the UK’s 2050 net zero delivery target. However, a number of barriers and obstacles still lie in the way of construction projects when it comes to tackling the carbon challenge. 
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Tarmac partners with Love4Life charity

August 11, 2023
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has joined forces with local charity Love4Life to help provide support for young people aged 11 to 18.
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Ready for a close up: Tarmac’s Panshanger Park now on Instagram

August 11, 2023
From a dragonfly hotspot, wonderful woodlands and rich wildlife to tranquil lakes, regal history and the renowned Panshanger Great Oak, the Tarmac-owned Panshanger Park, located in Hertfordshire, has it all.
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Tarmac launches waste management specialist report

August 10, 2023
Tarmac has launched a specialist report, ‘Changing mindsets on aggregate reuse and recycling in the built environment’, which details the role of digital waste tracking in enhancing the future of CD&E (Construction, Demolition and Excavation) waste management.
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