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Tarmac commits to reducing waste through pallet reuse initiative 

April 27, 2022
As part of its corporate commitment to embracing circular economy principles and reducing waste across its operations, Tarmac has signed a charter produced by The Pallet LOOP – an innovative scheme aimed at minimising the consumption of single-use pallets in the construction industry.
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Alrewas Cricket Club cuts it fine thanks to donation from Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund 

April 26, 2022
The pace of the outfield will be a little quicker at Alrewas Cricket Club this season thanks to a new ride-on mower purchased with a £7,000 donation from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.
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Tarmac donation offers perfect pick-me-up for litter-loathing Wombles of Quorn

April 25, 2022
A group of civic-minded residents are making good use of the things that they find as they clear up the things everyday folk leave behind in the village of Quorn.
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Zen and the art of transport management

April 21, 2022
A 25-year veteran of Tarmac, Heidi Sherwood left school with virtually no qualifications and has worked her way steadily through the ranks from distribution clerk to her current role as transport manager.
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MP Edward Timpson CBE visits Tarmac’s Crown Farm Quarry

April 13, 2022
Hard hats and ‘hi vis’ were the order of the day when MP Edward Timpson CBE visited Tarmac’s Crown Farm Quarry in Oakmere.
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Young apprentice-turned-supervisor grasps chance with Tarmac and is paying it back by the shovel-load 

April 12, 2022
At one stage in his young life, Shahid Zaman – he freely admits – was heading down the wrong road. Bad decisions and running with the wrong crowd led to a custodial sentence. It is something of which he is not proud. It is something he has put behind him. 
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Local community and wildlife come face-to-face once again thanks to Tarmac donation

April 11, 2022
Schools and community groups are thrilled after Tarmac’s Blashford Quarry donated five tonnes of sand to restore an educational dipping pond and maintain sand martin nesting grounds at Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve in Hampshire. 
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Tarmac donations offer salvation from the storms to weather-weary villagers of Netherton  

April 8, 2022
Storm-battered residents living on the fringes of Northumberland National Park have been given vital help from Tarmac’s Harden Quarry following the ferocious weather that left many without heating and electricity. 
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Rail Forum and Tarmac launch SME challenge to create freight terminals of the future

April 7, 2022
Tarmac, working with the Rail Forum and industry partners, is helping to launch an annual SME challenge designed to create the freight terminals of the future.
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Condition of England and Wales’ local roads revealed by AIA annual survey 

April 5, 2022
An annual independent study of the local highways network across England and Wales published by the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) – a partnership between the Mineral Products Association and Eurobitume UK – has revealed almost one in five roads could need to be rebuilt within the next five years. The...
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