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A fairy first – Tarmac spell-ebrates Christmas with release of new festive film

December 2, 2022
The construction industry’s first-ever Tarmac Fairy makes her debut in this year’s Tarmac festive film – will she spend the festive period searching high and low, wondering where everyone has gone? Or will she find a way to unlock the spirit of Christmas?
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Wolverhampton school girl wins design competition for UK’s first electric concrete mixer

November 25, 2022
Tarmac has unveiled the UK’s first battery electric concrete mixer featuring a hand-drawn design by an eight-year-old competition winner from Wolverhampton, in the West Midlands.
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Tarmac and Bradfords trial pioneering sustainable pallet scheme

November 21, 2022
Bradfords Building Supplies has taken its first delivery of Tarmac bagged cement loaded on Pallet LOOP pallets into its Glastonbury branch, marking the first end-to-end trial of a new circular economy pallet re-use scheme for the UK construction sector.
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One year on: Tarmac support sees fish flourishing in Yorkshire rivers

November 16, 2022
On the one-year anniversary of a project designed to boost trout numbers in Yorkshire, a study by a national conservation charity has highlighted the initiative is proving a success.
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Trent Valley Way sees miles added thanks to Tarmac donation

November 10, 2022
From the Staffordshire Moors to the Humber Estuary, a source-to-sea walking path alongside the River Trent is taking big steps towards completion thanks to a £68,194 donation from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.
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Tarmac employees trailblaze their way through working life while studying  

November 9, 2022
We’re always keen to encourage personal and professional growth, so we like to shout about how we’re working to support individuals as they embark on their educational journeys. Here’s a round-up of our latest student success stories. 
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Tarmac is awarded Gold membership by The 5% Club

November 7, 2022
Tarmac has been awarded Gold accredited membership via The 5% Club’s 2022-23 Employer Audit Scheme.
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Tarmac set to unveil latest paving technology at Highways UK 2022

November 3, 2022
From 2 to 3 November, team Tarmac will be attending Highways UK, at the NEC in Birmingham, showcasing brand-new process and programme modelling equipment, PAVE Technology Solutions – the first time the technology will be revealed to the public.
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Tarmac students praised at mineral products awards ceremony

November 2, 2022
The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) have commended high-performing students from the University of Derby Centre for Mineral Products at a joint awards ceremony – with praise for two Tarmac employees.
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Quarry giants create new point of view

October 26, 2022
Two of the country's leading construction materials suppliers have joined forces to reinstate a viewing platform popular with walkers and the community near Lancaster.
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