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 Historic land transfer at Langford Lowfields is a cause for celebration

August 9, 2023
Nestled in the heart of Nottinghamshire, amongst the towns and countryside, lies a testament to the power of environmental restoration, re-wilding and partnership.
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Dedicated employee celebrates long service with Tarmac

August 8, 2023
Local quarry chargehand at Tarmac’s Aberthaw site, Martin Scamp, has achieved 45 years of service with the building materials and construction solutions business.
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Tarmac first in UK to trial carbon-reducing biomethane fuel in HGVs for construction materials

August 7, 2023
In a UK first for the construction materials sector, Tarmac, a CRH company, has trialled the use of biomethane fuel in a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) as part of the company’s ongoing drive to reach net zero.
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Tarmac’s finance team take away the sums for the day, to multiply their volunteering efforts in the Peak District

August 4, 2023
Volunteers from the Midlands finance team at Tarmac visited the Peak District on a team building day to restore a collapsed wall with help from the Peak District National Park Rangers.
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Tarmac technical centre in Wolverhampton celebrates silver jubilee with green innovation

August 1, 2023
A nationally significant technical centre in Wolverhampton which created glow in the dark pavements and was the first in the UK to develop low carbon materials is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
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Tarmac cements links with Dunbar RNLI

July 28, 2023
Tarmac’s Dunbar Cement plant recently supported its local Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) with a donation towards its annual Lifeboat Fete. The plant donated £1,688 towards the cost of the event, which helps the charity raise money to continue its work to save lives at sea.
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First train for new Tarmac Peak District rail link 

July 28, 2023
Building materials and construction solutions company Tarmac, a CRH company, which operates Hillhead Quarry in Derbyshire, has reopened a Peak District rail connection to expand the supply of aggregates to its customers via freight trains.  
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Villagers celebrate opening of new pavilion thanks to Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund grant

July 27, 2023
Residents of Furness Vale in the Peak District are celebrating the grand opening of a new community pavilion. Furness Community Organising Green Spaces (COGS) was awarded £72,270 from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund, which enabled the charity to reach its fundraising goal to build a new community pavilion on the...
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Rishi visits Stonehenge of the North

July 20, 2023
Historic England and English Heritage, along with representatives from Tarmac, met Rishi Sunak last week to give him a tour of Thornborough Henges, one of the UK’s most important prehistoric sites.
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Funding from Tarmac offers fun for Buxton kids come rain or shine

July 18, 2023
A new canopy providing protection from the elements all year round has been built at Fairfield Endowed CofE Junior School in Buxton thanks to a £20,000 donation from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.
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