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Mountsorrel granite top of the rocks for Sir David Attenborough

March 20, 2019
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has discovered that national treasure Sir David Attenborough is a fan of the Charnwood region’s unique pink granite.
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Tarmac Cement unveils ‘One of the Family’ campaign

March 20, 2019
Tarmac’s cement business has launched a packed brand positioning campaign called ‘One of the Family’. The ‘One of the Family’ campaign aims to highlight that when it comes to having good, solid family values, Blue Circle’s packed cement range has bags of them.
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Tarmac driving modern housebuilding through AIMCH project

March 18, 2019
Tarmac is helping develop new industrialised offsite solutions to boost housing delivery as part of a government-backed collaboration.
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Work by Tarmac begins on Glasshoughton Southern Link Road in West Yorkshire

March 15, 2019
Tarmac’s Infrastructure business has begun work on a £6 million link road in Castleford, West Yorkshire, that will help to improve commuting times, improve the environment and create new housing, business and employment opportunities.
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Tarmac donates £25,000 to North East Wales Search & Rescue

March 11, 2019
Tarmac has donated £25,000 towards the upkeep of one of two emergency Land Rover vehicles used by North East Wales Search & Rescue (NEWSAR).
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Tarmac welcomes International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, today (Friday 8 March) welcomes International Women’s Day.
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Tarmac launches talent search with apprenticeship recruitment drive

March 7, 2019
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company, is marking National Apprenticeship Week with the launch of a national recruitment programme for up to eighty new apprentices and higher apprentices.
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Gateshead Mayor opens new Tarmac one stop shop for asphalt in the town

March 4, 2019
The Mayor of Gateshead, Councillor Jill Green, has opened a new asphalt one stop shop to provide those working in road construction and repair projects with specialist building materials.
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Tarmac returns historic Victorian ‘timekeeping clock’ to Carmarthenshire village

February 27, 2019
A Victorian clock once used for timekeeping by workers at the now closed Cilyrychen lime quarry has been handed back to the Carmarthenshire village of Llandybie (near Ammanford) by Tarmac.
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New innovations boost Tarmac rail freight capabilities

February 7, 2019
Tarmac has enhanced its rail freight capabilities with a series of new innovations as part of an ongoing commitment to productivity and supporting delivery of the UK’s infrastructure ambitions.
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