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Paving the way for net-zero roads

December 8, 2022
Working with Tarmac, the success of an industry-first Skanska UK and National Highways low carbon concrete trial will be extended to permanent roads.
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Tarmac donation makes a big splash in Settle Swimming Pool refurbishments

December 8, 2022
Settle Swimming Pool, in North Yorkshire, has been renovated thanks to a donation of £50,000 from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund. The community swimming pool – originally built in 1970s – was in need of major repairs, requiring additional funding. With the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund contribution, the pool has...
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Hydrogen fuel introduction system to be brought to life as winner of Tarmac’s Innovation Challenge 

December 7, 2022
An innovative hydrogen fuel supplement system has been named as the winner of Tarmac’s 2022 Supplier Innovation Challenge, an initiative that encourages suppliers, organisations and individuals to submit ideas which can support the acceleration of the company’s journey to net zero.   
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Herts residents invited to join tree planting events at Panshanger Park

December 6, 2022
Local residents are being encouraged to get digging at a series of tree planting days, as part of Panshanger Park’s contribution to the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative. Designed to create a living legacy in Her Majesty’s name, a new public woodland is set to be created at the Hertford-based park...
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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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