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Tarmac launches children’s ‘Art-E-Tack’ competition to design UK’s first electric concrete mixer

July 27, 2022
Tarmac is inviting budding artists aged between five and 12 to draw a design which could be featured on the drum of its brand-new battery electric concrete mixer – the first of its kind in the UK.
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Tarmac donates stone for Covid memorial

July 27, 2022
Residents of Sutton Bonington, near Castle Donnington, now have a dedicated space to remember those lost during the pandemic after a donation of granite from Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry.
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Kent Wildlife Trust celebrates Tarmac partnership

July 19, 2022
Kent Wildlife Trust is celebrating over a quarter of a century managing Holborough Marshes nature reserve, a 35-acre nature reserve near Snodland, Kent, which is owned by Tarmac.
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Sir Gavin Williamson MP Visits Tarmac Building Products

July 14, 2022
Sir Gavin Williamson, Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire, visited Tarmac Building Products’ Hilton Main factory recently to see crucial concrete blocks rolling off the production line to build the homes of the future.  
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Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund grant helps Yorkshire village create a brand-new playpark

July 13, 2022
Villagers in Middleham, North Yorkshire, recently celebrated the opening of a brand-new playground, thanks to a £21,750 grant from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.
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Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund helps to heat village venue from the floor up

July 12, 2022
Cubs, scouts, beavers, and other users of Tideswell Community Hall will be warm and comfortable for their meetings and classes in a new community hall after a donation from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.
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Saving carbon: five steps UK construction can take now

July 11, 2022
When we talk about the net zero transition, it’s tempting to think of it as tomorrow’s issue and as something we can gradually work towards.  Dr David Rich, sustainability performance and compliance manager at Tarmac gives his view on the steps the UK construction industry can take now to save carbon.
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Leicester scouts go green thanks to donation from Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund

July 6, 2022
Youngsters from the 25th Leicester (Queniborough) Scout Group are playing it cool since installing eco-friendly heating at their headquarters following a £10,000 donation from our Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.
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UK lime kiln in world first net zero hydrogen trial

July 5, 2022
High quality lime has been manufactured for the first time in the UK using hydrogen technology as part of a world-first net zero trial.
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MP Kenny MacAskill visits Tarmac’s Dunbar Cement Plant

June 28, 2022
Tarmac’s Dunbar Cement Plant welcomed MP Kenny MacAskill when he paid his first official visit since being elected Member of Parliament for East Lothian in December 2019.  
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