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Let’s make sure red tape doesn’t stifle green delivery 

August 16, 2023
Positive progress is being made across industry sectors in laying the groundwork for the UK’s 2050 net zero delivery target. However, a number of barriers and obstacles still lie in the way of construction projects when it comes to tackling the carbon challenge. 
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Tarmac partners with Love4Life charity

August 11, 2023
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has joined forces with local charity Love4Life to help provide support for young people aged 11 to 18.
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Ready for a close up: Tarmac’s Panshanger Park now on Instagram

August 11, 2023
From a dragonfly hotspot, wonderful woodlands and rich wildlife to tranquil lakes, regal history and the renowned Panshanger Great Oak, the Tarmac-owned Panshanger Park, located in Hertfordshire, has it all.
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Tarmac launches waste management specialist report

August 10, 2023
Tarmac has launched a specialist report, ‘Changing mindsets on aggregate reuse and recycling in the built environment’, which details the role of digital waste tracking in enhancing the future of CD&E (Construction, Demolition and Excavation) waste management.
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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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