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Tarmac to deliver major new walking and cycling routes in Cambridge

December 20, 2018
Tarmac is set to start work on a major project in Cambridge to create new walking and cycling connections for the historic city.
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Delivering an end-to-end approach to asset renewal

November 6, 2018
Highways networks are often local authorities’ biggest asset, yet in recent times councils across the UK have struggled with maintenance, trapped in a familiar cycle of inadequate funding and inefficient reactive repairs.
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Putting the customer first: the shift to an outcome-focused supply chain

October 26, 2018
The UK’s £600 billion infrastructure pipeline presents substantial opportunities for our sector. It also poses a significant challenge. Together with the pressing demand for new housing, there is an unprecedented requirement for the construction industry to deliver major new projects both efficiently and economically.
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An innovative approach to pothole perils

July 24, 2018
Alex Wright, General Manager of Tarmac’s packed highways products division Recent wintry weather has brought the condition of the local network to the fore and with it, the sentiment of people and businesses towards potholes. To truly tackle this perennial issue, a preventative maintenance and asset management approach is best...
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Technology paving the way to the digital era

July 24, 2018
Big data is a term that has been widely used by the business community in the past few years but one which, to date, has yet to fully deliver its potential impact in the highways industry.
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A day in the life of Adam Cowell

June 20, 2018
Adam Cowell – Technical Sales Representative Adam’s in-depth knowledge of Tarmac’s innovative products ensures that our clients find the perfect construction product to meet their needs. We follow him on a typical day. It’s an early start for me, but I’m not heading to the office. Instead, I start the...
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A day in the life of Katie Barrett

June 18, 2018
Despite having been in her role less than a year, Katie is already an integral part of the team at our Bestwood Quarry, helping to trial innovative new technologies to boost the site’s output and maximise efficiency. She explains what a typical day involves.
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Putting highways on the right road to productivity

June 18, 2018
Andrew Rowley, National Commercial Director With local authorities bidding for a share of funding from the National Productivity Investment Fund and tough efficiency targets set by Highways England, improving efficiency and flexibility are at the top of the highways industry’s agenda. Drawing on my involvement with Highway’s England’s Pavement Efficiency...
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