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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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Tarmac supports Cumbria Wildlife Trust in improving visitors experience at flagship South Lakes nature reserve

February 5, 2019
Cumbria Wildlife Trust has made improvements to Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, near Witherslack, after receiving a grant from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.
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Tarmac work with Cheshire Wildlife Trust to create new home for wildlife

January 31, 2019
As part of its ongoing commitment to restoration and biodiversity, Tarmac has begun handing areas of its site at Crown Farm Quarry in Delamere to Cheshire Wildlife Trust.
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Tarmac continues collaboration in Hertfordshire supporting local school car park and playground resurfacing

January 23, 2019
Tarmac has been been working in collaboration with VolkerWessels to resurface Hertfordshire’s Wareside C of E Primary School car park and playground. VolkerHighways carried out the work with Tarmac supplying the materials for the job which saw weather damaged surfaces restored for school which is attended by 46 children.
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‘Transforming the Trent Valley’ awarded £2.7 million National Lottery Funding

January 21, 2019
A Tarmac supported project to revitalise landscapes of wildlife-rich waterways and wetlands has successfully secured a grant of £2.7m from the National Lottery.
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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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