Tarmac sets out response to CLC’s ‘Roadmap to Recovery’

July 27, 2020

Tarmac has responded to the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ plan for driving the recovery of the construction industry following the Covid-19 pandemic.

The leading sustainable construction solutions business has launched its official response to the plan, which outlines how the company is responding to the Council’s recommendations and helping to accelerate economic recovery and deliver an improved, sustainable, and resilient industry.

With major infrastructure and construction projects set to become a key lever in the recovery, mineral products and construction materials will play a critical role in helping these schemes, as well as vital renewal and upgrade works, drive growth and deliver positive social outcomes as the country emerges from the pandemic.

Tarmac’s response highlights specific solutions that will help clients and customers deliver schemes more efficiently, sustainably and cost effectively, together with its own recommendations about how the industry can be transformed for the better – including though improved early engagement, leveraging supply chain innovation and adopting new collaborative working models.

Martin Riley, Senior Vice President, Tarmac, said: “We are fully committed to supporting the Construction Leadership Council’s Roadmap to Recovery, which is a welcome strategy to unite the sector as we work together to build back better and create a more sustainable and resilient built environment.

“The three phases of the CLC’s plan – Restart, Reset, Reinvent – are an excellent framework with which to drive recovery. I’m confident that the recommendations set out in our response will help to support the industry’s aims to boost productivity, accelerate decarbonisation and deliver better performing infrastructure which is fit for the future.”

The Roadmap to Recovery report was published recently by the CLC’s Covid-19 taskforce to lay out proposals for securing the future of construction businesses nationwide and set the industry on a sustainable path towards recovery.

Tarmac has played a vital role in the national response to the pandemic to date, with its teams of key workers helping to keep the roads, highways and railways open so health and social care staff can get to work, emergency services can operate safely and critical resources such as food and fuel can move around the country.