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Research 'shows lack of respect for highways workers'

17/12/2020

Tarmac has called on the Government to change the law to give highway workers the same level of protection from abuse as emergency workers.

We need a collective change of mindset

21/10/2020

As Tarmac calls for greater use of warm mix asphalt, its technical director, Brian Kent, identifies a possible lack of understanding about its benefits.

Use warm mix to cut jams, Tarmac says

15/10/2020

A major contractor and supplier has called for new thinking in road construction after a new survey showed that people believe traffic levels are almost back to pre-pandemic levels across the UK.

2020: a year to forget and remember

02/10/2020

Paul Fleetham, managing director, contracting at Tarmac, argues that RIS 2 provides a major opportunity to assess how the sector can boost productivity, accelerate decarbonisation, develop skills and deliver a better performing, resilient industry.

New bridge arrives in Cambridge under police escort

13/05/2020

Tarmac and SH Structures have achieved a major milestone on a transformational project in Cambridge with the delivery of the new Abbey Chesterton Bridge.

Comment: Coronavirus, key workers and the front line of resilience

07/04/2020

Paul Fleetham, managing director of Tarmac Contracting, celebrates the amazing work of the highways sector as it keeps up the fight against COVID-19.

Tarmac takes aggregate off the road for new asphalt plant

09/01/2020

The first freight trains have delivered aggregate to the site of a new asphalt and aggregates facility under construction by Tarmac in north east Birmingham.

Tarmac pledges 'efficient and effective stewardship' on new A1(M) deal

18/10/2019

Tarmac has been awarded a nine-year extension on a highways maintenance contract for a section of the A1(M).

Highways England trials rubber asphalt

08/08/2019

Highways England is funding trials into Tarmac's new asphalt mix, which uses crumb rubber from recycled tyres.

When the rubber meets the road: Tarmac celebrates UK first

05/06/2019

A new asphalt that uses recycled waste tyres has been launched by Tarmac.

Tarmac on track to resurface Silverstone

09/05/2019

Silverstone has appointed Tarmac to resurface its entire Grand Prix circuit.

Preston Bypass: A trip down memory road

23/01/2019

John Baxter, who worked on the Preston bypass as a young civil engineer, speaks exclusively to Dominic Browne about the project and lifelong fellowships built on the road

Preston Bypass: Taking the high-tech road

23/01/2019

Brian Kent, technical director at Tarmac – which built the country's first motorway, the Preston Bypass – looks at how things have changed in the road building sector - and will change in the future.

Tarmac electronic proof delivery

28/09/2018

Tarmac is rolling out a new digital system for tracking and recording deliveries to boost efficiency and enhance its customer service.

Long read: Planning for productivity and unlocking efficiencies

01/08/2018

Tarmac gives Highways an exclusive insight into how it unlocks efficiencies using planning, plant, software and data.

Tarmac secures £40m extension on Norfolk contract

05/07/2018

Tarmac has secured an extension to its major highways maintenance contract with Norfolk County Council worth up to £40m.

Round table: The human touch

14/06/2018

The latest Highways round table, in partnership with Tarmac, sought the views of a group of new entrants and some of those seeking to be part of the solution, on the enduring question of how to make the sector a more attractive and better-understood proposition.

Highways England: Paving the way to smoother journeys

03/05/2018

Thanks to a new piece of kit, Highways England and its contractors are working hard to speed up resurfacing work on a major scheme.

Mr Brown goes to...Tarmac

03/05/2018

Tarmac has bolstered its contracting senior management team with the appointment former Carillion MD of Andy Brown as director, Tarmac Infrstructure.

Boosting productivity in a single pass

04/04/2018

The 20km-long Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR) is nearing completion and leading materials group Tarmac is applying the finishing touches with some of the latest major additions to its fleet.

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