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Tarmac and AECOM win Knowsley road deals

10/06/2024

Knowsley Council is set to award separate highways maintenance and design contracts to Tarmac and AECOM respectively, worth up to £100m combined over a potential 10 years.

Sustainability 'at core' of Tarmac asphalt plant

10/06/2024

Tarmac has officially opened a new ‘sustainable asphalt plant’ in Norwich.

Research team creates 'bio bitumen' from algae

08/05/2024

A research partnership including biology, science, engineering, business, and industry experts is working on producing a low-carbon 'bio bitumen' made from algae.

New concrete sensors use 'enhanced AI' to predict strength

05/04/2024

Tarmac has launched a new system of digital sensors to optimise concrete mixes, lower carbon emissions and reduce on-site construction time, using 'AI-enhanced' analysis.

Tarmac pilots 80% carbon cut to achieve 'lowest levels ever'

31/10/2023

Three local roads in the North East have become the lowest carbon highways ever to be resurfaced in the UK, Tarmac has said.

Tarmac launches 'world first' electrically powered bond coat sprayer

15/05/2023

Tarmac has brought 'the world's first electrically powered bond coat sprayer' to UK roads to support the transition to net zero.

Rutland tender £74m contract (now the snow has thawed)

04/01/2023

Rutland County Council is seeking bidders for a highways term maintenance contract worth up to £74m over 20 years.

Tarmac to end hot mix after 120 years

22/06/2022

Tarmac has announced that it is phasing out traditional hot mix asphalt for highways projects after 120 years.

Barnet bounces back better with waste tyres

16/12/2021

Barnet Council has said its highways contractor is achieving ‘significant improvements in the sustainability of road resurfacing’ with new asphalt technology that uses rubber waste from tyres and reduces embodied carbon.

Tarmac

23/09/2021

A road in Bradford has become the first in West Yorkshire to be resurfaced with asphalt manufactured from waste tyres.

Tarmac's deeds win warm words in Congleton

27/05/2021

Tarmac has successfully supplied and installed a specialist asphalt surface course to a large highways project in East Cheshire.

Comment: What will you do differently in a post-pandemic world?

16/04/2021

Brian Kent, national technical director at Tarmac, takes a look at what the highways industry can do to reinvent our towns and cities in a post-pandemic world.

JCB and Tarmac team up against potholes

15/04/2021

Tarmac and JCB have successfully trialled JCB’s new pothole machine in partnership with Rutland County Council.

New SRN trial adds anti-ageing to the mix

13/04/2021

Developers of a new blend of materials described as 'an anti-ageing cream for roads' say it could cut repairs and environmental impacts.

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.

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