Tarmac

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Low carbon asphalt is set to become a feature of UK roads as Tarmac makes the most significant sustainable improvement to its range of asphalt mixtures since the business perfected the method of making road surfaces stick in the early twentieth century.

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Tarmac is helping movie makers and film producers achieve stunning backdrops to their blockbusters with a new online guide to the company’s many and varied quarries and sites that could make the perfect film set.

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As part of its corporate commitment to embracing circular economy principles and reducing waste across its operations, Tarmac has signed a charter produced by The Pallet LOOP – an innovative scheme aimed at minimising the consumption of single-use pallets in the construction industry.

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Tarmac has demonstrated and tested an innovative new low carbon concrete solution with Align, the joint venture delivering the Central 1 (C1) section of HS2 Phase One, the new high-speed rail line in the UK.

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An innovative glow in the dark paving system that absorbs ultraviolet rays during the day and radiates a soft luminescent light at night has been used to bring a new commercial development in Derbyshire to life.

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Industry leaders and stakeholders joined together this week to learn about the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project aims to transform how homes are built through industrialisation. Funded by Innovate UK, AIMCH is a collaborative innovation project with the am

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Building materials and construction solutions business Tarmac has become one of the first major UK construction companies to provide expectant mothers with specialist high visibility maternity protective clothing when required. The pioneering maternity personal protective equipment (PPE) clothing co

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Construction materials firm Breedon Group has completed its planned asset swap with Tarmac following clearance from the the Competition & Markets Authority. The deal has seen Breedon acquire three quarries near Inverness, Penrith and Wrexham from Tarmac together with a quarry and asphalt plant n

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Independent construction materials group Breedon has agreed to acquire four quarries and an asphalt plant from Tarmac in return for 27 of its ready-mixed concrete plants. Under the deal, which is valued at £16.5 million, Tarmac will also receive a £4.9m cash payment.

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Tarmac has announced the acquisition of ScottishPower’s 50% share of the sustainable construction products joint venture ScotAsh Limited. The building materials and construction solutions business will now take full ownership of ScotAsh, which it has operated since 1999, and will continue to opera

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Tarmac has acquired 11 of the 14 readymix concrete sites which were made available as part of Breedon Aggregates’ takeover of Hope Construction Materials. A proposal by Breedon to offload 14 sites to remedy competition concerns arising from its £336 million acquisition was accepted by the Competi

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Contractors Amey and Tarmac have managed to shave 19 hours off a 48-hour road surfacing operation on the M9. The project for Transport Scotland between Junctions 6 and 7 of the northbound carriageway saw Tarmac and Amey lay 2,460 tonnes of asphalt in just 29 hours – a significant time saving compa

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