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MP Kenny MacAskill visits Tarmac’s Dunbar Cement Plant

June 28, 2022
Tarmac’s Dunbar Cement Plant welcomed MP Kenny MacAskill when he paid his first official visit since being elected Member of Parliament for East Lothian in December 2019.  
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Tarmac orders UK’s first battery electric mixer truck

June 27, 2022
Tarmac has placed an order with Renault Trucks for the first battery electric mixer truck in the UK as part of the company’s commitment to net zero. 
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Tarmac changes asphalt ‘recipe’ to low temperature in net zero drive

June 20, 2022
Low carbon asphalt is set to become a feature of UK roads as Tarmac makes the most significant sustainable improvement to its ‘recipe’ for highway materials since the business perfected the method of making road surfaces stick in the early twentieth century.
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National Apprenticeship Week 2022: a guide to help young people #BuildTheFuture

February 10, 2022
The choices young people make in their mid-teens can be life-defining and therefore incredibly daunting, so it is vital that parents, guardians and carers are on hand to support them in their decision making.
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Tarmac achieves major award for commitment to inclusion and diversity

February 4, 2022
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Clear Assured Silver Standard in recognition of our ongoing dedication to inclusion and diversity.
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Christmas cheer spread length and breadth of the country thanks to Tarmac good tidings and festive hampers

December 23, 2021
The festivities came early as Tarmac employees maintained their long tradition of giving back to the community at Christmas time.
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There’s so much more to construction as Tarmac launches biggest ever recruitment drive

December 14, 2021
Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable construction materials business, has announced the biggest recruitment drive in its history to attract the leaders and workforce of tomorrow.
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Workers’ wellbeing paramount as Tarmac wins MPA health and safety awards

November 11, 2021
Tarmac has won a raft of awards and commendations for outstanding achievements in building safe working environments for its employees, customers, and the communities which it serves at the Mineral Products Association (MPA) and British Precast Health and Safety Awards.
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Major Overhaul for giant quarry excavator at Scotland’s only cement plant

August 31, 2021
One of the ‘unsung hero’ members of the Tarmac Dunbar Cement Plant team has just had a seven-week overhaul.
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Two employees clock up 90 years cement plant service

August 16, 2021
When Alistair Punton and Robert Wilthew started work in the cement industry, James Callaghan was Prime Minister, and the country was facing its worst ever drought – this month the pair are celebrating clocking up 90 years’ service between them.
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