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Fundraising boost for Innerwick Irish Dance group’s Holland goal

February 27, 2020
The dedication of a group of committed young Irish dancers has led to them setting their sights on competing at world level in Holland this April.
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Getting to know major local employer ‘high visibility’ visit for new MP

February 19, 2020
New East Lothian MP Kenny MacAskill has put on high visibility safety gear for one of his first local visits since he was elected in December - to Tarmac’s Dunbar cement plant, one of the largest and longest-standing employers in this constituency.
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Lorry drives home safety messages for Dunbar school children

November 7, 2019
‘If you can’t see the driver, the driver can’t see you’ – that was the message presented at Dunbar Primary School last week during an event to educate 143 Primary 6 pupils about safety around lorries.
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Cement plant on track for completion of state-of-the-art mill

October 22, 2019
A major construction project at Scotland’s only cement plant is on track to deliver a major improvement in energy efficiency.
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Tarmac boosts cement plant sustainability

May 1, 2019
Tarmac’s Cement and Lime business has announced it is boosting the sustainability of its operations at Dunbar cement plant by signing an agreement with a leading Scottish resource management company, Hamilton Waste and Recycling (Hamilton), for the supply of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF).
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Scottish Finance Secretary visits Dunbar Cement Plant to see upgrade progress

March 26, 2019
Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work, Derek Mackay has visited the region’s only cement plant to see first-hand progress being made in a continued drive to improve the site’s energy efficiency and sustainability.
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Vocational opportunities announced at Dunbar Cement Plant

March 21, 2019
Students looking for practical further education opportunities, and others looking for new career challenges should look no further than major local employer, and household name, Tarmac. The company has announced two new apprenticeships to be based at its Dunbar Cement Plant.
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Tarmac sponsors Irish/Scottish rugby fixture for second year

February 12, 2019
For two rugby clubs, the Six Nations took a backseat this weekend as Dunbar Rugby Club joined with friends from across the water to take part in the 67th Friendship Shield match - this year hosted here in East Lothian. The Shield this year is retained by the Irish Club...
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National award for Dunbar Cement Fleet

January 31, 2019
The high standards of Tarmac’s Dunbar cement fleet have been recognised with a 2018 Roadworthiness Award from the Freight Transport Association (FTA). The award reflects the site’s first-class maintenance of its fleet of vehicles and trailers.
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Local company backs revitalised football club

December 13, 2018
Revived local football club, Dunbar Athletic has received a sponsorship boost from local company Tarmac.
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