UK lime kiln in world first net zero hydrogen trial

July 5, 2022
The trial, led by our Tunstead site near Buxton, was the culmination of a project funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) demonstrated the significant potential to use hydrogen as a viable fuel alternative to natural gas for commercial-scale production of lime.
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Tarmac orders UK’s first battery electric mixer truck

July 4, 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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Tarmac supports Blythe House Hospice Care

June 17, 2022
Tarmac’s Tunstead Quarry recently presented a cheque to Blythe House Hospice Care following a series of fundraising activities that have taken place over the last three years, along with sponsoring its annual ‘Light up a Life’ campaign.
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Tarmac sponsors the Buxton Half Marathon

June 7, 2022
Runners in Buxton, Derbyshire, recently put their best foot forward to take part in the Buxton Half Marathon, sponsored by Tarmac’s Tunstead Quarry.
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Zen and the art of transport management

April 21, 2022
A 25-year veteran of Tarmac, Heidi Sherwood left school with virtually no qualifications and has worked her way steadily through the ranks from distribution clerk to her current role as transport manager.
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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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EST 1891: Buxton Lime receives brand refresh

February 2, 2022
We are proud to be celebrating a new era at Tarmac’s Buxton Lime operation with the launch of a new brand identity.
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November 23, 2021
For a group of seven members of the Tarmac Tunstead team it’s time to celebrate – they have jointly served a total of 285 years’ service this year, with one member serving an incredible 55 years!
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October 12, 2021
Do you want to take a step back in time to understand how local rocks were formed under tropical seas millions of years ago? Then take time out to visit the National Stone Centre near Wirksworth where you can walk around the ‘Geo-Trail’. And soon, thanks to a grant from...
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