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Mountsorrel Quarry

Tarmac commits to renewable fuel in rail freight sustainability drive

June 9, 2021
Tarmac and its rail freight partner DB Cargo UK have announced that the delivery of construction materials on a key strategic route will be powered entirely by 100 per cent renewable fuel.
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Tarmac support Barrow in Bloom footpath project

May 26, 2021
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel quarry has helped Barrow in Bloom with a donation of gravel to maintain the footpath on Mill Lane, Barrow on Soar.
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Tarmac support helps Rothley and Mountsorrel Heritage Centre expand car park

May 17, 2021
A donation from Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has allowed the Rothley and Mountsorrel Heritage Centre to expand its car park.
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Mountsorrel Quarry helps Leicestershire’s drive towards greener roads

March 26, 2021
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry is helping Leicestershire County Council to deliver greener roads with the biggest supply to date of a new rubberised asphalt, for the resurfacing of the A426 Blaby Bypass.
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Tarmac secures diversity and inclusion accolade

March 10, 2021
Tarmac, owner of Leicestershire’s Mountsorrel quarry, has achieved a globally-recognised accreditation for its commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace.
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Mountsorrel Quarry donate memorial stone to Woodhouse WW2 Aircrew Memorial Project

March 4, 2021
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has recently donated a large piece of granite to the Woodhouse WW2 Aircrew Memorial project. The stone will be used as a memorial to remember those who lost their lives in a Wellington Bomber Crash in World War Two.
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How to ‘bee kind’ this February – bee hotel giveaway

February 18, 2021
This February Tarmac is spreading the simple message ‘bee kind’ to help raise awareness of the UK’s declining bee population, which is having a hugely negative impact on the environment.
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Minerals Product Technician Higher Apprenticeship Available

February 8, 2021
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry is looking to recruit a Higher Apprentice Minerals Product Technician to work in their laboratory.
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Tarmac supports Quorn in Bloom

January 27, 2021
Tarmac has donated two bulk bags of 10-millimetre granite to Quorn in Bloom to extend their scree area at Church View Garden, Leicestershire. Quorn in Bloom is made up of several volunteers who support the wellbeing of the community, as well as protect and encourage new species of local wildlife.
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Mountsorrel employees give back to local charity

January 15, 2021
At the end of 2020, employees at Tarmac’s Mountsorrel quarry pulled together to support a local charity with food and other essential supplies.
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