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Mountsorrel Quarry

Update – Bond Lane is now open

September 10, 2020
Following our update last week regarding the completion of works to Bond Lane bridge, we are pleased to confirm that the works have now been signed off by Leicestershire County Council and that Bond Lane has been reopened.
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Bond Lane bridge repair update – September 2020

September 1, 2020
After coming out of lockdown, we are again starting to make progress on the repairs to the bridge on Bond Lane.
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How much do you know about Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry?

August 21, 2020
Over the past few months, the team at Mountsorrel Quarry has produced a series of local interest articles, designed to inform neighbouring communities about various aspects of the quarry and its activities.
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Time moves on

June 1, 2020
We previously explained how the quarry team has moved forward by developing environmental monitoring and biodiversity programmes. This month, quarry operations manager Shane Tompkin and Engineering Manager Graham Darch, describe some of the operational and engineering changes over recent times.
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Bond Lane bridge repair update – April 2020

April 23, 2020
I would like to take this opportunity to update you on the bridge repair works at Bond Lane.
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Mountsorrel Quarry donates 400 face masks to the NHS

April 17, 2020
Tarmac's Mountsorrel quarry has made a further donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the NHS.
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Mountsorrel Quarry donates PPE to local hospital

April 8, 2020
An employee at Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has answered a personal plea from his NHS frontline wife by donating personal protective equipment (PPE) to the local hospital where she works as a deputy sister.
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Project supported by the Tarmac Landfill Communities fund reaches new milestones

March 11, 2020
A project supported by the Tarmac Landfill Communities fund has reached a new milestone.
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Mountsorrel Quarry celebrate International Women’s Day

March 9, 2020
Employees at Mountsorrrel marked International Women’s Day with a talk from a special guest speaker, local MP Jane Hunt.
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Ecology and biodiversity

March 7, 2020
We have previously described the scope of the environmental monitoring programme carried out in and around the site. In this article, Shane Tompkin, who has worked on the site for the last nine years as quarry development and operations manager, gives us just a taste of some of the astonishing...
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