Natural Resources & The Environment case studies
Read more about the specific ways we are meeting the demand for our materials in a responsible way, managing finite mineral resources and protecting the environment and biodiversity in and around our sites.
Tarmac Buxton Lime and Cement outperforms industry peers
Implementing energy-efficiency measures at Buxton Lime and Cement means Tarmac outperforms industry peers in MPA’s league table.
Improving environmental performance at Tunstead
How we are delivering further improvements to keep the plant competitive and reduce environmental impacts.
Our contribution to prioritising biodiversity is recognised by a prestigious Wildlife Trusts award.
Protecting endangered bats
How we are helping to increase numbers of endangered bats at Halecombe quarry in Somerset.
Ettingshall's wildlife haven
Encouraging wildlife to thrive at our Wolverhampton headquarters, in the middle of an industrial area.
Bird numbers soar at Lound
Restoring Lound quarry helped to win a national competition by attracting record numbers of bird species to the site.
Ravelrig quarry's peregrines
Providing a safe habitat for endangered birds shows our commitment to enhancing biodiversity.
Bittern boom at Nosterfield
Conservation efforts lead to increased numbers of the rare Bittern at Nosterfield quarry in North Yorkshire.
Restoring biodiversity in rivers
Supporting fish habitat restoration at the brook near Wellington quarry in Herefordshire.
Roman village discovery
Providing resources to support an exciting archaeological dig at our Langford quarry in Nottinghamshire.
Tarmac discoveries win BMAPA awards
Two Tarmac sites scoop prizes for their responsible attitude towards archaeology.
How we protect and restore landscape to leave a positive environmental legacy.
Hillhead dry stone walling
Enhancing our site at Hillhead quarry in Derbyshire by building a new dry stone wall.
MPA Cooper-Heyman Cup
Tarmac’s Bellmoor and Lound Estate awarded a top prize for biodiversity restoration.
Partnering with Biffa saves waste
How we generate less waste and recycle more, by using natural resources more efficiently.
Recycling motorway rubble
Reusing concrete from the M5 to create new products, as part of our ‘whole-life’ approach to sustainability.