Aggregate Industries and Tarmac were the targets of protests at quarries in Lancashire yesterday, which shut down the sites for the day. Co-ordinated by Reclaim the Power as part of a two-week campaign, the protest on Monday (27 March) blocked the entrance to Tarmac’s Leapers Wood Quarry and Aggregate Industries’ Back Lane Quarry in Lancashire. The sites were selected because they are believed to be supplying a local fracking site on Preston New Road, operated by Cuadrilla. A spokesman for […]
Materials and construction firm Tarmac has retained its FORS accreditation, allowing it to continue auditing its entire UK and subcontractor fleet.
Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) turnover increased 25% year-on-year in the half year period the group said today (9 July), but it also warned that profit would be at the lower end of expectations.
Tarmac has confirmed it is in consultation with staff, following media reports suggesting it intends to relocate its headquarters from Wolverhampton to Solihull as part of its joint-venture with Lafarge. The firms are looking to combine their UK activities in the cement, aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete (RMX) sectors to find further efficiencies in a tough environment. According to reports, the closure of Tarmac’s Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, headquarters and the opening of a new base in Solihul is one of the […]