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 […]
Aggregate Industries Aggregate Industries has introduced a more robust, standardised, test-based training approach that will not just inform drivers of health and safety considerations, but will also encourage them to think about each individual situation and develop an overarching culture of safety‑consciousness within its hauliers.
Abbey Logistics and Tarmac In 2018 building materials and construction services group Tarmac streamlined its bulk cement and ash distribution contracts to improve flexibility, service performance and value, and Abbey Logistics was given responsibility for Scotland and the North of England.
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 […]