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Cutting carbon from transport

Cutting carbon from transport

Transport is responsible for a significant proportion of carbon emissions in the UK; 27%, according to the latest Government figures, of which 91% came from road vehicles, with cars and taxis responsible for two-thirds of that. But what is the most effective way to...

Thermal Road Repairs partner with Sunbelt Rentals

Thermal Road Repairs partner with Sunbelt Rentals

A new partnership has been announced that will see Sunbelt Rentals deploy Thermal Road Repairs’ low-carbon, zero-waste road repair technology through its new Smarter Road Repair solution. “This latest technology provides a superior road repair solution, that’s both...

Getting creative with aggregate waste

Getting creative with aggregate waste

The £330m project to dual an 8.7-mile section of the A30 between Chiverton and Carland Cross in Cornwall has been in the news recently for its carbon-saving credentials. By processing a material called ‘stent’, a by product of the China clay industry in the area, the...

Air pollution: everybody’s problem

Air pollution: everybody’s problem

Last month (August) the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) announced changes aimed to tackle air pollution. National Highways will be legally obliged to work with councils to improve air quality, and councils must act more quickly to tackle...

Are melting roads a myth?

Are melting roads a myth?

As predictions of soaring summer temperatures began to feature in the news, so too did the perennial and pervasive story of melting roads. Motorists were warned that they would be mired in black goo or sliding around uncontrollably on slippery road surfaces. Well,...

Zero waste

Zero waste

Thermal Road Repairs has ZERO waste. Unlike more traditional methods, everything is recycled in situ. There is no need for cutting out and removing existing material in or around the defect area. Large amounts of additional asphalt aren’t required to be brought to...

Highly accredited…

Highly accredited…

Did you know that Thermal Road Repairs is not only a company who is decarbonising the asphalt repair industry via our zero carbon, zero waste, permanent solution products… We are also a highly accredited company. We are a Constructionline Gold member as well as being...

The bumpy road to net zero

The bumpy road to net zero

August saw the publication of National Highways’ first annual report on progress towards its net zero goals, Net zero highways: our 2030/ 2040/ 2050 plan, which it published in Summer 2021. It’s an important document. Not just in itself, but because it shows the...

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