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TJ: in the driving seat

A huge part of TJ’s business relies on having the right staff in place to drive and operate the wide range and volume of vehicles they use in their day-to-day business. TJ invest in their drivers to ensure they are fully inducted and continually support them by providing regular training to maintain their competency levels to the highest standard.

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Meet Operations Manager Jason Strudwick

TJ has three materials recovery facilities across the south coast at Southampton, Portsmouth and Yapton, which operate throughout the week. They are busy places with lots going on and many operations to oversee and manage. Jason Strudwick, TJ’s Operations Manager,  is responsible for the safe running of these waste operation sites.

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Revive your garden

Is your garden crying out for a revamp? Is the existing layout not conducive to your needs? It may be time to consider a landscaping project… Landscaping your garden can be as low key or as spectacular as you want it to be and there are lots of options and avenues to choose from.

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TJ contributes to essential road networks

Roads have played a major role in the development of the British economy, especially over the last 60 years or so. They provide us with the means to travel around freely and are integral to industrial and commercial growth due to the reliance on roads for transporting goods from one place to another.

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Get your dream DIY driveway

So you need to renew your driveway. Yours is looking tired and needs a complete overhaul. But where to start? There’s so much choice out there and the cost can vary hugely so take a step back and decide what your budget is and how you want it to look.

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Investing in our staff

TJ believes in investing in their staff and advocates continuing professional development within their workforce. Here we meet a TJ employee who has benefitted from this ethos. Jack MacFarlane, Health & Safety Compliance Supervisor, joined TJ in February 2017 during his university placement year. When Jack graduated with his LLB (Hons) Law last summer, he was taken on full time to continue his work and has benefitted from continuing professional development since then.

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Let TJ supply your cattle bedding sand

Hythe Quarry supplies a 0/1mm bedding sand for cattle, which has virtually no silt and is 99% silica. In a region highly regarded for its mineral deposits, Hythe Quarry produces a gold/brown soft sand that is ideal for cattle bedding and can be collected by your haulier or delivered by our fleet of trucks.

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Meet Simon Dewan, Transport Planner

The long Easter weekend is always a popular time for skip hire. For TJ, 2019 has been a bumper year, with 123 skip deliveries made on Thursday for use over the bank holiday weekend. Simon Dewan, Transport Planner, is instrumental in ensuring the smooth running of TJ’s skip hire enterprise.

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All about Butser

Butser Quarry is known for its supply of rock chalk, but hadn’t been used for some years when TJ purchased it in 2017. TJ wanted to be able to supply their own aggregates to the construction industry and now with Butser Quarry fully operational, they are able to do so.

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