Blog: Haulage

Which aggregate? Limestone v iBlend

We source and supply both primary limestone and our own recycled aggregate known as iBlend. These two materials are sub base aggregates, usually used beneath highways and construction projects of all sizes. Type 1 limestone and Type 1 iBlend share many of the same qualities making them suitable for similar purposes. If different aggregates can […]

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Meet Ricardo Moura, Driver

Ricardo has worked as a driver for TJ for three years and prides himself on always giving 100%. Outside of work Ricardo enjoys cooking great food and practising Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He’s passionate about motorsport and loves getting his 600 bhp car on the track whenever the opportunity arises; he’s even driven on the famous […]

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10 reasons to become a TJ driver…

As an employer in the southern region, we’re one of the best. We treat our staff well and we do all we can to ensure our employees are happy working for us. As a company, our reputation goes before us. TJ is a household name – everyone recognises our trademark blue lorries and has heard […]

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TJ’s best selling aggregates

Every year TJ supplies millions of tonnes of aggregates to the construction and infrastructure industries. We deal with over 20 different types of aggregate, which all have a range of different uses. We source materials from our own quarries at Butser and Hythe and from third parties as needed. Sourcing them from a range of […]

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Meet Dion Hinton, Transport Operator

Dion recently joined the TJ team after opting for a change in career. He liked the fact that TJ is known for their high levels of customer service and investment in staff development. Outside of work, Dion likes to take part in all sports from golf to football and enjoys dog walks with his girlfriend. […]

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Meet Dan Shortt, Haulage & Subcontract Development Manager

Dan joined TJ in 2012 and worked his way up to his current role. His most recent promotion means that he’s responsible for TJ’s new subcontract haulier venture and he’s looking forward to the challenges it will bring. Outside of work Dan enjoys spending quality time with his fiancee and son. What roles have you […]

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Get your construction project back on track with TJ

2020 has certainly presented some challenges to the construction industry, with many projects being put on hold for much of the spring. Now that restrictions have been lifted, companies are striving to pick up projects – and start new ones – as and where they can. Construction services and suppliers may have been limited at […]

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Comparing aggregates: limestone v crushed concrete

Type 1 limestone and Type 1 crushed concrete could be used for the same purposes, mainly as sub base aggregates to be used beneath highways and construction projects of all sizes. So what are the differences between the two materials and which one is best suited for your project? Read on to weigh up the […]

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Think TJ for all your bulk haulage needs

Right now, with many companies unable to operate because of either the enforced government lockdown, staff shortages due to sickness/self isolation or lack of work to keep them in business, the continuing operation of TJ Transport is even more important. TJ is a key business as they provide many services to essential works, particularly those […]

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