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What is Tarmacadam?

What is Tarmacadam? Tarmacadam was patented in 1902 by Edgar Hooley, a Welsh county surveyor working for Nottinghamshire County Council. It is a material used in surfacing roads by combining tar and crushed stone (sand). However, there are a degree of other...

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The Man Who Invented Tarmac

The Man Who Invented Tarmac Edgar Hooley was nothing less than a county council surveyor when he stumbled across a real lightbulb moment. Many people still believe the man behind the invention of tarmac was Scotland’s own John McAdam. But Mr Hooley got in there first....

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