Supply chain capacity at risk says Arcadis

The capacity in the supply chain is likely to be the biggest risk facing all sectors of the wider construction industry, according to consultant, Arcadis. Arcadis has been looking at different scenarios to consider for the next few years and it says that in the future, strong relationships in the supply chain will be integral […]

ITS sector looks for the positives during the coronavirus crisis

A quarter of the private sector members of ITS (UK) have reported that the Coronavirus crisis has had a significant effect on their businesses while one in ten of those companies has said it has had no effect. But despite the uncertainty and concern about the future, most say the initial impact has not been […]

Paul Boss takes over as RSTA Chief Executive

Paul Boss is to be the new Chief Executive of the Road Surface Treatments Association. He will take up his new position on July 1st with the association’s Rory O’Connor taking the role of Interim Chief Executive until then. Mr Boss is currently Highways Asset Manager at Staffordshire CC and has over 30 years ‘ […]

Work to start on Phase 1 of HS2 in area south

Costain has confirmed that its joint venture company, Skanska Costain Stratbag has been granted permission to proceed with a full and detailed design and construction of Phase 1 of HS2 in area south as part of its Main Works Civils Contract. The work, part of a £3.298 billion contract for the joint venture, will focus on […]

Uber using AI to predict traffic

Uber’s come up with an Artificial Intelligence solution to predict traffic movement with, it says, a high degree of accuracy. It’s published a paper saying it’s come up with a new way of simplifying the modelling used to predict how vehicles move around by constantly re-evaluating to produce more realistic trajectories each time. This is […]

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