Comment:How Multevo is helping to protect road workers during the pandemic

By Josh Sweeney, Multevo This year marks a decade milestone for Multevo working with Local Authorities and Tier One Contractors – however, COVID-19 has scuppered any anniversary plans.The horrendous flooding in February 2020 was the wettest on record for the UK leading to misery for many and the months that follow poses an unprecedented threat […]

How digital services are supporting social distancing

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, the construction industry is looking for new ways of working that enable them to adhere to government guidelines for social distancing. Maintaining a 2m distance between operatives with the minimum number of staff on site, all while delivering works safely and on time is a challenge that many companies are […]

Predictive maintenance could cut breakdowns by 70% – IBM

A new study suggests that connected vehicles which constantly assess the condition of your vehicle to anticipate when things might fail could mean a huge reduction of breakdowns on the road. Motley Fool reports that IBM has worked out so called predictive maintenance, which warns of problems and informs your mechanic about them could also […]

A world first in energy for Oxford CC

Oxford City Council has launched a Energy Superhub, which it says could be the world’s first project that integrates decarbonising power, heat and transport across the city. The council has also taken delivery of its first electric vehicles (EVs) as part of the project, as well as outlining the next steps for EV charging infrastructure, […]

Warning London’s transport system could be “swamped”

Transport for London’s being warned that the Capitals buses and tubes could be overwhelmed if travel restrictions are eased whilst social distancing rules remain in place. ITV News has talked to a source at London’s Strategic Coordination Group who warns that the re-opening of schools would be enough to swamp the bus network, leaving no […]

HN guidance update

Highways News provides a quick reminder of the latest COVID-19 related guidance. This includes: The Highways Sector Council: https://www.adeptnet.org.uk/documents/hsc-guidelines Latest guidance from the DfT: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-transport Highways England: Transport Scotland: https://www.transport.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/ The Welsh Government: https://gov.wales/taking-all-reasonable-measures-maintain-physical-distancing-workplace The Civil Engineering Contractors Association:

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