Tarmac inspires students to tackle sustainability issues through employee volunteering scheme

Tarmac has announced a seventh successive year partnering with Solutions for the Planet (S4TP) – a social enterprise working nationally to build partnerships between businesses and schools to promote sustainability, science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) careers as well as develop employability skills.  To coincide with British Science Week (5-14 March), Tarmac is once more […]

Dyer & Butler wins £3.8m Cleveland Bridge refurbishment project

Dyer & Butler, a part of M Group Services Transport Division, has secured a £3.8m project to deliver major structural refurbishment works on a Grade II listed structure, Cleveland Bridge in Bath. The programme of refurbishment works will include repairs to the concrete truss and strengthening of the concrete deck, as well as the refurbishment […]

RSK Group aquires CR Civil Engineering

RSK Group Ltd, the integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business, has expanded its contracting services with the acquisition of CR Civil Engineering. CR Civil Engineering provides groundwork civil engineering services to the highways, rail and other sectors across the UK. Founded in 2000 by Managing Director Carl Roberts as a team of four providing […]

Norfolk councillors back relief road plans

Multi-million pound plans for a relief road serving a village on the edge of Lynn in Norfolk have been approved by county council leaders this week. Members of Norfolk County Council’s cabinet voted on Monday to approve a £42m programme of maintenance, 113 small highway schemes worth £715,000 and other improvements totalling £85m. Amongst the […]

Business leaders elected to ITS (UK) Strategy Committee

Leading business experts from Cubic Transportation Systems, Clearview Intelligence and Jenoptik have been elected by fellow Executive Members onto the ITS (UK) Strategy Committee. Cubic’s Head of ITS Delivery David Powell, Clearview Business Development Consultant Neil Levett and Jenoptik Deputy Managing Director Geoff Collins will join the committee, which scrutinises and evaluates strategic proposals from […]

Congestion halves in pandemic year

New figures analysing traffic congestion in the UK are demonstrating just how much effect the coronavirus crisis has had on journeys over the past year. The 2020 INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard identifies and ranks congestion and mobility trends throughout the pandemic across more than 1000 cities, across 50 countries – including the UK and reports […]

West Midlands 5G develops UK’s first 5G-connected tram

West Midlands 5G (WM5G) has developed the UK’s first 5G-connected tram as part of a regional transport trial in partnership with West Midlands Metro, Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), GoMedia and Icomera. Trams collect a variety of valuable information, including CCTV footage and vehicle performance and maintenance data. Currently, this information is accessed and downloaded manually, outside the hours […]

West Midlands cycle hire launched in Wolverhampton and Sutton Coldfield

West Midlands Cycle Hire has opened to the public on the streets of Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton this week Up to 20 docking stations have been placed at key locations around Wolverhampton, including outside the bus station, with five docks also up and running in Sutton after a successful month-long trial in the town. The […]

Warrington Borough Council’s LTP4 making good progress, says councillor

Good progress is being made on Warrington Borough Council’s Local Transport plan with several key milestones being met in the first year of its implementation, according to the council’s Cabinet Member for transportation, highways and public realm, Cllr Hans Mundry. The council has a vision to transform how people travel around Warrington, promote active travel […]


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