WJ Group aquires Bellstan Ltd

WJ Group has announced the acquisition of Bellstan Ltd, a long-standing road marking company based in Berkshire.  The official acquisition announcement follows the December introduction of investment partner THI. WJ has immediately put its ambitious strategic plan into action, with Bellstan being the first acquisition since the THI partnership began. Speaking about the deal, WJ […]

New Nottinghamshire cross-party highways panel gets to work

The new Nottinghamshire County Council cross-party highways panel will meet for the first time next week Following a motion last month, Nottinghamshire County Council’s newly-formed transport and environment committee is set to establish a cross-party review panel to deliver improvements across the county’s 2,750 miles of roads. Led by committee chairman, Coun Neil Clarke MBE, […]

Leeds City councillors support bid for ‘levelling up’ investment

Councillors in Leeds have reiterated their calls for £40m of government money to go towards “revolutionary” improvements to the city’s leisure services and West Leeds roads. The council is hoping to gain around £20m of funding each for two schemes, from the Government’s Levelling Up fund. The first proposal focuses on travel and environmental improvements to […]

Cruise gets driverless approval in California

General Motors’ driverless subsidiary Cruise has been given approval to offer driverless rides to passengers in California. Cruise will be able to operate services without a driver in the vehicle, but will not be allowed to charge for it. “We’re honoured to be the first to receive a permit from the @californiapuc to provide a […]

MottMac delivers digital tools for HE

Mott MacDonald has announced it’s successfully delivered an intelligent asset monitoring and management system that supports Highways England’s technology operations capability. The consultancy worked with Fujitsu to deliver the Tools for the Technology Operations Capability (T-TOC) project developing and implementing a suite of software tools that monitor and manage electronic assets across Highways England’s network. […]


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