Balfour Beatty appoints Infrastructure Investments CEO

International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Gavin Russell as CEO of its Infrastructure Investments business. Reporting directly to Group Chief Executive, Leo Quinn, he will have responsibility for the company’s £1.1 billion Infrastructure Investments portfolio across the UK and US. He will also be a member of Balfour Beatty’s Group Executive Committee. Prior to […]

ECON to supply gritters to Ringway, FM Conway and Kier/Tarmac JV in London

Three contractors that have been awarded framework agreements for winter maintenance have turned to Yorkshire-based Econ Engineering to supply them with their gritters. For the next seven years, 33 Econ vehicles, will be located at different points within the capital city, ready to mobilise as soon as temperatures plummet. Two years ago, Transport for London […]

Colas wins place on Black Country Framework

Colas has successfully secured a place on the Black Country Framework Contract for Minor Construction Works.  Colas is one of seven contractors appointed to Lot 2 (Highway and related Civils works from £100,001 to £500,000), and was one of four contractors awarded a place on Lot 3 (Highway and related Civils works £500,001+). Beginning this month […]

Hampshire to be first highway authority to trial low-carbon street furniture

Hampshire County Council is the first Highway Authority in the country to trial plant-based plastic bollards, in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, improve safety and save money The trial project aims to install plant-based bio polymer bollards, derived from sugar cane, which are lighter – so easier for Hampshire Highways operatives to install […]

Amey Consulting appoints Laurence Green as Head of Major Bridges and Structures

Amey Consulting, one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies, has today announced Laurence Green as its new Head of Major Bridges & Structures for its Highways & Property business. A Chartered Civil Engineer with 20 years of experience and a bridge specialist, Laurence will be responsible for leading Amey Consulting’s design and asset management across […]

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