Causeway acquires UK’s leading competence, safety and skills passport provider to enhance workforce management solutions for contractors

Construction technology provider Causeway Technologies has acquired Reference Point, developer of the UK’s leading workforce competency and authority-to-work system. This is the third strategic acquisition since Five Arrows made a significant investment in Causeway in 2021, and reinforces Causeway’s platform strategy to digitise the processes that underpin the construction and maintenance of the built environment. Through SkillGuard, its mobile workforce management system, […]

ADEPT Live Labs 2 reaches deployment stage – with seven projects already started

After completing their final assessments, all seven projects have successfully met the criteria needed to take the £30 million ADEPT Live Labs 2: Decarbonising Local Roads programme forward to deployment and procurement. The final assessments came at the end of a three month fully-funded mobilisation phase where project teams developed their proposals into a specified and costed […]

School Streets to be made permanent in Westminster

Westminster City Council has taken the decision to make School Streets permanent following an 18-month trial. The council launched School Streets trials at a number of schools in Westminster in January 2022. The scheme aims to create safer spaces around schools during school drop-off and collection times, to encourage pupils to walk, cycle and scoot […]

Milton Keynes Council start search for contractors for highways service

Milton Keynes Council has started its search for contractors to deliver its highways term maintenance and capital works. The works covered by the £350M contract are comprehensive and cover all routine, reactive and planned works that need to be delivered by the authority. Milton Keynes is seeking a contractor that will prioritise the use of […]

Liverpool City Region welcomes 20 new hydrogen buses

A new fleet of 20 zero-emission buses have been launched in the Liverpool City Region this week, following driver testing and training on the roads. The hydrogen-powered buses start their first passenger journeys on the 10A route from St Helens bus station to Liverpool city centre. The busiest route in the city region, it will […]

£58 million for zero emission buses

The Scottish Government has launched the second phase of the Scottish Zero Emission Bus Challenge Fund (ScotZEB), with up to £58 million available. Introduced in 2021, ScotZEB replaced previous funding streams as a means to encourage the bus industry to find new and innovative ways to finance zero emission buses and infrastructure. The second phase […]


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