Sisk UK North appoints regional director

John Sisk & Son has announced the appointment of Chris Cant as Regional Director in its UK North Division. Chris brings a wide range of experience and will support the business as it looks to grow in the Fit-Out Sector in particular. Commenting on the appointment Alan Rodger, Managing Director, John Sisk & Son UK […]

Highways Heroes 2023 announce HW Martin as sponsors of the special recognition award

The Highways Heroes Awards has announced that this year’s ultimate accolade, its special recognition award, will be sponsored by one of the UK’s biggest traffic management companies, HW Martin. The highlight of the industry’s blue ribband ceremony, the special recognition award is unique in that unlike the other Highways Heroes awards it is chosen as […]

Solar Gates UK launches two new temporary traffic management products

Innovation and solar experts Solar Gates UK launched two new products at the LCRIG Innovation Festival last week. The two innovative temporary traffic control solutions; INSTABOOM Go and INSTABOOM Flagger are both designed for one-person instant deployment, dramatically improving worker safety and helping the UK-wide labour shortage. Both products are manufactured with the lowest carbon […]

‘Summer of resurfacing’ launches in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire County Council has launched a ‘summer of resurfacing’ to improve road conditions right across the county.   The county council is responsible for maintaining almost 6000km of roads and many have been adversely affected by some of the coldest and wettest winter weather for over 100 years.  The county council is focusing heavily on its £100m […]

National Highways publishes video of wrong-way driver in A12 roadworks

National Highways has tweeted footage of a vehicle which drove through a stretch of roadworks on the A12 in Essex, only to turn around and drive against the traffic. In the clip, a black SUV enters the work site near Brentwood, before turning around and driving in the wrong direction. This follows footage of a […]

National Highways issues Net Zero update

National Highways has put out an update focusing on carbon to mark the second anniversary of the publication of its Net Zero Plan. This plan included targets to decarbonise the strategic road network. It says in the past 12 months, its seen a reduction in carbon across all three emission sectors. It’ll be giving details […]

Scottish Transport Secretary promises review of contract terms

Scotland’s transport secretary Màiri McAllan is promising to ‘urgently work on Transport Scotland’s contract terms’ to make them more favourable for future procurements on the dualling of the A9. She made the commitment at The Inverness Courier newspaper’s A9 Crisis Summit eent, after it was claimed that the terms and conditions of Transport Scotland’s contracts […]

Londoners need “carrot and stick” approach to give up their cars – report

A new report looking at how to convince people living in London to give up using their private cars suggests transport planners need to combine positive and negative incentives, and to make sure they’re well communicated, so it’s easy for people to compare costs and make choices. The Centre for London’s report says schemes like […]

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