Highways Voices from Highways UK – setting up the show

This is the first of three podcasts from the huge Highways UK show at Birmingham’s NEC. These are brought to you thanks to the sponsorship of AGD Systems and Traffic Group Signals, Kiely Bros, Re-flow, Stantec and Yunex Traffic. In today’s programme we hear from Conference Director Claudia Davidson with details of some of the must-attend sessions on Wednesday, and we also hear […]

Excellence award for inspirational females driving forward major motorway upgrade

A female team leading a multi-million motorway improvement scheme and paving the way for generations of women and girls to become future leaders of the construction industry, has won an award at the Construction News and New Civil Engineer Inspiring Women in Construction and Engineering Award for Excellence in Leadership. The project team was crowned in […]

West Midlands mayor hails ITS World Congress as “fantastic opportunity”

The Mayor of the West Midlands and chair of the West Midlands Combined Authority is calling the awarding of Birmingham as preferred host of the 2027 ITS World Congress as “a fantastic opportunity for the West Midlands to take to the global stage once again and demonstrate our commitment to innovation and sustainability on transport.” […]

Aberdeenshire Council sets winter operations in motion

With the darker nights drawing in and temperatures starting to fall, Aberdeenshire Council is once again putting its winter operations into motion to ensure it can respond to whatever the weather throws at it in the coming months. Staff again demonstrated outstanding levels of teamwork and dedication at the start of the year as they battled to keep the 3,500-mile roads […]

Eradicate siloed systems with a digital solution

The construction industries often face the challenge of managing multiple siloed systems. Many companies use separate programmes for accounting, CRM, inventory management, MRP and project management. Having separate systems can lead to inefficiencies, data inconsistencies, and limited visibility across departments, often impacting productivity. With field management software, like Re-flow, businesses can break down barriers between […]

RECHARGE UK working group aims to speed up electrification of HGVs and fleets

A new group has laid out a set of objectives designed to help speed up the electrification of HGVs and commercial fleets. The group, which is being run by RECHARGE UK – the EV arm of the REA (Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology), says it includes a wealth of expertise and unrivalled experience […]

St Helens Council announces £2.2m improved cycle paths and habitats

St Helens Council has announced that a £2.2m investment has been made to improve active travel and green spaces across the borough. In partnership with Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the council has confirmed that its Sustainable Urban Development Scheme has been completed to make the region a “better place to live, work and help towards […]

E-bike hire scheme proposed in Worcester

A new e-bike hire scheme has been proposed for Worcester. If approved by Worcestershire Country Council, the bike share scheme could see 225 bicycles – 175 of them electric – for hire across Worcester. The £700,000 project would be supported through a £4.5m grant from the government’s Active Travel Fund. The initiative is part of […]

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