AtkinsRéalis reawarded National Highways technology programmes contract

Professional services and project management company AtkinsRéalis has been appointed by National Highways to support delivery of its major technology programmes including the UK’s Digital Roads Strategy. AtkinsRéalis will work with National Highways to implement, manage and drive change of digital and technology programmes across England’s strategic road network. The Technology Programmes Strategic Resources Contract […]

Knowledge shared at record breaking JCT Traffic Signals Symposium

A record number of delegates and exhibitors have shared two days of high-level knowledge sharing at the 2023 JCT Traffic Signals Symposium, with the Keynote Address delivered by behavioural scientists Rory Sutherland and Pete Dyson winning the Most Thought Provoking Paper Award 310 delegates attended Nottingham Trent University for the 28th running of the event, […]

Atkins appoints Colette Carroll to lead Transportation division

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Colette Carroll as Managing Director of its Transportation division for the UK & Europe. Colette joined Atkins in September 2022 as Strategic Rail Market Director with responsibility for its UK rail offering. As Managing Director of Transportation, she will oversee Atkins’ rail, highways, and local transport markets, ranging from the delivery […]

Atkins to expand Environment Practice

Engineering consultancy Atkins is expanding the size and scope of its environmental services saying this is in response to the demand for more sustainable infrastructure and nature-based solutions.  The move will see the SNC-Lavalin Group member expand its Environment Practice by 50% by 2025, and five new service lines introduced, to tackle the challenges of […]

World’s first zero-emissions cement industrial trial launches in UK

A UK-based demonstrator project to trial the world’s first zero-emissions cement on an industrial scale, Cement 2 Zero, has officially launched having successfully conducted the first in a series of pilot-scale melts. The project, which secured £6.5million of Government funding from UKRI as part of the Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge, aims to further advance the […]

Atkins appoints Andrew English as Managing Director of Transportation

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Andrew English as Managing Director of its Transportation division in the UK and Europe.  Andrew joins Atkins from John Holland Group – one of Australia’s leading engineering contractors – where he was Executive General Manager for its Infrastructure business operating in the rail, water, roads, energy, airports, […]

Long-term planning to improve England’s strategic highway network

 Jacobs, Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, and PwC have been appointed by National Highways to help develop the U.K. government’s third road investment strategy (RIS3) for England’s highway network which runs from 2025-2030. The Atkins Jacobs Joint Venture, supported by PwC, will develop business and delivery plans, setting out the case for multi-year investment across England’s strategic road network of motorways and […]

Atkins wins Surrey County Council highways contract

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been appointed by Surrey County Council to develop and lead maintenance and improvement works across its 3,000-mile road network, as part of a major investment programme.  Under the terms of the £40m+, five-year Highways and Infrastructure Professional Service contract – which includes option of a further four […]

Buckinghamshire Council awards 8-year Highways Consultancy Contract to Atkins 

Buckinghamshire Council has awarded an 8-year contract to Atkins – a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – to provide design and professional services for the county’s highways. The contract will run from 1 April 2023, when the current Transport for Buckinghamshire arrangements come to an end. Atkins will work in close collaboration with Buckinghamshire Council […]


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