Balfour Beatty rolls out automated cone laying machines

Balfour Beatty has become the first construction company in the UK to roll out Automated Cone Laying Machines, a new pioneering technology to reduce the risks associated with cone laying activities across its Highways operations. Whilst cone laying remains essential to delineate traffic during maintenance works, it also poses one of the biggest risks facing […]

Highway Care appoints Mark Tonks to its Senior Leadership Team

Highway Care has appointed Mark Tonks to join its senior leadership team to support and enhance the implementation of their ambitious growth strategy. Mr Tonks is a well-respected business leader and industry expert having spent over 30 years working at PLC board level within the highways sector. He has successfully managed the alignment of management […]

Brian Jones joins Highway Care as its new Transport Manager

Brian Jones has joined Highway Care as its new Transport Manager. He follows several new appointments made by the company over the past few years to help with its continued development. Based at the company’s Grantham depot, he will be responsible for the company’s fleet of vehicles and will be tasked with improving their efficiency […]

First UK Leonidas crash cushion install a success

Motorists at a busy junction on the A3 High Speed Red Route have now been protected against the road sign hazards within the wide junction split after the installation of the UK’s first Leonidas Wide Crash Cushion on Shannon’s Corner. The installation of the 100 km/h Wide Crash Cushion was a collaborative approach with Highway […]

Highway Care appoints new HSEQ Manager

Marie Simpson has joined Highway Care as HSEQ Manager, replacing Sebastian Ward. Ms Simpson has 25 years’ experience working across several engineering sectors including civils, building, highways, rail, telecoms, and manufacturing. Her vast experience spans quality, safety and environment management, highway and tunnel maintenance, traffic management design and works supervision. The HSEQ Manager role will […]

Highway Care merges businesses to form Highways Division

Road safety and security company Highway Care is merging its Road Barriers and Mobile Traffic businesses to form a Highways division to focus on the hire, sale, and turnkey provision of solutions and services for the highways and traffic market. The new division of the Kent-based company will include temporary barriers and permanent barriers, terminals, […]

New average speed control safety partnership launched

Highways company Highway Care and mobility and enforcement company Neology are launching a new partnership to use Temporary Average Speed at Roadworks (TASCAR) solutions, based on Neology’s Home Office Type Approved (HOTA) Average Speed Solution. They say the solution, already established on the UK Highways England Network, as well as approved for use internationally, provides […]

Highway Care launches new mobile barrier

The safety and security solutions company Highway Care has launched a new barrier aimed at protecting against vehicle attacks at a range of sites including critical infrastructure. The CLAW protection barrier is a quick-deployment surface mounted barrier which has been tested against various vehicles travelling at up to 40 mph. It can be installed over […]


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