Four year plan to transform Liverpool City Council services

Liverpool City Council has published an ‘ambitious’ plan to improve services over the next four years. The Council Plan 2023-2027 sets clear aims and ambitions to shape the improvement of the delivery of services for the city’s half a million residents. The organisation has been on an improvement journey since the publication of a Best […]

Transport needs changing but it has to be evidence based says NIC Chief Executive

Urban transport will remain essential in the future even though transport needs are changing but any decisions the industry makes must be done based on evidence, according to James Heath, Chief Executive of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). Mr Heath gave a speech to the Move 2023 conference in London today this week that explored the questions […]

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, […]

Re-flow launches its State of the Infrastructure Industry Report 2023

Re-flow, the award-winning field management software provider, has released its latest report on the state of the infrastructure industry in the UK. The report sheds light on the ongoing challenges facing the industry, which encompasses a wide range of sectors including highways, traffic management, rail, and civil engineering. The report highlights how global events, such […]

Transport investment “turbocharges” UK’s net zero ambitions and economic growth in Scotland

Plans to boost Scottish connectivity and economic growth through transport were at the heart of Transport Minister Richard Holden’s visit to Scotland this week. In meetings with local businesses and community leaders, he outlined the government’s commitment to developing new green technologies. Mr Holden was in Glasgow to see new hydrogen-powered and self-driving trucks – […]

Innovative and reduced carbon design tops National Highways gantry competition

National Highways is today proud to unveil this winning design as part of an exciting competition to create the ‘gantry of the future’ for its motorways and major A-roads. Millions of drivers see gantries every day as a routine part of their journeys – and probably don’t give them much thought. However, they are vital […]

Autonomous lorries in closed environments hailed as a “quick win”

The introduction of autonomous goods vehicles into closed environments such as ports and factory sites could have a “quick win” for the logistics industry facing rising costs and driver shortages. That’s the view of a group of experts from across the freight and intelligent transport systems industries who met at a round table led by […]


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