NEPO launches highway surveys framework agreement

A groundbreaking new highways framework has arrived at the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) providing a wide range of infrastructure survey solutions to public sector organisations across the UK. Designed to provide an expanded procurement offering in highways infrastructure and maintenance, NEPO’s Highways Infrastructure Surveys dynamic purchasing system (DPS) offers a compliant route to market […]

TfN: Blueprint for the North transport infrastructure plan published

TfN has published an ambitious plan for sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the North, enabled by transformational connectivity.  The new Strategic Transport Plan (STP) was approved at Transport for the North Board meeting in Leeds by Northern leaders. It outlines how with the right investment and policy levers, together with transformational transport infrastructure we […]

Work to start on next phase of South Reading Bus Rapid Transit scheme

Works to further improve journey times for buses serving south Reading and the Mereoak Park and Ride are due to get under way next week. The fifth phase of the South Reading Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) scheme on the A33 Relief Road will create further bus lanes, additional bus stops and a new pedestrian and […]

Oxford Plastics reveals unprecedented growth in UK and US Sales

Leading innovator and manufacturer of site safety equipment Oxford Plastics has revealed it’s had its most successful period to-date with a record breaking turnover of £25 million. The company, which has been running for over 35 years, has announced its recent success for the financial year of 2022, as it positions itself into the new […]

Clearway Group announces acquisition of SECONTEC

The Clearway Group has announced the acquisition of the SECONTEC Group. Founded in 2009, SECONTEC is a leading provider of remote video surveillance and CCTV Towers across Germany and Austria with four offices in Germany and Austria and two bespoke in-house Video Operation Centres (VOC) already supporting pan-European clients. Its successful use of artificial intelligence […]

Campaigners accuse ministers of leaving Scottish roads “to rot” after research shows that spending falls significantly in the last six years

Campaigners in Scotland have accused Ministers of leaving roads to ‘rot’ over the last six years due to lack of investment. The Times reports that the drop has coincided with the electoral pacts between SNP governments and the Scottish Greens. Opposition parties have called for the first minister Humza Yousaf’s administration to sever ties with the […]

New blog series: Stop reacting: proactively prevent and save with Predictor

In the first of a series of quarterly blogs, Brightly Software explains how asset management problems can be predicted before they even happen. Digital tool Predictor, part of the Brightly Software suite, is helping councils to predict problems before they arise; prioritise where to place funds, and make strategic, data-driven decisions to implement processes and […]

M Group Services strengthens commitment to UK net zerotargets with acquisition of AgilityEco

M Group Services has completed the acquisition of AgilityEco, a leading player in the regulated home decarbonisation, fuel poverty and energy efficiency sector. It becomes a part of M Group Services’ Energy Division. A B-Corp organisation, AgilityEco works with energy providers, local authorities and othercommercial organisations, providing home decarbonisation services at scale to deliverenergy efficiency, […]

Changes to concrete ‘recipe’ will help UK construction slash carbon emissions  

One of the most significant changes to the traditional ‘recipe’ for making concrete since the 1980s is set to be introduced in the UK, helping architects and engineers decarbonise the construction of buildings and infrastructure. Changes to standards for concrete have been published by BSI, the business improvement and standards company, and could save 1 […]

Turner & Townsend to support Department for Transport to deliver sustainable infrastructure

Turner & Townsend has been appointed to the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Specialist Technical and Commercial Advisory Services for Rail and Other Transport Modes Framework (STARThree). This appointment is to support the delivery and development of sustainable infrastructure in the UK, and to support Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) participation. The DfT expects the framework to run over […]


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