Transport Secretary’s insight into ‘money-saving’ pothole fixer

The Secretary of State for Transport Mark Harper, was given a live demonstration of a machine which is helping fix Britain’s roads and help contribute towards ending the ‘scourge’ of potholes. Mr Harper was shown the JCB Pothole Pro during a visit to the company’s Derbyshire engine plant and saw for himself how the machine […]

JCB confirmed as first LCRIG Innovation Festival award sponsor

JCB have been confirmed as the first award sponsor for this year’s LCRIG Innovation Festival – aligning themselves with the ‘Climate Resilience’ category. The Innovation Festival is an event where products, solutions, new innovations and techniques can be displayed and demonstrated over a range of live demonstration sessions. The event provides local authorities with a […]

Fleet of six JCB pothole fixing machines snapped up by Dawsongroup

JCB has struck a major new deal with Dawsongroup, a leading commercial asset supplier, for six of its revolutionary pothole fixing machines to help tackle Britain’s nine-year backlog of road repairs. Dawsongroup | emc is investing in the highly productive JCB Pothole Pro machines, which fix potholes permanently, first time, without the need for labour […]

NY Highways test machine designed to speed up pothole repairs

A sophisticated machine that can repair potholes and other road damage in a matter of minutes is being evaluated by North Yorkshire’s highways engineers. NYHighways is the arm’s-length company responsible for maintaining roads on behalf of ourselves. Staff are now trialing a new machine that allows the operator to make effective repairs to potholes and […]

The UK’s key place in European ITS on this week’s Highways Voices

Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! “You will not find me in legacy industries where everything stays the same – otherwise, I would be boring,” explains the new CEO of ERTICO – ITS Europe on this week’s Highways Voices. Joost Vantomme explains his passion for taking on […]

JCB pothole fixer completes three years of repairs in four months in Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is celebrating a major milestone in its mission to fix potholes quickly and permanently – after completing almost three years of repairs in just over four months with JCB’s PotholePro machine. The authority has repaired 10,000m² of road with the JCB PotholePro in just 130 days – an area equivalent to eight […]

JCB’s PotholePro reaches the Highlands on nationwide tour

JCB’s pothole fixer arrived in the Highlands this week as part of a nationwide mission to fix Britain’s roads.  The company launched the JCB PotholePro earlier this year – a machine that can repair a pothole in less than eight minutes, four times quicker than standard methods and at half the cost of current solutions.  […]

Colas starts trial of zero emission electric excavator

Colas SIAC has taken delivery of a purpose-built electric excavator, which will work on its A46 Stoneleigh Junction project as part of the major improvement works. Working in collaboration with the hire company, GAP Group Ltd, the new 19C-1E is the industry’s first fully electric mini excavator. The model that has been purchased and supplied […]


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