ITS World Congress Webinar Series: examining the challenges around the delivery of clean mobility

Clean and eco mobility plays a critical role in reducing carbon emissions and mitigating transportation-related environmental impacts. While there are many potential advantages, there are also some concerns standing in the way of widespread deployment, around infrastructure, renewable energy and the environmental footprint of EV battery production. The webinar hosted by ERTICO on 16 May was the […]

Jet Plant’s £3 Million investment further boosts sustainability credentials

Jet Plant, a leading player in the highways and construction industry, has announced a new £3million investment in state-of-the-art machinery, including lorries and planing machines, to further boost the company’s already impressive sustainability credentials. Reducing emissions is at the heart of forward-planning for the UK firm and the aim is to continue to set the […]

National Highways plants 3,000 trees in the South-west

National Highways is planting 3,000 trees to fight back against a major outbreak of ash dieback in the South West. The ash dieback fungus is now found across most of the UK. It affects shoots, branches and trunk base, causing canopy decline and the death of most affected trees. National Highways began a programme of […]

National Highways needs help planting three million trees

National Highways is on the hunt for landowners and organisations that can help it plant an additional 3 million trees by 2030. The move comes as part of National Tree Week (25 Nov – 3 Dec), the UK’s largest annual tree celebration in which the country’s conservation sector, volunteer groups and tree-lovers come together to plant thousands […]

National Highways challenged to prioritise ‘high-quality’ and sustainable design

National Highways has been challenged to prioritise high-quality and sustainable design as it delivers the biggest investment in the strategic road network for a generation. The government-owned company has been urged to ensure upgrades to motorways and major A-roads are sympathetic to their local surroundings while also prioritising safety, reliability and affordability. National Highways’ first […]

Rennicks OGPS supports NY Highways with its net zero carbon reduction programme

Two Rennicks Off Grid Power Solutions (OGPS) have been installed at NYHighways to help them meet their environmental goals both now and in the future.   Sustainability is naturally (and quite rightly) at the top of many agendas – including that of NYHighways, North Yorkshire County Council’s maintenance provider which is wholly owned by the […]

Tarmac highlights sustainability performance with 2021 report launch

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company, has highlighted its commitment to creating a more sustainable built environment with the online publication of its new 2021 Sustainability Report. The report sets out the positive progress the business has been making against its key targets, including the ways that whole-life thinking is […]

New ADEPT President launches climate change policy position

The new President of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT), Mark Kemp, has launched the Climate Change and Green Growth policy position. The paper, which urges government to give local authorities the powers, resources and funding they need to deliver net zero, sets out ADEPT’s position that national targets will […]


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