Hitting the bridge deck running as the new kid on the National Highways block – Rob Cook, Winvic

Hitting the bridge deck running as the new kid on the National Highways block – Rob Cook, Winvic

Rob Cook, Civils & Infrastructure Director at Winvic, talks about their delivery strategy and projects ahead of exhibiting at Highways UK this year. Since I was appointed by Winvic in the brand-new role of Director for Civils and Infrastructure, it has been a whirlwind of strategic implementation and steady growth and two years has passed quicker than I ever thought possible. Capitalising on our expertise, experience and widely valued...

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The real cost of electric cars – Claire Walters, Bus Users UK

Claire Walters, chief executive of Bus Users UK, emphasises the importance of proper planning and infrastructure to prioritise public, shared and active transport to meet sustainability targets.  The electrification of vehicles has become the key focus of government...

CONSTRUCTION
Inclusive Infrastructure Solutions – Mathew Haslam, Hardscapes
Inclusive Infrastructure Solutions – Mathew Haslam, Hardscapes

Mathew Haslam, managing director at Hardscape outlines their extensive product range with the UK’s largest selection of Connectivity Solutions Products. Proudly independent and with over 25 years of expertise in pushing the boundaries of hard landscaping, Hardscape is...

Attracting new labour into highways – Ben Rawding, JCB
Attracting new labour into highways – Ben Rawding, JCB

Ben Rawding from JCB stresses the importance of new technologies to tackle the labour shortages and attract new talent to the sector.  Today the highways teams within British local authorities face a number of challenges, and as an industry we must do more to support...

EVs
The real cost of electric cars – Claire Walters, Bus Users UK
The real cost of electric cars – Claire Walters, Bus Users UK

Claire Walters, chief executive of Bus Users UK, emphasises the importance of proper planning and infrastructure to prioritise public, shared and active transport to meet sustainability targets.  The electrification of vehicles has become the key focus of government...

Smart cities need smart highways and roads
Smart cities need smart highways and roads

Transport is one of the main contributors to carbon emissions in London and to meet the Mayor’s ambitious target to make the capital a net zero city by 2030 we will need to dramatically increase smart and electric transport alternatives – and not just electric cars!...

Road User Charging – Status Today, Preparing for Tomorrow
Road User Charging – Status Today, Preparing for Tomorrow

Road use charging is back on the agenda. While the economic and environmental arguments stack up, public acceptability will be a significant challenge. Getting this right is important and the infrastructure sector, says Stantec’s Dougie McDonald, must actively engage...

POLICY
Do standards stifle innovation? – Andy Fish, 3M
Do standards stifle innovation? – Andy Fish, 3M

Andy Fish, technical specialist for 3M's Transportation Safety Division, looks at how to encourage innovation in a regulated market.  As someone who has sat on many standard setting committees and industry bodies, across several industries, I have often pondered why...

The road to gender balance – Sonya Byers, Women in Transport
The road to gender balance – Sonya Byers, Women in Transport

Sonya Byers, CEO of Women in Transport, outlines the gender bias and stereotyping still present in the transport sector which limits women's progression Transport is a wonderful sector to be a part of - full of opportunity, innovation and great people. Our research...

SAFETY
Do standards stifle innovation? – Andy Fish, 3M
Do standards stifle innovation? – Andy Fish, 3M

Andy Fish, technical specialist for 3M's Transportation Safety Division, looks at how to encourage innovation in a regulated market.  As someone who has sat on many standard setting committees and industry bodies, across several industries, I have often pondered why...

Attracting new labour into highways – Ben Rawding, JCB
Attracting new labour into highways – Ben Rawding, JCB

Ben Rawding from JCB stresses the importance of new technologies to tackle the labour shortages and attract new talent to the sector.  Today the highways teams within British local authorities face a number of challenges, and as an industry we must do more to support...

SUSTAINABILITY
Inclusive Infrastructure Solutions – Mathew Haslam, Hardscapes
Inclusive Infrastructure Solutions – Mathew Haslam, Hardscapes

Mathew Haslam, managing director at Hardscape outlines their extensive product range with the UK’s largest selection of Connectivity Solutions Products. Proudly independent and with over 25 years of expertise in pushing the boundaries of hard landscaping, Hardscape is...

TECHNOLOGY
Do standards stifle innovation? – Andy Fish, 3M
Do standards stifle innovation? – Andy Fish, 3M

Andy Fish, technical specialist for 3M's Transportation Safety Division, looks at how to encourage innovation in a regulated market.  As someone who has sat on many standard setting committees and industry bodies, across several industries, I have often pondered why...

Inclusive Infrastructure Solutions – Mathew Haslam, Hardscapes
Inclusive Infrastructure Solutions – Mathew Haslam, Hardscapes

Mathew Haslam, managing director at Hardscape outlines their extensive product range with the UK’s largest selection of Connectivity Solutions Products. Proudly independent and with over 25 years of expertise in pushing the boundaries of hard landscaping, Hardscape is...

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