Network Rail confirms £2 billion for better railways in Wales and Borders Network Rail in Wales and Borders is set to benefit from a record £2billion to provide a safer and more reliable railway for passengers and freight customers. It is the fi ...

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Latin America Bitumen Market share to exceed US$5.7 billion by 2024 According to a new research report by the market research and strategy consulting firm, Graphical Research, Latin America Bitumen Market size to cross US$5.7 billion by 2024. Th ...

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British Council budgets are on a road to nowhere The financial pressure on local authorities is soaring and across the UK, local government reform is hitting the headlines as councils react to growing service demands and reducing Council budgets ...

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Road Marking excellence recognised at the 2018 RSMA Awards The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) gave widespread recognition to member companies and individuals for outstanding achievements at its annual Conference and RSMA Awards Ceremony ...

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SENNEBOGEN telescopic crane continues to impress at Grand Paris Express construction site The Grand Paris Express, a large-scale project to construct a new super metro, is Europe's largest infrastructure project to date. The SENNEBOGEN 673 E, pa ...

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Hyundai partners with Top Flight UAV start-up to drive mobility to new heights Hyundai Motor Company has announced a strategic partnership with Top Flight Technologies, Inc., a leading start-up in hybrid-electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) te ...

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Ammann asphalt plant retrofit protects the environment Four years ago, Fiegl GmbH of Bavaria invested in the retrofit of an asphalt-mixing plant tower, as well as the replacement of the baghouse. The retrofit led to immediate reductions in emiss ...

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Volvo takes over as Yorkshire Quarry's prime mover as production is ramped up Featured at this year’s Hillhead exhibition was a 34-tonne L260H loading shovel destined for Ashcourt Group’s Partridge Hall Yorkshire Quarry, near Pocklington, North ...

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Yotta signs 7 year deal with CGI for Asset Management and Solutions to Glasgow CC Technology company, Yotta has won a seven-year contract with CGI, a leading independent IT and business process service firm, to deliver asset management services ...

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Defensibility of claims under the new Well-managed UK Highway Infrastructure Guidance The Well-managed Highway Infrastructure Code (WMHI) was published in October 2016, but its two year transition period has now ended. The code was touted as a r ...

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ROAD DRYER RD-1200 dries pavement in one pass for paving and surface treatments The RD-1200XT pavement-drying unit from Greenville, South Carolina-based Road Dryer, LLC, quickly dries asphalt and concrete pavement, allowing crews to pave or appl ...

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Austria's Latschau Reservoir refurbished with Shell Bitumen The Latschau reservoir is a hub for the hydroelectric power facilities of Vorarlberger Illwerke at Montafon in western Austria. The sealing of the reservoir has now been refurbished wit ...

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Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt named Leader of the Year 2018 The newspaper Affärsvärlden, together with PA Consulting, Mannheimer Swartling, Wipro and Korn Ferry, has appointed the Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt “ ...

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IQ webinar by British Geological Survey focuses on the Digital Revolution An industrial minerals specialist from the world-leading British Geological Survey will present this month’s ‘Lunch and Learn’ webinar from IQ Academy. Expert geologist, C ...

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UK recognition for MVIS Apprenticeship Scheme An apprenticeship programme “above and beyond expectation” has earned intelligent transport system (ITS) solution provider, Mobile Visual Information Systems (MVIS), a place on the shortlist for a na ...

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The visionaries shaping healthy cities of the future Did you know that cities account for three quarters of all global carbon emissions? Here we highlight the experts who are striving to create a cleaner and more socially responsible urban envir ...

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Network Rail channels procurement innovations with Innovate UK partnership In a bid to see new ideas, greater efficiencies and more investment in the railway, Network Rail is partnering with Innovate UK, the government’s innovation agency that h ...

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Metso and Rockwell Automation bring predictive maintenance to the mining industry Metso is expanding its digital Metso Metrics offering with the launch of a new predictive maintenance solution for mining equipment, aimed to help maximize the upt ...

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John Deere Grapples pack power and reliability for Job Site clean-up Continuing to expand its offering of job site cleanup solutions, John Deere is introducing the new GS66B, GS72B, GS78B, GS84B scrap grapple buckets and GR72B and GR84B rock gra ...

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The Transtec Group awarded Gordie Howe International Bridge engineering works Pavement engineering firm The Transtec Group is part of the Bridging North America team which was awarded the Gordie Howe International Bridge public-private partnersh ...

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ITM Monitoring announces updates to Calyx Online Monitoring Software ITM Monitoring a leader in the design and installation of bespoke geotechnical, structural and environmental monitoring systems, has released a new version of its data visualis ...

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Highways England goes back to school to inspire engineers of the future Highways England is building bridges to inspire the next generation of engineers through a variety of educational activities across the South West. Ongoing and planned engag ...

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EBRD reports a bright future for the world of work A revolution in global work patterns confronts the world with complex challenges, but the threat of upheaval can be turned into an opportunity with the right policy responses, according to a new ...

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VÖGELE restructures their extensive range of road pavers and screeds JOSEPH VÖGELE AG are restructuring their extensive range of road pavers and screeds. The world market leader will be dividing its range into two lines: the Premium Line and the ...

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VERMEER launches VERMEER MV SOLUTIONS with acquisition of VAC-TRON Vermeer Corporation announced its purchase of Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC, and its plans to bring the Florida-based company together with McLaughlin Group, Inc. which was purchased b ...

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Sunstone secures £590k Crowdcube investment for Solar innovations UK technology company, Sunstone, has raised more than £590,000 (£592,000) via the crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. The round, which ran for just over five weeks, saw over 450 inv ...

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Volvo digs in at the Ceannacroc Estates in Scotland Ceannacroc Estates, located to the north west of Fort Augustus in the Highlands of Scotland, has just taken delivery of a new Volvo ECR88D reduced-swing compact excavator for its road building ...

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Ringway secures 8 year £16m extension to A417 and A419 maintenance contract Ringway West Unitaries has secured an eight-year extension to the Highway maintenance and services contract for the A417/A419, at a value of up to £16million for the ext ...

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COBOD receives grant to develop the next generation 3D construction printer The N3XTCON project running from 2018 to 2021 involves all aspects of 3D construction printing from materials recipes over reinforcement solutions and software control s ...

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UK Road Industry welcomes proposals for 5 year local road settlement The Road Surface Treatment Association (RSTA) has welcomed proposals to develop a five-year funding settlement for local roads similar to that provided for the national road ne ...

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