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CHINESE VISITORS WELCOMED AT THE INVERNESS JUSTICE CENTRE

A group of Chinese university delegates has been welcomed to one of the Highland’s landmark construction projects as part of a knowledge sharing programme. Robertson welcomed eight visitors to Inverness Justice Centre for a guided tour of the project as part of a...

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Explosive start for triple decker roundabout

Highways experts aiming to transform journeys on a vital part of the road network in North Tyneside had to go back to the classroom and delve into their history books as they started work on the multi-million pound scheme, it was revealed today.   Work on the £75m...

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NATIONAL 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 national apprenticeship award.   The Derbyshire firm has been running...

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Keller brings innovation to Dubai works

An extensive new harbour complex that will attract large cruise ships to one of the Middle East’s most iconic locations is underway, with Keller nearing completion on some innovative deep compaction works. The new 20-million-square-foot Dubai Harbour, which will sit...

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BREXIT SET TO ENDANGER MATERIALS HANDLING INDUSTRY…

A LEADING expert in materials handling has warned of the impact of Brexit on the industry.   Paul Casebourne, who has years of experience in creating engineering solutions and runs the Materials Handling Hub, believes that the industry has been forgotten as one of the...

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OPENING DATE ANNOUNCED FOR TECA

An opening date of summer 2019 was today announced by the partners involved in building the exciting new multi-million-pound The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA).   The milestone follows on from last week’s announcement of stand-up comedian Russell Howard as the first...

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Innovative solution to tackle noise in Wakefield

An innovative noise barrier which will reduce the level of noise for residents living close to the M1 is being used in the UK for the first time.   The barrier will be installed by Highways England along a section of the M1 at Wakefield and not only reduces the level...

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Brexit delay would hurt industry

A further extension to the Brexit transition period would be “hugely unhelpful” to the construction and building services sectors, according to the President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Tim Hopkinson told the Association’s 2018 National...

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Highways England launches A595 Whitehaven consultation

A 6 week public consultation which could pave the way for a long-awaited project to relieve congestion around Whitehaven in Cumbria was unveiled by Highways England on Friday (2 November). Over the years various ideas have been suggested to tackle congestion through...

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Increasing efficiency on Luton’s roads with VMS

VolkerSmart Technologies recently completed a project with Luton Borough Council, installing a series of variable message signs (VMS) in and around Luton town centre. Since the end of May, the team has installed a total of 15 VMS to small, medium and large size...

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