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Winvic moves forward on second Lincolnshire County Council highways framework project

Winvic Construction Ltd, a leading main contractor that specialises in the design and delivery of private and public sector construction and civil engineering projects, has started work on the second project awarded to it under the Lincolnshire County Council highways framework contract.

Work has begun on the resurfacing and signal improvement scheme on Newland,

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SHIMPAC® Systems: The conditions may change, but SHIMPAC® doesn’t

Durability. Reliability. Perhaps not the most exciting two words in the English language.

However, with some deeper thought we realise just how valuable these two things really are. How priceless is not being let down? How valuable is a product or service that performs consistently to the highest of standards regardless of environment?

Often,

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Lincolnshire County Council streamlines both long and short-term highways maintenance with Confirm enquiry forms

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Lincolnshire County Council (LLC) needed to improve and expedite its operational and financial highways management processes, from initial defect reporting through to completion confirmation of the final repair. Over five years, the council saved more than £1.5m after using Confirm to replace old office systems. The council also saved more than £3m of

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Serviceable Indoor Luminaires for a Circular Future

By Jan de Graaf (Signify), Francesco Martini (Inventronics) and Carsten Moellers (Green Gems)

Zhaga enables luminaire manufacturers to design serviceable indoor luminaires with replaceable components that prolong their useful life, contributing to a circular economy.

In the pursuit of sustainability, the lighting industry is undergoing a profound transformation, driven by the imperative to embrace

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Traffex unveils packed conference agenda for 2024

100+ speakers confirmed including National Highways, Department for Transport, PACTS, Transport for London, Office of Rail and Road and more

Traffex, 22-23 May 2024, CBS Arena, Coventry View the agenda now Register for a free ticket to Traffex, Parkex, Evex and Cold Comfort – Traffex Parkex Evex Cold Comfort 2024 Registration

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SHIMPAC® | Enhancing Roadworker Safety: Easy-to-Install Solutions for Long-Term Performance

Roadwork projects play a vital role in maintaining and improving our infrastructure. However, the safety of roadworkers is often compromised due to the inherent risks associated with working in close proximity to moving vehicles. However, this isn’t the only very real threat to operative safety.

In recent years, there has been a growing concern

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LUNAZ UPCYCLED ELECTRIC REFUSE TRUCKS GET GREEN LIGHT TO OPERATE ACROSS LONDON

Lunaz upcycled electric vehicles (UEVs) achieve the highest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for driver visibility Responds to ongoing demand from London borough councils New tech maximises vision for operators; makes streets safer for pedestrians, cyclists and other road users Lunaz UEVs ready for deployment in the capital and other metropolitan areas Supports long-term plan

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Drainage teams respond to urgent calls in wake of Storm Henk

By Jacob Larkin

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc are responding to calls for help across England and Wales as businesses are threatened by flooding caused by Storm Henk.

Lanes teams are extremely busy as flooding continue to cause major problems, with call-outs particularly high in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, the West Midlands, Gloucestershire, Avon,

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HID Wins Contract to Provide Finland with New Drivers’ License and European Second-Generation Smart Tachograph Card Solution

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By Futureproofing Outdoor Lighting, Zhaga Promotes a Circular Economy

A circular economy is an economic system that aims to limit the consumption of resources and materials and avoid landfilling waste. At Zhaga, the global lighting-industry consortium with the mission of standardising the interfaces of components of LED luminaires, we call this market framework ‘circularity lighting’.

“Circularity lighting encompasses products and systems that support the

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Project using tech and AI to track litter on Glasgow and Cardiff roads suggests new approach needed by authorities

Study reveals focusing litter interventions on hotspots at junctions, slip roads and roundabouts by combining bins and signage could save time and money Hubbub calls for a more joined-up approach to tackling litter nationwide

Litter surveys on the roads surrounding Cardiff and Glasgow today reveal ground-breaking insights that could help local authorities and agencies

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SHIMPAC® Systems: How can Local Authorities protect their budgets?

Local Authorities are facing greater cuts in their budget allocations, cuts that are amongst the largest in living memory. In one case, one county council has been asked to find £70 MILLION of budget savings.

As a result, products, services, and solutions that are budget friendly are more important than ever. However, it’s not only

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Thatcham Research ‘EV Safe’ training to prepare public sector for electric vehicles

Thatcham Research has launched its cutting-edge EV Safe training to help the public sector prepare for the unique safety challenges presented by electric vehicles (EVs).

EV Safe is a comprehensive training program designed to ensure the safety of key workers who interact with High Voltage (HV) vehicles as the volume of EVs on the road

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Solarcycle Installs the UK’s First Off-Grid Solar E-bike Charge Points at Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Trust

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the first in the UK to install solar e-bike charging stations at its two hospital sites. Solarcycle is the first company to offer an off-grid, solar ‘in a box’ EV charging solution designed to provide green, renewable energy for the charging of e-bikes and e-scooters.

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SMS launches new EV chargepoint infrastructure solution to get Britain moving

The energy infrastructure expert aims to bring greater flexibility of choice to organisations entering the EV charging market through its advocacy of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP)

Fully-funded and part-funded service options will help

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Traka highlights security technology’s role to support prison systems

Traka has launched a new white paper, investigating how security technology can support inmates, staff and rehabilitation programmes to reassign responsibility and reshape the prison landscape.

The downloadable white paper, created in partnership with Serco and Unilink, is entitled, “How technology can support 21st century prison systems.’ It highlights the evolving role of UK prisons,

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BRADSHAW TO SHOWCASES INNOVATIVE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS AT ITT HUB 2022

Goupil Utility Vehicles to take centre stage on Bradshaw stand

The UK’s leading manufacturer of industrial electric vehicles, Bradshaw, is set to exhibit its range of Goupil utility vehicles at one of the industry’s leading trade shows, ITT Hub on Stand No: A332

The two-day show, which takes place on the 11th/12th May at the

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Airly wins in Birmingham and Warsaw as governments address air pollution

First step: Birmingham and Warsaw have adopted Airly air quality monitoring and controls Evidence: Cities that are monitoring and measuring air are the places where air quality improves the fastest, London shows largest improvement in Europe Innovation: Airly has created the world’s most detailed and comprehensive air quality solution for users around the world

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Circular highways is a necessity not an aspiration – and it’s within our grasp

Professor John Read, General Manager, Specialities Technology at Shell

By: Professor John Read, General Manager, Specialities Technology at Shell

Shell is helping power the journey towards a circular paving industry with Shell Bitumen LT R, a new product for roads that uses plastics destined for landfill as part of the additives

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APT SKIDATA Launches ‘Parking-as-a-Service’ to Provide Premium Parking Performance with Affordability

APT SKIDATA, the parking solutions business, is launching a new parking solution which gives public sector bodies and private sector organisations a new way of delivering a hassle-free parking experience with high quality, reliable technology but on a monthly subscription.

APT SKIDATA’s ‘Parking-as-a-Service’ solution is a combination of technology and service, where APT SKIDATA takes

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