The formal start of construction of HS2 has begun, with contractors saying the work heralds a “jobs boom”. The move to full construction was described by the government as a “shovels in the ground” moment and marks the start of one of the biggest infrastructure projects ever undertaken. Having received Notice to Proceed earlier this year, Balfour Beatty, part of a joint venture involved in construction of the high speed rail link, said it would become one of the biggest […]
The Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum is holding an online conference to look at transport decarbonisation in the UK including low-carbon fuels, infrastructure, sector-specific targets and next steps for policy.
Palletforce has incorporated Olympic data into its Alliance IT system to provide its 100 UK depots with the latest Games information this summer. Network members now have information about the 109 Olympic Games Lanes on the Olympic Route Network, as well as delivery restrictions affecting venues. Dean Hughes, IT director for Palletforce, says: “During the games there will be road layout alterations, diversions, parking and loading restrictions, special Games Lanes and extra security measures all of which will impact on […]
The RHA has renewed its plea to the government for urgent action to ease what it calls a growing crisis in driver shortages – made worse by the introduction of IR35 tax changes.