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Balfour Beatty secures £50 million deal with London Underground

The international infrastructure group has been awarded a c. £50 million contract to deliver essential upgrade works to London Underground’s Piccadilly line. The contract is the first of several packages to be let under the new ‘London Underground High Voltage ...

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Bidvest Noonan invests in transport sector business

Bidvest Noonan has unveiled plans to create a new specialist business unit focusing on the transport sector in Great Britain. The facilities services company has an extensive client portfolio and decades of experience supporting many of the UK’s largest bus ...

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CILT reveals 18-point action plan to deliver net-zero

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK has unveiled its 18-point action plan to combat emissions and deliver a net-zero economy. Launched at COP26 in Glasgow, CILT(UK) has produced seven policy papers which have been developed as ...

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Time for FM to make the switch to a more sustainable transport solution

Blog from Andrew Brown, Just Ride the Bike, Active Travel Consultancy In November, the UK hosts COP26 and the media channels will be full of debate about actions to be taken to reduce carbon emissions to combat climate change. Two ...

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ENGIE partners with Scania to deliver eMobility solutions across Europe

ENGIE and its subsidiary EVBox Group have entered into a four-year partnership with Scania to deliver comprehensive eMobility solutions to transport providers in 13 European countries. The partnership will be for trucks and buses, and will provide Scania’s clients with ...

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Safe travels

The pandemic has brought a range of challenges, one of this is just getting to work. How do you help workers stay safe, healthy and comply with social distancing measures while still meeting ambitious environmental targets? Andy Brown looks at ...

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Essential banksman training can save lives

Reversing vehicles cause 25% of transport related workplace deaths iHASCO, a market-leading provider of Health & Safety and Compliance eLearning, have released a brand new Banksman Essentials training course. 5000 transport related accidents occur in the workplace each year, according ...

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VINCI Facilities on track with £20m EMR deal

VINCI Facilities has confirmed that it has been successfully delivering a total FM contract to East Midlands Railway (EMR) since early in 2020. The five-year deal, worth around £4 million per annum, was agreed with Abellio in March 2020 and ...

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COVID-19 anxiety changing commuter travel habits

New research by London-based premium managed car service, Addison Lee, has found six out of 10 London commuters will change the way they travel when the return to work begins with COVID-19 safety concerns changing transport demand patterns. In a ...

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Logistics plans require urgent scale-up of e-cargo bike usage

Emergency road closures, widening of footways and the creation of new pop-up cycleways means bikes are likely to be the fastest way of getting around cities like London, Manchester, and Birmingham as the UK eases slowly back to work. Just ...

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