Posts Tagged ‘Contractors’

Sajid Javid showcases the Midlands Engine to Chinese investors

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

Business Secretary Sajid Javid today (26 February 2016) will oversee the signing of commercial UK-China contracts in Birmingham with the Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng.
This is part of the UK-China 12th Joint Economic and Trade Commission (JETC) to boost cooperation and understanding between the 2 countries.
The UK attracts up to a third of all

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£3 million resurfacing schemes near Doncaster

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

Contractors for Highways England will be resurfacing 8 miles of the northbound carriageway on the A1(M) between Blyth and Tickhill and another 8 miles on the northbound A1 between Barnsdale and Darrington – the equivalent of the area covered by 26 football pitches.
As part of the two schemes, 2,500 reflective road studs will be replaced

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Super pump saves economy estimated £500,000

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Contractors for Highways England, A-one+, pumped approximately 2.5 million litres of water, the equivalent to an Olympic sized swimming pool, from the A1 at Catterick on Wednesday 7 October into the River Swale.
It is estimated the flooding would have cost the economy £587,000 more in time and delays if standard pumps had been used. But

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£3 million investment planned for A194 (M)

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

Contractors for Highways England are resurfacing almost 4 miles of the northbound A194 (M) from where it leaves the A1 (M) at junction 65 to the Whitemarepool junction, the equivalent of nine football pitches.
Lanes 1 and 2, the hard shoulder and adjacent slip roads will be resurfaced as part of the work which is due

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£1 million improvements for M6 near Wigan and St Helens

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

Contractors for Highways England are resurfacing a two-mile stretch of the M6 between junctions 23 and 25, equivalent to the size of seven rugby league pitches.
Over 500 new reflective road studs are also being installed along the route, improving visibility, and road markings are being repainted.
All of the work will be carried out overnight, between

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Government consults on EU Payment Accounts Directive

Comments Off | 06-24-2015

These new rules, which are set out in the EU Payment Accounts Directive, set common standards that EU members need to meet in order to ensure a number of services are available to consumers, including:

an account switching service
a right of access to a basic bank account for those who are legally resident in the EU
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A55 and A483 weekend closures as £6 million improvement nears completion

Comments Off | 06-24-2015

Highways England says the scheme at Posthouse Roundabout where the A55 meets the A483 near Chester will be fully open for commuter traffic on Monday morning.
In the meantime, drivers are being advised that the roundabout will be affected by partial daytime and full overnight closures from 8pm on Friday 26 June until 5am on Monday

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Chester’s £5.3 million junction improvements near final stage

Comments Off | 12-10-2014

The team behind the Highways Agency project at the roundabout linking the A55 to the A483 near Chester will be available to answer questions at the Holiday Inn near the junction. Plans showing the new road layout will also be available.
The final phase of the project is due to begin on Monday 5 January and

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