International line-up for Cold Comfort 2018

25/04/2018
Chris Ames

A large delegation from Highways England will join other public sector representatives from across the British Isles and international experts in the field of winter maintenance at Cold Comfort 2018 next month.

The 27th Annual Winter Maintenance Conference and Exhibition takes place on 16 and 17 May at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

The main focus for this year's programme will be an update on the new winter service guidance and some of the key areas of change.

Delegates and exhibitors are also invited to attend the Cold Comfort Curry Night on Wednesday 16th May. Click here for further details.

Key presentations include:

  • Delivering effective and efficient winter service; Chris Cranston, National Winter Service Research Group and Devon County Council
  • Understanding road surface residual salt - from highways to cycle lanes; Goran Blomqvist, The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
     
  • Managing winter on the rail network: a fresh perspective;  Brian Haddock, Network Rail
     
  • Implementing service changes following the introduction of Well-managed Highway Infrastructure - A Code of Practice;  Richard Stacey, Hertfordshire County Council

The conference will also feature presentations from Atkins, Highways England, the Salt Association, Somerset County Council, Suffolk Highways and more.

Download the brochure. To register click here.

Who is attending?

Alongside a large delegation from Highways England, public sector attendees include Barnet LBC, Calderdale MBC, Cambridgeshire CC, Dept for Infrastructure (NI), Derby City Council, Gloucestershire CC, Hertfordshire Council, LB Waltham Forest, Lancashire CC, Leicestershire CC, Enfield LBC, Manchester City Council, Met Office, Milton Keynes Council, Neath Port Talbot CBC, Norfolk CC, North Yorkshire CC, Oxfordshire CC, Slough Council, Tameside MBC, Transport Infrastructure Ireland and many more.

 

Highways jobs

Head of Highways, Transport and Recycling

Powys County Council
£77,282 – £84,102 per annum 
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and inspirational leader as our new Head of Highways, Transport and Recycling here in Powys. Powys
Recruiter: Powys County Council

Waste Loaders

City of York Council
£9.52 per hour
Do you have a current UK driving licence? York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

General Operatives/Drivers/Gardeners

City of York Council
£9.52 to £10.30 dependent upon experience
Do you have a current UK driving licence? York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Programme Manager - Highways

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£42,683 - £44,632
Are you an experienced, talented and collaborative Programme Manager with experience of supporting public sector transformation and change? Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

(Senior) Environmental Health Officer/Enforcement Officer

Brent Council
£35,724 - £41,706 p.a. inc.
We are looking for Environmental Health Officers; EHRB registered and has current experience in food safety and health & safety enforcement. Brent, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

Road worker/Ground worker

City of York Council
£10.30 per hour
Have you successfully worked as part of a team? York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

HGV Relief Driver

North West Leicestershire District Council
Salary Band D, £21,589- £24,799 per year (pro rata to period of contract)
We are looking to recruit temporary HGV Relief Drivers with occasional loading duties to join NWLDC’s busy Waste Services Team. Coalville, Leicestershire
Recruiter: North West Leicestershire District Council

Waste Services Worker (Loader)

North West Leicestershire District Council
Band B, £18,795 - £19,171 per year (pro rata to the length of contract)
We are looking for Waste Operations Loaders to join our Waste Services Team to undertake waste collection and other related duties. Coalville, Leicestershire
Recruiter: North West Leicestershire District Council

Chargehand/Ganger

City of York Council
£11.09 per hour
Do you have experience of excavation, reinstatement and footway maintenance schemes? York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Sustainability & Resilience Manager (maternity cover)

Essex County Council
£51510.0 - £58752 per annum
This fixed-term contract will begin in August 2020 and is expected to last until October 2021 Interviews scheduled to be held Wednesday 10th June 2020 England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Civil Service Deputy Director Roles

GOV.UK
£70,000 - £117,800 & excellent rewards
We’re looking for significant experience of engaging at C-Suite and Board levels, excellent partnership-building and... England
Recruiter: GOV.UK

Engineer (Highways Scheme Design)

Medway Council
£31,888 - £37,646 per annum
The post-holder will be required to have highway engineering expertise in order to contribute to efficient and effective provision of... Medway City Estate, Rochester
Recruiter: Medway Council

Principal Flood Risk Officer

Lancashire County Council
£42,683-£46,566
We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Floor Risk Officer Lancashire
Recruiter: Lancashire County Council

Resources and Waste Commercial and Contracts Manager

Northumberland County Council
£47,107 - £50,394
We are looking for a strategic, innovative and performance-focused leader to join us as Resources and Waste; Commercial and Contracts Manager. County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Principal Planning Liaison Officer X3

Somerset County Council
£33,799 to £37,849 per annum
We have a number of fantastic opportunities in Somerset at various levels Taunton, Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

Principal Estate Roads Engineer

Somerset County Council
£33,799 to £37,849 per annum
We have a number of fantastic opportunities in Somerset at various levels Taunton, Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

Principal Travel Plan Officer

Somerset County Council
£33,799 to £37,849 per annum
We have a number of fantastic opportunities in Somerset at various levels Taunton, Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

Assistant Estate Roads Engineer x2

Somerset County Council
£25,295 to £28,785 per annum
We have 2 exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our Highways Development Management Team Taunton, Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

Design Services Manager

Lincolnshire County Council
£50,430 - £55,503
We are a team of mixed experience and skills, proud to serve the people of Lincolnshire and have fun whilst doing so! Lincolnshire
Recruiter: Lincolnshire County Council

Transport Planning Officer

North Yorkshire County Council
£29,636 to £32,029
We are looking for a Transport Planning Officer to join our Highways and Transportation service. Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

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