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New Amey director to drive highways work

23/06/2011

Amey has appointed James Trotter as Business Development Director of its Local Government division to drive further growth in the highways and infrastructure market.

Cumbria to bring maintenance back in-house

01/09/2011

Cumbria County Council has confirmed it will bring highways maintenance workers in-house when its contract with Amey expires next March.

Birmingham 'never better prepared' for winter

03/11/2011

Birmingham City Council is confident it can tackle the worst winter can bring after a big investment in its gritter fleet and new GPS technology.

Amey highways deal to save Windsor £200k

22/05/2012

New highways contracts awarded by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead to Amey should save the authority more than £200,000 over the next two years.

Amey to start new £6m Scottish traffic deal in October

31/07/2012

Amey has been awarded a £6m contract by Transport Scotland to provide traffic technology on major roads across the country.

Amey seals £120m maintenance deal

07/08/2012

Amey has won a five-year highways maintenance contract with Calderdale Council worth up to £120m.

Amey buys street light connection company

18/09/2012

Amey has bought independent street light connections provider Nationwide Distribution Services.

Amey maintenance staff seal 10% pay rise

05/10/2012

Road workers employed by Amey on a PFI highways maintenance contract in Sheffield have won pay rises of at least 10%.

Amey owner buys Enterprise

21/02/2013

Spanish contracting giant Ferrovial has bought maintenance and utility contractor Enterprise from investment group 3i for £385m.

Amey wins Liverpool contracts

07/06/2013

Amey will deliver highways and street cleaning services across Liverpool after successfully bidding for two contracts worth £113 million.

Amey wins A737 design work contract

22/07/2013

Amey has been awarded a £500,000 contract that will see three road schemes in North Ayrshire brought together to improve a section of the A737.

Amey wins safety awards

05/08/2013

Highways service provider Amey has won four nationally recognised health and safety awards.

Amey awarded Area 6 ASC contract

22/08/2013

Amey has been awarded the Highways Agency asset support contract (ASC) in Area 6.

Amey wins latest £200m ASC deal

10/10/2013

The Highways Agency has awarded Amey a £200m deal to maintain and improve motorways and major A roads in parts of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Amey wins Gloucestershire contract

09/12/2013

Amey will deliver highways services across Gloucestershire after being awarded a contract that could be worth up to £450 million.  

Clearview works with Amey in Scotland

06/01/2014

Clearview Traffic Group has been working in partnership with Amey to deliver the Traffic Scotland operations and infrastructure services contract (TSOISC) on behalf of Transport Scotland.

Amey in running for Infrastructure+ contract

21/01/2014

Amey has been announced as the preferred bidder for Staffordshire County Council’s new Infrastructure+ contract.

Amey to help deliver improved highways services in Staffordshire

12/02/2014

Staffordshire County Council hopes a new partnership with Amey will improve the quality of its highways services and deliver savings.

Amey to start running highways services in Gloucestershire

28/03/2014

Amey will start providing highways services for Gloucestershire County Council from 1 April 2014.

Amey's road patchers can fix potholes in two minutes

14/04/2014

A machine that can fix potholes in two minutes will soon be seen on the roads in East Anglia and the East of England.

Amey wins £92m highways contract in Scotland

17/06/2014

Amey has been awarded a six-year contract to maintain and improve the motorways and trunk roads in south east Scotland.

New roads maintenance contracts begin in the east of Scotland

16/08/2014

Bear Scotland and Amey will take over responsibility for the maintenance of 1,164km of trunk roads in the east of Scotland from today (16 August 2014).

Amey puts traffic management vehicles into operation

22/08/2014

Amey has put a fleet of six new traffic management vehicles into operation on its contracts with the Highways Agency.

Amey wins Forth bridges contract

03/12/2014

Amey has secured a contract worth between £40-60 million to operate two major river crossings in the East of Scotland.

Amey staff to strike in dispute over pay

12/02/2015

Amey maintenance staff working in area 8 plan to take the first in a series of planned 24 hours of strike action tomorrow (13 February) in a dispute over pay and contracts.

Area 8 Amey staff could go on strike for a week

24/02/2015

Highways maintenance staff working on behalf of Amey in area 8 could go on strike for a week if Britain’s biggest union, Unite, fails to reach an agreement with management over pay and contracts.

Amey staff call off week-long strike action

04/03/2015

Highways maintenance staff who work for Amey in area 8 have called off six planned days of consecutive strike action after securing an improved two year pay deal.

Amey wins £235m contract with Trafford Council

19/05/2015

Amey has won a £235 million contract to provide environmental and infrastructure services for Trafford Council.

Amey to start work on major road scheme in Staffordshire

21/05/2015

Work on a major road improvement scheme to serve a new business park near Stone, in Staffordshire will start next week.

New signals help cyclists get a head start in Liverpool

18/06/2015

A new scheme is helping cyclists in Liverpool to beat the traffic.

Toppesfield awarded 20-year maintenance contract

23/06/2015

Toppesfield has been awarded a 20-year road maintenance contract in Birmingham.

Smart motorways investment for England announced

22/07/2015

Highways England has today appointed six joint-venture companies to design and build 10 smart motorways across England as part of a £1.5 billion investment.

Amey re-secures place on Scottish framework

21/08/2015

Amey has re-secured a position on Transport Scotland’s Major Transport Infrastructure Projects (MTRIPs) framework.

Haluch to head up strategic highways business at Amey

02/09/2015

James Haluch has been appointed strategic highways business director at Amey.

Amey invests £1m in protecting cyclists

25/11/2015

Amey is investing almost £1million in new fleet technology that is designed to protect cyclists and pedestrians.

Forth Road Bridge shut till New Year amid safety fears

04/12/2015

The Forth Road Bridge is to shut until the New Year for repairs following the discovery of defective steelwork.

Repair work plans for Forth Road Bridge finalised

14/12/2015

A team of engineers from Amey have been working hard to develop a solution to structural problems on the Forth Road Bridge.

Milner named as new CEO of Amey

10/02/2016

Andy Milner has been named as the new chief executive of Amey and will take over from Mel Ewell who is retiring at the end of March.

Forth Road Bridge fully reopens

22/02/2016

The Forth Road Bridge in Scotland has fully reopened.

HE awards new-style contract worth over £300m to Amey

21/03/2016

Amey has been awarded a £300 million contract to carry out highway maintenance services and repairs in Area 7 on the Highways England network.

Hertfordshire CC keeping disruption to a minimum

04/05/2016

Hertfordshire County Council is working closely with other local authorities and contractors to ensure that disruption is kept to a minimum whilst highway maintenance is carried out.

Amey develops new mobile asphalt unit

01/07/2016

Amey has developed a mobile asphalt production unit that is enabling highways maintenance teams to work with much more flexibility – and with up to 30% less wastage.

Drones to be used for inspecting roads

13/07/2016

Asset management inspections will be carried out by drones – making it safer, quicker and easier to assess vital infrastructure such as roads, bridges and railways.

Tarmac and Amey set new asphalt laying record in Scotland

14/07/2016

Tarmac and Amey have set a new record for laying asphalt in Scotland after delivering almost 2,500 tonnes in under 30 hours on a section of the M9.

Haluch named managing director of Amey's highways business

22/07/2016

James Haluch has been appointed managing director of Amey's newly formed highways business.

Final Forth Road Bridge repairs almost complete

05/09/2016

Work to replace damaged “truss end links” that led to the closure of the Forth Road Bridge at the end of last year has started.

New sensors trialled to monitor flooding

19/10/2016

The engineering company Amey is installing sensors into gullies in a trial in Hampshire aimed at preventing the flooding of roads.

HE awards new highway maintenance deals worth £300m

15/12/2016

Highways England has awarded four new style asset delivery contracts worth over £300 million to Kier, a CH2M/Costain joint venture and Amey.

Harbot joins Amey

15/12/2016

Former Highways England regional director Tim Harbot has joined Amey as director of technical excellence for its highways executive team.  

Pilot project launched to help gritting teams

26/01/2017

Highway maintenance teams will be able to make better gritting decisions based on local weather conditions thanks to the launch of a pilot project in Hampshire.

Through the bad times and the good

13/03/2018

Neil Gibson, first vice president of council directors’ body ADEPT gives his views on what makes successful partnerships between local authorities and suppliers.

Amey moves on to deliver 'cycle revolution' in Birmingham

09/04/2018

Amey has begun work on a £5.4m project in Birmingham to deliver a 4km two-way, fully segregated cycle route linking Selly Oak and the University of Birmingham with the city centre.

Gully sensor tech 'requires significant refinement'

18/04/2018

Following a trial of sensors that can report when road gullies are getting blocked, a highway authority has said the technology will require further work before being widely used.

The road ahead: Getting investment right for our highways networks from 2020

24/04/2018

James Haluch, managing director of Highways at Amey, welcomes hypothecated revenue for roads but says that an immaculately maintained strategic road network alongside a mesh of crumbling local roads is not a coherent highways strategy.

Amey books £200m loss over Birmingham troubles

11/05/2018

Amey's parent company, Ferrovial, has reported a loss of some £141m in the first three months of 2018, mainly related to the fallout from the Birmingham PFI contract.

Scotland contractors call for end to roadworker abuse

07/06/2018

Transport Scotland and the companies that operate its trunk road network have launched a roadworker safety campaign, asking drivers to help stamp out the ‘shocking’ levels of abuse suffered by their workers.

Amey hit by £50m Birmingham PFI compensation

13/06/2018

Amey has been ordered to pay Birmingham City Council more than £50m in compensation after the contractor lost a long-running court battle earlier this year, according to reports.

Amey set for another legal showdown

30/07/2018

Amey is set for another showdown with a major council after partially winning an early round in a legal battle with West Sussex County Council.

West Sussex to relaunch procurement process in light of legal challenge

01/08/2018

West Sussex County Council is to abandon its term maintenance procurement process and start again in light of a legal battle with Amey, Highways can reveal.

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