environment

Highways Engand to set new baselines for its environment targets

07/05/2021

Highways England is set to produce baselines for its biodiversity and carbon emissions reduction targets in its Delivery Plan update, due to be published in the Summer.

A14 scheme 'to have positive biodiversity impact'

08/04/2021

Highways England’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme is predicted to add to the amount and quality of habitat for wildlife, according to a new report.

Bob Moran

21/10/2020

Limited visibility: How do we model for a net zero future?

12/07/2019

Tom van Vuren, a technical director for transport planning at Mott MacDonald, discusses climate change and transport modelling, and the need to rethink best practice

Former quarry transformed into Ripon City Wetlands

12/06/2019

A working aggregates quarry has been transformed into a new wetland haven for wildlife thanks to Aggregate Industries, which bought to rights in 2003, and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (YWT).

Highways 'Green' England: Bio-tech, bug hotels, butterfly scrapes and bee banks

04/06/2019

An innovative bio-technology system is being trialled by Highways England to improve water quality around a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Devon.

SWH runs off with £2.1m Highways England eco project

29/10/2018

SWH Civils has secured a £2.1m contract from Highways England for an ecological improvement project in a Devon country park.

Dartford Crossing "rural" when it comes to air quality

06/03/2017

Pollution levels around the Dartford Crossing have been excluded from government air quality assessments because it was classed as a "rural" road, the BBC has discovered.

ITF warns CO2 policy won't achieve reduction targets

30/01/2017

Current and foreseeable policies to mitigate carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from global transport activity will not suffice to achieve the international community’s climate ambitions, according to new study published by the International Transport Forum.

Winners of Government low emission competition announced

12/01/2017

Vans will go electric and lorries will run on hydrogen dual-fuel under a £20 million government programme to cut emissions and improve air quality, the Transport Minister John Hayes has announced.

London's North-South Cycle Highway to King's Cross approved

01/09/2016

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and Transport for London (TfL) have confirmed they intend to go ahead with the North-South Cycle Superhighway to King’s Cross, after plans were supported by 70% of respondents to its consultation.

HE appoints Ramboll Environ to help improve environmental performance

18/03/2016

Ramboll Environ has been appointed by Highways England to improve the environmental performance of its road network across the UK.

HTMA releases environmental training DVD

13/07/2015

The Highways Term Maintenance Association (HTMA) has produced an environmental training DVD in an effort to support member organisations and their clients with environmental awareness and management.

Tree planting boosts link road’s ‘green’ credentials

24/03/2015

More than 14,000 trees and shrubs have been planted as part of a major environmental scheme associated with the Bexhill to Hastings link road.

Campaigners call for £3bn green retrofit of roads

25/09/2014

A new report by environment and transport groups is calling for £3 billion to be invested over the next five years in a range of 'green retrofit' improvements for existing roads. 

M40 noise barrier moves a step closer

29/08/2013

Ideas for a new form of noise barrier along parts of the M40 have taken a major step forward.

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Senior Traffic Engineer

£34,728 - £38,890 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Highways & Flooding team for an experienced Senior Traffic Engineer. Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
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Director of Place

£82,200
Mid Devon is a beautiful predominantly rural district, with rolling hills and valleys, picturesque villages and attractive market towns Tiverton, Devon
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Assistant Director Route to Zero Carbon

£77,046 - £95,230
As you coordinate and implement a series of projects and programme to reduce carbon emissions... Birmingham, West Midlands
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Principal Environmental Health Officer

£41,952 - £48,663
To be considered for this post you be a qualified Environmental Health Officer with a certificate of registration issued by the... Camden, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Camden London Borough Council

Environmental Health Officer / Graduate Environmental Health Officer

£34,033 - £43,659
This role follows a period of growth and the renewal of our borough-wide additional HMO licensing scheme. Camden, London (Greater)
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Transport Projects Officer

£32,418 - £37,722 pa
Your role will involve developing, implementing and monitoring various transport projects as part of multidisciplinary project teams. Hounslow (City/Town), London (Greater)
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Senior Engineer (Network Management)

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Highways Director

£92,402 to £101,644 per annum
As the Highways Director, you will lead and deliver the transformation of the Highways Division, to effectively... Derbyshire
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Environment & Transport Director

£92,402 - £101,644 per annum
As the Environment and Transport Director you will lead a dynamic and challenging set of services, covering... Derbyshire
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Principal Local Engineer

£35,745 - £43,857
The Principal Local Engineer role is to provide service at principal level to deliver Local Engineering duties Birmingham, West Midlands
Recruiter: Birmingham City Council

Transport Development Officer

£39,880 to £43,857
This new and exciting role will be pivotal in helping deliver the implementation of change associated with our response to the National Bus Strategy. North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Waste Collection Operative - Loaders / HGV Drivers (Hays Recruitment)

Competitive Salary
Hays are excited to be working in partnership with Chelmsford City Council who are always looking to expand their teams and are looking for... Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Commercial Vehicle Technician

£30,000 per annum
Responsibilities as our Commercial Vehicle Technician will include... Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Climate Change Project Support Officer

£30,451 - £32,234 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity to support for the development and delivery of the Council’s Climate Change Action Plan and... Camden, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

Corporate Fleet & Transport Manager

£65,382 - £68,898 Per annum
To create a place where everyone, whatever their background, has the opportunity to reach their potential and enjoy a good quality of life. London (Greater)
Recruiter: Islington London Borough Council

Senior Pest Control Officer

£34,209 - £36,708 p.a. inc.
You will need to be a self-starter and have a 'can do approach' to service delivery and problem solving. Brent, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

Nuisance Control Officer

£36,708- £42,855 inc. plus £4,800 shift allowance p.a
We are looking for a proactive and committed person with a strong customer focus, exceptional communication skills and a practical approach to... Brent, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

Engineer (Highway Development Control)

£32,910 - £35,745 per annum
You will need to have political awareness and good communication and negotiation skills, as well as experience of working with elected members. Calderdale, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Head of Traffic & Capital Delivery

£56,100 - £63,633 per annum
We are looking for a Head of Traffic and Capital Delivery to join us at this critical time for Hounslow. Reporting to... London (Greater)
Recruiter: Hounslow London Borough Council

Flood Risk Project Manager

£30,451 to £32,910
We are looking for a Flood Risk Managers to lead on the development and progression of our Flood Management Scheme, identifying and... Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

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