Paving the Way: Colas uses BBA for East Midlands Airport Runway Resurfacing

Case Study

In 2016, Colas was appointed by Main Contractor Galliford Try as specialist surfacing contractor as part of a project to recondition the 2.9km 09-27 runway at East Midlands Airport, operated by the Manchester Airport Group (MAG).

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Pioneering the use of Pin-less Technology

Case Study

The A1 Leeming to Barton improvement project is an excellent example of collaborative working producing innovation through early contractor involvement and setting the standards for future works in safety and technology cumulating in success.

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Education Matters

Education

Education Committee Chair Brain Downes provides a update on our various Education initiatives.

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High technology solution helps reduce maintenance costs

Case Study

Shell and Tarmac have celebrated 12 years since the completion of the 6km coloured bus lane and provide details in this report.

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Safety underpins Dartford Crossing surfacing success

Case Study Health & Safety

Stringent site safety measures helped ensure a successful outcome to major resurfacing works on the Dartford Crossing’s heavily trafficked Queen Elizabeth II bridge.

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Memories of the IAT's Early Days

History

Former IAT President Graham Rayner looks back at the Institute over the past 50 years.

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Awards Presented at 2016 National Conference

2016 National Conference

A full list of awards presented at the 50th Anniversary President's Dinner.

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National Conference Report

2016 National Conference

Pippa Birch provides a report on proceedings.

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Tarmac Harper Lane Asphalt Plant Site Visit

2016 National Conference

As part of the Conference, some guests visited this plant which has recently had £6.6m of investment.

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Keeping roadworkers safe

Case Study Health & Safety

Sustained focus on finding solutions for managing and mitigating safety risks has brought a series of innovations to the front line of roadworks sites.


HD28 Investigations

Branch Report Skid Resistance

Report following branch technical event, by Neil Anderson.


Employing Temporary Staff and Keeping Everyone Safe

Health & Safety

With unemployment at its highest, temporary workers are in abundance and, as an industry we are making use of them more frequently.


Reconsidering Health & Safety - A Personal View

Health & Safety

Gary Schofield challenges conventional views and presents some personal perspectives that will hopefully result in some reconsideration of how we might address ‘Health and Safety.’


Developments in Ground Penetrating Radar

Branch Report

Report following branch technical event, by Neil Anderson.