Latest News

Below are our most recent news articles. Older articles are available in the yearly archives.

Active management of diversions has safety spin off

Monday, 26 October 2015
article thumbnail  One of Highways England’s key objectives is to provide road users with information that is relevant to their journeys. Smart motorways are an obvious example and now, thanks to pioneering work from leading... Read more

'Roadside working safely' - Training from Colas and TRL

Monday, 19 October 2015
The roadside is a hazardous place to work, so it is essential that staff receive appropriate training.  Since 2005, over 1,000 people have been killed or injured each year in incidents on hard... Read more

Asphalt self-delivery - a first for Colas and Highways England

Monday, 12 October 2015
article thumbnailIn a first for Highways England (HE), Colas has installed a dedicated fixed-base mobile asphalt plant specifically for use in Area 14. This is the first time ever that a joint venture partnership... Read more

Colas drives measures to improve road worker safety

Monday, 07 September 2015
An innovative pilot scheme devised by Colas and development partners Solar and Electric Gates Ltd  (S&EG) for the Joint Venture A-one+, will bring together the latest technology to improve the safety... Read more

Colas assists British Standards Institution in setting revised standards for French airfield asphalt application in the UK

Wednesday, 26 August 2015
A durable asphalt surfacing developed in France known as Béton Bitumineux pour chaussées Aéronautiques(BBA), used on airfields and laid in the UK since 2005, has this year been included in new British... Read more