Road surfacing industry shares cost-saving ideas

A major conference is being held to explore ways of maintaining the road network more efficiently as pressure grows on budgets.

The conference is being headed up by the Road Surface Treatments Association and will examine the big issues concerning road maintenance and seek potential solutions.

Improving Highway Maintenance Efficiency will be held as a one-day conference on 29 March at The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield.

It will showcase some of the key outputs from the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme.

There will also be sessions reviewing the activities of the Asphalt Industry Alliance and latest Highway Agency thinking concerning maintaining the strategic road network will be thrown into the spotlight.

Key speakers include:

  • Donna James, Pavement Team Leader at Highways Agency
  • Steve Kent, Director of Community and Environment, Cheshire West and Chester Council
  • Alan Taggart, Director of Highways Asset Management at Atkins
  • Alan McKenzie, Chief Executive of Breedon Aggregates Scotland and Chairman of MPA Scotland.

For further details and registration contact the RSTA, email enquiries@rsta-uk.org or telephone 01206 274052.

The delegate fee is £250 which includes the conference, hotel accommodation and evening dinner.

 

 

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