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Highest Lean Score!

A-one+ underwent a Highways England Lean Maturity Assessment (HELMA) this week and has been accredited with a 3.3 HELMA score. It is the highest score to-date, awarded to any organisation in the Highways England supply chain. HELMA assessors carried out an intensive 2-day moderation on March 11 and 12 which included; visits to our Normanton […]

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Tyre Pressure Day

Our environmental team have been busy raising awareness of how we can reduce fuel usage and emissions. They organised and arranged a ‘check your tyre pressure day’ which involved checking car tyre pressures and examining tread depth using special infra-red equipment. During the event 37 cars were checked and the team used the opportunity to […]

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War on Plastic

With World Environment Day on 5 June our Environmental Focus Group decided to look more closely at into the theme set by the United Nations “Beat Plastic Pollution – If you can’t reuse it, refuse it”. Our Area 12 team held a lunchtime seminar which included an Institute of Environmental Management Assessment (IEMA) webinar on […]

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Leaving a Sustainable Legacy

We are always challenged within our industry to find ways to develop resilient sustainable solutions supportive of climate change within our working environment. Our management systems reflect contractual and legislative demands as well as providing a platform for innovation and continuous improvement. We use this to help find sustainable and low carbon solutions to minimise […]

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Sustainable Resurfacing

We are always looking for ways that we can carry out our work in a more environmentally friendly way and sourcing a viable sustainable surfacing product is one result that would make an incredible difference. After many months of hard work and we are delighted to be planning surfacing trials for a new form of […]

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A-one+ to the Rescue

We have been busy carrying out works on the M18 and M180 to renovate 40,000m of drainage ditches and 100 culverts as part of a motorway capital renewal scheme. During the project our site team discovered an injured tawny owl in one of the culverts near a motorway drainage ditch. While the owl was still […]

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Environmental Event

Next month we are looking forward to hosting an event in partnership with Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). The agenda includes: The transition to ISO 14001:2015 with Martin Baxter from IEMA Managing demonstrating on-going legal obligations and compliance with Richard Clarke from Cedrec Delivering sustainable development on the strategic road network and environmental requirements with Chris […]

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Highways UK

Join us at Highways UK on 16/17 November at the NEC, Birmingham Highways UK is a major event for the people and organisations involved in the planning, operation and future-proofing of the UK’s road network. We are sponsoring the Press Lounge and Innovation Hub at this event where you can sit and have a coffee learn about current […]

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Seeing is Believing

Introducing to Britain an innovative and sustainable way of resurfacing roads that can increase outputs to 2000t per shift and provide full depth lasting repairs at reduced cost. To find out more come and visit us at Seeing is Believing, stand 58 November 9/10 at  Bruntingthorpe Showground, Leicestershire. A-one+, working with Lane Rentals and Highways […]

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Industry First

The award for ‘Most Innovative Highway Authority Project/Scheme of the Year’ went to A-one+ for a UK industry first, delivering 1,000 tonnes over three consecutive nights.  The accolade was announced at the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards last night in London (6 October) as the winners for 2016 were unveiled at a gala evening at the Radison […]

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