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Issue 672 - 15 May 2015: Business Briefing

Cornwall and Notts plan joint venture company for highways
Andrew Forster

Cornwall Council is teaming up with Nottinghamshire County Council to create a joint venture company for the delivery of highway services in Nottinghamshire.  The proposal involves CORMAC, a wholly-owned company of... continue


New Scots car clubs launched
Car club operator Co-wheels has launched a car club in Dundee with 15 vehicles. An all-electric car club has been launched in St Andrews by the... continue

Cubic wins TfGM’s travel info system
Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed a team led by Cubic Transportation Systems to deliver a travel information system. OPTIS (Optimised... continue

TfL seeks advertising partner
Transport for London has launched the procurement process for a new advertising contract covering, for the first time, London Underground, London... continue

Joint venture for A30/A35 extended
A Balfour Beatty and South West Highways joint venture (SWHBBIS) has been awarded a £40m ten-year extension to its existing contract to deliver... continue

Atkins/AECOM win pinchpoint study
An Atkins/AECOM joint venture has been appointed by Highways England to conduct one-year-after-opening evaluations of the pinch points programme of... continue

Sheffield taxi merger
A merger between the two leading Sheffield taxi companies should create one of the largest taxi firms in the country. City Taxis will take over... continue