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Lord Digby Jones outlines the challenges at UKWA Awards

On the hottest day of the year more than 400 guests filled the Ballroom Suite of the Dorchester Hotel in London for the United Kingdom Warehousing Association’s 16th Annual Awards for Warehousing presentation ceremony and Annual Luncheon, sponsored by Jungheinrich UK.

Partnership enables DB Schenker to deliver eco-solution for the construction industry

The first services from Burngullow near St.Austell in Cornwall transporting eco-friendly aggregates have been launched by DB Schenker Rail UK. The materials were transported to the rail operator’s construction hub near in Stratford, London, on behalf of London based S.Walsh & Sons.

FTA urges Network Rail to deliver rail enhancements

Following the announcement by the Department for Transport (DfT) that electrification of the Midland Mainline and the Trans-Pennine route would be deferred following delays and overruns in the enhancement programme, the Freight Transport Association has expressed its concern.

Skills summit celebrates female engineers working in transport

During a skills summit in support of Women in Engineering Day, Transport Minister Lord Ahmad met with women from across the construction and engineering industry and outlined his support for the campaign.

Rail strikes called off after Acas talks

Rail strikes called off after Acas talks

Following four days of further talks with Network Rail at the offices of Acas, the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) has called off the three days strike action planned for this Thursday and next week.