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  • Bridge design & engineering

    Bridge design & engineering (Bd&e) is exclusively dedicated to the international bridge industry.  This high quality, visually stunning quarterly magazine offers subscribers details of the latest innovations, technical features, interviews and project reports.

    As well as four publications a year, Bd&e provides subscribers with a high quality website www.bridgeweb.com, a fully-searchable archive of back issues, a regular eNewsletter, an annual directory of suppliers, and special supplements that cover different aspects of the industry in more detail.

    If you finance, plan, design, build, maintain, operate or own a bridge, you need Bd&e.  For more information, or to subscribe, please call +44 (0)20 7973 6694 or email customer@hgluk.com.

  • Highways

    As the only UK print publication dedicated to the roads sector, Highways has been at the heart of the industry for more than 80 years and as part of the Hemming Group, its civil engineering roots date back to the 19th Century. Senior professionals in every UK highway authority, the Department for Transport, leading trade bodies, Tier One contractors and the supply chain read and circulate our print and online content. 

    The www.highwaysmagazine.co.uk website is a leading source of breaking daily news and delivers our industry-leading weekly eNewsletter – Highways on Fridays. Please use these links to sign-up free to receive the magazine and newsletter.

  • Mabey Bridge

    Mabey Bridge (an Acrow Group company) is a leading international provider of high-quality modular steel bridging solutions based in Gloucestershire, UK, and has supplied modular bridging solutions to over 150 countries worldwide.

    They specialise in rapid-build, pre-engineered modular steel bridges to enable accelerated bridge construction and improve connectivity in urban and rural areas. And also deliver bridging solutions for the transport, construction, oil and gas, and mining sectors, as well as for specialist military applications, humanitarian emergencies and disaster relief.


    Transportation is the lifeblood of a vibrant economy and an inclusive society. As a strategic body representing Scotland's 32 local authorities and seven Regional Transport Partnerships, SCOTS has a pivotal role to play in the design, delivery and maintenance of the nation's various transport systems.

  • Transport Scotland

    Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland, seeking to deliver a safe, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable transport system for the benefit of the people of Scotland. The organisation also plays a key role in helping to achieve the Scottish Government’s purpose of increasing sustainable economic growth with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish.

  • Transport Network

    Launched in 2013, Transport-Network.co.uk is an essential source of independent news covering all forms of transport and mobility. We aim to provide breaking, exclusive news, case-study features, analysis, data, commentary, blogs, videos and conferences to industry professionals at a local and national level, across the public and private sector.

    The website is supported by two weekly news bulletins, a Twitter and LinkedIn community.

    Please sign-up for free here.

  • WSP

    WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consultancies. The organisation has a family of 55,000 global changemakers, with over 7,000 in the UK, transforming what's possible to build a smarter, greener future for everyone.

  • IHE

    The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) provides professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition.

    The IHE has been registering engineers and technicians with the Engineering Council since 1972 and accrediting academic courses since 1989.

  • ITS (UK)

    ITS UNITED KINGDOM, the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), is a not-for-profit public/private sector association financed by members’ subscriptions, and provides a forum for all organisations concerned with ITS. It promotes the benefits that ITS can offer in terms of economic efficiency, transport safety, and environmental benefits to the United Kingdom – and at the same time expand the ITS market.

  • ICE

    With 95,000 members worldwide, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) promotes and advances civil engineering around the globe. It leads the infrastructure debate to create a more sustainable future and ensure high standards through awarding professional qualifications.

  • CECA Scotland

    The Civil Engineering Contractors Association Scotland (CECA Scotland) is the representative body for companies who work day-to-day to deliver, upgrade, and maintain Scotland’s infrastructure.

    With around 100 members across Scotland, CECA Scotland  represents companies who together carry out an estimated 80 per cent of all civil engineering activity in our country, in the key sectors of transport, energy, communications, waste and water.

  • CIHT

    CIHT is a respected, chartered professional body that provides transportation professionals with recognition, support and business insights through access to information, intelligence, training and qualifications that they need to accelerate their careers and influence the future of the sector.

    CIHT is the only organisation to offer the full range of highways and transportation qualifications including Chartered Engineer and, uniquely Chartered Transport Planning Professional.

    Our members benefit from a range of services that enable them to improve themselves through maintaining high standards that are reflected in improved transport and infrastructure solutions.


    COSLA is the voice of Local Government in Scotland.

    COSLA was established in 1975, but standing up for Scotland's local priorities goes back 800 years when we evolved from the Convention of Royal Burghs- once the oldest representative body in Europe.

    Today, we are a councillor-led, cross-party organisation who champions councils’ vital work to secure the resources and powers they need. We work on councils' behalf to focus on the challenges and opportunities they face, and to engage positively with governments and others on policy, funding and legislation.

    Every day people rely on the services that local government in Scotland delivers. Together, they spend over £19 billion a year, and employ over 240,000 people- almost 10% of all jobs in Scotland.

  • RSMA

    Originally established in 1976 the RSMA has become one of the largest specialist trade body in the Highways sector, and has played a pivotal role in the development of the Road Marking Industry. With a membership spanning the UK, Europe and beyond we are able to draw on a host of industry experts. We work with a number of Government bodies and industry partners to ensure our collective voice brings recognition, development and change to underpin our vision.

    Primarily created to represent the voice of our members and the industry, we have now gained a strong reputation for training, standards and safe systems of work. We were the first specialist skills sector to develop a Specialist Applied-Skills Programme ensuring safe operatives for our members and across the wider industry. It is our aim to promote our industry as a key component of a safe and effective highways network.

  • RSTA

    Established in 2008, The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) is the focal point for the road surface maintenance industry.

    The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) aims to raise the awareness of the range and benefits of road and airfield surface treatments and promote work force competence, professionalism and safe working practices. Champion safe working, sustainability and best practice. Membership covers the whole supply chain and includes large national and regional contracting companies, local authority direct labour services organisations, materials and equipment suppliers, test houses and consultants. Members are encouraged to be registered with the National Highway Sector Scheme 13 (NHSS13), NHSS23 or a recognised Product Assurance and Approved Installers Scheme. RSTA is recognised by the National Highway Sector Scheme as being the only route through which members’ operatives and supervisors can obtain endorsed CSCS cards as required by Sector Scheme 13.

    As the focal point for the UK road surface treatments industry, the RSTA offers its Members a recognised industry voice with representation to government and key client groups, input on best practice development, health and safety and technical issues.

    In addition, RSTA Members have exclusive access to training and consultancy discounts and opportunities to network and raise their business profile.