Full Details When: 20th April 2023, Macdonald Inchyra Hotel, Falkirk Cold Comfort has gone from strength to strength and has built up a strong reputation as a vital source of learning and networking. Cold Comfort Scotland is the only conference and exhibition dedicated to professionals, engineers, decision-makers and leading private sector partners in the Scottish […]
Full Details When: 24th-25th May 2023, Harrogate Convention Centre The annual Cold Comfort conference and exhibition leads the debate at the heart of the winter and extreme weather service sector, providing the highway and transportation industry with the only specialist conference dedicated to winter and extreme weather services. Click here to secure your place
UKLRG to launch new climate board The rebranded UK Roads Leadership Group (UKRLG) has announced plans to create a new climate change board as part of its core working groups. The influential leadership group – formerly called a liaison group due to its role in connecting central government guidance and policy with the wider sector […]
Call for entries for the 2022 Highways Awards Winter Maintenance Award The NWSRG is pleased once again to sponsor the Winter Maintenance Award at this year’s Highways Awards on Wednesday 19th October at the Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster, Central London. These prestigious Highways Awards, now in their 19th year, recognise the outstanding achievements of the people, teams and projects […]
Calling all winter service professionals In advance of the 29th annual Cold Comfort conference & exhibition, Highways magazine and the National Winter Service Research Group (NWSRG) are hoping to take the temperature of the sector with a national survey. Your individual response will be completely confidential of course. We will only be using this data at a general level to […]
Award winning AI project keeps roads safe through winter A paper on Smart Winter work submitted by Kent County Council and Amey has won an award and received an honourable mention at the XVI World Winter Service and Road Resilience Congress hosted in Calgary. The Congress, which tackles topics such as new technologies and methods […]
NWSRG Survey Results 2021 The National Winter Service Research Group (NWSRG), the leading highways winter research organisation in the UK, has been developing best practice guidance for the highways industry for nearly 20 years. As we look forward to a new chapter in our development and seek to extend the reach of the group across […]
It is with great sadness that we hear of the sad and untimely death of Andrew Lupton of Econ Engineering. Andrew was generous, not just in his contribution to the winter service industry generally, but to his team, colleagues and associates. He was a founding member of the NSSRG in 2000 and was very supportive […]
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