Delivering a Smarter Motorway Network

Completed Smart Motorway sections are now delivering a significant reduction in journey times as well as around 25% less accidents per year and a decrease of over 33% in the number of casualties.

Posted 19.07.2017

CECA-ing the Best in the Midlands

The CECA Midlands Council, of which Tripod Crest’s Jo Salmon is a Member, has now opened its 2017 awards looking for the best talent and greatest projects from the civil engineering contractors it represents.

Posted 19.07.2017

Safety First

Safety and wellbeing is paramount in all that we do at Tripod Crest. Which is why as part of this month’s training programme we will see 11 of our staff become first aid qualified.

Posted 19.07.2017

Investing in Skills

Much has been written about the shortage of skilled workers being a barrier to the growth of our sector. So the recruitment and development of apprentices is a vital way of bringing new people into the industry and addressing this gap, while providing long term, successful careers for young people.

Posted 13.06.2017

First Female Member for CECA Midlands

Tripod Crest’s Group Services Director Jo Salmon, a staunch advocate for women in construction, has become the first female member of the CECA (Midlands) Council.

Posted 07.04.2017

Succession Planning

Contract supervisor Nigel Summers is championing the next generation of surfacing specialists, which means Tripod Crest now has a growing number of new recruits who are only in their twenties, with a strong career path ahead and a host of opportunities for promotion.

Posted 23.01.2017

In the case of Emergency…

Prioritising the road-user is a key objective in keeping the traffic and the economy moving on England’s motorways and trunk roads. To this end, highways contractors are adopting forward planning initiatives to prepare for the different types of incidents that lead to closures of individual lanes or even entire roads.

Posted 23.01.2017

New Commercial Role for Smith

Dave Smith has been appointed as commercial manager for Tripod Crest Ltd covering both the Planing and Labour & Plant divisions.

Posted 21.01.2017

Success at Highways UK

Highways UK was Tripod Crest’s first ever attendance at an exhibition for the highways and infrastructure sector and, according to group operations director Daniel Morgan, it was well worth the investment.

Posted 08.12.2016