"Roughton picked up an amazing 16 significant new international transport infrastructure projects during 2013 in addition to 25 existing projects that began in 2011/12, and the 19 projects that were successfully completed in 2013..."
The award which was announced at the BE International Awards Dinner in London on the 10th April, recognises the outstanding work on the Nigerian Railway Rehabilitation project.
Roughton is delighted to have been shortlisted for another prestigious industry award. The ACE recently announced the shortlists for their Engineering Excellence Awards, the results of which will be revealed at the ACE Annual Dinner in May. Roughton entered the Transport Infrastructure category, showcasing the Nigerian Rail Rehabilitation project – a hugely important project in the wider improvement and development of Nigeria’s infrastructure and the AFCAP Tanzanian Rural Roads ...
Roughton is delighted to announce 3 key promotions of Technical/Regional Managers.
In Georgia, Roughton has secured the supervision of design and build contract for the rehabilitation of 17.43km section of the Sasadilo – Sioni road.
Roughton International, in Joint Venture with Aarvee Associates Architects Engineers & Consultants Pvt Ltd has been awarded this project by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India.
Roughton International has been awarded the contract for Consulting Services for the Study of Road Construction Industry in the State of Bihar.
On the African continent, Roughton was represented by Richard Dietrich, Regional Manager and Kalina Aleksieva – Infrastructure Finance and Economics specialist, at the 5th APPP Conference in Johannesburg. Sponsorship of the event, along with a speaking slot for Kalina, who joined Roughton in May 2013, ensured that Roughton’s profile was highly visible throughout the event.
Richard Wotton, Roughton’s COO, has been elected on to the Board of British Expertise. Richard and five others; Hugh Docherty (Waterman International), Richard Kitchen (Maxwell Stamp), Sinead Magill (Coffey International Development), Gordon Rankine (Beckett Rankine), and Steve Taylor (Crown Agents), join 13 existing board members. Richard intends to promote the involvement of SMEs in international procurement, utilising his extensive overseas experience and Roughton’s current and ...
Roughton is delighted to have been shortlisted for a British Expertise Award
Roughton was asked to coordinate the development of a transport policy covering roads, maritime and civil aviation.
Richard Wotton gave a presentation to the Commonwealth Business Forum 2013 (CBF) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, entitled ‘Infrastructure Challenges – New Global Partnerships’. The presentation discussed the role that the private sector and PPP has to play in addressing the infrastructure deficit in the Commonwealth and beyond.
Roughton has signed the first major contract for the $39 million Port Vila Urban Development Project which will assist Vanuatu in achieving sustainable urban development through improved access to sanitation, drainage facilities and roads.
On July 25th 2013 the Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Engr. Adeseyi Sijuwade, addressed a distinguished audience at the ceremonial ‘flagging-off’ of the third Lagos-Kano–Lagos intercity passenger train service at Ebute Metta Junction Station (EBJ), Alabomeji, Lagos.
Roughton was invited to speak at the 2013 FARO 3D Documentation Meeting, held in Strasbourg from 13-14 June. Andrew McQueen, Senior Civil Engineer, presented in one of the coveted Power Speech slots.
The Matotoka to Sefadu road (120 km) is a strategic road link connecting the administrative districts of Tonkolili and Kono in Sierra Leone and is in need of rehabilitation. The project intervention will address the 70 Km section between Matotoka and Yiye. The road rehabilitation works will also include the rehabilitation of 16 existing bridge structures.
Mr Chuka Umunna, the UK Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, led a trade mission to Nigeria and Ghana organised by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the UK Trade and Investment Group. Representing Roughton International, Femi Fadipe demonstrated the successful capacity building track record and the benefits to the UK and Nigeria.
British Ambassador Nigel Casey visited the company Roughton International at their office in Sarajevo on 27 February 2013.
The Government of Sierra Leone has received a grant and loan from the African Development Fund towards the Section 1: 70km Matotoka to Yiye road rehabilitation project including 16 bridge structures along the existing road.
Roughton International continues to undertake project management services and supervision of four contracts for the rehabilitation of the fixed infrastructure each valued at £40m.