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British Expertise Award for Outstanding International Development Project

April 2014
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 shortlisted in ACE’s Engineering Excellence Awards 2014

March 2014
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 ...


Promotions

January 2014
Roughton is delighted to announce 3 key promotions of Technical/Regional Managers.


Supervision of Design-Build Contract for Sasadilo – Sioni Road, Georgia

January 2014
In Georgia, Roughton has secured the supervision of design and build contract for the rehabilitation of 17.43km section of the Sasadilo – Sioni road.


Rehabilitation of National Highways in five States

January 2014
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.


Study of the Road Construction Industry in the State of Bihar

January 2014
Roughton International has been awarded the contract for Consulting Services for the Study of Road Construction Industry in the State of Bihar.


Kalina Aleksieva speaks at 5th African PPP Conference – South Africa

December 2013
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 Elected to Board of British Expertise

December 2013
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 ...


British Expertise Award Shortlisting

December 2013
Roughton is delighted to have been shortlisted for a British Expertise Award


Transport Sector Policy and Planning Framework Study Tonga

November 2013
Roughton was asked to coordinate the development of a transport policy covering roads, maritime and civil aviation.


The Prince and the Chief OO of Roughton

November 2013
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.


Port Vila Urban Development Project begins in Vanuatu

September 2013
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.


Roughton attends ‘flagging-off’ ceremony in Lagos

August 2013
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 at FARO 3D Documentation User Meeting, Strasbourg

July 2013
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.


Sierra Leone win for Roughton - 70km Matotoka to Yiye Road

July 2013
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.


Roughton in Nigeria demonstrates success to Mr Chuka Umunna

June 2013
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 visits Roughton Sarajavo Office

June 2013
British Ambassador Nigel Casey visited the company Roughton International at their office in Sarajevo on 27 February 2013.


Roughton wins road project in Sierra Leone - Matotoke to Yiye

May 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.


Rehabilitation of Entire Railway Network in Nigeria

March 2013
Roughton International continues to undertake project management services and supervision of four contracts for the rehabilitation of the fixed infrastructure each valued at £40m.


Roughton wins Devon & Cornwall Police Authority Framework

November 2012
Roughton International are delighted to have been appointed to the Devon & Cornwall Police Authority Civil/Structural & Estates Consultancy Framework.


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