Industry seeking a Nordic transport plan

Oct 08, 2015 16:41 BST Elmia AB Establish a Nordic transport plan. That was the clear message from the sector during Wednesday’s key seminar at Elmia Future Transport, Industry’s Vision for Better Transport in the Nordic Region. “The national transport plans only extend as far as the borders – and barely that,” said Are Kjensli, Director of NHO Logistics and Transport.

Siyuan wants to speed up the process

Oct 07, 2015 14:44 BST Elmia AB ​The process is far too slow. This is according to Yu Xing, Chief Engineer at Siyuan’s International Business department – and he is of course talking about high-speed tracks in Sweden. “We could build them in five years,” he says.

Passenger focus increasingly important

Oct 07, 2015 14:15 BST Elmia AB ​Buses, routes and keeping to a tight timetable have always been the main priorities. But during the seminar entitled Who owns the relationship with the passenger?, the focus was firmly on the customer. - Once we’ve expanded public transport as far as possible, the industry is quite widely agreed that the next step is customer orientation,” said Henrik Dagnäs, Head of Marketing at Nobina.

Key seminars broadcast live

Oct 07, 2015 14:06 BST Elmia AB This year, Elmia is broadcasting its key seminars live online for anyone who can’t be in Jönköping.

Greater opportunities with internationalisation

Oct 05, 2015 11:01 BST Elmia AB Will there be more business opportunities? Is the degree of innovation increasing? And what benefit can the Nordic construction industry draw from the increasing internationalisation? These questions will be answered during Elmia Nordic Road at the key seminar Nordic Civil Works in an International Perspective.

Tramways gaining ground in Nordic region

Oct 05, 2015 10:49 BST Elmia AB Tramways are the way forward for urban transport. Finland, Denmark and Norway are already far advanced with new projects – but Sweden is lagging behind. Tomorrow, the Nordic experts will be gathering at Elmia Nordic Rail to discuss the unique potential that tramways offer for city transport.

Practical Action underlines its commitment to supporters.

Sep 07, 2015 12:04 BST Practical Action Practical Action's response to criticism of charity fundraising in some sections of the media has been to underline the high standards it maintains in the way in which it handles the data of supporters and donors.

The Government must support adults in gaining skills too, says City & Guilds Group CEO

Aug 04, 2015 13:23 BST The City & Guilds Group The latest UK Labour Market Statistics from the ONS have been released. Even though youth employment continues to improve, overall employment has fallen. Read the response from Chris Jones, Chief Executive of the City & Guilds Group.

RAC supports Young Driver call for the Government to add driving to the school curriculum

Jul 31, 2015 14:00 BST RAC Press Centre RAC reaction to petition urging the Government to add driving to the school curriculum

Jun 01, 2015 12:21 BST Moray Council