Updated: Jul 4
AE Yates, the civil engineering and tunnelling contractor, is the latest company to join Safer Highways as members.
Started in 1870, the company has a long-standing reputation for successfully delivering a range of civil engineering works including work on roads, bridges, structures as well as a focus on ground and earthworks, utilities and public realm improvement schemes across both the public and private sector. The company also has a plant sales division.
The A E Yates Group is a family of companies focused on delivering integrated, sustainable civil engineering and ground engineering to the benefit of all. Everyone working for A E Yates Group companies is committed to; integrity, excellence, providing excellence in solutions and quality in delivery, trust, maintaining the trust placed in them by customers and colleagues, collaboration, working collaboratively in a friendly, teamworking environment, creating a sustainable business, dedicating their skills and knowledge to ensure sustainable futures for the company and the people in it and working and behaving safely with integrity and environmental responsibility.
Commenting on joining Safer Highways, Sven Till, Associate Construction Director said: “A E Yates put safety and wellbeing at the heart of everything that we do, that is why we are excited about joining the community of prestigious members that form Safer Highways. We share the same core values and beliefs that Safer Highways stand for and we believe that together, we can make positive changes for the future and create a safer environment from which everyone will benefit.
“From site safety to awareness campaigns and mental wellbeing, we are looking forward to pushing the boundaries of innovation by collaborating with some of the best people in the industry, to create a safer environment and improve the wellbeing of our people, our collaborative partners, and all road users.”
Kevin Robinson, Chief Executive of Safer Highways added: “I am pleased to welcome another company with an impressive reputation and focus on safety, health and wellbeing to Safer Highways. The Safer Highways family is growing week by week-something that will make it stronger as we continue to deliver on our vision of helping the highways sector become a beacon of best practice for the good management of all health, safety and wellbeing issues, and that other sectors look to us as leaders in this field.”