The award-wining highway maintenance contractor Multevo is the latest in a long line of companies to join Safer Highways as members. Since the start of the year, the organisation has attracted 40 new members.
For over a decade, Multevo has worked with local authorities and other road operators, to achieve shared operational outcomes and social value.
Using the versatile Multihog product range the company delivers a highways maintenance contracting service, leading on best-practice principles and including road planing, permanent pothole and patching repairs, road markings and civils works to help the network to become safer but improving its condition.
The Multihog has now helped over a third of all UK local authorities save money whilst maximising service delivery by selecting one versatile machine to tackle several different highway maintenance operations. The machine’s planer attachment is renowned to productively plane asphalt, cement and other hard surfaces consistently with precision. This is because the Multihog method for road repairs maximises productivity, efficiency and safety to reduce costs whilst improving permanent repair outputs.
Multevo own the world’s largest hire fleet of Multihogs since launching the product in the UK in 2010, which also makes them the most experienced operator anywhere in the world. Multevo is Constructionline Gold and National Highways Sector Scheme accredited and already play an active role as members of the Road Surface Treatment Association and Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG).
Talking about joining Safer Highways, Josh Sweeney, Director of Marketing & Growth at Multevo said: “Multevo has been engaged with Safer Highways for a number of years now and there is so much synergy we felt the time was right to commit to membership. Being in the unique position of being a distributor and contractor-safety in all aspects is essential for us. Since we established a service delivery model our mantra has been to be an exemplar in the industry leading on best practice. As an SME that now employs close to 100 highways operatives on the network each day this is one of many initiatives we want to be a part of to protect our highways heroes well-being.”
Multevo recently supported a paid-intern from the Get Set Programme, which is aimed at supporting disadvantaged young people find employment opportunities.
Kevin Robinson, Chief Executive of Safer Highways said: “I am delighted to see Multevo join a long list of highway companies that have become members since the start of 2021. Multevo is an awarding winning company that places health and safety at the heart of its work. Whether its maintenance or any other work or our local or national networks, keeping the people we put to work safe and looking after their health and wellbeing is fundamental to a successful industry and its great to see so may companies support our work in driving the latest thinking and best practice.