Highways Term Maintenance Association West Midlands Highways Alliance Mike Notman Executive Member
We are the trade body for the UK highways maintenance industry. Formed in 2005 to promote the positive contribution that the highways maintenance industry makes to the nation 21 members who account for approximately 75-80% of the highways maintenance workload undertaken in Great Britain – in excess of 400,000km of roads. DLOs have recently joined and have a seat on the Committee. The industry employs around 20,000 people and the annual value of works is over £3 billion.
Structure • Executive Board - made up of three elected members and up to three co-opted members. Its role is to direct the affairs of the HTMA, setting policy and strategy and reviewing progress against these. • The Committee - made up of nominated representatives from each member organisation. It ratifies the strategy and receives progress reports from each of the Working Groups. The Committee also approves best practice documents and legislative guidance. • Working Groups – Consisting of representatives from member organisations, their remit includes the sharing of knowledge and best practice and developing guidance and best practice documents for approval by the Executive. Each Working Group has a Sponsor from the Executive and a Chairperson nominated by the Executive. • Procurement - Safety • Improvement & Efficiencies - People • Sustainability - Communications
HTMASix Years On Our Vision “To promote the development of an economically and environmentally sustainable highways management and maintenance industry for the United Kingdom.” Our Strategy“To be a representative voice of the highways maintenance industry, promoting its overall image, sharing knowledge and feedback, fostering best practice and industry standards, whilst influencing government and other stakeholders’ policies.”
Engaging with Industry Stakeholders • Institutions • ICE • CIHT • WRA • OtherService Delivery Bodies • CECA • ACE • RSTA • Mineral Products Association (AIA) • Clients • Department for Transport • UK Roads Board / HELG • Highways Agency • Transport Scotland • Roads Service Northern Ireland • National Assembly for Wales – Transport • Local Authorities (LGA/ADEPT /TAG) • Transport for London / LOTAG • Midlands Highway Alliance
The Work of HTMA – Working Groups’ Projects • Procurement • Price Adjustment Indices • Streamlining PQQ • Inefficient Legal Clauses • Working with subcontractors for efficiencies • Safety • Plant & vehicle, traffic management • Underground services DVD • Vibration and noise • Guidance and alerts • People • Careers • Benchmarking data • Occupational Health directives • Improvement & Efficiencies • Cost of inefficiencies • Core KPIs • Case studies for HELG • Sustainability • Eco ratings for small works • Climate change adaptation • Carbon reduction and reporting • Legislation • Communications • HTMA conference • Website • Newspaper • Internal communications
The Work of HTMA - Delivering Tangible Benefits • Price Adjustment Indices • Climate change adaptation web pages • Careers profiles and guidance • Safety guidance and best practice • Green Driving booklet • Sustainable Charter • Carbon calculators review and recommendations • Eco rating mechanism for small schemes • Case studies: sustainability, efficiency • Safe digging DVD – training / promotion • Guidance on Drug & Alcohol abuse, Mobile phone use • Identifying and altering inappropriate legal clauses to gain efficiencies • Mechanism for fuel consumption and reduction • Safety benchmarking website
Highways Term Maintenance Association www.htma.co.uk