TransCalm WarfieldPark14 - Speed humps vs Speed bumps
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 / Published in Mallatite News
Wherever cars and people are near, safety is of high concern. Near schools and play grounds, in car parks and multi-use areas, aggressive driving is a serious risk for pedestrians. Speed reduction is one key way to protect people in these areas. The slower the traffic speeds the less likelihood of an accident and the
traffic bollards
Monday, 05 March 2018 / Published in Mallatite News
Starting in the early 17th century, old cannons no longer useful as weapons would often be utilized and then used as bollards for aiding ships to moor alongside quaysides. They would bury the cannon in the ground muzzle-first, approximately up to two-thirds of their length which would leave the rear end (breach) protruding above the
history of mallatite
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 / Published in Mallatite News
Mallatite Plastics was formed in 1982 as a small plastic coating business and was acquired as a going concern by John Bowden in the mid-eighties. The business focus turned to the lighting columns and signposts in the late eighties, pioneering innovative products and new  coatings which were becoming available. Alliances developed with Dupont who were offering
Road Safety Week
Friday, 24 November 2017 / Published in Latest posts, Mallatite News
Once again Road Safety Week, the UK’s biggest Road Safety event has arrived and this year’s theme is ‘Speed Down Saves Lives’. Coordinated annually by Brake the road safety charity, the event inspires thousands of schools, organisations and communities to take part and spread life-saving messages during the week and beyond. Supporting Road Safety each year
Featured image 1170x878 - HEA Annual Conference & Exhibition
Friday, 17 November 2017 / Published in Mallatite News
The annual HEA conference & exhibition took place on Thursday (2nd November) and as expected met all expectations! Our England & Wales based Sales Engineers headed to Celtic Manor & Resort Hotel for the event in which they enjoyed a day of networking, innovative conversations, awards and of course the annual HEA evening meal! To our
new size 1170x878 - Macmillan's Coffee & Cake Morning
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 / Published in Latest posts, Mallatite News
Mallatite enjoyed taking part in ‘Macmillan’s cancer support’ coffee and cake event last Friday! With a wide variety of homemade cakes, it was great to see everyone get involved and donate towards such an important event. We would like to congratulate Emma, sales advisor on her imaginative Central Bollard cake that won first place. A
World Highways Erskine Bridge 1170x878 - Brighter nights for Erskine Bridge
Monday, 04 September 2017 / Published in Latest posts, Mallatite News, Media
Mallatite has supplied aluminium lighting columns and LED road lanterns as part of the Erskine Bridge Lighting and Electrical Refurbishment Project for Transport Scotland. The project has enhanced night-time driving visibility and reduced energy consumption by up to 80% through the use of dimming. The A898 Erskine Bridge is a 15-span cable-stayed box girder bridge
transcalm and tarmac roadhump - An end for traditional road humps?
Thursday, 17 August 2017 / Published in Latest posts, Mallatite News, Media, Product News
Recently the government have told councils to ‘optimise traffic flow’ and scrap road humps. In the article, shared online at Highways Industry, ‘speed bumps could be removed from UK roads after Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, told local councils to scrap them as part of plans to reduce pollution. ‘https://www.highwaysindustry.com/speed-bumps-could-disappear-from-uk-roads/.    Current tarmac road humps
Replacing Obsolete Signs - Replacing Obsolete Road Traffic Signs
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 / Published in Latest posts, Mallatite News, Media, Product News
The Association of Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM), have published their most recent guidance document, Sign Savings – Replacing Obsolete Road Traffic Signs. The document, available for download, explains that the statutory “savings” period for many signs revoked by the 1994 Traffic Signs Regulations has now expired. This means that it is no longer
dave franklin charity bike ride 3 1170x658 - Dave Franklin completes largest cycling event for The Christie Charity
Thursday, 13 July 2017 / Published in Latest posts, Mallatite News
Dave Franklin, Project Manager and also a key member of our TransCalm design team, recently took part in a charity cycling event for The Christie Charity, cycling from Manchester to Blackpool. The event is attended by over 6000 cyclists each year and this year saw another great turnout. This was Dave’s first time participating in