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An end for traditional road humps?

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
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, 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
More efficient. More competitive. We’ve just completed the refurbishment of our traffic sign production facility at our Oldbury site and are excited to introduce the Traffic Jet 1638X Printer and Mistral Laminator. The Traffic Jet prints the signs directly onto the reflective material making production more efficient, and enables us to offer you much shorter lead times.* This investment also allows for very
We are currently in the middle of the Fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week. The United Nations is an international organisation, that was founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the UN is to take action on the issues confronting humanity, including peace and security,
Thank you for visiting us at Traffex2017 This time last week we joined thousands of traffic professionals at our industry’s biggest event, Traffex2017, held at the NEC in Birmingham. For Mallatite, Traffex 2017 kicked off to a great start with many visitors making a beeline to our stand, G40, to experience our innovative range of
The electricity distribution industry is facing a major problem, as the long-term preservative treatment of wood poles becomes increasingly under threat from legislation. Our Project Manager, Dave Franklin has written the whitepaper offering a solution: “Composite is the best alternative to wooden poles.” The white paper that has been published via Network Magazine explores the
Mallatite Hen Durham 2017
HEN On The Road is taking place on Wednesday 29th March, at the Riverside Lounge in Durham County Cricket Club and we are looking forward to attending! Three of our experienced Sales Engineer’s, Leon Pennington, Steve Judge and Neill Curran will be heading to the exhibition. They will be showcasing our range of accessible Lighting
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Meet Mallatite at Traffex!

With Traffex2017 less than a month away, we couldn’t be more excited! We’re well known for our extensive range of lighting columns and energy saving lanterns, this year will be at the NEC showcasing our innovative traffic management and safety products. We have a full range of traffic signs, bollards, VAS, pedestrian crossing and passively
Signature Limited becomes Mallatite
As of 1st March 2017, Signature Limited, Dee-Organ and Post + Column have been fully integrated into Mallatite Limited and will trade as one entity under the new Mallatite Brand. Following the acquisition of Signature Limited in August last year there have been many changes as we join together to become one united organisation. The last six months have
Mallatite at light after dark
We will be exhibiting at the Light After Dark Event organised by Rail Alliance. This specialist event for anyone responsible for railway lighting or/and security decisions, who wants to see a range of high quality suppliers in one place with the added bonus of being able to assess product performance and services being demonstrated in the dark
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Mallatite Supporting Brake Road Safety Week
Mallatite, Signature, Dee-Organ and Post + Column are all taking part in the UK’s biggest road safety event, Road Safety Week (21-27 November), co-ordinated by Brake, the road safety charity. This year, thousands of organisations, schools and community groups are backing the Make the Make the Brake Pledge campaign, helping to spread awareness about six
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Signature Sales Team Supporting NNPCC @ Birmingham ColorRun
Team Mallatite has raised over £700 for the NSPCC by completing the ‘happiest 5k run on the planet’ at Birmingham’s Color Run. The Color Run is a unique fundraising event where at each kilometre interval runners are doused in coloured powder. This year’s ultimate aim is to raise over £250,000 for the NSPCC in support of
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Signature Limited will now operate as a subsidiary of Mallatite Limited
Mallatite Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Signature Limited, including its trading divisions of Signature, Dee-Organ and Post + Column, from Plastic Omnium Environmental Holdings SAS. Signature Limited will now operate as a subsidiary of Mallatite Limited, within the Hill & Smith group
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Signature at OHLEx 2106 at Chester Racecourse with EA Technology

Jerol Composite Poles at OHLEx 2016

A big thank you to all those that came to see our Jerol Composite Distribution poles at OHLEx 2016 OHLEx 2016, organised by EA Technology, was the “Overhead Lines – Working at the Heights of Safety” exhibition held at Chester Racecourse on the 8th June 2016. We exhibited at OHLEx 2016 to showcase the Jerol
Following a number of queries about new designs of Belisha beacon that have started to appear on UK roads the ARTSM has contacted the Department for Transport for clarification. “Some of the new designs of Belisha beacon seem quite plainly not to conform to the Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossings Regulations and General Directions
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