It’s All Go with ISO at Vemco

It’s All Go with ISO at Vemco After months of preparation, staff at Vemco Consulting will be rewarded with certification of ISO 9001 – quality management systems (QMS) and OHSAS 18001 – health and safety. These are widely recognised systems based on the concept of producing quality services through continual […]

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Vemco Secures Contract with the Office of Rail Regulation

Vemco Secures Contract with the Office of Rail Regulation Vemco Consulting has secured a short-term contract with the Office of Rail Regulation to help establish its new function of Strategic Road Network Monitor. To many, it may seem odd that the ORR (whose primary role up until now has been […]

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Public Involvement

Public Involvement A successful highway process includes public involvement. To be effective, public involvement must be sought from the beginning, during the definition of need for the project. The public should be involved while there are the greatest opportunities for changes in the design. This will result in a smoother […]

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Vemco Design Concept

Vemco Design Concept A design concept gives the project a focus and helps to move it toward a specific direction. There are many elements in a highway project for example, and each involves a number of separate but interrelated design decisions. Integrating all these elements to achieve a common goal […]

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Vemco Development Process

Development Process After a project has been drafted for implementation, it moves into the project development phase. At this stage, the environmental analysis intensifies. The level of environmental review varies widely, depending on the scale and impact of the project. It can range from a multiyear effort to prepare an […]

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Factors To Consider During Planning

Planning The initial definition of the need for any highway or new development project takes place during the planning stage. This problem definition occurs at the municipalities, regional, or local level, depending on the scale of the proposed improvement. This is the key time to get the public involved and […]

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Vemco Consulting Community Approach

All Roads Should Focus on their Communities The Social Community Matrix is a tool that helps you understand the type of community you are  working with, whether you are dealing with an internal community or an external community or both. Your project should FOCUS on the communities who will be […]

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Vemco Consulting Innovation Approach

Inclusion of New Ideas, Devices, or Methods Our clients often ask us how they can become more innovative. Some seem to believe that innovation just appears as if by magic. Many believe that there is no process for innovation, even though there have been significant breakthroughs in this field of […]

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Vemco Consulting Concept Approach

Taking Abstract Ideas and Making Them Reality Take 2 individuals, both are creative, intelligent, and willing to take financial risk. But what separates the two is the willingness to take emotional risk. Two tiny words, “what if”, will launch a litany of doubts and fears, keeping even the most genius […]

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Vemco Consulting Vision Approach

Envisioning the Dream This statement is about the steps one goes through on the path from an idea to a result. It starts with you talking about it. To yourself, to a friend, just out loud, you are dreaming it. As you finish the dream stage, you start to have […]

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