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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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 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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Transport Assessments

Highway Capacity Assessments If you have been asked to assess the peak hour capacity of the highway network as part of a planning application then we can help. Capacity assessments are normally an integral part of a Transport Assessment but can be requested by the Highway Authority where they deem […]

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Site Access Appraisal

Site Access Appraisal If you are considering whether to promote a new development or wish to investigate a development on an existing site, then site access onto the existing highway is an essential consideration. The adequacy of a site access in terms of its general geometry, width and visibility splays […]

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Importance of Project Management

Importance of Project Management Project management is a growing field used increasingly by businesses of all sizes. As entrepreneurs and company executives deal with the daily responsibilities of managing an organisation, it is important to use dedicated project managers to oversee projects from conception to completion. Understanding effective project management […]

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What is a Road Safety Audit

What is a Road Safety Audit? A Road Safety Audit is an evaluation of a highway improvement scheme during design, at the end of construction and post-construction, to identify road safety problems and to suggest measures to eliminate or mitigate any concerns. Road Safety Audits are undertaken by teams of […]

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Why Use Vemco or Outside Consultant?

Why Use Vemco or Outside Consultant? People have asked me why they should work with an outside consultant instead of simply working with internal resources. There are three primary reasons for doing so: First of all, an external consultant has a wide background of experience across a number of projects. […]

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All Way Stops

All Way Stops Common across North America, this type of junction is found in many quiet neighbourhoods and suburbs. They are also more commonly known as four-way stops, although these only relate to where the junction is a crossroads. Despite not being an officially permitted junction design in the United […]

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