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    Heavy duty offshore lifting capability – RUD WBPG 85-200 Tonne Hoist Ring

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P&O Ferrymasters lifts CEE trailer capacity


Pan-European logistics specialist P&O Ferrymasters is expanding its CEE fleet by leasing a further 300 trailers from TIP Trailer Services in a new seven-year deal with one of Europe’s leading equipment services providers. The deal covers 200 coilers for deployment in central Europe and 100 huckepack trailers to boost the P&O Ferrymasters intermoda...[more]

Owlett-Jaton announces distribution agreement with PennEngineering® to distribute the PEM® brand of products in the UK

Owlett-Jaton, the UK’s leading supplier of fasteners and fixings to the distributor and merchant trade, has added to its expanding portfolio of products by announcing a distribution agreement with PennEngineering to distribute the PEM® Brand of products in the UK, supported by the launch of its new PEM® brand Self-Clinch Fasteners catalogue. Fol...[more]

New YodelDirect sprints jersey revealed ahead of Friends Life Tour of Britain


Yodel, the official logistics partner and YodelDirect sprints sponsor of the Friends Life Tour of Britain has today unveiled the new YodelDirect sprints jersey. The announcement comes ahead of the Tour, which starts on 7 September in Liverpool and finishes in London on 14 September. The 2014 Friends Life Tour of Britain marks the fifth year that...[more]

Citizen and NiceLabel help food companies hit allergy label deadline


Citizen Systems Europe and NiceLabel have teamed up to help food and beverage manufacturers comply with EU Food Labelling Regulation 1169/2011. The new regulation, which comes into force on 13th December 2014, requires manufacturers to emphasise the presence of allergenic foods on-pack and with less than five months to comply there is an urgent nee...[more]

Terex® Minerals Processing Systems launches the large capacity MJ47 Primary Jaw Module


Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) has launched the new MJ47 primary jaw crusher module, increasing the application capabilities and crushing capacity of its existing modular product range with their largest jaw module to date. The Terex® MJ47 jaw crusher module is designed for large quarries or contractors that want a stationary type design w...[more]

It’s Silver for Alupro as Aluminum Packaging Recycling Organisation marks 25 years


The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (ALUPRO) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, and is using the milestone to take a reflective look at its many achievements, which have encouraged and increased the recycling of aluminium packaging in the UK. The not-for-profit organisation was formed by the merger of two separate organisa...[more]

Volvo Group developing safety system at the world's most advanced test track


Last week marked the opening of AstaZero, the world’s first full-scale test track for active automotive safety located in Borås, some 40 miles east of Gothenburg in Sweden. The 2,000,000 square metres testing area simulates cities as well as multi-lane motorways and it is here that the Volvo Group will test and develop future safety solutions for h...[more]

PPMA Group Industry Awards finalists announced!


The judging for the PPMA Group Industry Awards has now been completed and the finalists announced. Mr Dave Atkinson, UK Head of Manufacturing from Lloyds SME Banking and headline sponsor said "The bank has made a serious commitment to supporting UK manufacturing in recent years and our partnership with the PPMA further demonstrates our support ...[more]

CO2 emissions is back on the agenda, and this is what you need to know, by Evan Puzey, chief marketing officer at Kewill


Green considerations took a back seat during the global financial crisis, as businesses throughout the supply chain battled for survival. But with the world economy now in recovery, they are once again gaining in popularity with governments and consumers alike. Governments and policy makers are increasingly dictating how businesses should manage...[more]

FTA’s 2014 Transport Manager Conference proving popular


“Would-be delegates planning to attend the FTA Transport Manager 2014 will need to book soon as places are proving popular,” is the message from the FTA today. With over 600 attendees already booked onto the conference series which tours the UK this autumn, delegate places will soon be in short supply. The annual FTA conference provides tran...[more]

NOV Mono completes project to ensure quality levels for Welsh Water


NOV Mono has delivered a turnkey project to provide an extra level of protection for a major water and waste treatment plant in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The project centers on an EZstripTM progressing cavity pump which is now being used on sewage transfer duties to ensure that the plant can guarantee the quality of the treated sewage under any flow co...[more]

Skyjack receives order for 40 vertical mast lifts from Force Australia


Linamar Corporation’s (TSX:LNR) Skyjack division has received an order for 40 vertical mast lifts from Force Australia, the leading specialist provider of access equipment in Australia. The lifts will be put to work immediately on the largest ever infrastructure project in South Australia. Deliveries will be complete by the end of August. John G...[more]

Suttons acquires logistics and supply chain company in Singapore


International chemical logistics and supply chain specialist Suttons Group has acquired IS Logistics Group (ISLG) in Singapore. Operating from three locations in Singapore, ISLG provides supply chain and logistics services to the chemical manufacturing industry. The company provides a wide range of services which includes road transport through...[more]

Allison Transmission to showcase its largest product range ever in Europe at IAA 2014


Allison Transmission will showcase its largest range of transmissions ever in Europe at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Exposition, Sept. 25 to Oct. 2 in Hannover. Products will range from 1000/2000 Series™ models for light-duty commercial vehicles to 3000 Series™ and 4000 Series™ for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, and the 6000 Series™ off-highway uni...[more]

Norbert Dentressangle completes acquisition of Jacobson Companies

Transaction Establishes Norbert Dentressangle as a Leading Third Party Logistics Provider in the Fast-Growing U.S. market • Jacobson, a leading contract logistics and transport provider in the US market, is acquired for $750 million in cash, plus an earn-out • Transaction increases Norbert Dentressangle’s annual revenues by +15% at €5 billio...[more]

New Logistics Learning Alliance website launched


Leading logistics and supply chain management training provider, Logistics Learning Alliance, has launched a totally revised website, that provides up-to-date details of the company’s courses and incorporates improved navigation. As well as being much easier to navigate, website visitors will find it has a cleaner look with simple links to key p...[more]

New Tennant Sweeper offers industrial strength dry dust control for the toughest environments


2014—Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC), a world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world, today announced its latest high-performance machine—the S30 Mid-size Ride-on Sweeper—rounding out its complete line of sub-compact to industrial size ride-on sweepers. The S30 provides innovative i...[more]

Ordered today, delivered today


As delivery times grow shorter, digital commerce is becoming ever more dynamic. To keep pace with these developments, businesses have to rethink and invest in new logistics concepts. The challenge today is to complete picking, packaging and shipping within a few short hours. When ecommerce was in its infancy, online shoppers were impressed with...[more]

Konecranes UK wins First Quantum order for 6 cranes for Cobre Panama mining project


Cobre Panama is a large open-pit copper development project in Panama. The concession is located 120 kilometres west of Panama City and 20 kilometres from the Caribbean Sea coast, in the district of Donoso, Colon province, in the Republic of Panama. The concession consists of four zones totalling 13,600 hectares. Following the acquisition of Inm...[more]

Traceable pre-owned parts help vehicle owners and fleet managers save millions


A surge in demand for recycled wing mirrors, bonnets, bumpers, engines, axles and bundles of vehicles parts has prompted a major investment at FAB Recycling Group. As the cost-saving benefits of pre-owned parts becomes a reality recognised by big business and private individuals alike, the pioneering Forest of Dean vehicle recycling business has...[more]

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