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Freight Transport – Delivering the economy

The Freight Transport Association has told new Secretary of State for Transport Ruth Kelly that efficient freight transport is of vital importance to both the economy and the environment and that it is essential for the Government to create a transport operating environment fit for the purpose. In a letter …

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FTA welcomes goverment commitment to double use of rail freight

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the commitment by the Government to plan for a doubling of rail freight traffic by 2030 and to the development of a Strategic Freight Network. The policies emerged in the Rail White Paper and the associated English and Welsh High Level Output Specification published …

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FTA welcomes local authority roadworks powers – but more can be done

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the recent Government announcement of a new package of measures for local authorities to reduce congestion and disruption caused by roadworks. These new powers will undoubtedly enable local authorities to reduce the impact of roadworks, for the benefit of all road users, by introducing …

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EGGER UK’s Weyroc is now less green, but more ‘greener’

Leading chipboard manufacturer EGGER UK Ltd has removed a green dye from the production of its moisture resistant Weyroc® flooring products – making them 'greener'! The green dye was originally added to flooring boards, which are used extensively in the construction industry, to visually differentiate between standard P4 grade boards …

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Top Marks for Huddersfield student

A high-flying Huddersfield student has been awarded a special prize by logistics specialists, Multipart, for being top of the class. Line Tabbara was the highest achiever on the BSc (Hons) European Logistics Management course at the University of Huddersfield. Her prize was a cheque for £200 and a specially designed …

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