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FTA welcomes transport committee freight inquiry

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the announcement of the Commons Transport Select Committee inquiry into freight transport. FTA's Policy Director, James Hookham said, 'The Select Committee inquiry will provide the opportunity for the industry to demonstrate the cutting edge efficiency with which it operates, together with explaining the problems …

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New and improved website offers businesses waste advice

Businesses are being encouraged to share their hints, tips and best practice in dealing with waste on a new and improved website relaunched today (Monday). The website, www.wastematters.org.uk, covers issues such as preventing and dealing with fly-tipping, advice on reducing waste and expert advice from regulators like the Environment Agency …

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Parking appeal delay helpful to trade and industry

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed new regulations introduced under the Traffic Management Act 2004 aimed at making decriminalised parking enforcement more 'road user friendly'. The new regulations, which will take effect in March 2008, will give independent parking adjudicators increased powers in recognising the mitigating circumstances which have led …

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Environment Agency launch consultation

operating the emissions trading register for large combustion plants. Operators of Large Combustion Plants (LCPs) signed up to the new UK National Emissions Reduction Plan (NERP) may be required to justify the quality of their emissions data under a proposal being put forward for consultation this week. The NERP scheme …

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Fortress introduces a configurable E-stop

Fortress Interlocks has introduced an Emergency Stop (E-stop) into its eGard range of safety interlocks that can be configured to connect to a programmable logic controller (PLC) or AS-i network. The E-stop AS-i enabled has only one flexible cable that clips the E-stop and base connector together for easy installation. …

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Thumbs-up for HÖRMANN at prologis park in Stafford

Hörmann UK has provided the loading bay equipment for the recently completed fourth ProLogis building at ProLogis Park, Stafford. Hörmann is the preferred supplier for ProLogis, which is one of the biggest providers of distribution facilities and services in the UK and Europe. Hörmann provided and installed 19 standard loading …

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Structure-flex seals relationship with Industrias Murtra SA

Melton Constable, Norfolk: after months of intensive discussion and negotiation, a Distribution and Services agreement was signed on Tuesday 20th February 2007 between Structure-flex Limited of Melton Constable in Norfolk and Industrias Murtra SA. Murtra is a well respected, family owned company established in 1897 in Barcelona, with an extensive …

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