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Composting award for Northumberland Man

A SITA UK employee working at a Northumberland composting site has been given special recognition for the quality of his work. Richard Brown, aged 36 and from Morpeth, is the manager of the Green Composting site located at the Ellington Road facility near Ashington. He has been at the heart …

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Mobile dock lifts are economical load handling solution

Custom-built mobile dock lifts from Transdek are providing Clares Merchandise Handling Equipment Ltd with a versatile, cost-effective means of unloading new roll cages from trailers without tail-lifts at two Tesco distribution centres. Clares MHE is the UK's biggest supplier of merchandise equipment such as roll cages, baskets and supermarket trolleys, …

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Troax Partitioning creates fire rated facilities

Troax's fire-rated, double skin steel partitioning system, Excalibur, has been used to create a series of laboratories, workshops, offices and storage areas for the Thermo Electron Corporation during a refurbishment of its facility in Bishops Stortford, Herts. A combination of Excalibur modular, full steel and double glazed partitioning panels were …

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Temporary building experts TempAstor to become Spaciotempo UK Ltd

On the 1st November 2006 TempAstor will merge with two European temporary building experts and become Spaciotempo UK Ltd; a global leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of temporary structures. Founded in 1972, TempAstor has been the leading UK supplier of re-locatable aluminium framed structures for the past …

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ALBIS UK Ltd go for cover with ASG Services new rack end covers

Albis UK Ltd a leading compounder and distributor of thermoplastic materials in Europe re-developed their warehouse facility in Knutsford, Cheshire, installing a comprehensive warehouse management system complete with a bespoke warehouse identification system supplied and installed by ASG Services. Steve Granger, Warehouse Manager at Albis UK is a strong believer …

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CI Logistics help drive Perkins Engines forward

Due to high customer demand, Perkins Engines had a requirement to significantly increase the production rate of their three cylinder diesel engines currently assembled on a powered floor conveyor. To achieve the higher output, would normally have required the lengthening of the existing assembly line, to accommodate the additional operators …

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VESDA safeguards underground document archive

(Hemel Hempstead, November 2006). 150m below the ground, carved into the Winsford rock, is an innovative document archive owned by DeepStore, one of the UK's fastest growing offsite archive facilities. DeepStore uses the worked out sections of the mine for long term and 'active' storage, for which they provide a …

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Sodick introduces worlds first hybrid wire EDM

At IMTS in Chicago, Sodick launched its radical new linear-motor driven Hybrid Wire EDM machine – a product which offers dramatically improved productivity by combining the ultra-high precision of wire EDM with the high-speed machining of waterjet cutting. Traditionally, Wire EDM cutting speeds have not been able to exceed 1,270mm²/hr. …

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The effective mobile option for horizontally strapping fragile loads

Unwieldy or fragile palletised or non-palletised products can now be safely strapped, thanks to an innovative new horizontal strapping system, exclusively available in the UK from Cambridgeshire-based Cyklop UK Ltd. The Cyklop D-53 is a lightweight, mobile unit suited to low to medium volume applications and sectors such as fresh …

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