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BMT ltd opens an Indian subsidiary

BMT Ltd opens an Indian subsidiary to participate in massive port and logistics expansion BMT Ltd has made an ambitious inroad into the fast developing ports and logistics market in Asia with the formation of a consultancy serving India. India's Ministry of Shipping estimates that US$ 15 billion is likely …

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Wastefile UK goes carbon neutral

Waste management expert Wastefile UK is planting nearly 1,000 trees across the UK as part of the battle to reduce CO2 (carbon dioxide) pollution and climate change. As the importance of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) in the UK market increases, the focus is increasingly turning to environmental performance. Wastefile UK …

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Overloaded over hours and over here

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed tonight's BBC One Real Story programme which looks at the poor condition of large numbers of foreign lorries now working in the UK. The BBC's report says that 'Foreign lorry drivers are putting lives at risk by overworking, using vehicles with service faults and …

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Fork lift truck safety

Q.What is the minimum legal age to drive a fork lift truck? A.If you're not 100% sure, read on… ANSWERS A CLICK AWAY, 24 HOURS A DAY FLTA Fact sheets provide independent, high quality fork lift advice Finding quality information on fork lift trucks can be a minefield. Where do …

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No butts stub it bin it

PICTURE: New Keep Britain Tidy posters will be appearing across Mendip in a crackdown on cigarette litter A new campaign to encourage smokers to 'stub it and bin it' is being launched on 100 of Mendip's litter bins. New 'stubbing plates' are being fitted to a fifth of Mendip District …

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EGGER commences production of lightweight boards

Eurolight at a glance: · First large-scale industrial production of lightweight boards · Production started earlier than planned in August · Daily capacity: 1000 m3 · Available as a raw board or with a decorative surface · Frames allow post and soft forming solutions · Development of Innofix worktop connectors …

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Department for Transport TR-029

Maritime Statistics 2005 The Department for Transport has today published National Statistics on port traffic, and UK and world fleet statistics in Maritime Statistics 2005. Port freight traffic in 2005 * Freight traffic at UK ports rose by 2 per cent in 2005 to 586 million tonnes (Mt) compared with …

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M42 The good the bad and the ugly

The Freight Transport Association is a big supporter of the M42 Active Traffic Management scheme between junctions 3a and 7. However, members of the Association remain concerned regarding the lorry overtaking ban further up the road between junctions 10 and 11. The latest developments on the M42 were discussed at …

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Universitys Wolfson Centre particulate quality preservation technology wins international award

Engineers from the Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, at the University of Greenwich, have been highly commended in the prestigious international 2006 Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Awards. The team, which specialises in developing technology to preserve particulate quality in manufacturing processes, took second place in the Chemistry …

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