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All new GCH electric hoist range launches in UK.

New GIS-CH electric hoists – up to 5-tonnes capacity – now available from Pfaff New GIS-CH Electric Chain Hoist Swiss precision manufacturer GIS has launched its full range of new GIS-CH electric hoists through its Sole UK Agent, Wirral-based Pfaff-silberblau. The upgraded and expanded range of single and three phase …

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Supermarkets and food manufacturers support DFT

The UK Food and Drinks Transport Costs survey commissioned by the Department for Transport (DfT) has gained the support of most of the leading supermarkets and food retailers as well as food manufacturers in the UK. The number of vehicles in the fleets of companies participating to-date is almost 4,000. …

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National Fork Truck Heritage Centre Opens

Preserving fork lift history National Fork Truck Heritage Centre declared officially open Though few outside the materials handling industry give it even a passing thought, our convenient and prosperous modern lifestyle depends heavily on fork lift trucks. Without their mechanised muscle, the goods and materials we all need would be …

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Flowserve Receives Industry Leadership[ Awards

Frost & Sullivan cites company for superior customer value and market leadership Dallas, Texas, USA – October 17, 2006 – Flowserve Corp. (NYSE: FLS), a global provider of fluid motion and control products and services, announced that it has received two prestigious industry awards from global growth consulting company Frost …

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CIOB granted license to award chartered environmental list

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has been granted a license by the Society for the Environment to award Chartered Environmentalist status to CIOB members. Michael Brown CIOB deputy chief executive said, “Construction is an environmental industry and its importance to such issues like sustainability, energy efficiency and climate change …

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New Hyster Fortens at W J Reids Ltd

The new Hyster Fortens comes up smelling of roses at WJ Reid (Fertilisers) Ltd Environments don't come much harsher than working with phosphates, potash and nitrates but the Hyster Fortens lift trucks supplied by Barloworld Handling have proved that they can cope. As business steadily increased over the last five …

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New BRC storage and distribution

The British Retail Consortium's newest Global Standard will be published on Monday. (21 August.) The Storage and Distribution Standard will help the tracing of products through the supply and distribution chain. It will enable retailers, manufacturers, enforcement agencies, brand owners and distribution companies, working with all types of products, to …

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New BRC global standard

The British Retail Consortium is announcing its newest addition to the Global Standards series. It will help the tracing of products through the supply and distribution chain. Warehousing and distribution can represent a gap in product traceability. The Storage and Distribution Standard will enable retailers, manufacturers, enforcement agencies, brand owners …

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Ro Pax design to reduce US traffic

BMT Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Ltd, has completed the detailed design of a large, high-speed ro-pax vessel for SeaBridge USA, Inc. (‘SeaBridge’). SeaBridge will use the vessel to establish short sea operations on the unserved coasts of the USA. SeaBridge will build the high-speed pentamaran …

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