MHWmagazine

Baxi saves assembly space at Leantek

Leading central heating boiler manufacturer Baxi Heating UK has reduced the floor space occupied by two of its assembly lines by 33 per cent by switching to modular Lean Tek workstations and lineside storage supplied by the Tube & Bracket Company. The new assembly lines have been introduced as part …

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Digital Tachographs new website from FTA

A new website from the Freight Transport Association provides comprehensive information, advice, guidance and details of services to support commercial vehicle operators in managing their responsibilities for drivers' hours and digital tachographs. The interactive site explains and demonstrates products and services with moving icons and video clips showing how FTA …

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Night Deliveries by Lorry – New Advice

The Freight Transport Association says that the publication of Government guidance notes regarding night curfews on lorry operations should allow local authorities to improve out-of-hours delivery arrangements, to the benefit of retailers and daytime road users, without inconveniencing local residents. FTA says that growing daytime roads congestion, coupled with the …

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Jungheinrich Fork Power

When TV personality legendary and paranormalist Uri Geller wanted some heavy boxes of crystals moved around his beautiful seven acre Thames-side garden, Jungheinrich came to his assistance with some extra 'fork power' provided by a DFG 320 counterbalance lift truck. Famous for bending cutlery of every shape and size, even …

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Recycling 11,000 tonnes in Deptford

From a market stall in Deptford to a recycling centre diverting 11,000 tonnes of textiles from landfill every year Chris Carey's Collections opened its new recycling facility, in October, capable of recycling 11,000 tonnes of textiles per year. Chris Carey's Collections was founded 25 years ago, starting out on a …

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NYK Logistics makes awards to winning students

NYK Logistics (UK) has presented two top students from the University of Huddersfield with major logistics awards. Nga Yu Shing (30), from Huddersfield, was named winner of the NYK Logistics Transport and Logistics Management Award and Hubert Virtos (24), from Paris, received the NYK Logistics European Logistics Management Award. The …

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Waste cheats beware

Remember, remember the 5 November – the Environment Agency will be on the lookout for waste cheats using bonfire night as a cover to flytip or burn waste illegally. Martin Brocklehurst, Head of Waste Strategy at the Environment Agency, said: “Anyone plotting to fly-tip waste on community bonfires or illegally …

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Statement: Stern Report

WORK SMARTER IS ADVICE FOR SAVING THE PLANET Campaigners for smarter working today (October 30) offered an immediate answer to some of the problems of the environmental impact of human activity on the globe: the world needs to reform the way it works. The advice comes in the wake of …

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EAST Journal Conferance

Combating Climate Change with Sustainable Solutions Road Pricing and Congestion Charge exemptions and technology solutions Friday 10th November 2006: 12.00 till 4.30pm Lewisham Council Chambers, Lewisham, London PROGRAMME TIME TOPIC KEYNOTE SPEAKER 12.00 Registration 12.30 Opening from Chair Cllr Darren Johnson  Chair of GLA Sustainability Committee and elected Green …

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