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Environment Agency supportive of WEEE review

The Environment Agency has said that it supported the decision by DTI to review progress in implementing the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Ddirective, but encouraged Government to bridge the resulting funding gap for local authorities or risk losing the advantage so far from the volume of household …

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European Noise at Work Summit

spotlights the new EU directive on noise and awards Europe’s best noise prevention cases EU policymakers, social partners and leading safety and health experts meet on 12 December 2005 in Bilbao, Spain, to see how better protect European workers from noise and to award those organisations that have already managed …

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Near 100% Atlet uptime for just-in-time engine builders

A newly-commissioned fleet of Atlet trucks is performing at 99.74 per cent uptime for a just-in-time component supply operation at Cummins Engines' manufacturing plant in Daventry. Cummins' new Atlet fleet comprises twelve UNS Tergo reach trucks, two Presto PLP pallet transporters and a TSP Nova pedestrian stacker. As part of …

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Damage Limitation

An increasing trend in forklift truck leasing contracts has been for accidental damage to be covered in the monthly fee. At first glance, this seems eminently sensible as the truck user has a dependable fleet, with the consequences of any accidents sorted out by repair or replacement for a predictable …

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