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Grotech helps out Mudtech in a sticky situation

Grotech Production Ltd. prides itself on its ability to deliver a high quality product to often very tight deadlines and this was put to the test when Mudtech Ltd. called upon Grotech's expert services. Mudtech had developed a new specialist mud conditioning product and following strong demand needed this to …

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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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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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Ansells new powerflex gloves

Warm hands and a sure grip in sub-zero conditions: Ansell, a world leader in hand protection, announces the launch of the PowerFlex® T° Hi Viz Yellow™ 80-400. Brightly coloured to improve safety, the PowerFlex® 80-400 is designed for handling and carrying in cold temperatures as low as -30°C. The glove's …

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JCB Teletruk versalitiy in waste to compost project

JCB Teletruk versatility plays key role in Waste-to-Compost project A JCB Teletruk is an essential part of operations at Fairfield Materials Management (FMM), Manchester's first commercial compost producer. Having looked at larger tele-handlers FMM concluded that the JCB Teletruk's smaller dimensions give it the edge when carrying out a variety …

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JCB’s birthday celebrations crowned by royal visit

JCB celebrated its 61st birthday in style today by being presented with a Queen’s Award by HRH The Duke of Kent. The Duke presented JCB Earthmovers with a Queen’s Award in the International Trade category – an acknowledgement of the substantial growth in overseas sales in new and existing markets. …

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