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The pick of the year

All Awards 2006 finalists deserve special status, says FLTA In announcing the finalists for the Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence 2006, the FLTA has paid tribute to the quality of every entrant reaching this stage of the competition. “Each finalist in the crucial categories of Ergonomics, Safety and …

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Masterstep goes hire

As the materials handling industry increases its dependency on hired equipment, warehouse order-picking steps from Zarges (UK) have now become widely available from most major equipment hire companies. “The capital cost of replacing equipment to meet the requirements of the latest working at height legislation has led many companies to …

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BOP Systems give Keppel Fels a lift

JD Neuhaus, the world’s leading manufacturer of air hoists, has been awarded a contract to supply BOP handling systems for five jack-up oilrigs to Keppel Fels, Singapore. The air driven systems will feature a carrying capacity of 120 tons and consist of two JDN EH 60 monorail hoists, each with …

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Recycle or face stiff penalties

New awards have been launched by City & Guilds, the UK's leading awarding body for work-related qualifications, to help prevent local authorities from falling foul of the Government's stiff recycling targets. According to new UK legislation, the Government will fine local authorities a minimum of £150 per tonne if they …

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Be ready for age discrimination legislation

The Age Partnership Group (APG) – a high profile partnership of industry bodies, government departments and employer representatives – is helping transport employers “Be Ready” for legislation on age discrimination, scheduled for October 2006. The Group, which includes members such as Federation of Small Businesses and British Chambers of Commerce, …

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