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Independent study reveals good air quality around the Port of Tyne

Independent study reveals good air quality around the Port of Tyne

Air quality around the Port of Tyne is “good” and well within the required national standards, an independent inventory of pollutant gas emissions has concluded. The study, conducted by highly regarded air quality experts Ove Arup and Partners, has also verified that Port-related activity accounts for just 1-2% of total …

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Relaxation of drivers’ hours a safety risk

Relaxation of drivers’ hours a safety risk says British Safety Council

The Government’s relaxation of the rules, earlier this month, for how long lorry drivers can work as a temporary fix for a severe shortage of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) operators, is compromising safety standards and is not the solution to the haulage industry shortage of HGV drivers issue. British Safety …

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Prototype funded to electrify UK rail freight terminals

Prototype funded to electrify UK rail freight terminals

Dunbar cement plant to host prototype for electrified rail freight Prototype aims to help make diesel redundant near to electrified railways Innovation will help UK transport hit government’s net zero targets and improve local air quality A prototype electrified rail freight terminal in Dunbar is one of 30 projects to …

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