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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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British Turntable strengthens engineering team

British Turntable has strengthened its BTI engineering team with the appointment of Steven Spanner to project engineer. Steve, who lives in Bury, will be working on industrial applications for the company's range of mechanical movement solutions and joins the team immediately after being made redundant from Sandusky Walmsley upon the …

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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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Drivers Hours Rules – Call FTA!

The Freight Transport Association's Member Advice Centre (FTA/MAC) says that the number of calls on lorry drivers' hours rules, and how the hours are recorded, has more than tripled during the last six months. FTA says that this reflects the extent of concern by lorry operators that they need to …

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Diamond Phonenix deliver waste solution to DHL exel supply chain

When DHL Exel Supply Chain extended a two tier mezzanine level in the front of its loading bay, as a part of its Marks & Spencers solution, it was faced with increasing the efficiency of its existing manual waste system. Diamond Phoenix, better known for their order fulfilment solutions, were …

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New earth solutions helps deliver waste strategy for Bournmouth Borough Council

New Earth Solutions is assisting Bournemouth Borough Council in its bid to reach challenging statutory recycling, landfill diversion and national waste strategy targets, following the award of a five year Municipal Waste Disposal Contract. Under the new contract, the New Earth Solutions treatment facility in Canford, Poole, will be processing …

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Olivio containers 50 years old

Fifty Years Old! Olivo, the market leaders in portable insulated containers, have been fifty years in business this summer. To celebrate this, representatives from subsidiary companies, distributors and agents were at the factory in Roche-la-Moliere (near St Etienne) for three days. Visitors came from Australia, Chile, Cyprus, Greec, Latvia, Singapore, …

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Inflexible work beckons as workers joints stiffen

The legislation outlawing age discrimination in the workplace, which comes into force next month, has been welcomed by Work Wise UK, the campaign to promote smarter working. With an increasingly ageing population, UK businesses are going to have to rely more and more upon the services of more mature staff. …

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New campaigns manager for FTA

The Freight Transport Association has appointed Roman Russocki to the new role of General Manager – Strategic Policy Campaigns. This newly created position will carry responsibilities regarding core strategic transport campaigning on issues such as transport and the environment, transport and society and the fundamental importance of freight transport in …

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