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Nifty Kubota mini

A versatile Kubota mini excavator fitted with a waste handling grab has turned waste handling into a one-man job at a South Wales recycling business. The 2.8 tonne canopied KX71-3 has been put into service by Alpha Waste Recycling at its Bridgend waste transfer station. Its specially fitted Kinghofer waste …

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HI-LO awarded major racking contract by JD Williams

When Fulfilment Logistics, the transport and warehousing division of leading direct home shopping company, JD Williams, needed to equip its new 87,500 square metre facility with a narrow aisle storage system, it turned to leading racking and storage equipment manufacturer, Hi-Lo Storage Systems. Undertaken in partnership with its distributor, West …

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Ensure your waste carrier is registered – DO A QUICK CHECK!

Households are reminded to log on to the Environment Agency's new 'online waste register' to double check that their waste carrier is authorised and legitimate. New regulations – introduced on 21st November last month – place a Duty of Care on every household to ensure that contractors removing their rubbish …

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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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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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Quick change with Leantek

Efficiency and productivity can be maintained when a process changes in virtually any storage, handling and order picking operation by adapting carts and trolleys created with the modular LeanTek system from The Tube & Bracket Company. New and existing units can be built or modified in minutes using basic tools …

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Time to take stock of damaged goods

The Hemel Hempstead fire has caused major damage to a number of warehouses and distribution centres leaving a lot of companies with damaged goods from the blast, heat, smoke and water. As such, this is probably a timely reminder to many retailers/manufacturers about the contingency they should have in place …

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