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New crackdown on polluting truck drivers as DVSA steps up roadside checks

Starting in August the new roadside checks, which aim to improve air quality in towns and cities, will target those who try to cheat the law. In this major government crackdown, truck drivers and operators who try to cheat vehicle Read more »

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XPO Logistics works with Arco

XPO Logistics has been awarded a national distribution contract by Arco, supplier of safety equipment, workwear, gloves and maintenance supplies to several industries including oil and gas. Arco has been growing rapidly and recently invested £4 million in its 27,000 Read more »

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‘No mean feat’ for Essar

The commitment to occupational health and safety at Essar Oil UK’s Stanlow manufacturing complex has been recognised in the 2017 awards given by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in its centenary year. With 21 consecutive golds Read more »

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JET revs up for Silverstone

Next month will see JET’s fourth year as the official fuel partner of the Silverstone Classic, the world famous, action-packed racing event, which takes place from 28 – 30th July. “JET is considered by many to be a classic British Read more »

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New sales manager gets to work

Having been appointed as Cobo’s new sales manager for the UK and Ireland Jonathan Wiltshire got straight down to work on the Cobo stand at FPS EXPO 2017 in Liverpool. “Jonathan brings a wealth of experience to Cobo having previously Read more »

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Fay takes over as OFTEC chairman

OFTEC welcomed its new chairman Niall Fay of Grant Engineering at last week’s AGM and mini-conference. Niall takes over from Nick Hawkins, director of commercial operations at Kingspan Environmental, who has held the post for two years. Speaking as he Read more »

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New director general for UKPIA 

This week UKPIA announced the appointment of its new director general – Stephen Marcos Jones will take up his role when the existing director general Chris Hunt retires in November. “Stephen comes to us with an excellent academic record, many Read more »

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The future of liquid fuel heating

On Tuesday 20th June OFTEC will officially launch its vision to improve energy efficiency and carbon reduction for off grid homes at the trade association’s annual conference and AGM at the Puckrup Hotel in Tewksbury. The vision focuses on a Read more »

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Three major new projects at INEOS

INEOS has just announced plans to construct a world-scale PDH (Propane Dehydrogenation) unit in Europe. The plant will produce 750,000 tonnes per annum of propylene for INEOS units across the continent.  A number of possible locations are currently being considered including a Read more »

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Upgrade for Adler & Allan

Adler & Allan’s Rainham facility in east London has been expanded and upgraded. The facility now provides improved waste management and disposal, emergency response – covering flooding, spills and fuel delivery – and asset resilience solutions for tanks, drains and Read more »

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