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INEOS delivers on ten day promise for sanitiser

INEOS new hand sanitiser plant at Newton Aycliffe, near Middlesbrough started up at the weekend, well within the ten-day time frame.  The plant is running three shifts around the clock with its aim to produce 1 million bottles of hand Read more »

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Liquid fuel distributors working hard to deliver essential fuels

Liquid fuel distributors working hard to deliver essential heating oil & transport fuel to rural communities in the UK and Ireland The UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) distributor members across both the UK and Ireland continue to work Read more »

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Fuel distribution industry responds to Covid-19

Whilst the majority of the country goes into lockdown, the UK government has classed fuel and oil distribution as a key service that needs to continue. With the importance of social distancing now playing a crucial role, fuel oil distributors Read more »

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INEOS to build UK hand sanitiser factory

INEOS hand gel

With the country facing a critical shortage of hand sanitisers INEOS, Europe’s largest producer of the two key raw material needed for hospital grade hand sanitiser, is to build a UK factory, and one in Germany, within the next 10 Read more »

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UKIFDA EXPO 2020 moves to August Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th  

Having monitored the situation in relation to Covid-19 and following the UK Government’s and World Health Organisation’s recommendations in relation to holding public events, UKIFDA took the decision to move the event from 10 & 11 June to 18 & Read more »

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FTA’s response to emission zone postponement  

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The Freight Transport Association has responded to the news that the introduction of Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) is due to be postponed with Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council also requesting postponements of their Clean Air Zone (CAZs). Read more »

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British manufacturer offers to help fight Covid-19

Signal’s MD, James Clements

The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has issued a call to manufacturers seeking support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components as part of the response to Coronavirus. Despite a healthy order book for gas Read more »

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Re-Gen Robotics triumphs at 2020 Global Tank Storage Awards

Earlier this month Re-Gen Robotics lifted the Safety Technology Award at the 2020 Global Tank Storage Awards, in Rotterdam, for revolutionising safety in the tank terminal industry. Headquartered in Newry, the robotic tank cleaning company was up against eight established Read more »

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Calls for clarity on recent Budget announcements

Relief Last week’s budget announcement brought relief to agriculture, rail, fish farming and non-commercial heating with all being exempt from the abolishment of the red diesel subsidy. Whilst this news was well-received by UKIFDA, CEO Guy Pulham was ‘disappointed that Read more »

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Grays – optimising future fuels growth

The completion of a multi-million pounds infrastructure upgrade programme at Inter Terminals’ Grays facility on the Thames has increased throughput capacity and enabled the receipt/dispatch of increased volumes of petrol/diesel at significantly faster rates than previously possible. A key regional Read more »

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