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97% reduction in waste to landfill from Schaeffler’s UK plant

Schaeffler's plant in Sheffield is extremely proud to have worked on the Zero Waste to Landfill Project, the aim of which is to recycle as much waste as possible and no longer dispose of it in landfills. By the end of 2020 the Sheffield site had achieved 97% reduction of waste to landfill. As a…

  • 6 hours ago

Total Automated Solutions joins Drive Solutions Centre network

Mitsubishi Electric welcomes Total Automated Solutions (TAS) to its Drive Solutions Centre (DSC) , a network of leading drives and automation specialists. This strategic agreement will enable TAS to provide an even more comprehensive service offering to its customers, enhancing their…

  • 7 hours ago

Phase 1 of Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP) given the green light

The Phase 1 plans for Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP) have been unanimously approved by North Lanarkshire Council’s Planning Committee. Pictured are (l-r): Andrew Stirling, Director, PD Stirling; Lee Wayper, Project Manager, Sir Robert McAlpine; David Cross, Consultant for PD…

  • 7 hours ago

Changing times at Thorite

Following the retirement of long-standing sales director, Alan Donkersley, Thorite has made changes to its senior management team. The team now consists of Mark Yates, who replaces Alan Donkersley as the new sales and marketing director, with Richard Oldale joining Thorite as capital and…

  • yesterday

The UK's most important business event for FM professionals

Located at the NEC Birmingham, The Facilities Event is the UK exhibition dedicated to facilities management. The Facilities Event offers a range of activities designed to provide engagement opportunities for FM professionals to connect with their peers, share information and drive excellence in…

  • yesterday

RS Components makes social distancing in workplaces easier and safer

RS Components (RS) is now stocking a new wearable device that makes social distancing in workplaces easier. EGOpro Social Distancing from AME (Advanced Microwave Engineering) leverages innovative active safety technology to keep businesses up and running and COVID-19 secure. Maintaining social…

  • yesterday

H+H UK wins health & safety award

Aircrete manufacturer H+H has won the Best Health & Safety in Manufacturing category at The Safety & Health Excellence Awards 2020 for an innovative programme to improve safety in its yards and transportation. There are two elements to the safety programme introduced during 2019: the first…

  • yesterday

RTITB confirms Accrediting Body status in Ireland post-BREXIT

Following BREXIT, RTITB confirms that it remains a recognised accrediting body for lift truck operator and instructor training in the Republic of Ireland. Laura Nelson, Managing Director for RTITB … RTITB’s recognition as an accrediting body in Ireland is derived from the HSA (Health and…

  • yesterday

IAG Cargo airlifts 27 tonnes of urgent medical aid for India on special emergency flight

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), and its sister company British Airways will operate a relief flight to India transporting 27 tonnes of medical aid as the humanitarian crisis in the country worsens. The B777-200 will be loaded with emergency aid to Delhi to…

  • yesterday

Manufacturing courier launches rebrand

UK national logistics provider, Crown Couriers, have unveiled their rebrand to Crown SDS (Service Delivery Solutions). The rebrand marks a significant milestone in the company’s journey as it approaches its fourth decade in the logistics sector. It follows a review of services from Crown SDS…

  • yesterday