How to ensure your winter gritting respects the environment

Gritting is one of the most effective and cost-effective ways to keep the economy moving through adverse weather with safer roads that are free...

New tool assesses climate change impact on Europe’s roads

The impact of climate change on our road network is climbing the list of national priorities. Across Europe, National Road Administrations (NRAs) are having...

How making your fleet eco-friendly protects your business

According to a national study by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, concern about the environment is currently polling at its highest level since 2008

“Ground-breaking” trial paves way for more transparency and traceability in the marine fuels supply...

The first pilot of BunkerTrace, a system that combines synthetic DNA tracers and blockchain to manage risk for marine fuels by creating a transparent...

Industry first liquid bio methane offering

Flogas Britain – a major supplier of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) – has added liquid biomethane (Bio-LNG) to its...

Ordnance Survey involved in project to reduce traffic jams and air pollution

A partnership between Ordnance Survey, the Department for Transport, the British Parking Association, and GeoPlace, could dramatically reduce traffic congestion on UK roads by...

Crane vehicle assists with flood-damaged dales

After a month’s worth of rain fell in just two hours, Cogden Beck bridge was completely destroyed by boulders and debris washed down in...

Silicon valley startup develops hydrogen fuel cell powertain for potential zero-emissions aviation

Presented as a milestone in the effort to make aviation sustainable and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, start-up firm ZeroAvia announced on 14 August...

EV charging stations outnumber fuel stations, less than 100 years after the first petrol...

There are now almost 1,000 more public places to charge electric cars than there are forecourts to pump petrol in the UK – 9,300 EV charging locations compared to 8,400 fuel stations .

‘Sand Cleaner’ combats plastic peril on beaches

By efficiently removing waste and debris of all sizes on a beautiful and very popular beach in Italy’s Puglia region, plant and equipment firm...

AI-based system aims to improve driver trust and increase uptake of electric vehicles

The firm Spark EV Technology has partnered with the University of Essex in a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the aim of tackling...

Intelligent Plant uses AI to improve productivity

Wet processing equipment maker CDE is exhibiting (at Bauma 2019) its "Intelligent Plant" product which utilises advances in machine learning and the Internet of...

London firm converts 25-strong waste collection fleet to CNG fuel ahead of ULEZ

London’s largest independent food waste collector has completed preparations for the capital’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) by revealing plans to convert all 25...

Films promote safe machinery handling at waste sites

JCB has produced a series of five ‘WasteWise’ films that promote the safe and efficient operation of handling machinery at waste sites. The films are...

Commercialisation boost for AI start-up that helps EVs go further between charges

Spark EV Technology announced on 17 January that it has been chosen for the Intelligent Mobility (IM) Accelerator programme, following a highly competitive selection...

EV motors: The next big thing says new report

EV motors have lasted for over 100 years on boats and their design changed slowly. Now some last only a few years and they...

Finnish recycler invests in transformer attachment

The "exciting capabilities" of the Allu range of Transformers have seen Finnish recycling company Remeo invest in a D series attachment. The processing power...

The future of winter maintenance: what the experts say

TRL, a group specialising in innovation in transport and mobility, says it is reviewing new ways local authorities can prepare for extreme weather...

Major commercial electric vehicle project to begin in the UK in 2019

A major trial of commercial electric vehicles (EVs) has been given the green light by UK energy regulator Ofgem, bringing together leading power, technology,...

Trials completed on world’s first ultra low carbon and sulphur drop in ‘bio-fuel oil’

What is claimed to be the world’s first zero emission, ‘drop in’ Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO)-equivalent marine biofuel has successfully completed trials, according to...
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