Wednesday, June 23, 2021

FOI reveals half of NHS trusts are charging ahead with EV infrastructure, but off...

According to figures released on 17 June by power management firm Eaton, half (51%) of NHS trusts in the UK have installed EV Charging...

Comment: Tesla trucks alone will not save the transport industry

Phill Davies, Co-Founder of Magway, a UK firm behind a new form of e-commerce and freight delivery system, believes the transition to electric vehicles...

Fitting sails and slowing down could cut shipping emissions by up to 40%, says...

Computer-generated image of a ship retro-fitted with sails (image credit: Smart Green Shipping). Fitting sails to cargo ships and sailing more slowly could reduce greenhouse...

The road to decarbonising transport needs to gather pace, says Siemens

The global technology firm has been talking about how it is helping fleet operators transition to full electric trucks in urban areas, and some...

Swedish EV maker declares intent to develop “a truly climate neutral car by 2030”

Swedish performance EV firm Polestar has declared a “moonshot goal” to create “the first truly climate neutral car by 2030.” The Polestar 0 project will...

More than two-thirds of UK business cars and vans could be electrified, says research

More than two thirds (70%) of cars and LCVs currently being used commercially in the UK could be replaced by electric models, according to...

Equipment firm announces global virtual symposium for the wet processing industry

Wet processing equipment manufacturer CDE has scheduled another global virtual conference on materials processing topics for 18-20 May. It follows a previous virtual event...

Roads and digital innovation: White paper presents highlights from local authority project leads

A seemingly ground-breaking government-funded initiative to accelerate innovation in the roads sector has published its latest white paper, looking at the role of digital...

Metal recycling group unveils new hybrid material handler at Liverpool Alexandra Docks

Giant material handler will help site meet 2040 net-zero sustainability target EMR (formerly European Metals Recycling) has introduced its first electrically-enabled material handler in the...

Management and maintenance of effluent and discharge in railway depots

Trade effluent and wastewater discharge in railway depots can be a costly necessity which, if not managed and monitored correctly, can have a detrimental...

Group calls for London’s Engine Off initiative to be adopted by the rest of...

Traffic and transportation research firm TRL is calling for local authorities to replicate a new evidence-based Idling Action London initiative - presented at the...

Cleaner air in the capital: London has first UK authority to run fully electric...

The City of London Corporation will become the first UK governing body to run a full fleet of Electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (ERCVs) following...

New report aims to advance safety for waste collection vehicle crews during the pandemic

Report by University College London supports the importance of ventilation and cleaning A new report from UCL, commissioned by resource recovery firm Veolia, presents...

Transport and logistics sector plan to reach net zero by 2050

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) believes its sector “can achieve net-zero by 2050” through a range of measures recommended to government...

Software for robotic lawnmower wins Swedish circular technology challenge

Husqvarna's Automower 440 model. Machine learning software to be used in a robotic lawn mower is the winner of a sustainability innovation competition run by...

Metals recycler supports the Transport for London scrappage scheme

Metals recycler EMR is supporting the Transport for London (TFL) scrappage scheme at six sites across the capital. EMR Metal Recycling has Authorised Treatment Facilities...

Lifting equipment helps surplus food collector negotiate tricky spaces

One of the UK’s specialist collectors of surplus food product has invested in a piece of specialist lifting equipment that it says has boosted...

Scotland should follow on-demand bus schemes example of other UK regions, says charity

Schemes which would see passengers order on-demand bus services should be introduced in Scotland, a leading mobility charity has said. The ‘flexible bus’ initiative would...

New joystick steering tested in waste handling environment

Joystick steering has not been an especially prominent capability in the waste handling and recycling sectors. Insisting that this is about to change, Caterpillar®...

Efficient and mobile separation technology fills a small gap

The processing involved in breaking materials down to RC material is part of the everyday business of the construction and material handling industry. A...