Sunday, June 26, 2022

Real-time air quality monitoring to be used for low-emissions lorry trial

EarthSense Systems is equipping commercial delivery vehicles with air pollution sensors as part of a project to test the performance and emissions of low-carbon...

Sponsored content: Power to the vehicle – EV chargepoint installation service launches

(Words: The Darcy Group) Listen very carefully and you can hear a quiet revolution taking place on roads across the UK, led by a growing...
Urban pick-up operations can damage tyres through kerbing.

SITA signs new deal for cost-saving tyres

Recycling and resource management company SITA UK is switching to Michelin tyres across its fleet of 1,400 vehicles in the wake of a ‘shared-risk’...

Royal Mail commences emissions-cutting tyres trial with electric vans

Royal Mail has embarked on a six to nine-month trial of new tyres on a number of electric vehicles (EVs). The tyres are specially...

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...

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...

Leading the charge: One-stop installation

Darcy has introduced a new end-to-end service for the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging points for commercial and industrial customers, called Devitech.

New solution for hardening soft ground launched by ALLU at Shanghai summit

The 7th China International Piling and Deep Foundations Summit was held 24-26 April in Shanghai. Processing technology firm ALLU unveiled a new addition to...

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®...

Delivering cleaner vehicles and better air quality: Educational roadshow returns to Scotland

An initiative with a brief to help drive up safety and compliance standards in the transport sector (including in relation to air quality and...
Portable XRF metals analyser

Portable equipment employed to accelerate remediation work

PORTABLE equipment has been employed to accelerate remediation work at a project in London’s Kentish Town. Cognition Land and Water, a remediation specialist, hired a...
Johnson Metals

Handler is prepared for a scrap

A scrap handling specialist has boosted its equipment fleet with the addition of a new telescopic handler. Johnson Metals Ltd of Bridgwater, Somerset, is using...

Remanufactured component reduces downtime in Finnish quarry

A rock-crushing contractor in Finland has taken advantage of a remanufactured components programme for the replacement of a key component on a brand of...
Nexcom VMC 1000

In-cab computer for vehicle fleets

RUGGED Mobile Systems has announced an all-in-one, in-vehicle computer with touchscreen display and telematics support that runs Windows XP and Windows 7 operating systems. The...
Biffa

Vehicle technology helps cut fuel costs

WASTE management company Biffa has appointed CMS SupaTrak to provide fuel-saving and carbon-reducing technology across its fleet of vehicles. The cuts are achieved through EcoTrak...

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...

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...

New guidance for GHG emissions published by ADEPT and FHRG

New guidance has been issued, aimed at tackling one of the most pressing issues faced by local highways authorities (LHAs) - consistent carbon measurement...

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...
Cumbria Waste Management

Loading shovel in UK debut with waste firm

CUMBRIA Waste Management has taken delivery of the first machine of its kind in the UK. The deal is part of a “significant” investment...