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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...

Firms team up to offer high mobility separation equipment

Separation technologies firm Eriez Europe has teamed up with Northern Ireland-based equipment manufacturer Ecohog to address a perceived demand for more transportable separation equipment....

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...

UK government grant awarded to decarbonize construction machinery

Global hydraulics and electric powertrain systems supplier Danfoss Power Solutions has secured a grant worth £407,112 from the UK government to accelerate the electrification...
Feeding time for compost

Feeding time for compost

A waste recycling company has invested in a pair of JCB machines to feed its latest composting facility. The 436HT Wastemaster wheeled loaders were bought...

Businesses get an EV helping hand in South Yorkshire

OVER 100 businesses in South Yorkshire are expected to cut fleet and travel costs thanks to a new electric vehicle initiative. The Inmotion Electric Vehicles...

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...

Demolition and quarrying crusher premieres in Las Vegas

Attachments manufacturer Allu has introduced a new range of crushing attachments said to be purpose-designed to meet the requirements of the demolition, recycling and...

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...

Forklift fuel cell first

AN apparent milestone in the development of forklift truck design and technology is the realisation of a vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells, the...

New ‘flow battery’ could charge electric vehicles in seconds, say researchers

A new type of energy storage system could revolutionise energy storage and drop the charging time of electric cars from hours to seconds, claim...

180-degree ‘Wide Eye’ camera system designed to save lives in waste and recycling

Wolverhampton-based Spillard Safety Systems has unveiled its Optronics Wide Eye Camera System, which uses a fish eye 180-degree view angle camera that will kill...
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Telehandler lifts up to 6 tonnes

JCB has unveiled its latest telescopic handler for the waste management industry, the 560-80 Wastemaster. The high capacity vehicle is a heavy duty machine engineered...

55% of UK freight sector plans for battery EV fleet in five years

  Two in five freight companies are using existing data to improve efficiency, meaning immediate opportunities to decarbonise fleets are being missed, according to a...

Award-winning software aims to simplify the process of planning and executing underground excavation work

Utility service provider Morrison Utility Services (MUS) is undertaking a 12-month trial of Virtual Trial Hole Assistant (VTA), a software tool that the firm...

Could Autonomous Electric Vehicles help close the decarbonisation ‘transition’ gap?

PwC’s latest LCEI analysis appears to reveal the potential for A-EVs to bridge around one third of the gap between current decarbonisation rates and the rate needed

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...

Wheel loader helps drive Swiss recycling plant

TIB Recycla SA (TIB) has selected a new Hitachi ZW310-6 wheel loader to be its main workhorse at the company’s new recycling centre in...

Improved driver behaviour cuts cost

A look at how Gateshead council is making cost savings through the use of telematics MANAGING a fleet of over 500 vehicles ranging from cars...

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...