Saturday, August 20, 2022

UK bus company installs air cleaning technology to protect drivers from COVID-19

Warrington’s Own Buses has become the first bus company in the world to install air cleaning devices across its entire operational bus fleet, in...

VW scandal spotlights fraudulent emissions testing procedures

As the VW emissions rigging scandal continues to unfold in the US, it seems likely that fraudulent testing procedures have had an even bigger...

Screens premier at May event in Stirling

Blue Scotland will be holding a Waste Recycling Open Day on 11 and 12 May at its facility in Stirling and that of Central...
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...

Camera systems improve safety and track performance of food waste collection service

New additions to Midlothian Council’s fleet of vehicles have recently been installed with camera systems to assist in the efficient day-to-day operations of its...

Fleet operator scheme urges greater awareness of drug and alcohol impairment risk

Fleet operator accreditation scheme FORS* is urging operators to be extra vigilant when it comes to managing drug and alcohol impairment this summer. In...
(Left to right) Johnny Hawkins, Hawkins Motor Group, Mark Karkeek, South West Water, and Martin Kadhim, Ashwoods Automotive.

Utility invests in fuel saving system

SOUTH West Water has installed Lightfoot®, the in-cab driver efficiency system, on a new fleet of Peugeot vans, a measure intended to cut...

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...

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...

New guide aims to demystify EV fleet management

A new guide to help businesses electrify their commercial fleets, has been launched by electricity distributor UK Power Networks at the LoCITY roadshow. The firm...

Solar road surfacing solution to begin UK trials in 2017

Described as “the world’s first ever photovoltaic road surfacing material”, Colas’ Wattway will begin trialling in the UK next year, at up to three...
Recharging of an all-electric Nissan LEAF

DMU in project to assess impact of electric vehicle recharging

A team of experts from De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester will be part of major new project to assess the impact of electric...

99% of electricians believe there are major risks with EV charging work

As the UK gears up to meet its Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging targets for 2030, and purchases of EVs continue to rise, a lack...

Scrapping red diesel will add £1 per tonne to Council waste bills, says recovery...

Joseph Doherty, MD of Re-Gen Waste, which provides materials recovery facilities for Council waste in the UK, has questioned the wisdom of Government plans...

A “true beast of a shear” for scrap processing and demolition

The CI series of scrap shears from Italian hydraulic attachment manufacturer VTN Europe have been re-invented and remodelled with the introduction of the new...

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 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...

UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050

The UK is backing an "absolute zero" target for international shipping emissions by 2050, as an announcement from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps set out...

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...

World’s first hydrogen dual fuel road sweeper delivered to Aberdeen City Council

What seem to be the first hydrogen dual fuel road sweepers will soon be appearing on the streets of Aberdeen