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Previous Posts - October 2021

Zones within Zones

Zones within Zones

21 October 2021

Driving in London is certainly challenging. It’s not just the density of traffic, it’s also the cost. 

But first, a bit of history. The London Congestion Charge dates ba…

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Makita additions

Makita additions

20 October 2021

Makita UK continues to introduce more cordless machines with two new additions to the power tools line-up in its XGT range. 

The LS004G 40VMax is a 260mm slide compound mitre saw wh…

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Charge anxiety

Charge anxiety

19 October 2021

With summer well behind us and after the lifting of lockdown restrictions, I thought it was time to touch base again with Genquip Groundhog’s Peter Beach to continue the blog’s uns…

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CPA Conference highlights collaboration

CPA Conference highlights collaboration

18 October 2021

A clear theme emerging from the CPA Conference 2021 was the need for collaboration between all elements of the supply chain if future challenges are to be met, and that hirers have a key role…

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Delivered in Silence

Delivered in Silence

15 October 2021

A range of battery powered motorbikes that can be used for delivery purposes is available from Silence UK.

Formed in April this year, the business distributes machines made at the Silenc…

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TA’s win-win with MHM

TA’s win-win with MHM

13 October 2021

It’s great when theory translates into practice regarding the adoption of green technology. 

A common argument is that, while new technology may carry a higher price tag, lowe…

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Balfour's green ideas

Balfour's green ideas

12 October 2021

A Balfour Beatty project is being established at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to highlight ways of achieving a zero carbon construction site. 

The Edinburgh Biomes initiative…

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Recyclable Green Sleeves

Recyclable Green Sleeves

11 October 2021

A new venture has been formed to source and supply products that businesses can use in their day-to-day operations and which are environmentally friendly. 

Called It’s Recycla…

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Net zero goals

Net zero goals

8 October 2021

Top flight derby football games can be divisive but Tottenham Hotspur’s encounter against Chelsea on 19 September attracted praise from many quarters even before kick-off. It was billed…

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Data from dashboards

Data from dashboards

7 October 2021

Here’s the problem. 

You work in a larger organisation which needs to go green but how do you do so? What data do you require? And how do you obtain it, especially from those…

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Crushing success for BAV

Crushing success for BAV

6 October 2021

With many materials in short supply because of high demand and supply chain disruptions, construction sites are looking at ways of recycling and re-using more materials to provide a solution,…

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Ready to go electric?

Ready to go electric?

5 October 2021

Known for its vehicle tracking and asset management services, Teletrac Navman offers an EV Readiness tool that can assess a user’s existing diesel of petrol fleet and calculate how econo…

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Snorkels add up

Snorkels add up

4 October 2021

Snorkel timed the launch of its new dedicated website promoting the benefits and economics of eco-friendly machines to coincide with the first day of the Vertikal Days exhibition, and the comp…

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Sustainable bid rules

Sustainable bid rules

1 October 2021

New greener rules for companies bidding for major government contracts came into force on 30 September, which could have implications for hirers and others in the supply chain. 

The…

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