Quarry Operator fails to attend court and is fined €3,000 for polluting and damaging spawning beds in Cork
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by Orla
1d ago
Lagan Materials Ltd., Bweeng, Mallow County Cork, now trading as Breedon Ireland, wwas convicted and fined €3,000 at Mallow District Court on Monday 9 January 2023, following a prosecution taken by Inland Fisheries Ireland. The defendants did not appear before the Court and Judge Joanne Carroll expressed surprise and disappointment at their absence. After hearing evidence from Senior Fisheries Environmental Officer Andrew Gillespie, Judge Carroll convicted the quarry operator under Section 173 (1)(d) of the Fisheries (Consolidation) Act 1959 and Section 3(1) of the Local Government (Water Poll ..read more
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IRU European Road Freight Rate Development Benchmark Q4 Webinar
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by Orla
1d ago
*8 February 2023 – 15:00 – 15:30 (CET) Understanding how road transport freight rates are evolving is crucial to make the best business decisions at every step of the supply chain. European freight rates are up by almost 20% year on year.  Join the next IRU, Ti and Upply quarterly webinar to discuss: Freight rates and trends in Q4 2022 Key drivers of freight rates into Q1 2023 and beyond The continued impact of rising fuel prices, war in Ukraine, driver shortages and Covid-19 on rates Routes to watch in the months ahead All participants will receive a free copy of the Q4 2022 European R ..read more
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McBurney Transport Group Powers through Winter with Solar Panels on Trailers
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by Orla
1d ago
McBurney Transport Group has opted to fit all new refrigerated trailers with solar panels from Genie Insights, following an extensive one-year trial.  The 50-watt panels have been fitted to the roof of each trailer with the primary function of keeping fridge batteries in a charged state to prevent battery related breakdowns and costs. McBurney Transport Group has been using the asset management system, Freeway Fleet Systems, since 2018.  The system, which was also supplied and implemented by Genie Insights, manages all of McBurney Group’s fleet maintenance, scheduling and analysis.&n ..read more
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Cargo-partner’s Ireland & UK branches strengthen their freight solutions across the Irish sea
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by Orla
1d ago
With expertise in logistics and worldwide transport, cargo-partner is to introduce an enhanced road freight network, ideally placed to support customers with the import and export of goods to and from the UK and Ireland. With their recent introduction of daily and weekly road transport options to the market, cargo-partner’s expert teams in Dublin, Manchester, Basildon and Bradford can support with a variety of tailored solutions to help move any goods across the Irish sea. The teams offer comprehensive groupage, part load, full load and express van services, with all solutions including a full ..read more
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Silver Lining for Transaid! Join the 25th Anniversary celebrations!
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by Orla
1d ago
International development organisation Transaid is inviting the transport and logistics industry to help celebrate its silver jubilee – as the charity marks a quarter of a century since it was formed by Save the Children, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK). During these 25 years Transaid has delivered life-saving work with partners and governments in more than 20 countries across predominantly sub-Saharan Africa, empowering people to build the skills they need to transform their lives – with a focus on improving road safety and increasing access to healthcare for rural com ..read more
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PICTURE OF THE WEEK – It’s happened! Shacman X 6000 with a 800 HP engine, the most powerful tractor unit in the world!
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by Orla
1d ago
Shaanxi Automobile Holding Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as“Shaanqi”), headquartered in Xi’an, was founded in 1968, formerly known as Shaanxi Automobile Manufacturing Factory. Shaanqi has more than 100 subsidiaries and holding companies, including Shaanxi Automobile Group Co., Ltd., Shaanxi Automobile Group Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd., Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile Co., Ltd. etc., containing four major business sectors, namely complete vehicles, special vehicles, spare parts and after-sale market. Shaanqi is mainly engaged in the R&D, production, sales and related after-sale ma ..read more
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New IVECO eDAILY chassis-cab available to order, designed with body builders in mind
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by Jarlath
1d ago
IVECO has been working closely with body builders ahead of the IVECO eDAILY’s arrival in markets this year. Accredited body builders already have access to detailed technical drawings of the class-leading eLCV, allowing them to take full advantage of impressive features such as unrivalled 15kW ePTO onboard power in both electrical and mechanical options. Providing technical data to body builders in advance enables operators to hit the ground running and work with their chosen creator to design an incredible variety of bodies from day one. Body builders also have full access to CAN bus which e ..read more
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SDC delivers 30 new trailers to McBurney Transport
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by Jarlath
1d ago
McBurney Transport invests in 30 new trailers from SDC Ballymena based logistics company McBurney Transport is in the news again after taking delivery of 30 new Aluminium Boxvan trailers from manufacturer SDC Trailers in Toomebridge. The substantial investment signals a dedication by the company to strengthen its efficiency and operations for customers across the UK, Ireland, and Europe. Built to withstand the rigours of the road, McBurney’s new Boxvan’s feature three BPW Eco Air axles with low maintenance drum brakes and a roll stability braking system, along with internal load restraint rail ..read more
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American Rheinmetall Vehicles & GM Defence to supply U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck Programme
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by Jarlath
1d ago
American Rheinmetall Vehicles (Sterling Heights, MI) and GM Defense LLC (Washington, DC) have won a contract for the first phase of the U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck (CTT) Program. The aim of the multi-phased program is to replace the Army’s family of heavy tactical trucks with production of up to 40,000 trucks valued at up to $14 billion. The two powerhouse defence companies formed a strategic collaboration in 2022 to compete in the program; bringing together two world-class engineering and manufacturing giants to deliver a modern, tactical truck that enhances Soldier capability through a ..read more
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New aluminium roof rack, KammRack, released by Rhino Products
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by Jarlath
1w ago
Introducing a new and improved aluminium roof rack to market, Rhino Products have announced the release of their fastest ever fitting roof rack – KammRack. An upgrade to their existing AluminiumRack product, the new KammRack has undergone a series of design improvements, adapting further to the modern commercial vehicle landscape. As implied by the new name, the KammRack now benefits from the ultra-aerodynamic ‘Kamm’ teardrop bar profile, also used by Rhino in their new roof bar range. The newly improved aerodynamics, coupled with an aluminium full-width rear roller, and an impressively quick ..read more
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