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The Reconomy Group steps up for ‘4 Steps’ festive charity donation

The Reconomy Group steps up for ‘4 Steps’ festive charity donation

HAVING become a company-wide festive tradition in recent years, in 2021 Reconomy has once again supported 4 Steps to a Smile – the West Midlands-based charity responsible for delivering Christmas presents to vulnerable children across the region. In 2021, ‘4 Steps’ has captured the imaginations of the entire Reconomy Group, with all UK Group companies...

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Scots firm buys Liebherr for expansion in England

Scots firm buys Liebherr for expansion in England

A SCOTS waste management and recycling specialist has chosen a pair of Liebherr material handlers to strengthen a recently acquired business in the north-east of England. The NWH Group services all of Scotland and operates across industries ranging from construction to hospitality. In 2021, it acquired J&J Stanley Recycling in Blaydon, building on its earlier...

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Paper Round acquires Reef Environmental

Paper Round acquires Reef Environmental

LONDON- and South East-based recycling company Paper Round has announced the acquisition of waste and recycling collector Reef Environmental Solutions. The acquisition will allow Paper Round to extend their reach along the south coast – expanding their successful Brighton-based business further into East Sussex, and Kent for the first time. It provides Paper Round with...

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PLANTWORX set for 2022 as CEA backs Hillhead date change

PLANTWORX set for 2022 as CEA backs Hillhead date change

AFTER discussion with the management of the Hillhead Exhibition (originally scheduled for June this year), the Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has agreed to postpone the 2021 PLANTWORX show until 2022 – thus freeing up the calendar for the coronavirus casualty Hillhead 2020 event to take place next year. Traditionally the PLANTWORX and Hillhead shows are...

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National Refuse Championships 2020 postponed

National Refuse Championships 2020 postponed

THIS year’s National Refuse Championships 2020 has been postponed until 2021. The event was due to take place at Beach Lawns, Weston-super-Mare on Saturday 13 June this year. Organisers took the difficult decision to cancel the event in light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, which is predicted to peak over the spring and summer months. ...

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Business growth: the Dynamix solution

Business growth: the Dynamix solution

THE waste industry has come under fire in recent years for being slow to adapt to technologies and some businesses have seriously suffered as a result of this. Founded by waste trade professionals with over 50 years of combined experience in the industry, Dynamix WMS is here to change the way that the industry operates...

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Mountain’s skip driver Joshua loves life in the fast lane

Mountain’s skip driver Joshua loves life in the fast lane

HE’S a speed freak who loves to hit the open road – when he’s not cracking bottles open with his teeth. Get your motor running for this month’s Skip Hunk, Joshua Dixon. Hey Joshua! Let’s hear a little bit about you.I’m 21 and I’m a skip driver at Mountains. I started there two years ago...