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Stagecoach bus apprentices honoured at ceremony

20th Sep 2018

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Stagecoach's top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company's 14th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards.

O’Donovan Waste Disposal

12th Sep 2018

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With the industry going through a period of transformation, how can this industry leader set the tone for best practice as the whole landscape for waste management is changing?

Transport Scotland agrees £930m roads deal

31st Aug 2018

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Transport Scotland has invited bids for two roads maintenance contracts worth over £930m for upgrade work on the south east and south west of the country.

Winners announced at IRTE Skills Challenge awards

30th Jul 2018

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The achievements of the most talented bus and coach technicians were recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony at Rockingham Motor Speedway in July. More than 90 apprentices and fully-qualified technicians took part in the testing at S&B Automotive Academy in Bristol at the beginning of June, as the IRTE Skills Challenge expanded into a five-day event with new tests, categories and, of course, buses.

Skills Challenge 2018 off to a flying start

5th Jun 2018

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The IRTE Skills Challenge 2018 kicked-off with teams from Abellio, Lothian Buses and Tower Transit entering the competition arena at the S&B Automotive Academy in Bristol.

Cleaner vehicles: Which is the best way to go?

14th Mar 2018

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BAE Systems, back to sponsor the IRTE Skills Challenge for a second year, is pledging its future to the industry by diversifying its offering away from diesel.

A new source of hydrogen power

31st Aug 2018

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Researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University have unveiled plans to use screen-printed nanotechnology to produce hydrogen as a green source of power.

Laos dam collapse kills at least 19 and displaces thousands

27th Jul 2018

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At least 20 people are confirmed dead and more than 100 missing after the dam, in the South Eastern Attapeu province, collapsed sending floods through several villages.

MEWP rental market shows sustained growth

31st Aug 2018

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The MEWP hire market recorded a year-on-year increase of around 8%, according to IPAF’s Powered Access Rental Market Report, compiled by global research organisation Ducker Worldwide.

Jury rules in lift engineer death

27th Jul 2018

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An engineer, killed at an Ikea store after being crushed by a lift, died as a result of ‘human error’ an inquest heard.

SOE at the CV Show 2017

20th Feb 2017

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Improved coverage for all SOE sectors at this year's show - - find out more and get involved!

CV Show 2016 sees significant growth

21st Jun 2016

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Visitor numbers to the CV Show saw another significant increase for the 2016 event, with close to 21,000 attendees from across the road transport, fleet and logistics industries flocking to the NEC in Birmingham for the biggest show of its kind in the UK.