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Skills Challenge: DVSA CEO Gareth Llewellyn

31st May 2018

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Gareth Llewellyn believes the positive impact of the IRTE Skills Challenge is a clear indication of how bus and coach technicians can help shape the future of the sector.

Skills Challenge creating leaders of the future

24th May 2018

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Competing at the Skills Challenge, the fast-growing competition for bus and coach technicians, can help vital communication and teamwork skills and set competitors up as future leaders, according to Teng Tools Brand Manager Colin North.

Fleet Engineer of the Year awards now open

13th Jun 2018

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The IRTE Fleet Engineer of the Year awards are now accepting entries. This free-to-enter scheme, now in its third year, recognises excellence in fleet engineering across road transport fields, including HGVs, buses, coaches and trailers.

IRTE round table event to address key industry topics at CV Show 2018

24th Apr 2018

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Some of the biggest names in road transport will be represented at the IRTE round table event at the CV Show 2018.

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 floating solar farm in Japan

24th Apr 2018

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A floating solar farm, one of the biggest in the world at 180,000 square metres, has begun operation in Japan.

Crane safety investigation

24th Apr 2018

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The Metropolitan Police are investigating the death of a woman in East London who was struck by falling debris from a crane in March.

Organisation fined after worker left paralysed

5th Mar 2018

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Birmingham firm Mercian Recycling Limited has been fined £80,000 after a 24-year-old man became trapped in machinery.

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.