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Arup joins new FCDO global development delivery climate change and nature framework

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LNS-NeighbourhoodPartner-Logo-ArupInternational engineering firm Arup is one of a handful of suppliers recently awarded a place on the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s (FCDO’s) new Global Development Delivery Framework – known as the GDD, focusing on major climate change and nature projects with official development assistance (ODA)-eligible countries.

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Tusk gorilla trail sculptures set for public auction

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QxIB6VoFollowing the success of the Tusk Gorilla Trail at Covent Garden, Tusk is proud to announce that the gorilla artworks are set to be auctioned to the public.

The Tusk Gorilla Trail Auction is the culmination of a summer-long celebration of gorillas and the people that live alongside them, showcasing the magnificence of this remarkable species through the medium of sculpture. Fifteen unique and life-sized gorilla sculptures, curated by Chris Westbrook from Westbrook gallery, formed a trail across London's iconic Covent Garden throughout the summer months. These one-of-a-kind pieces, designed by some of the brightest talents from the worlds of art, music and comedy will now go under auction, with proceeds supporting Tusk's work protecting gorillas, their habitats and other vulnerable species across Africa.

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UNTHA partners with Heidelberg to manufacture alternative fuel in India

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enukimgThe world’s number one aggregates and ready-mixed concrete firm Heidelberg Materials has revealed a new single-step alternative fuel production line in India, with the help of UNTHA shredding technology.

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UNTHA UK pays homage to Marie Curie with a custom-sprayed shredder

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image 9In the latest of a series of fundraising events for its charity of the year, Marie Curie, UNTHA UK has announced the launch of a completely new and eye-catchingly unique shredder.

Introducing the custom-sprayed shredder

To mark the occasion and pay tribute to the work that Marie Curie does, the firm has custom-sprayed one of its best-selling shredders — the UNTHA RS40 four-shaft machine — in the charity’s recognisable blue and yellow colour palette. 

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Jacqueline O'Donovan Elected to the Court of the Worshipful Company of Carmen

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73FIdjcManaging Director of O'Donovan Waste Disposal, Jacqueline O'Donovan OBE, has been elected from a pool of prestigious candidates to the esteemed Court of the Worshipful Company of Carmen. This distinguished appointment recognises Jacqueline's exceptional contributions to the logistics and transport industry and her unwavering commitment to increasing diversity, sustainability, innovation, and community engagement.

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Toyota debuts GR Yaris H2 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

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N73ukRlToyota gave thousands of motorsport fans at the Goodwood Festival of Speed a taste of how the race and rally cars of the future might sound and perform, showcasing its development of alternative, sustainable power technologies. 

Last weekend’s event hosted the UK debut of the GR Yaris H2, a prototype rally car which uses hydrogen fuel in an internal combustion engine – a development of the three-cylinder 1.6-litre turbo petrol unit featured in the production GR Yaris. At the same time as it significantly reduces tailpipe carbon emissions, the powertrain maintains the sound and feel that are traditionally part of the excitement of watching and participating in motorsport. 

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O'Donovan Waste secure Mission Zero accreditation for second year

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O’Donovan Waste continues to exceed industry standards in its approach to compliance and safety.  Already a holder of a vast number of rigorous accreditations including several ISO standards and the Gold Standard for the stringently audited the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS), the multi award-winning waste management specialist has now secured its Mission Zero accreditation after meeting and surpassing all assessment requirements for the second year.

Mission Zero is a thorough quality standard for the road fleet sector.  Based on a full legal compliance audit, Mission Zero encompasses industry best practice and is officially recognised as meeting contractual requirements including TfL Work-Related Road Risk (WRRR), CLOCS and is equivalent to FORS silver standard. 

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Shredding firm ploughs £250,000 investment into UK test centre

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Investment in test centre Industrial shredding specialist UNTHA UK has boldly kick-started its new financial year, with a £250,000 investment in its North Yorkshire test centre.

The team has refurbished its on-site trials facility and procured four new demonstration machines, allowing organisations from across the country to see what the shredders are really capable of, and test them with their own materials.

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York Handmade wins grant to build a greener future

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YHB-New Plant 1The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company has been awarded a grant to improve its energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

York Handmade, which is based at Alne, near Easingwold, has successfully applied to the “game-changing” Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) for £38,800 to pursue its sustainability agenda.

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