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UK construction industry slows down

    UK construction industry slows down

A slowdown in the growth of UK construction activity has added to fears that the country’s economy may be starting to cool. March saw only a marginal rise in new work across the British construction sector, with a weak rise in home building in particular. Any fall-off in activity in the sector is bad news […]

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Element Six Announces €7 Million Investment in Shannon, Creating 100 Jobs

    Element Six Announces €7 Million Investment in Shannon, Creating 100 Jobs

Synthetic diamond and supermaterials company Element Six, a member of The De Beers Group, announced on Friday the creation of a further 100 jobs at its Shannon facility as part of a €7 million investment at the plant this year. The investment will bring to €40 million the overall spend by Element Six at Shannon […]

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OxyMem Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100

    OxyMem Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100

Irish wastewater Aeration company, OxyMem, was named for the second time in the prestigious 2017 Global Cleantech list 100 in San Fransisco on Tuesday.  OxyMem, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company and the only Irish company to make this list, is commercialising the Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) technology, an innovative solution to reduce costs […]

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LVP Conveyor Systems

    LVP Conveyor Systems

LVP Conveyor Systems Ltd. are an engineering systems driven organisation intent on automating processes and streamlining efficiencies in modern day production flows. LVP seek to create value in production process by utilising proven modular technologies but also customising those elements necessary to make each unique materials handling project a success.
In a global climate of increased […]

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Masterlift Ireland Ltd.

    Masterlift Ireland Ltd.

Masterlift Ireland Ltd is a leader in the forklift and material-handling solutions industry in Ireland.  Masterlift was established in 1986 by Dermot & Anne Carroll, and 30 years later employs over 30 staff nationwide across four Centers of Excellence which together allow Masterlift to provide the highest quality sales and service in Ireland.  Masterlift has […]

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Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Drops by More Than 20%

    Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Drops by More Than 20%

There were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016, representing a 21% reduction of the 56 reported in 2015, according to figures released by the Health and Safety Authority on Thursday.
Construction fatalities were down to nine in 2016, from 11 in 2015. The number of deaths on farms remained high, with 21 reported in 2016, […]

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UDG Healthcare Announces 8% Increase in Operating Profit

    UDG Healthcare Announces 8% Increase in Operating Profit

Dublin-based Healthcare services provider UDG released preliminary results of their financial year on Thursday, November 24, which showed an 8% increase in operating profit for continuing operations over 2015. The results for the year ending on September 30 show increases in revenue, operating profit, profit before tax, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) […]

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Crown launches new RT 4000 Series at LOGISTICA 2015

Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, further expands its European warehouse product range by launching its new RT 4000 Series at LOGISTICA 2015 in Utrecht, Netherlands.
The new rider pallet trucks are available as stand-up or sit-down models, both designed to help optimise operator performance and safety. Capable of travelling at up to […]

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Government actions the greatest challenge to exporters

Government actions and policies are some of the greatest challenges to UK exporters according to a new business survey conducted in the South West on behalf of Cronus Logistics. More than a third of respondents said political and governmental actions were a real challenge to their businesses on a par with non-payment for goods and […]

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The Reel Rotator from Logitrans lifts and rotates reels of up to 500kg

    The Reel Rotator from Logitrans lifts and rotates reels of up to 500kg

The Danish manufacturer of material handling equipment, Logitrans A/S, now introduces a Reel Rotator! The perfect choice when transporting, lifting and rotating heavy reels!
“It is hard, uncomfortable and often impossible to lift and rotate reels without help – and many enquiries have now led us to develop the Reel Rotator. The Reel Rotator makes it […]

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Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition is Major Success

    Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition is Major Success

450 delegates from food and drink businesses across the UK and Ireland attended the inaugural Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition, which was held at the Motor Cycle Museum, Birmingham on Thursday, 23rd of October 2014.
In line with the event’s theme of ‘sustainable growth for sustainable profits’, the speakers at the Conference were […]

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