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Stoford appointed to develop Wiltshire distribution hub

Published: November 24, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

A 155,000 sq ft Wiltshire warehouse development has moved a step closer.

Stoford has been selected as development partner for the final phase of a new multi-million-pound industrial and distribution hub in Wiltshire, it was announced today.

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Firm prosecuted after two tonnes of plasterboard falls off forklift onto worker

Published: November 24, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

A Glasgow-based construction company has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was severely injured when he was crushed under nearly two tonnes of plasterboard.

Stuart McNaught, a joiner for William Fulton Building Services Ltd, was putting up plasterboards inside an extension at a house in Duntocher when the incident happened in icy conditions in January 2011

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Express Gifts takes 105,000 sq ft in NW

Published: November 24, 2014 by David Thame

Express Gifts, the mail order business, is to take an extra 105,000 sq ft of North West warehousing.

It will take the former Gelent unit at The Bear, Widnes.

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LB Foster’s bespoke overhead conveyor doubles production capacity at sign manufacturer

Published: November 24, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

A bespoke overhead conveyor, designed and manufactured by LB Foster Materials Handling, has been installed into the new paint processing plant of SignFab UK, the UK’s leading trade only sign supplier and manufacturer. 

Automating the plant has enabled SignFab to have the ability to double its production capacity.

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Coalfield Resources acquires 75.1% of Harworth Estates

Published: November 24, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

The transformation of UK Coal into logistics property developer Harworth Estates has moved a step closer.

Coalfield Resources, formerly known as UK Coal, has acquired the 75.1 per cent of the company owned by the Pension Protection Fund on behalf of coalfield pensions.

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CBI urges Chancellor to invest in infrastructure

Published: November 24, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Against a backdrop of solid UK growth but increasing global risks, the CBI is calling on the Chancellor to focus on infrastructure investment, encouraging innovation and removing barriers to enterprise, in the Autumn Statement.

The latest CBI/URS Infrastructure Survey shows that businesses expect transport and energy infrastructure to worsen over the next five years, so the CBI’s package of growth boosting measures include: a tunnel under Stonehenge to relieve congestion to the South West; keeping momentum up on the A14 upgrade; and a final decision on the guarantee for Hinkley Point C power station.

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Zebra Technologies and Movilitas Sponsor Autumn SAP User Conference

Published: November 24, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Movilitas Consulting (the SAP software and services wing of Peak-Ryzex) “Global Partner” to Zebra Technologies is sponsoring the UK & Ireland SAP User Group Conference. 

The event takes place at The International Convention Centre, Birmingham, from the 23 to 25 November 2014, where delegates are welcome to visit the Movilitas booth to learn more about the company’s advanced user-friendly SAP integration and mobile apps.

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Enter the SHD Logistics Awards now

Entry is now open for the SHD Logistics Awards. Fancy your chances of picking up a trophy?

The Awards are open to any business either from within the logistics industry or in an industry that features logistics as part of its operations.Over 100 companies have already registered their interest in entering the Awards.

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