vehicle drainage News

  • Drainage work improves storm resilience in Cumbria

    Sapphire Utility Solutions has been awarded a Framework Contract by Cumbria County Council for the clearing, inspection and mapping of drains and gullies. “One of the main reasons for Sapphire winning this contract was the successful completion of a project in 2016 to conduct similar work on 12,000 gullies in the areas affected by the flooding that followed Storm Desmond,” comments ...

  • Drainage tunnels provide safe road crossings for wildlife

    Drainage tunnels running under roads can provide small animals with safe road crossings, mitigating habitat fragmentation, a new study has confirmed. The researchers suggest that the tunnel design can be further improved to aid animal movements, for example, by providing dry ledges to ensure the routes are still available in times of high rainfall. The expansion of road networks through rural ...

  • New Wavin AquaGrid paving system The pervious alternative to hard surface drainage

    Wavin Plastics has launched the OSMA AquaGrid pervious paving system to offer a new way to manage rain and surface water drainage. Continuing residential and commercial development means more hard-standing impermeable surfaces, less ground where natural drainage is still possible and more pressure on man-made drainage. The AquaGrid is an easily installed alternative to hard impermeable ...


  • RainCatcher Soakaway Crates – A More Modern Approach To Surface Water Drainage

      Among RainCatcher’s rainwater harvesting product range of innovative, high performance, easy-to-install tanks, filters, pumps and accessories you will also find our new RainCatcher ...

  • New Wavin AquaGrid paving system: the pervious alternative to hard surface drainage

    Wavin Plastics has launched the OSMA AquaGrid pervious paving system to offer a new way to manage rain and surface water drainage. Continuing residential and commercial development means more hard-standing impermeable surfaces, less ground where natural drainage is still possible and more pressure on man-made drainage. The AquaGrid is an easily installed alternative to hard impermeable ...


  • Daimer Unveils Carpet Cleaner for Cleaning Fabric Upholstery and Carpets in Recreational Vehicles

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally reputed U.S. brand and supplier of versatile carpet cleaner machines, heated carpet cleaning equipment, multi-purpose floor cleaning equipment, industrial car wash equipment, and many other types of cleaning machines, has launched the XTreme Power® XPH-5900IU, one of the company's latest upholstery carpet cleaning equipment that creates temperatures ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Record fine for illegal scrap yard

    Operators of a scrap metal yard have been fined £315,000 after an investigation revealed the site did not have the environmental permits to handle hazardous wastes from vehicles. The fine is a record under the Proceeds of Crime Act for end-of-life vehicle crime. David Peters and Tracey Noble pleaded guilty to not having the required environmental permits in place to operate a ...

  • EPA Settlement with Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Auto Crushing Company; Addresses Hazardous Waste and Used Oil

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a legal settlement with W.R. Recycling of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, resolving alleged violations of federal hazardous waste law. W.R. Recycling is the owner and operator of an auto crushing and scrap recycling business. As part of the settlement announced today, W.R. Recycling will make a range of site improvements to control runoff and invest ...

  • Axion Polymers’ plastics recycling process impresses MP

    Innovative and complex processes used to extract plastics from end-of-life vehicles impressed a local MP during a tour of Axion Polymers’ Salford recycling plant in March. Rebecca Long Bailey, MP for Salford and Eccles and Shadow Treasury Minister met production staff and was shown around the site by Axion Director Roger Morton and Commercial Operations Manager Steve Bell. ...


    By Axion Group

  • New appointments at rapidly growing utility services provider

    In recent months, Sapphire Utility Solutions has made three key appointments to accommodate the company’s extraordinary growth, and to strengthen its position in the south of England. Founded in 2013, the company has grown rapidly, winning major contracts across the UK within the clean water, wastewater and gas infrastructure sectors. As a result, the company now operates an ever-expanding ...


    By Sapphire Utility Solutions

  • Daimer Releases Long Hose Technology for Car Washing Equipment

    U.S.A – August 31, 2012 – Daimer Industries®, a global supplier and exporter of cleaning equipment, has announced a new upgrade to the Super Max™ line of car washing equipment – inclusion of Long Hose Technology, a feature enhancing productivity and overall efficiency in exterior detailing. “Many of our detailer customers have purchased car washing ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Maris Pumps Celebrate 10 years of trading

    November 2013 will see Maris Pumps Ltd, the UK’s fastest growing pump hire specialists, celebrate 10 years of trading from their Chesterfield based depot. Established by Barrie Maris in 2003, Maris Pumps has grown continually over the last 10 years from a small fleet of pumps with a single delivery vehicle to probably the UK’s largest single pump hire depot, by providing a genuine ...


    By Maris Pumps Ltd

  • PD Hook (Hatcheries) Ltd fined for polluting local waterway

    On 4 September 2013, P D Hook (Hatcheries) Ltd was sentenced at Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court to causing a discharge of polluted water to a watercourse near their site. The company pleaded guilty at an earlier court hearing. Based at Station Road, Gunness, Scunthorpe, P D Hook (Hatcheries) Ltd was fined 20,000GBP, and ordered to pay 3,746.72GBP in costs, along with a 120GBP victim ...

  • Daimer Unveils Carpet Cleaning Machines For Transit Authorities

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally reputed American brand of industrial machinery with in excess of 700 models, including commercial carpet cleaner systems, turbo-charged truck mount carpet cleaners, auto carpet cleaner equipment, high pressure car wash equipment, portable carpet extractor machines, and other professional auto ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • EPA and Georgian Court University (Lakewood, NJ) to work together to increase green practices; will promote the use of refillable water bottles at campus water fountains

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Georgian Court University have entered into an agreement to enhance environmental practices at the university. The agreement, signed today by EPA Region 2 Chief of Staff Lisa Plevin and Georgian Court University President Rosemary E. Jeffries, RSM, Ph.d., commits the university to participate in various EPA environmental stewardship programs, and ...

  • Rain, Rain, go away: subaru of america one of first companies in New Jersey to install rain gardens to help improve river water quality

    As the growing importance of storm water management is underscored by recent flooding throughout the northeast United States, Subaru of America announces the installation of two rain gardens, the first of which will be installed on October 13 at the company's headquarters in Cherry Hill, and the second one later this fall at the company's Pennsauken, NJ office. These two rain gardens will help ...

  • Technical expertise drives expansion for Axion Polymers

    Axion Polymers’ technical capability in creating tailor-made recycled polymer grades for customers’ product applications is driving expansion for the Manchester-based plastics recycler. Demand is rising, particularly from the construction, drainage, water and horticultural sectors, for sustainably-sourced and competitively-priced high-grade polymers that can be formulated to match ...


    By Axion Group

  • Berkeley Preparatory School Expansion

    Founded in 1960, Berkeley Preparatory School is a private school consisting of 1,250 students, from Pre-K through 12th grade. It is located on 80 acres in a Tampa suburb with 80% of its students participating in an athletics program. In order for Berkeley to become the world-class school it aspires to be, it was determined that a $50 million capital campaign project should be initiated. Multiple ...

  • ARCADIS Wins Multi-Million Dollar Federal Environmental Restoration Contract

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), a leading international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced it has been selected by the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE) to provide restoration services at Moody Air Force Base under its $3B Worldwide Environmental Remediation Indefinite Delivery Indefinite ...


    By Arcadis

  • The kids of the MB Crusher family

    Waste and residues - once materials to be disposed of - are now transformed by MB into a new source of profit, with significant environmental benefits. Until recently, nobody had thought of this. Then along came MB Crusher, who designed and produced machinery that transforms loaders, skid loaders and backhoe loaders into mobile crushing and screening tools. Real jewels of ...


    By MB Crusher

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