New train connecting London Gateway and Southampton Logistics hubs 

DP World has launched new intermodal train service connecting DP World’s container terminals at London Gateway and Southampton. The DP World operated service, which ran for the first-time last weekend, is scheduled every Saturday carrying cargo including fresh fruit, beverages and consumer goods in less than five hours. The train takes up to 120 lorries …

ABB upgrades life of LondonEnergy’s energy-from-waste plant

ABB has delivered a life extension project for LondonEnergy’s energy-from-waste (EfW) facility that will ensure continued production of sustainable energy and processing of waste for 1.9 million people in seven London boroughs. The upgrade has enabled LondonEnergy to improve the plant’s resilience and enable the connection of an additional steam turbine, which will increase annual …

Large order for Tadano all terrain cranes from Sarens

Sarens has placed an order for 24  Tadano all terrain cranes and Tadano E-Packs for their different European subsidiaries such as Belgium, Netherlands, France, Poland, and UK as well as for their Australian operations.   The order includes six units each of the Tadano AC 3.055-1, AC 4.080-1 and AC 5.130-1, three units AC 4.100-4L, …

Discover Battery names new UK distributor

Discover Battery, a SOLV4EX company headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, has announced that BBL Batteries, formerly known as Bristol Batteries. BBL will distribute and support Discover battery throughout the UK and Ireland.  “We selected BBL Batteries to distribute our products due to their extensive industry knowledge and well- established distribution network,” said Lee Adams, President, …

First all-electric terminal tractor at a British port

DP World has announced the arrival of the first ever all-electric terminal tractor at a British port. The Terberg YT203-EV terminal tractor which is entering service at London Gateway will primarily be used for transporting goods the two mile distance from the quayside to a distribution facility at the adjacent logistics park. DP World plans …

New UK distributor for France Elevator

FE Group strengthens its international presence with a new distribution partnership signed with Adam Bessell, Director of Elite Access Repairs Ltd. Based in Milton Keynes in the UK since 2011, Elite Access Repairs will take care of the installation, sales and after-sales service of FE Group’s van-mounted products, mainly the 132F and 121Ft, models particularly …