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Driving Competency

5 November 2013

McGrath’s logistics team are now well over half way to clocking-up the mandatory 35 hours training demanded by the European Professional Driving Directive 2003/59 by the September 2014 deadline. The Directive, which was introduced in 2009, lays down minimum standards for initial qualifications and continuous training for professional drivers of vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes. The […]

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Autumn Conferences to take waste management to the “next level”

15 August 2013

The McGrath Group is organising two conferences in September which will explore practical ways to implement the concept of the “Hierarchy of Waste”. Industry experts will reveal the latest techniques in waste prevention, minimisation, re-use, recycling and recovery that will help organisations to demonstrate compliance and environmental best practice. Entitled “Taking Waste to the Next […]

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Tipping Process Streamlined

8 August 2013

The McGrath Group has introduced user-friendly terminals that capture digital signatures of drivers at their Materials Recycling Facilities. The terminals are located at the weighbridge entrance which allow drivers tipping wastes to sign without leaving their vehicle – speeding-up the process of discharging clients’ wastes. The system integrates into McGrath’s electronic Duty of Care system […]

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McGrath launches new “on demand” waste clearance service

1 May 2013

McGrath Group has launched a new rapid response ‘wait and load’ clearance service to help customers dispose of waste quickly and efficiently from busy or restricted access locations. Our fleet of caged vehicles can carry loads of up to 14 cubic metres and are ideal for one-off, city-centre clearance projects or places where skips cannot […]

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Zero-to-Landfill system recognised at London’s environmental awards

28 March 2013

McGrath Group won again – this time at the Sustainable City awards which are organised by the City of London Corporation. Business Director, Tara Donaghy, stepped up to collect the trophy in the Environmental Management in SMEs category at a gala occasion held at the Mansion House in March 2013. This comes just 4 months […]

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Two Thirds unaware of CE-marking for aggregates

21 March 2013

According to a survey conducted by the McGrath Group, almost two thirds of those involved in the construction industry are unaware that recycled aggregates sold in the UK will need to carry a CE-mark from July. Hitherto CE-marking of aggregates was voluntary in the UK but the new Construction Products Regulations state that from 1st […]

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