Vehicle Dismantling News
Charles Trent - 95 years
ELVES, Ireland’s End-of-Life Vehicle compliance scheme, has recently achieved the internationally recognised Carbon Footprint Standard – Carbon Neutral Plus for the period 2019-2021. The carbon neutral certification was attained through Carbon Footprint Ltd and represents the achievement of a goal set by the ELV compliance scheme in 2021.
Copart’s Plan-Net-Zero programme is now fully in motion, and as the owner of the UK’s largest salvage transport fleet, the company is fully committed to making sustainability the focal point of its future fleet strategy.
LV= General Insurance (LV= GI) has entered into a new agreement with SYNETIQ, the UK’s leading vehicle salvage, dismantling and recycling specialist, which will see the insurer’s bodyshop network increase the number of green parts used to repair vehicles.
Soaring fuel costs have left a hole in the pocket of motorists across the country, but it could be having an unexpected positive impact on the safety of Britain’s roads, but does this mean fewer vehicles coming into recycler’s yards?
Norfolk man receives six-month prison sentence and hit with a Criminal Behaviour Order for his illegal waste operation by storing scrap cars and parts without a permit.
Visitors to the Silverlake Automotive Recycling [Silverlake] stand at this year’s 63rd Curdridge Country Show, which took place on Saturday 16th July, found entertainment for all age groups.
CarTakeBack provides the latest scrap car prices for June 2022.
There was much information to absorb at the recent 21st International Automotive Recycling Congress, held on the 5th and 7th of July in Basel, Switzerland. The two-day event focused on the many aspects of the vehicle recycling industry and attracted speakers and delegates from around the world. It provided an environment for the exchange of views plus the opportunity to get up to date with the latest developments in the industry.
Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, Ward, has welcomed York scrap merchant, L. Clancey & Sons into its extended family with the acquisition of its metal processing business in York.
Recycling Lives, the UK’s largest processor of end-of-life vehicles, announced today it has completed its acquisition of Glasgow-based recycler John R. Adam and Sons Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Three Hills Capital Partners, as a shareholder in Recycling Lives, provided additional support throughout the acquisition process. Tuesday 12th July will be the first day of operations for the combined company. The move will see Recycling Lives’ recycling business hit over £300 million turnover and take its employee count to over 550.
Copart UK Ltd, the UK’s leading vehicle remarketing and recycling company, is formally announcing the acquisition of Hills Salvage and Recycling – The Green Parts Specialist. The acquisition includes 3 sites, the Skelsmerdale HQ 25-acre site, a site acquired recently by Hills in Scotland and a Gloucestershire parts hub. All assets including the Hills UK transporter fleet and specialist technology systems will be included in the sale.
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Hills Salvage & Recycling Ltd [Hills], a member of the e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] network, informed e2e’s Board of Directors on 7 July 2022 that it was being acquired by Copart Inc.
Following the huge success of last year’s Big Breakfast event, Ben, the automotive industry charity, is bringing the nationwide fundraising initiative back for 2022, aiming to raise even more life-saving donations to support those in the automotive community who are struggling or in crisis.
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