SYNETIQ, the UK’s leading integrated salvage, dismantling and vehicle recycler, has launched the programme following results from the Department of Education’s Employee Skills Survey which revealed an increasing skills gap within the UK in comparison to previous years (5.7%, up from 4.4% in 2017).
A North East company and its director have been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling almost £13,000 for running an illegal waste tyre site in Gateshead, following an investigation by the Environment Agency.
TUS Limerick hosts first batch of ELVES IMI Authorised Electric Vehicle Dismantling training in Ireland
ELVES, the compliance scheme for End-of-Life Vehicles, has just overseen the delivery of IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) Authorised Electric Vehicle Dismantling training for the first time in Ireland at TUS Limerick. This training provides dismantlers in the motor industry with the skills to safely shut down electric vehicles and prepare them for recycling and reuse in an environmentally friendly manner.
Automotive industry charity, Ben, has launched its new Health & Wellbeing survey for 2023 and is encouraging everyone who works, or has worked, in the industry to share their experiences, with the chance to win a £500 Amazon voucher. The survey is confidential and takes around 10 minutes to complete.
Silverlake Automotive Recycling [Silverlake] is proud to have achieved re-certification to the ISO 27001 standard for Information Security Management Systems, ISO 9001 standard for Quality Management and ISO 14001 standard for Environmental Management.
With just over a month to go until Christmas, non-profit Irish company ELVES is delighted to announce today the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) as its official charity partner. ELVES, End-of-Life-Vehicle (ELV) compliance scheme, is a non-profit company set up by vehicle manufacturers to fund the recycling of scrap cars and small vans in Ireland.
Ben, the automotive industry charity, has just released a new short film to raise awareness about the topic of suicide on International Men’s Day, for which this year’s theme is ‘zero male suicide’.
The UK metal recycling industry is navigating a complex landscape of regulatory challenges stemming from heightened environmental concerns. This was the central theme of the recent British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) annual dinner, held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London, on 17th November, where BMRA President Susie Burrage highlighted the escalating regulatory hurdles faced by the industry.
A tyre dealer and repairer has been prosecuted for failing to submit waste transfer notes when asked to move 844 tyres from his Derbyshire base.