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Shredder investment reduces fuel consumption by 60% at Waste to Energy plant

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Construction and commercial waste management specialist Rabbit Waste Management Ltd has more than halved the energy required to power its shredding line, resulting in cost savings of approximately £60,000 per year.

Rabbit commissioned the UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder in November 2017, in a bid to lower the level of dust, fines, fire risk and noise of its waste processing operation. But the 60% reduced energy consumption has also resulted in significant financial benefits for the Sussex-based business, not to mention a much smaller net environmental impact.

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UNTHA UK welcomes new project manager

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Multi-disciplined engineer Henry Norris has joined UNTHA UK as project manager.

Responsible for coordinating client installations from the point of shredder sale to commissioning and handover, he will be a crucial interface between all of UNTHA UK’s departments as the company continues to grow.

With more than 18 years’ customer-facing experience, his key responsibility is to oversee the successful completion of every project on time, to budget, and in line with client expectations.

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Organisation ‘supporting Britain’s bravest’ turns to UNTHA

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Britain’s Bravest Manufacturing Company has invested in a new pallet shredder from UNTHA UK, to enhance the team’s production of materials for the biomass industry.

Established in 1919, BBMC – the social enterprise of charity Royal British Legion Industries - has long strived to support the lives of ex-service personnel, but as the years have passed the Aylesford-based company has gone on to also provide employment opportunities to non-veterans including people with disabilities and those out of work. More than 100 such individuals staff the £5m turnover factory* in which a new UNTHA LR1400 has just been commissioned.

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O'Donovan Waste are first in sector to achieve ISO 39001 certification, leading the way in road traffic safety

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O'Donovan Waste Disposal have achieved another momentous milestone by becoming the first dedicated waste company to receive the ISO 39001 certification from BSI, which evaluates the management system of road safety and that seeks to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries from traffic accidents.

Already an exemplar haulier through achieving ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) and BH OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety), O'Donovan were extremely keen to achieve the certification that sits well alongside its huge focus on road safety that includes the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) gold status which they have achieved for the seventh consecutive year and its status as a Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) Champion.

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UNTHA invests in new-look shredder test centre

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UNTHA UK has revealed its new-look shredder test centre, following a 3-month refurbishment and considerable investment in the facility.

The trial department has long been a popular feature at the shredding specialist’s North Yorkshire headquarters – prospective clients from throughout the country regularly visit the site to put UNTHA’s machines through their paces with their own materials.

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