COSHH and the Vehicle Dismantler
In your yards, potentially dangerous substances will be taking
many forms – such as the chemical blend used in your parts washers, used engine oils, substances used in tyre fitting, oxygen
and propane, you may also use metal markers and tyre stamp ink and you will also be encountering air conditioning system gases.
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Making money out of core for remanufacture
Selling core components for remanufacture can be seen as a double edged
sword to the dismantler. On the one hand you are getting a financial return for items that would otherwise end up in the shredder, but
on the other hand, some see remanufactured products as a potential threat to used parts sales. We are not looking to debate that
particluar issue but to look at a new, web based service that takes the pain out of selling core into the remanufacturing market.
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Yard based show will be a must for Vehicle Recyclers everywhere!
Next June will be a great opportunity for vehicle recyclers from not only the UK, but Europe
and further afield when the Complete Auto Recycling Show - CARS, opens its doors near Liverpool. Running concurrently will be
the International Roundtable on Auto Recycling 2012, which attracts visitors from every corner of the globe. For the first time, those
involved with vehicle recycling will have a show designed to build this industry.
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Getting the best deal for your batteries
Scrap lead acid batteries have become a sought after commodity.
With an ever-increasing number of companies approaching merchants to buy them and prices reaching record heights, who do you
choose to sell to?
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Opportunity to find out about the MVDA
The Motor Vehicle Dismantlers’ Association is holding its Annual General
Meeting at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull on Tuesday 11th October. They have approximately 15 spare places they can fill
above their requirement so they would like to offer them to non members to come and see what the association is doing for the industry
with a trip around the motorcycle museum thrown in.
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New Dates added for technical competence training
Courses have been running over the last month for technical competence training but due to demand, extra courses have
now been added. Astbury Wren tell us that they doubt they will be able to arrange further
courses this year so if you need to attend, then book up as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. don't leave it too late, time is running out.
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