ARBORICLTURE

High Track Excavators by Doosan aid Forestry Contractor

S Richardson Contracting Limited, based in Langholm, Scotland, has purchased eight new Doosan DX160LC-5 HT 16 tonne High Track Crawler Excavators for work on the company’s forestry contracts throughout Scotland and North England.  Company owner, Simon Richardson, commented: “The Doosan High Track excavators are well built, fit-for-purpose machines that have provided us with many advantages …

High Track Excavators by Doosan aid Forestry Contractor Read More »

Royal Forestry Society awards

Six woodsmen from the Balcombe Estate, Haywards Heath have received Royal Forestry Society awards in recognition of their combined 248 years of experience and knowledge managing and improving the estate’s 500ha of woodland. The awards were presented by RFS Immediate Past President Sophie Churchill OBE on a visit to the RFS  South Eastern Division. Awards …

Royal Forestry Society awards Read More »

Six-figure contract

Commercial nursery, Johnsons of Whixley, has teamed up with contracting company, p1 Solutions/Contractors, to spruce up a multi-million pound hidden gem in Scotland. Saughton Park, in Edinburgh, has been subject to a £6.7 million restoration project that includes the walled garden, winter garden and the 110-year-old bandstand, Italian garden, children’s playground and multi-use sports court. …

Six-figure contract Read More »

Encouraging times

Event organisers have reported a significant increase in pre-show visitor registration ahead of SALTEX 2018, which takes place at The NEC, Birmingham on 31 October – 01 November. It certainly is encouraging times for the show which will be celebrating its 73rd anniversary. Since moving to the NEC, the show has grown steadily in terms …

Encouraging times Read More »

Welcome growth at Exhibition

The 23rd GaLaBau in Nuremberg welcomed 72,005 trade visitors – 12.3% more than in 2016 – keen to learn about the latest products and trends for designing, building and maintaining green spaces.  Stefan Dittrich, Director Exhibition GaLaBau, is more than satisfied: “We have four inspiring days behind us, with consistently packed halls, valuable business discussions …

Welcome growth at Exhibition Read More »

International invasive weed control conference

The Property Care Association’s 2018 International Invasive Weed Conference is at The Slate, University of Warwick, on 22 November, with speakers from across the public and private sector, including legal, utilities and local authorities, finance and mortgaging. Three key themes are: identification, assessment and response. Representatives from the GB Non-Native Species Secretariat, the Environment Agency …

International invasive weed control conference Read More »

ICL Scholars

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) and ICL have revealed the recipients of the third ICL Continue to Learn scholarship, which offers five BIGGA members the opportunity to attend the Continue to Learn education programme with more than 250 hours of education. The scholarship, worth approximately £500, comprises three night’s hotel accommodation and …

ICL Scholars Read More »

Industry-shaped exhibition

When the 73rd annual SALTEX exhibition opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on 31 October and 1 November, visitors can look forward to a comprehensive product display spread over three large halls, gain expert information through the free-to-attend extensive education programme of CPD-accredited seminars and benefit from knowledge-gaining opportunities through other unique show features. …

Industry-shaped exhibition Read More »