Refuse collection vehicle manufacturer Dennis Eagle will be unveiling its new ‘Elite 6’ Euro 6 model at the show.
Designed to provide visitors with a sensory experience, the company’s themed stand will use the concepts of sight, sound, touch, smell and taste to highlight numerous operational benefits offered by the new Elite 6. These include enhanced driver visibility, improved acoustic performance, greater in-cab comfort and safety, as well as reduced CO₂ emissions.
On the new ‘Elite 6’, Richard Taylor, Dennis Eagle sales and marketing director said: “As well as featuring a new Euro 6 engine, the chassis and cab features a wide range of enhancements. Although we’ve kept these changes a closely guarded secret, we’re confident that they will enhance comfort, safety and vehicle performance.”
Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (Satcol)
The company will showcase specially created pieces by young designers from London College of Fashion at this year’s RWM catwalk.
The clothing collection scheme has been working closely with London College of Fashion during 2013 on highlighting sustainability issues in fashion production. It supplied 500kg of used clothing to students from the College’s MDes International Fashion Production Management and BA Hons Fashion Design and Development courses, who were tasked with upcycling the garments into catwalk-worthy pieces, paying particular attention to sustainable production methods. As part of their learning, students could also visit Satcol’s processing station in Northamptonshire to fully understand the undertaking involved in processing the donations collected.
At the RWM catwalk, which Satcol co-sponsors,14 winning student designs will be modelled.
“We’re excited to be embarking on what we hope will be a long partnership with London College of Fashion,” said Paul Ozanne, National Recycling Co-ordinator at SATCoL. “If we are to have an impact on the future of sustainable fashion we need to be working with the designers of tomorrow to help make environmental considerations central to their future work.”
The second heat of the Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS) RCV driving challenge will be taking place at this year’s RWM show. The fundraising challenge has been reaping rewards for RVS’ official charity - Cancer Research UK. Participants at this year’s PAWRS show, where heat 1 was held, raised £942 for the charity.
Participants are being invited to manoeuvre a brand new custom-made remote control RCV around a special circuit, in return for a small donation to the charity.
More than 30 visitors participated in the PAWRS challenge with Loyd Chandler of Priority Hire completing the circuit in just 43.5 seconds to take first place on the RVS Driving Challenge leader-board to win a Kindle Fire. An RVS RCV Driving Challenge Leader-Board of the top ten drivers is posted on the RVS website, enabling participants to keep track of ‘the competition’ and also the funds raised.
BS&B Safety Systems
Global expert in explosion protection technology, BS&B Safety Systems is presenting its bespoke combustible dust fire and explosion prevention system for the waste management sector. The system is based on established solutions developed by BS&B for other industries.
The SparkEx Spark Detection and Extinguishing System is designed to detect hot particles, sparks and glowing embers that might become the ignition source for a fire or explosion if allowed to travel on through pneumatic ducting and conveyors.
The product can be used in all sectors of waste management including the biofuel industry; recycling plants and in industries where there is wood waste e.g. from shredding or pelleting.
Flexibility is provided by BS&B’s proven range of protection technology that includes explosion venting, explosion suppression, a choice of chemical and mechanical systems for the isolation of interconnected process equipment and spark detection and extinguishing equipment to manage a source of both dust explosion ignition and fire.
Saica Natur, which recently helped Princes Mead Shopping Centre boost recycling rates from 25% to 75%, will be exhibiting at this year’s RWM. The recycling and waste management division of Saica, which manufactures paper and corrugated packaging, it works in partnership with shopping centres and retailers across the UK to develop and deliver enhanced waste management practices.
Saica Natur national account manager, Kelly King said: “In line with RWM, we will also be holding roundtable debates with retailers to highlight best practice and provide inspiration towards better waste and recycling performance.”
Wamitab, a leading authority in qualifications for the waste and resource management sectors, is launching the ‘Skills Village’ initiative at RWM.This brings together leading experts in training, consultancy and qualifications to offer guidance on a broad skills-related agenda – tackling subjects such as apprenticeships, funding, online learning and technical competence. A daily programme of 20 minute briefings will give visitors and exhibitors the chance to access authoritative advice on ensuring that their employees are equipped with the right skills to grow and develop their businesses. Experts will also be on hand to answer any training or skills-related questions.
Tomra Sorting will be highlighting the latest innovations in sensor-based sorting technology, with a strong focus on commercial and industrial (C&I) waste management.
Visitors to its stand will be able to find out more about separating and recovering valuable fractions from C&I trommel and screen fines; identifying a long-term, sustainable alternative to RDF as a waste treatment process; recovering high quality, high value end materials from Zorba; and reducing copper contaminants in ferrous scrap. There will be live demonstrations of its TiTech autosort 4 in the outdoor area.
Hall/Stand: 17H19-G18 and OA151