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RPS increase the number of return loads of packaging to Cummins USA

RPS increase the number of return loads of packaging to Cummins USA

Continuing with the success of returning wooden packaging assets to the Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant, RPS has now commenced deliveries of similar packaging items to their Columbus site. The Cummins Business World leading automotive company Cummins design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies across the globe. Their […]

UK Fuel Prices – what’s going on at the pumps?

UK fuel price increases Petrol prices in the UK have shot up £0.05 a litre over the last month which is the third price surge in less than a year. The rise in price for unleaded petrol has increased by £0.058 to £1.379 per litre. Likewise, diesel prices have risen […]

RPS haulage network increases

With the move to the Teesside area, there are a number of haulage companies that RPS has now engaged with, both on a regional, national and indeed international level. Local haulier, ARR Craib, was approached by RPS when our operations moved to the Teesside area. Since then we have worked […]

LGA suggests introduction of a new Packaging Levy

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE: the motto that is now law. Legislation in packaging waste is at the forefront, with sustainability becoming an ever more important feature of all UK businesses. What legislation could be introduced, and is a change needed to comply with the Waste Framework Directive and the UK’s recycling […]

Ofgem chief executive warns of rising energy bills

Low UK energy production Alistair Buchanan, chief executive of Ofgem, has stated that due to an energy deficit the UK will need more gas supplies through the importation of fuels such as gas. As such, this will likely mean that consumers will be faced with higher energy bills. Due to […]

Tens of millions of taxes lost to illegal timber exports from Mozambique

It has been identified, after massive discrepancies appeared in the import and export data between Mozambique and China, that half of the timber being moved into China is illegal. The report, including details from research and undercover operations, exposes the log smuggling techniques and political patronage and corruption that make […]

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PRN prices for week ending 25th January 2013

As reported by the packagingnews.co.uk website, here are the latest PRN prices taken from the PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange. These prices were correct for wk ending 25th January: Current 1 Week Ago 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago Aluminium 4.50 4.73 4.00 1.50 Glass 74.00 74.76 77.63 10.00 […]

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