April 2014 (page 1)

Spring brings diverse range of projects for MJ Abbott

Projects for MJ Abbott

Specialist sports turf and water engineering contractor, MJ Abbott Limited, has had a busy winter carrying out a large number of planned maintenance visits...

in Industry News - on 30/4/14

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Rio 2016 'worst' ever!

Preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics are the "worst" ever seen, according to International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates.

in Industry News - on 30/4/14

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A chemical free world!

At the most recent Amenity Forum, there was a discussion on the possible banning of Glyphosate use within the EU; a decision that could have far reaching...

in Industry News - on 30/4/14

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Open skills and opinions

The Open returns to Royal Liverpool a mere eight summers after Tiger Woods claimed his third, and still his most recent, Claret Jug

in Industry News - on 29/4/14

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Hartlepool commended

Hartlepool United and Middlesbrough groundsmen feature in Football League’s awards for season

in Industry News - on 29/4/14

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New at Orange Plant

Specialised wood chipper company, Orange Plant, has appointed Andrew Taylor as Operations Manager for its Southern England depots. His main task is managing...

in Industry News - on 29/4/14

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Kaloam battle won

After a protracted legal battle, Boughton Loam has secured the trademark for Kaloam

in Industry News - on 29/4/14

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Hong Kong Golf Club

Originally arriving at Hong Kong Golf Club on an internship, Jon Wall transitioned into the Superintendent position, managing a team of twenty men (and...

in Golf - on 29/4/14

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New Holland's 50th

New Holland are celebrating 50 years of tractor production at their Basildon plant

in Industry News - on 28/4/14

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Topping everything

Weeds growing in profusion, dense, long grass suddenly springing up in paddocks and meadows, it’s that time of year when toppers come into their own....

in Industry News - on 28/4/14

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From fast food ...

Opened in November 2008 as the new home of Welsh rugby union clubs, Scarlets and Llanelli RFC, the Parc y Scarlets stadium complex encompasses a first-class...

in Rugby - on 28/4/14

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HTA welcomes Report

The HTA broadly welcomes the recommendation that Government should take a coherent joined-up approach to the problems around managing invasive species

in Industry News - on 27/4/14

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Greenmech open day

On Wednesday 26th March 2014 GreenMech opened the doors of their headquarters and manufacturing facility in Alcester, Warwickshire to an assembly of dealers...

in Industry News - on 27/4/14

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Watts going on ...

Joint sponsor of the Racecourse Groundstaff Awards, Watt Fences has been supplying fences and running rail to leading courses and trainers for more than...

in Equestrian - on 27/4/14

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Getting that Poppy Appeal

To commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War, Pitchcare gave Common Poppy seeds (Papaver Rhoeas) away last November. We now have consistent...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/4/14

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The power of Toro hybrid

When Clacton-on-Sea course manager Alan Smith was unhappy with the performance of his existing mower, he called in Toro distributor Lely for a demonstration...

in Industry News - on 26/4/14

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To bio ... or not to bio?

Hanfried Sievers, Training Manager at Cutting Edge Training, discusses the use of mineral and biodegradable hydraulic fluids in turf maintenance equipment,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/4/14

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Groundsman of the Year

Preston North End’s Pete Ashworth has won the Groundsman of the Year Award in League One.

in Football - on 25/4/14