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Trade Association representing the UK vehicle recycling industry
Trade Association representing the UK vehicle recycling industry

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HOW TO ACCURATELY DESCRIBE TO CUSTOMERS THE CONDITION OF USED AUTO PARTS
Its all about managing the customers expectations, minimizing disappointment, complaints, returns & of course cost. The ARA (Automotive Recyclers Association) coding system is the worlds standard for describing the condition of used autoparts. It gives cus...

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SCRAPPERS - BACK IN THE YARD - SERIES 2
Don't forget - the highlight of everyone's week - the next episode (4th of 6) of Scrappers is on Tuesday BBC2 22:00hrs. The series of 6 is now searing its culmination. Amusing & Horrifying, but oh so familiar, all at the same time! http://www.bbc.co.uk/prog...

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CATALYTIC CONVERTERS DECANNING – WE NEED YOUR HELP
We have been asked by the Environment Agency and Health & Safety Executive for help in making sure that suppliers & manufacturers of catalyst decanning equipment are aware of the problem with RCF in some cats & that they understand the dust abatement and ab...

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ATTENTION SCOTTISH VEHICLE DISMANTLERS !
The ‘Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 – Guidance on the provisions for Metal Dealers and Itinerant Metal Dealers’ was published on 16 March.   The guidance can be viewed HERE: ... http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/1844

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MVDA AIRBAGS REPORT UPDATED
The 2013 ‘airbags report’ put together by MVDA & BVSF has now been updated to take account of the legal changes that came into effect in August last year, and supporting technical information provided by other associated trade bodies.   To see a copy of the...

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VEHICLE DISMANTLERS COMING UNDER SCRUTINY FOR HEALTH & SAFETY?
Earlier this year we were contacted by the HSE with a general query about H&S at vehicle dismantling yards. They said that they had identified these premises as a potential area for attention in 2016 & 2017. They did not disclose the reasons for this.   S...

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SCRAP METAL FIRM IN COURT OVER SEVERE INJURIES TO WORKER DUE TO FORKLIFT TRUCK MISUSE
The Health & Safety Executive, HSE ( www.hse.gov.uk ) reports that a scrap metal firm and its director have been sentenced after a Manchester worker suffered severe injuries to his left arm when it became stuck in a forklift truck. The worker, aged 30, from...

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SCOTTISH MVDA MEMBERS: APPLY NOW FOR YOUR NEW METAL DEALERS LICENCE
MVDA members in Scotland are reminded that they should contact their local authority ASAP & apply for their metal dealer’s licence before 1st June 2016. As with SMDA13 in England & Wales, vehicle dismantlers & salvage agents in Scotland will now fall into t...

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Duesmann & Hensel Recycling (UK) Ltd.  Catalytic converter recycling  Tel. 01403 792 506 www.duerec.com

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RCF MATTING IN CATALYTIC CONVERTERS
Further to our note to members last year, the Environment Agency is now reclassifying the handling of catalytic converters as high risk. MVDA has already sent members a detailed e-bulletin about this.   If you haven't seen it check your e-mail inbox, log in...
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