News: A quick fix
Companies are seeking outsiders’ help to squeeze more out of their equipment.
Monday, 16th February 2009
Some managers,keen to get as much extra mileage as possible out of their existing equipment rather than buying costly new gear have been turning to “asset maintenance” companies, which specialise in taking over all or part of a firm’s servicing activities and then running them more efficiently. “Downturns have always been good for the maintenance-service business,” says Jari Kaija, the head of the global service arm of ABB, a Swiss-Swedish firm that is one of the biggest in the asset-maintenance field.
CRR to facilitate at G7 Resource Efficiency Alliance inspired workshop in Brussels
David Parker and Edward Sims will be facilitating sessions of the EC / IRP Workshop in Brussels on 7 and 8 February on 'Promoting Remanufacturing, Refurbishment, Repair, and Direct Reuse'
Request for stakeholder engagement from the Wuppertal Institute
The Wuppertal Institute are looking for reuse and remanufacturing stakeholders to contribute to two projects analysing the barriers to reuse and remanufacturing in Europe.
20 m litres of leftover paint: UK MPs call on government to support solutions
On Tuesday in Parliament, MPs had a lively debate surrounding how to create a circular economy for leftover decorative paint in the UK. Sponsored by Angela Smith MP, the debate focused on the British Coatings Federationâ€™s (BCF) PaintCare programme.