News: Canada - Government & Railway Association of Canada on track towards a cleaner, greener rail system
The Government and Railway Association of Canada have announced a new agreement that will help reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the rail sector.
Saturday, 19th May 2007
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the four large Canadian railway companies (Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, Via Rail and Go Transit) is a first step in a broader plan to reduce air pollution from railway operations consistent with the requirements of the world-leading standards of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The MOU includes agreement to upgrade, upon remanufacturing, all high-horsepower locomotives and all medium horse-power locomotives to EPA emissions standards.
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.
European Remanufacturing Council launches with a nod to Hollywood
The newly-launched Conseil Européen de Remanufacture plans to represent companies which produce €30 billion of remanufactured products and employ 190,000 people across Europe.