Plans for a new international rail freight terminal at Mossend in Bellshill have been approved by Scottish ministers. The new Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP) will expand the existing Mossend railhead run by PD Stirling and will be able to accommodate the latest 775 metre-long electric freight trains, said the firm, as well as the current 400-450 metre ones. PD Stirling director David Stirling said the decision would “open up new opportunities for rail freight and sustainable low-carbon logistics in […]
The FTA has warned operators to remain vigilant about the threat of a fuel duty hike this year.
FTA and Everywoman have joined forces to create a year-round programme of activity that operators can adopt to help them attract, retain and develop female employees. Launched today (8 March) to coincide with International Women’s Day, the FTA Everywoman Accelerate Programme incorporates Everywoman’s range of services into three packages – Founder, Champion and Influencer. Each package includes access to the EverywomanNetwork – an online personal development tool – and the Everywoman Club, where senior level women can connect and share […]
Müller Milk and Ingredients has confirmed it is to shut its dairies in East Kilbride and Aberdeen after a review of the business found the sites were operating “well below capacity”.