Airdrie-based housing contractor, Insulated Render Systems (IRS) has told its haulage suppliers that they will need to gain FORS Silver accreditation. The external wall insulation specialist wants all deliveries to its sites to be made by companies working to a minimum FORS Silver standard within an 18-month time-frame. The requirement will then become mandatory and written into all IRS contracts from the beginning of 2019. Kevin Callaghan, IRS operations manager, said: “Construction vehicles are involved in a disproportionality high number […]
TfL has admitted it is “disappointed” that only 16 London Boroughs are currently Fors-accredited, and that a number of London Boroughs and other bodies including the Metropolitan Police continue to use sub-contractors who are not Fors-accredited.
TfL’s Safer Lorries Scheme, which is being developed with support from London Councils, has entered its final consultation phase and is on track to go live next summer.
O’Donovan Waste Disposal’s latest three Mercedes-Benz Econic units give the North London operator what is believed to be the largest fleet of direct vision skip-loaders in the UK.