Veolia has said it will pay HGV drivers joining its municipal collection operations a £1,500 bonus, in an effort to keep vital recycling and waste collections going. The company said the extra money was “part of a comprehensive strategy” that also included promoting the wider benefits on offer to challenge common perceptions about HGV driving roles. Veolia said its drivers had the opportunity to work locally as part of their community, rather than undertaking the long-distance journeys and overnight stays […]
Seven days of strike action among Veolia refuse workers have been announced in a dispute over holiday pay.
Veolia has confirmed the first electric refuse trucks for its newly won contract with City of London Corporation will be joining the fleet in July.
Norbert Dentressangle has today (21 May) put the UK’s first 26-tonne GVW hybrid distribution truck into service. The 26-tonne , 3-axle Renault Hybrys Premium is the first of its type in the UK, and the fourth hybrid to join the Norbert Dentressangle group . The rear-steer hybrid, developed as part of Renault Truck’s Clean Tech initiative, will run out of Norbert’s specialist services site in Aylesford. It will deliver everything from vending machines to air conditioning equipment and drinks. It […]