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DART has been deployed to Vanuatu
Mar 22, 2015 - 11:34 AM - by Nigel
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Gary Bailey and Andy Macpherson are safely on their way, hopefully arriving in Singapore about now. Their ETA in Port Vila is still 18 hours away! Both Singapore and Vanuatu airlines have been very cooperative with regard to their excess baggage. Both team members were extremely disciplined in their personal baggage and some hard decisions were made with regard to arborist equipment, but they were still 30kg over their allocated weight allowance! There's no getting away from it - chainsaws, ropes, strops, pulleys, etc are heavy bits of kit! There was also a need for our team to carry three weeks’ worth of dehydrated food to sustain them through the weeks ahead. It's a corner stone of the DART philosophy that our volunteers will... [Read More]
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Tree Bear Announces Partnership with Glendale
Mar 24, 2015 - 8:43 PM - by Steve Bullman
Tree Bear Announces Partnership with Glendale

Tree Bear, an arboriculture recruitment website for jobseekers and recruiters, announces their partnership with Glendale, a leading UK supplier of specialist green service solutions.

With 25 years’ experience in the industry, Glendale provides solutions for the management and maintenance of green environments across the UK, including local authorities, private estates, utility companies and housing associations.

The company has partnered up with Tree Bear to advertise several job vacancies on the dedicated arboriculture recruitment website, aiming to directly reach their target market of jobseekers and students looking for a career in the industry.

Matt Gurney, Managing Director at Tree Bear, commented: “We’re incredibly excited to be working with such a renowned company in the arboriculture industry as Glendale.

“What... [Read More]
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Sawpod Orangutan expidition
Mar 11, 2015 - 12:20 PM - by Steve Bullman

Sawpod Ltd, in the guise of Tony and Di Darbyshire are pleased to announce a new, much more hands on, project with the Sumatran Orangutan Society. They have been donating 10p from every Sawpod sold to the charity, but were delighted to be asked for a very different kind of donation.
Climbing skills and equipment is urgently needed for the safe recovery and rescue of ‘sleeping’ Orangutans in the trees after having been anaesthetized through the tranquilizer system. Currently they rely on the use of a net on the ground to catch the sedated Orangutan, which although at times is sufficient and relatively safe, there is always a risk of the animal hurting itself in such a fall. Once the Orangutan falls asleep on the branches of trees, the team have 30-40 minute to set a climbing system while the tranquilizer working. So with a proper system, rope rescue trained... [Read More]
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GreenMech dealer in Cardiff
Mar 03, 2015 - 2:34 PM - by PeteB
There has been a recent change in GreenMech dealerships covering the NP and CF postcodes in South Wales.

Cambrian Plant have taken a step back to concentrate the business in construction machinery sales and the hire fleet, which does include GreenMech woodchippers.

We have therefore appointed Forest Park and Garden of Severn Road, Treforest Industrial Estate, Pontypridd, CF37 5SW to be the GreenMech dealer for the area. They will also handle the supply of spare parts and any service work on any GreenMech that you wish to take to them.

GreenMech's Area Manager, Julian Cullis will assist Rhees Coles of Forest Park and Garden during the transitional period and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship.

Forest Park and Garden can be reached on 01443 230000 or mail@fpandg.co.uk Home page
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New GreenMech Dealer for Hereford.
Mar 02, 2015 - 10:59 AM - by PeteB
GreenMech are proud to announce that they have appointed Tallis Amos Group (TAG) as dealers for the county of Hereford. As you good people in Hereford know, their spot is in Leominster and the new contact for the area is Marcus Williams who also looks after the John Deere turf range.

Marcus will be supported by Peter Bagguley at GreenMech and can be reached on 07817 570451 or 01386 486000 and marcus.williams@tallisamosgroup.co.uk

As a point of interest, they are holding an open day-evening on Friday 20th March from midday until 18:00 and Marcus and I will be there with some GreenMech machinery as well as the John Deere stuff. Refreshments will be available.
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