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METAL PRICE PRESSURES

17/09/2019

2 recent articles on declines in metal prices. We assume members will already be aware of this, but just for your interest....

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VRA CONFERENCE, AGM & SOCIAL EVENT 2019 - EVENING MEAL & HOTEL ROOM BOOKINGS

16/09/2019

Any member that has not yet indicated whether or not they want to attend this years Conference/AGM is advised to contact Chas ASAP as we are now approaching the capacity of the conference room. A booking form is enclosed. Please respond ASAP to....

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INNOVATION IN BATTERY TECHNOLOGY – SAFELY ENABLING THE INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

16/09/2019

The Industrial Strategy sets out how we are building a Britain fit for the future - how we will help businesses create better, higher-paying jobs in every part of the United Kingdom with investment in the skills, industries and infrastructure of the future. It ensures that our country and its citizens can embrace and benefit from the opportunity of technological change. But unlike the industrial revolutions of the past, our new industrial strategy needs to be powered by clean energy. As such, there is growing demand for batteries for electrification. The government is investing millions of pounds in research and innovation projects and new facilities to scale-up and advance the production, use and recycling of batteries.

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VRA OFFICE - CLARIFICATION

16/09/2019

Just to clarify, the VRA is NOT closing - we are simply rationalising our administration, as the Lichfield office is no longer required. We will also be taking this opportunity to overhaul & update/ modernize our procedures (which is overdue). Please note that VRA members should no longer use the 'generic' info@ or mail@ e-mail addresses - these are for external or bulk e-mailing functions. If you have a technical or finance question, please go direct to .......

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VRA HAS MOVED

15/09/2019

With immediate effect. Our new address is: PO Box 8409, Derby, DE1 9FR. The phone number remains unchanged for the moment, but in due course will be replaced with a 'non-geographic number'.

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ADVICE FROM WATER UK ON FIRE WATER RUN-OFF FROM WASTE SITES

09/09/2019

We have just been made aware of this advice (enclosed as a pdf) from the organisation representing water companies in the UK about water run-off from fires at waste sites. Aimed at waste operators preparing Fire Prevention Plans.

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** WANTED ** ENGINE 2005 PEUGEOT 807 2.2 HDI ** WANTED **

04/09/2019

ENGINE 2005 Peugeot 807D 2.2 HDI. VIN number is VF3EBRHME13207097 Please contact Bryan Brewer if you have anything or need more info: 07836-765167 bryanbrewer@blueyonder.co.uk

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** WANTED ** VAUXHALL AMPERA HEADLIGHT ** WANTED **

03/09/2019

If anyone is breaking a Vauxhall Ampera can they please get in touch with Andy Latham ASAP. Either side required - need internal wiring loom but will buy complete headlight. 07710 877411 andy@salvagewire.com

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S.NORTON & DAVID YARHAM SALVAGE ON TV LAST NIGHT

13/08/2019

THE SECRET WORLD OF YOUR RUBBISH Series 1 Episode 2, 60 min, Documentary, Channel 5 All about waste recycling. Featured S. Norton metal recycling & David Yarham Salvage, amongst others. You can view it (& the previous episode) on catch up - see link below - well worth a look. The rest of the programme was also very interesting

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** THEFT ALERT - VEHICLE BODY & BATTERIES **

12/08/2019

Unfortunately over the weekend one of our regular transport companies has been the victim of a theft. Two green stainless steel truck bodies (tippers) were taken fully loaded with lead-acid batteries. We would ask that you keep your eyes open for any unusual quantities of lead-acid batteries already in a damaged state (due to the loading method) and any green cut up vehicle bodies. If you have any suspicions please contact us and we will forward the details on. Rob Sharpe, H.J. Enthoven & Sons, Darley Dale Smelter, South Darley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2LP. www.hjenthoven.co.uk l www.ecobatgroup.com

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