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November 2011 issue - if you are having trouble viewing this email,click here.

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Equipment
Air bag tools
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Fuel removal
Glass removal
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Oil filter crushers
Oil skimmers
Oil spill clean-up
Shock absorber tools
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Vortex Depollution

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Technical Competence

The ball’s in your court!

Anyone whose business includes used car parts (green parts) should take a long hard look at the recent news that American company, LKQ Corporation has acquired Euro Car Parts.
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Green Car Depollution

Full speed ahead with CARS and IRT

Premier Core

Last month, many of the steering team for the Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS) and International Roundtable for Automotive Recycling (IRT) were on stage at the ARA conference in the States for the official handover of IRT from Canada to Europe. Next year IRT will be hosted in Liverpool and at Hills Salvage and Recycling Ltd, from June 14-16, 2012.
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Just a teaspoon of petrol can be enough

Depollution specialists, Autodrain recently brought our attention to an HSE press release which highlights the potential hazards when dealing with waste oil and fuels - a must read!
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SEDA Depollution

Premature End of Life Vehicles

Batteries stacked ready for transport

In this article, Bluecycle's Compliance Manager, Andy Latham takes a close look at what's involved from the engineer's point of view, when categorising a premature end of life vehicle - an area where decisions are often questioned by the salvage and dismantling industry. It's good to see it from the other side.
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Are you making the most of eBay?

Life changes at a fast pace these days and that includes anyone selling used green parts. It wasn’t long ago that sales were done over the counter or in the yard but many of us now sell vast amounts over the internet. After all, it’s quick and easy, but are you making the most of it?
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MVDA wants full steam ahead

Things felt really upbeat at this year’s AGM of the Motor Vehicle Dismantlers’ Association. It was almost as if the industry was coming out of a dark place it has been in for what seems like a very, very long time. And what’s been to blame - legislation, legislation and even more legislation. I am sure all of you, whether you are in the MVDA or not are sick and tired of having one dollop of legislation heaped on you after another.
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Pinnacle software for dismantlers
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