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Econ steps up fight against potholes with increased ‘hotbox’ production

Staff at the country’s leading manufacturer of gritters and snow ploughs are working around the clock making specialist vehicles to repair the near one million potholes blighting Britain’s roads. In order to keep up with demand from councils and highways authorities for its ‘hotboxes’, Econ Engineering has added another production line

Econ engineer ‘comes of age’

An Econ Engineering employee who has worked on more than 10,000 gritters and snow ploughs has 'come of age'. James Simmonds, who started working for the Ripon-based business when he was 19, has celebrated 21 years at the firm, which supplies 85 per cent of the winter maintenance vehicles used on

Tadweld secures £2.5m+ in new projects

Tadcaster-based specialist engineering firm Tadweld has announced stellar new business figures as it continues with an impressive run of results, bucking the trend for British manufacturing. Despite 2020 being a challenging year for businesses, Tadweld has won a roster of new contracts since March across its existing client base and new

Substantial rail standard opens doors for Salamander’s national and European focus

Salamander Fabrications has become one of 21 manufacturers in the UK to be listed on the European Committee for Welding of Railway Vehicles’ online register following EN15085 CL2 certification. The Yorkshire-based sheet metal business joins leading firms – including Bombardier Transportation and Transcal Engineering – on the exclusive portal to further

Tadweld engineering announces new ownership

Tadcaster-based engineering firm Tadweld has announced new ownership as the business celebrates a record-breaking year despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Richard Byfield, John Denton, Iain Leedham, Paul Rose and Kevin Wheelock have taken the reins heralding a new era for the firm which was founded in 1978 to

Tadweld engineering announces new ownership

Tadcaster-based engineering firm Tadweld has announced new ownership as the business celebrates a record-breaking year despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Richard Byfield, John Denton, Iain Leedham, Paul Rose and Kevin Wheelock have taken the reins heralding a new era for the firm which was founded in 1978 to

Spencer Group completes major rail project ahead of schedule

Rail infrastructure specialist Spencer Group has completed major capacity enhancement works a year ahead of the scheduled opening, despite the challenges posed by Covid-19. The Hull-based engineering business delivered the complex £30m project at Stevenage Station in Hertfordshire by working in close collaboration with immediate client Network Rail, end user Govia

Econ Engineering unveils newest innovation

The country’s leading manufacturer of winter maintenance equipment has unveiled a ground breaking new product to keep footpaths and cycle routes clear in freezing weather conditions. Econ Engineering – which manufactures more than 80 per cent of gritters used on Britain’s roads – has developed a towable-trailer which has the capability

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