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    EPC-UK team cycle together to raise £6K for Hand on Heart charity

EPC-UK team cycle together to raise £6K for Hand on Heart charity

EPC-UK, a leading authority in explosives and blasting services, has announced the inspirational accomplishment achieved by a team of its employees, who successfully cycled from London to Paris, in order to raise funds for the company’s elected charity, Hand on Heart.

Forming a cycle team tagged ‘Bike for Change’, EPC-UK employees Ben Coppock; Mathew Whitmore; […]

By |November 8th, 2017|Company News, Health|Comments Off on EPC-UK team cycle together to raise £6K for Hand on Heart charity|
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    EPC-UK to attend Institute of Quarrying Centenary Conference

EPC-UK to attend Institute of Quarrying Centenary Conference

We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Institute of Quarrying Centenary Conference and dinner, to be held on the 19th October 2017, at The Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield.

Past, Present and the Future
The conference will unite industry professionals, as they reflect on the progress the industry has made over […]

By |September 5th, 2017|Blasting, Company News, Explosives, Quarrying|Comments Off on EPC-UK to attend Institute of Quarrying Centenary Conference|

New FlexiROC D55 drill rig for EPC-UK

This month, we announced further investment in our drilling capabilities, with the acquisition of a new drill rig, designed and manufactured by world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, Atlas Copco.

High performance
The D55 rig was selected due to its impressive ability to provide high performance in the extractives industry. With the ability to deliver in […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Blasting, Company News, Explosives, Quarrying, Safety|Comments Off on New FlexiROC D55 drill rig for EPC-UK|
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    EPC-UK experiences ‘record breaking attendance’ at CPD Best Practice Seminars

EPC-UK experiences ‘record breaking attendance’ at CPD Best Practice Seminars

Committed to ensuring that it contributes to the professional development of personnel from within the quarrying industry, EPC-UK, a leading force in the field of commercial explosives and blasting services, has announced ‘record breaking attendances’ during this year’s series of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars.

Renowned for the knowledge and expertise it generates across five […]

By |July 27th, 2017|Blasting, Company News, Explosives, Quarrying, Training|Comments Off on EPC-UK experiences ‘record breaking attendance’ at CPD Best Practice Seminars|

The value of near miss reporting

From Near Miss to action

A near miss report was submitted by employee, Lynda Kastelan, in relation to a small pothole that had appeared on the walkway of the site bridge. This had the potential to cause a trip hazard and was immediately examined, following this investigation and a structural survey it was deemed that […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Company News, Environment, Health, Safety|Comments Off on The value of near miss reporting|
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    EPC-UK celebrates after winning coveted “UK Chemicals Industries Association” award

EPC-UK celebrates after winning coveted “UK Chemicals Industries Association” award

EPC-UK is celebrating after winning the coveted “Environmental Leadership Award”, through its EPC Additives division, at the prestigious UK Chemicals Industries Association (CIA) annual award ceremony, which was held in Leeds.

EPC Additives has been recognised by the CIA – an organisation that represents chemical and pharmaceutical businesses throughout the UK – for its significant […]

By |June 21st, 2017|Additives, Company News|Comments Off on EPC-UK celebrates after winning coveted “UK Chemicals Industries Association” award|
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    EPC-UK launches innovative “Commit to be fit” wellbeing programme

EPC-UK launches innovative “Commit to be fit” wellbeing programme

In 2015/16, 30.4 million working days were lost due to self-reported work-related illness or injury, with each person taking an average of 16 days off work. Stress, depression or anxiety and musculoskeletal disorders accounted for the majority of days lost due to work-related ill health, 11.7 and 8.8 million days respectively*.

To help reduce […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Company News, Health|Comments Off on EPC-UK launches innovative “Commit to be fit” wellbeing programme|

EPC-UK Bike for Change – London to Paris Challenge

On Wednesday 20th September 2017, the EPC-UK “Bike for Change” team will embark on an ambitious cycling adventure, to raise as much money as they can for the Hand on Heart charity. Starting in London, the team will cycle together to Paris, covering approximately 300 miles each over four days. The journey will undoubtedly […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Company News, Health|Comments Off on EPC-UK Bike for Change – London to Paris Challenge|
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    EPC Logistics launches new “Transatlantic Groupex” service at Multimodal 2017

EPC Logistics launches new “Transatlantic Groupex” service at Multimodal 2017

EPC Logistics is returning to Multimodal for the 4th consecutive year, to unveil its latest service offering to the global supply chain market. “Transatlantic Groupex” is a Logistics Groupex service that enables part loads of HD Class 1 goods to be loaded with other compatible products into a single consignment, delivering outstanding cost effective […]

By |March 29th, 2017|Company News, Explosives, Logistics, Transport|Comments Off on EPC Logistics launches new “Transatlantic Groupex” service at Multimodal 2017|

A safe start to the New Year

Reaffirming our pledge to zero harm, EPC-UK committed to a safety stand down during the first week of the New Year. All operations ceased for 90 minutes, enabling everyone to wholly focus on Health & Safety.
Above and beyond safety

The dedication shown by employees to go beyond their own safety and instead feel invested in […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Company News, Health, Safety, Training|Comments Off on A safe start to the New Year|