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    EPC-UK puts safety first by kicking off 2018 with employee safety briefings

EPC-UK puts safety first by kicking off 2018 with employee safety briefings

EPC-UK will be kicking off 2018 with a series of Safety Briefings, to help all employees re-focus after the festive season and ensure safety is at the forefront of everything we do.

The two-hour Safety Kick-Off Briefings will take place across all EPC-UK sites, and encourage every employee to take the time to consider the […]

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Developing talent from within

The UK is facing a well-documented skills challenge. By 2022, two million more jobs will require higher level skills. More than one in five of all vacancies are ‘skills shortage’ vacancies – where employers cannot find people with the skills and qualifications needed.

SKILLS SHORTAGE
Almost half of all businesses say they have staff with skills […]

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EPC Metrics releases new remote monitoring portal

Last year, EPC Metrics released a new remote monitoring service for blast vibration and air overpressure in collaboration with the Datum Group. The service offers fully autonomous remote stations with automatic transmission of data after a blast to a dedicated web portal.
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As part of the on-going development of this service, EPC Metrics has […]

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We are supporting Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event, involving thousands of schools, organisations and community groups every year. Set up in 1997, the event is coordinated annually by Brake each November, and aims to encourage grassroots action on road safety and raise awareness about the part we can all play in preventing […]

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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; […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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