Alta Special Steel Co.,Ltd - 1.2379 1.2080 1.2344 1.2510 1.2714 1.2083 1.2767 1.2550 TOOL STEELS

Alta Special Steel Co.,Ltd - 1.2379 1.2080 1.2344 1.2510 1.2714 1.2083 1.2767 1.2550 TOOL STEELS

ALTA SPECIAL STEEL is specialized in supplying and exporting tool steel, mold steel and alloy steel, especially for HOT FORGED BARS A2, D2/1.2379/SKD11, H13/1.2344/SKD61, O1/1.2510/SKS3, 1.2083/420SSESR, 1.2367, 1.2767 etc. Equipped with EAF, LF, VD, ESR melting facilities, having rich export experience to European & American market. 1)  Cold work tool steel A2, D2/1.2379/SKD11, O1/1.2510/SKS3, D3/1.2080, D6/1.2436, , O2/1.2842, S1/1.2550, 1.2767, 1.2328. 2)  Hot Work Tool Steel S7, H13/1.2344/SKD61, H11/1.2343, H10/1.2365, H10A/1.2885,...

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New environment laws vs. hauliers

New environment laws vs. hauliers

There will be new enforcement powers applied by the Environment Agency coming into life from 4 January 2011. These are alteratives for criminal penalties meant for less serious offences and they are called Environmental Civil Sanctions Orders. They include:   -Compliance notices; -Restoration notices; -Enfrocement undertakings; -Fixed/variable monetary penalties; -Stop notices; The exact calculation of monetary penalties is still to be made for further application. Author: Ewelina Frankowska Szczepańska

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One card for truck parking and washing

One card for truck parking and washing

Transport related transactions offered by Snap has now been integrated into one card combining Euro Truck Wash and Euro Truck Park network. Improved efficiency for truck operators is reflected in endowing the cardholders with the possibility to accept and manage their truck parking and washing transactions. The UK network sites amounts to over 90 truck parks and 30 truck washes, where operators are offered services paid afterwards on a weekly basis.  The newest technology, unlike previous services, identifies vehicles rather...

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IRU ensures if X-ray harms drivers

IRU ensures if X-ray harms drivers

International Road Transport Union (IRU) puts forward the assumption of endangering the health of international HGV drivers while exposure to X-ray scanners installed for security at border crossings to detect illegal goods. When it comes to the risk involved, the IRU's Goods Transport Council has highlighted the need for carrying out regular inspections of border scanning devices in order to eliminate the suspision of the negative effect that it has on drivers' health. Meanwhile, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is arguing that...

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Galway - the most congested city in Ireland

Galway - the most congested city in Ireland

Galway takes the top position on the ranking list for the biggest number of roads clogged with traffic in Ireland. The list has shown the density and bottleneck in Galway and the surroundings reaches the level of 37.1% per cent. The remaining positions on the list are as follows: Dublin occupying the second position with 28.6% of roads gridlocked and Limerick on the third place with a similar result of 28.3%. Presented results call for the demand to provide the Irish road users with the growing number of in-car technologies increasing...

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Blow before you drive

Blow before you drive

If you are under the influence of alcohol there is no chance you can start the engine of your car. The government in Holland announces the struggle with drunk drivers, and therefore it is intruducing changes in order to increase safety on the roads. A new legislation is meant to unable driving your car when intoxicated. Drivers once charged with drunk driving will be required to have breathalyser installed in their cars for effective alcohol testing before starting up the engine. If the result turns out to be positive, the car will...

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Lorry road user charge

Lorry road user charge

A lorry-user charge (LRUC) will come into life by April 2014 according to the report by the Department for Transport announced on 8 November. The plans of Department of Transport will be imlemented within the next four years one of its points being the introduction of HGV road user charging. Among the remaining points comprising the timeframe of implementations there are also:  specifying the full scope of charging scheme by June 2011, getting feedback and communication with road users by June 2011,  legislation in Parliament...

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Hop on The Fuelcard Expert

Hop on The Fuelcard Expert

The new website www.fuelcard.com has been created in order to make it easier to choose from a wide range of brands existing on the fuel card market. It is the first site of this kind offering the full option of brands, not omitting the following: BP, Esso, Shell, Texaco, Total, Diesel Direct and UK Fuels.  Hopping on The Fuelcard Expert makes it possible to create the best taylored solution for your particular needs in a fast and simple way. Author: Ewelina Frankowska Szczepańska

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The world's fastest hybrid truck

The world's fastest hybrid truck

Volvo Trucks have developed a unique hybrid truck called "Mean Green". It is supposed to take part in truck race next spring to beat the world speed record for the standing kilometre. The team at Volvo Trucks is very enthusiastic about the idea, claiming the most modern hybrid technology will prove to win the competition especially with the Swedish truck racing ace, Boije Ovebrink  sitting behind the wheel. Author: Ewelina Frankowska Szczepańska

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Alco-laser in Russia

Alco-laser in Russia

Alco-laser is a unique sensor able to detect alcohol vapours inside a moving car is a new Russian weapon for fighting with drunk drivers. It is assumed to start coming into wide-spread use within the next two years. Alco-laser's sensitivity allows to detect through a car's windscreen 1 part of alcohol per million of other particles, which equals 2 pints (1 liter) of beer or 100 grams of vodka. The sensor detects alcohol vapours inside a car traveling with the speed of maximum 120km/ph and passes the information down to the police...

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