LAPV March 2013 has been published

Published:  14 March, 2013

To read LAPV March 2013 click on the cover.

Grounds care: How do grounds care manufacturers cope with longer cutting cycles and the constant wet weather? Tony Gordon finds out.

Sustainability: Clive Buhagiar comments on a recent survey which revealed that public sector organisations take the lead when it comes to sustainable practice.

Exclusive interview: The CEO and VP of GeesinkNorba reveal how they will be gaining back market share after the recent transition from Platinum Equity to Mutares.

Competitive dialogue:Three Essex Councils have entered a competitive dialogue that enabled them to get better value for money and a more efficient service delivery.

Vehicle test: Steve Banner tested the updated version of the Citroen Berlingo.

Events: A focus on PlantworX and Traffex.

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  • CTS Hire adds three new Geesinknorba MINI RCVs to its spot hire fleet 

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