CIWM Annual Exhibition 2005

Published:  01 March, 2012

The CIWM Annual Conference & Exhibition is the world's largest annual event dedicated to waste management. The Exhibition is the established showcase for the waste management industry, attracting over 370 companies from the UK and overseas.

Once again the CIWM Exhibition features over 370 leading manufacturers and service providers promoting their latest waste management products and services. Located on five linked sites occupying 31,000m2, it provides an ideal opportunity to promote waste management products/services to over 6,000 visitors. This ensures that the CIWM Exhibition remains the largest showcase for waste management in the UK (6,514 waste professionals attended the event in 2004). In fact, it's so large that the exhibition comprises five linked sites - North Green, South Green, Preston Green, Middle Green and Torbay Park Internal.

Conference & Exhibition data

Exhibition opening hours are as follows:

Tuesday, 14th June 0930 - 1730hrs

Wednesday 15th June 0930 - 1730hrs

Thursday 16th June 0930 - 1600hrs

Alongside the exhibition, the 4-day CIWM Annual Conference draws in delegates from around the world to discuss the key issues in waste management today at a variety of conference and workshop sessions. It features over 70 leading industry speakers from the UK and overseas and attracts more than 500 delegates. Full details can be obtained by e-mail from:

Companies Exhibiting

LAPV looks at some of the companies especially involved with the local authority waste management & transport sector. Here are the ones who supplied us with their details before we went to press:

* ABRO FLEET SERVICES [M32] has been successfully targeting public sector customers with a range of services based on core competencies such as vehicle maintenance. One of ABRO's core capabilities is the overhaul and remanufacture of vehicles, extending platform life at highly competitive prices. ABRO currently operates mobile support teams extending geographic coverage from its 10 strategically-located sites throughout the UK.

* APPLIED SWEEPERS [M35] will display its popular urban street sweeper range. The 525 Green Machine from Applied Sweepers features no controls rods and few cables running back and forth. Possessing a highly intelligent electronic control system, it also has an anti-surge control which enables it to climb the kerb safely.

* ARRIVA VEHICLE RENTAL [M45] will show its successful Fleet Management product - Tasc - and the customer information and booking facility - ArrivaClick. Click is said to offer unprecedented levels of clarity of information and booking ease and is tailored to customer specific requirements, truly adding value to Tasc customers.

* ATS EUROMASTER [N42] is a tyre distributor and supplier of all manufacturing brands of tyres and wheels for local authorities and industry. ATS will be demonstrating two tyre management systems, Euromaster Inspector and its accompanying Euromaster Reporter software solutions.

* BANDVULC TYRES LTD [N9] is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of re-treaded truck tyres will be showcasing Bandvulc Tyre Contracts (BTC) - its total tyre management system - at this year's show, having committed £1/4 million to create a second generation, semi-intelligent reporting software system that gives customers real-time information over the internet. The BDE1, 225/75R17.5 bead to bead remould will also be featured as will Bandvulc's Wastemaster tyre. More info? Visit

* BRITAX PMG LIMITED [N29] is a leading supplier of mandatory vehicle lighting, mirrors, electrical equipment and hazard warning beacons will show its extended product range, including LED lighting.

* CITROEN UK LTD [M39] will be promoting vehicle developments such as the C15 Champ, Xsara Enterprise, Berlingo, Dispatch and New Look Relay vans. Recent models include an Advanced Minibus and a Tipmaster bodied tipper. More information? Visit:

* DEL EQUIPMENT (UK) LTD [ N8] - a market leader of column tailifts for 3.5 Tonne vehicles, the company will be launching a new Dump Thru lift for tipper applications. The new lift has been purposely designed to provide users with easy operation plus offering transport managers with a reliable yet ultra lightweight lift to maximise vehicle payload. More info?

* DOUGLAS EQUIPMENT LTD [M6] makes the Douglas Elgin Whirlwind MV truck mounted sweeper, now manufactured in the UK by Douglas Equipment. The Whirlwind MV is said to offer very low cost of ownership and advanced ground coverage rates utilising its powerful turbo-charged auxiliary engine and simultaneous dual gutter brush, sweeping at up to 10mph.

* ECON ENGINEERING [M64] is the UK's leading manufacturer of winter and multi-purpose highway maintenance equipment. One of its most recent developments is the Smoothflow spreader which is fitted with Econ's new Spargo in-cab control box with a joystick allowing finger tip control of the operational menu, the discharge rate and the snowplough.

* EUROMEC [M38] - one of Euromec's best known unit is the Azura 2 compact street sweeping vehicle which can carry up to two cubic metres of waste before it needs emptying - this means that local authorities can deploy vehicles at increased distances from the main depot. Also from Euromec is the Aquazura urban vacuum scrubber which comes with a detergent pump to lift greasy deposits and restore the appearance of the surface.

* FARID MUNICIPAL VEHICLES LTD [N63], part of FEG S.A., is the UK arm of the Farid Group, based in Arundel, West Sussex. It is best known for producing a wide variety of RCVs and related vehicles including the Minimatic, the T1 & T2, the Super Titan, the Tevieco Tanker, and the front-end loader.

* FORD MOTOR COMPANY [M19] - in association with Ricardo UK, Valeo SA and Gates Corporation - will release details of a joint project, called HyTrans, which demonstrates affordable technology for a ‘feasible micro-hybrid diesel van'. Based on a Ford Transit, the HyTrans research vehicle and Europe's first micro-hybrid diesel delivery van, showed a 21% fuel saving. Products previously shown by the company include the T-Body Ranger, a Transit School Bus and a Transit Connect Tourneo accessible vehicle.

* GILBARCO VEEDER-ROOT [T19] provides a broad range of point-of-sale and merchandising systems and a full line of state-of-the-art, PC-based site management systems and fuel dispensers. Gilbarco's Fuel Management Service (FMS), is said to be ‘a fuel manager's dream come true'. The fleet manager decides what the fuel management needs are and then simply tailors a fuel management program by selecting the specific service modules required.

* GLASDON UK LTD's [M24] Retriever 50 will be at the forefront of the company's range of waste management products. With its mainbrace stainless steel backbone providing durability and strength, the Retriever 50 allows for easy on-site replacement and maintenance of the bin body or hood. More info?

* GOODYEAR DUNLOP TYRES UK LTD [N7] is offering fleet managers a one-stop-shop for all tyre management needs with its ‘Truck Force service network' which supplies and services Dunlop fleet customers. On show will be its renowned retreads, including the ‘Unicircle' concept, the Dunlop SP841 tyre for on and offroad use and the Goodyear Refusemaster. More information? Visit: or

* GULLIVER'S MUNICIPAL HIRE SERVICES [M33] will feature the latest additions to its fleet: RCVs, recyclers, sweepers and skiploaders all maintained in Gulliver's own workshops. Gulliver's moved into the municipal market some three years ago - a national hotline means they can now fulfil hire requirements anywhere at a single call. For more information call 0870 850 9990, or visit:

* HAKO [Middle Green: M20] is a manufacturer of urban street cleansing vehicles such as the mini-compact sweeper, the Citymaster 90, designed for precinct and town centre locations. While this particular unit has half the capacity of the Citymaster 300 launched in 2001 - 120 litres compared with 240 - the suction of the 90 far exceeds any other vacuum sweeper of its size, says the company.

* HANKOOK TYRES [ Middle Green: M68]: in 1990, ASA, the new subsidiary of HANKOOK Tire Co., Ltd (ranked No. 10 worldwide in the tire industry with 50 years of manufacturing experience) started its quality alloy wheel business under technical cooperation agreement with BBS Germany, a world-renowned quality manufacturer. Its current quality standard was established by ASA's engineers to reach that of BBS. E-mail: or visit:

* INCOMOL LTD [North Green: N34] is a member of the Mol Group of Companies which manufactures a larger range of refuse collection vehicles, with established markets throughout Europe, the Middle East and China. Inco-Mol workshops and head office at Clay Cross Chesterfield have an experienced management and engineering workforce which has been building refuse collection vehicles for over 26 years.

* ISUZU TRUCK (UK) LTD [North Green: N24] is best known for supplying its ‘Grafter' trucks, based on the proven NKR model, to local authority users. Said to be the hardest working, most reliable 3.5 tonne truck on the market, the 3.5 tonne, 4x2 rigid ‘Grafter' comes with an all-steel tipper body with either single or twin rear wheels, or as a dropside body with aluminium sides and single rear wheels. A number of models will be on display at CIWM 2005.

* IVECO [North Green: N29] shows off its latest vehicle for local authority use. In previous years Iveco has showcased a range of CNG-powered LCVs; the vehicles had GVWs from 3,500kg through to 5,000kg, and a choice of either 3.300mm or 4.350mm in length and included the CNG-powered Iveco Daily 35C11/GV 3.5 tonner.

* JCB [Middle Green - M40] is promoting the 456 Wastemaster wheeled loading shovel and the JCB Loadall 540- 70 Wastemaster - a telescopic handler purpose designed for waste transfer, MRF and civic amenity site applications. CIWM 2004 saw the JCB 3.5 tonne Teletruk on display. This range now features a new ‘slimline' telescopic boom design - 15 per cent slimmer, in fact - to give the operator a better view of fork tips.

* JC DECAUX UK LTD [Middle Green: M22] - this is name you see everywhere. Established in 1964 in France, the company is a world-leader in outdoor advertising and has the exclusive or dominant contracts in the major cities and key conurbations right across the UK. JC Decaux products can be seen in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Plymouth, Hull, Bradford, Sheffield, Nottingham, Stoke and many other towns and cities covering the main hubs across the country.

* JOHNSTON SWEEPERS LTD [N17] is probably best known for its VT Range pure vacuum sweeper, a direct descendant of the world's first vacuum sweeper built by Johnston. To date, there are more than 12,000 of these machines in service throughout the world. Johnston Sweepers and Madvac were awarded a major new contract from Onyx Westminster to supply 55 road and pedestrian sweepers, in a deal worth over £1.5m

Onyx is using various machines from Johnston's range, including truck mounted 605 Series sweepers, mid-sized 5000Series machines, Compacts and Compact Washers. The order also includes a significant number of Madvac PS300 pedestrian sweepers.

* LAPV magazine & SURVEYOR – come and visit two of the UK's most popular local government titles – on Stand M43!

* LDV [M5] - the Birmingham-based van maker - has announced its long awaited new van range, called Maxus. This new van range can and will compete head on with the best in the business for years to come, said LDV boss Allan Amey. The front wheel drive Maxus panel van range starts with two wheelbases and three roof heights and has a better payload than its predecessor and a lower cargo floor. Amey says the firm will add more models to the range over the next year, including chassis-cab and minibus variants.

* MANVIK HIRE [North Green: N48] - contract & spot hire specialists based in Walsall, Birmingham, Manvik Hire (a division of the Manvik Group of companies) operates a growing UK fleet of Dennis RCVs with Phoenix II bodies and other models. These are fitted with Betalifts and Ottolifts.

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