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Imants Sandcat Put Through It Paces at STRI Event

Campey Turf Care Systems recently took part in the research event hosted by STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute) held at the STRI Research facilities in Bingley, West Yorkshire.

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Multihog at Galabau 2014

Multihog is exhibiting four base units from its new MX series, a wide selection of attachments and is also participating in live demonstrations in the outdoor area at GaLaBau. Following the successful launch of the initial MH90 series, the focus on the stand at this years' show is on the compact MX machines. The narrow chassis models of these versatile implement carriers offer even more possibilities for flexible operations in the municipal, grounds care and highway maintenance sectors.

Read more: Multihog at Galabau 2014

New Consensus Document Published by OECD

The Consensus Document of the Biology of Eucalyptus spp. has been published by the OECD. Consensus Documents contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of a particular product. In the area of plant biosafety, these are being published on information on the biology of certain plant species, selected traits that may be introduced into plant species, and biosafety issues arising from certain general types of modifications made to plants.

Read more: New Consensus Document Published by OECD

New from John Deere at SALTEX 2014

John Deere will be unveiling its new 1500 Series TerrainCut commercial front mower range for the first time in the UK at IOG SALTEX in September, on the Farol dealership stand (F35). Equipped with powerful, high-torque, three-cylinder diesel engines, four-wheel drive, high-capacity rotary mower decks and a new optional grass and leaf collection system, the 1500 Series can mow and collect thick grass at high speeds and still produce a quality cut.

Read more: New from John Deere at SALTEX 2014

Saturday 12th July Workshop "Plan Graphics & The What, Why and When of Drawings"

Plan Graphics - Thinking in Layers. With Lisa Murphy & Gary Foran - "Plan Graphics & The What, Why and When of Drawings"

1.Composition - How to set out garden design information in a legible way, looking at graphics, symbols and developing a style.

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New Additions to the Multihog Family at IFAT

Enjoy a glass of Guinness with us at the IFAT exhibition: Outdoor area, F7.715/5. Since the first Multihogs were launched onto the market its Irish manufacturers have made a number of additions to the product range. This is reflected in the exhibits at this year's IFAT where three new members of the Multihog family from the MX narrow chassis range will be on show together with the original MH90 model.

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Stuart Taylor Rides to Olympic Park Rescue with Gianni Ferrari for Royal Opening

When Stuart Taylor International arrived at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with two of their powerful Gianni Ferrari Turbo Cruiser mower collectors they were responding to a head gardener's call for help. Des Smith works for Willerby Landscapes Ltd - the main construction and landscape sub-contractors to Skanska at the Olympic Park.

Read more: Stuart Taylor Rides to Olympic Park Rescue with Gianni Ferrari for Royal Opening

New Four-Passenger Gator from John Deere

John Deere’s new XUV 855D S4 Gator utility vehicle will be making its UK show debut at BTME 2014 in Harrogate in January. This versatile addition to the Gator family is particularly suitable for anyone needing to transport extra people in addition to carrying materials, tools and equipment such as pedestrian mowers.

Read more: New Four-Passenger Gator from John Deere

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Technology to meet the special needs of larger, more powerful farm vehicles. Bridgestone Europe has announced that it will expand its multi-brand strategy and introduce the Bridgestone brand in the agricultural tyre market in Europe.

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Which? Launches Trusted Traders in UK Market

Announcing the launch of a brand new trader endorsement scheme - Which? Trusted Traders
For years Which? have been testing products and services and awarding the best our coveted Best Buy Icon.  The value of the Which? Best Buy icon has been enjoyed by kettle manufacturers, insurance providers and pushchair producers.

Read more: Which? Launches Trusted Traders in UK Market

European Union

European Council Adopts Rules on Invasive Alien Species

The European Council recently adopted a regulation on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species. The Regulation, that is a binding legal tool, will enter into force from 1 January 2015.

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The Chartered Institute of Horticulture Makes History for Professional Horticulture

The Institute of Horticulture made horticultural history for professional horticulturists when it became Chartered on 21 July 2014. It is now The Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH). The formal celebrations began on 1 September 2014 when The Marchioness of Salisbury, Patron of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, hosted a Garden Party at Hatfield House to celebrate the grant of the Royal Charter. 

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Hitachi Power Tools Launches PureFire Chainsaw

Hitachi Power Tools has launched its latest chainsaw, the CS33EDP, with New PureFire engine, designed to tackle the big jobs with minimum effort and strain for the operator.

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New John Deere Aerators For Maximum Productivity

John Deere has launched the brand new A40 and V40 PrecisionCore pedestrian aerators for golf greens and other fine turf areas. Based on extensive customer feedback, and replacing the previous Aercore 800 model, these latest machines have been designed from the ground up to provide increased productivity and efficiency compared to traditional aerators on the market.

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John Deere Launches New Golf Course Mowers

John Deere has introduced a complete range of advanced technology fairway, tees & surrounds and rough mowers for 2014, based on extensive feedback from greenkeepers and other golf and turf industry professionals.

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Campeys Invitation to A Full Pitch Renovation

A fantastic opportunity to see a full pitch renovation in action - Macclesfield Town Football Club's Moss Rose Stadium in Macclesfield, Cheshire, is the venue of the final day of the Campey Turf Care 'Perfecting Play™' Renovation European Tour Days on 20th May, 2014

Read more: Campeys Invitation to A Full Pitch Renovation

Seamus Weldon New John Deere Lawn Tractor Product Launch and Demonstration

When: Wednesday 2nd April 2014
Place: Cork Institute of Technology Sport Grounds
Time: 10:30 Tea / Coffee & Refreshments

We are delighted to announce we will be holding our Product Launch and demonstration day at Cork Institute of Technology. This is a great opportunity to see John Deere's first commercial diesel rear collection tractor mower.

Read more: Seamus Weldon New John Deere Lawn Tractor Product Launch and Demonstration

John Deere Highlights New Models at Harrogate

New machines from John Deere's comprehensive golf and turf maintenance product range will be featured at BTME 2014 in Harrogate in January (main stand no. M58). These include the new X950R commercial rear discharge/rear collect diesel lawn tractor – a first for the company – and the latest heavy-duty 4x4 Gator utility vehicle, the fast and powerful XUV 825i petrol engine model.

Read more: John Deere Highlights New Models at Harrogate

Notices - Appointment of Receiver and Manager: O’Shea Agri and Plant Sales Limited

Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton was appointed Receiver and Manager by Danske Bank on 24th September 2013 
Registered address: Damerstown, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny 
Last accounts filed: 31/03/2012
CRO number: 451918

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