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Deforestation and climate change contribute to child deaths in the African drylands,
Sep 30, 2015 - 6:15 PM - by Steve Bullman
Deforestation and climate change contribute to child deaths in the African drylands, TREE AID charity warns

A child dies every two minutes from hunger and malnutrition in the isolated African drylands , an international development charity warns today, as it launches an appeal to help 32,000 families.

Climate change & deforestation, has left vast swathes of the region lacking the right conditions to grow food for local communities – leaving many to go hungry. For several months each year in the drylands, known as the “hungry months”, food is so scarce that people eat only once a day, or sometimes not at all.

Globally hunger and malnutrition has been identified as the number one risk to health – a greater risk than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined . Now, respected international development charity TREE AID has calculated that tragically hunger and malnutrition kills a child... [Read More]
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Cambrian Chipper Hire and Sales Press Release
Sep 11, 2015 - 6:02 PM - by Steve Bullman

Cambrian Chipper Hire and Sales are pleased to announce the addition of a number of new chipping machinery, including the latest GreenMech SAFE-Trak 19-28 Woodchippers to our hire fleet to help meet the increasing demand.

The SAFE-Trak 19-28 is designed with GreenMech’s award-winning patented track extension system, allowing massive ground clearance of up to 550mm enabling access across the most difficult terrain. This pioneering feature makes this one of the most popular machines for de-veg contractors working on power lines and railway track maintenance. It has a 190mm chipping capacity with disc-blade chipping technology; twin hydraulic feed rollers, a no-stress power control and boasts a 50hp Kubota diesel engine.

Cambrian are proud to have a wide range of 6” and 8” tracked and towable woodchippers... [Read More]
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Gammies Open Day in Angus
Sep 08, 2015 - 8:08 AM - by PeteB
Gammies, the GreenMech dealer for Angus and Aberdeenshire, are having an open day at the Edzell Airforce Base near to Brechin (DD9 7XH) on Wednesday 23rd September and the following Manufacturers/Suppliers will be present.

Kubota, Toro Hayter, Toro Lely, Simon Richard, D W Tomlin, Sisis/Dennis, Greenmech, Logic, Kersten, Honda, Blec, Teagle, Amazone, Schiller, GGM, Trimax, Husqvarna, Stihl, Bomford, Grillo, A M Phillip Truchteck, A M Phillip Spraytechnics, Charterhouse and Ariens/Echo.

It will be open from 09:30 to 19:00 and food, hot drinks and shelter will be provided. This is a proper representation of products available to the groundcare, golf, amenity and arboricultural professions so come along and support a local machinery dealer and see what they can offer you. Also meet the manufacturers advisors and sales people and hear what they have to say about their products. Also open to the general public should they be looking for serious garden... [Read More]
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Scafell Lite Colours Revealed!
Sep 07, 2015 - 3:24 PM - by Robin@Arbortec

Today Arbortec is revealing the colours of our new Scafell Lite chainsaw boot.

It comes in black, green and electric blue.The Scafell Lite is the result of years of product testing and feedback on our Scafell range, designed to withstand the rigours of the modern arborist's working environment - still maintaining the high level of comfort that the Scafell range is known for.

So now you can have the latest in top notch protection for your feet, along with a healthy dash of style. Available to order now from our dealers, for October delivery.
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Virtual APF deals
Sep 04, 2015 - 1:00 PM - by Jonesie
As most of you will know, there is no APF show this year. Bad times.

So, we’ve put together some of the most popular items we would normally take to the shows and discounted them to show prices for the month of September. Good times!

We didn’t want to let you miss out on the show deals, so now you can buy online at the show prices (without getting covered in mud!).

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Click the link below to see what we have in the deals, get in quick as some items are on a limited stock for the deal.
Virtual APF online deals! Only while stocks last

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