Monthly roundup of industry news

Recycling company fined over £2million after worker killed by loading shovel

A recycling company has been fined £2.15million after an agency worker was killed by a loading shovel at its site in Hartlepool.

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Disqualified demolition director loses Scottish High Court bid to stay in role

The High Court has refused an application by a director to remain in post after being disqualified by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for his role in an illegal demolition cartel.

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Government confirms removal of RAAC from affected schools

As reported by Department for Education (DfE), the government has announced measures to permanently remove Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) from affected schools and colleges across England, with a final list of affected education settings published.

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Company director avoids prison over wood dust failures

The director of a Norwich woodworking company has avoided an immediate spell behind bars after he exposed his employees to harmful wood dust.

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Worktops firm fined £26,000 after repeated failures to protect employees

A Stockport-based stone worktop manufacturer has been fined £26,000 for repeatedly putting its workers at risk.

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