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01/06/11 HVCA specialist groups elect new heads

Two of the HVCA's specialist groups, have elected new chairmen and three of the four groups have also elected new vice chairmen at the Association’s recent AGM and conference in London.

Peter Rogers of Ductwork Projects, Wimborne, Dorset, is the new chairman of the Ductwork Group, taking over from Kevin White of Senior Hargreaves, Bury, Lancs, who will serve as immediate past chairman. Bob Lane of Roperhurst, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, has become vice chairman. 

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24/05/11 Chinese industry continues to invest in fume scrubbers

The Chinese economic recovery seems to be in full swing, if Roperhurst's fume scrubbers are any indication.  By the end of the first half of 2011, more than 20 units will have left these shores for various industrial plants across China, in addition to another five for the UK market.

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25/03/11 Roperhurst celebrates 35 years in business

We are very proud to celebrate our 35th birthday today. In March 1976 Roperhurst was established as plastics fabricators in what is now Cardiff Bay to provide products to one of Cardiff's fruit machine businesses. We have come a long way in those years.

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28/01/11 Roperhurst qualifies for Trustmark membership

Roperhurst, a long-standing member of the HVCA, is proud to display the Trustmark logo.  The government-led TrustMark concept has been established to help consumers ensure that the trades-people they employ in their homes are reliable, competent and fully capable of providing a quality service at a fair price.

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02/08/10 HSE LEV updates

In February we reported the HSE's estimate that only 40% of LEVs in operation in the UK were adequate.

Recent HSE data shows a significant increase in prohibition notices issued in 2009/10, which is in line with the HSE's expectation that there are a huge number of inadequate systems in place, and reinforces the need for all employers to give due consideration to their working environments.

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02/07/10 Roperhurst away day makes waves

On a sunny afternoon in July, Roperhurst's staff took to powerboats in the Bristol Channel and enjoyed 2 hours of adrenaline-filled racing around the islands of Flatholme and Steepholme.

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14/06/10 Good news from Barry as Roperhurst weathers the storm

Roperhurst Limited, a specialist plastics and environmental engineering company featured on BBC News 24 recently, has taken the opportunities offered by the recession to increase its staff numbers and take on new premises.

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09/06/10 Engineering humour (or how to understand engineers)
Understanding Engineers (1)

Two engineering students were walking across a university campus when one said, "Where did you get such a great bike?"

The second engineer replied....

 

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17/05/10 Roperhurst adds two to its workforce

Roperhurst Limited, a specialist plastics and environmental engineering company based in Barry, has just taken on a further two personnel to add to its workforce of 19.

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30/04/10 Latest job opportunities at Roperhurst

Roperhurst is looking for an experienced plastics engineer to join our well established team.

Our preferred candidate will have worked with a wide range of materials including PVC, polypropylene, polyethylene, PETG and polycarbonate.  He/she will have experience of various techniques, including butt fusion, socket fusion and hand welding.

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