Category: Business News

Paddy Cowan
23 October 1942 – 6 October 2020

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Paddy Cowan, the owner and publisher of The Irish World newspaper. Powerday's Chairman, Mick Crossan, said: Paddy was indeed a great friend of the Crossan Family and a great…

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Construction Line – Gold Membership

We are proud to confirm Powerday has been officially verified as Gold Members of Constructionline - the UK’s leading procurement and supply chain management scheme for the Construction Industry. For more than 20 years, Constructionline has worked with the industry to build…

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Supporting #MoveTheDate Overshoot Day movement

We are proud to have become a 'Date Mover' this Earth Overshoot Day! Our Willesden Junction Materials Recycling Facility is now listed on the movement's website thanks to our ability to recycle construction and demolition waste, and generate renewable fuels from non-recyclables…

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Retaining recycling standard PAS 402 for 6th time

We are very pleased to have retained the recycling performance standard, PAS 402: 2013 for the sixth year running. PAS 402 and the corresponding Green Compass scheme certification was established for waste management companies to provide a standard for performance reporting.  It was…

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Powerday announces changes to its leadership team

Powerday has today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Liam Kearney, has been promoted to Joint Managing Director, alongside Managing Director, Jim Craig. New roles at the top In this new role, Liam will continue to provide strategic financial counsel, as well as…

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Double acquisition takes Powerday into the home counties

We have today announced the acquisition of two new waste transfer stations that significantly expands our coverage of London and the home counties. The 26,500 sq ft Wimbledon waste transfer station, which is now open, is licensed to process 75,000 tonnes per year,…

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Covid-19 risk assessment

We have now updated our company-wide risk assessment for COVID-19. This applies to all employees, contractors and visitors working in our premises and/or vehicles. We will be asking everyone to ensure that all non-essential attendance in our premises, by visitors or contractors…

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The emergence of Covid-19

Dear All We hope that you, your families and communities are safe and healthy. It is now almost two months since the country went into lockdown, and we continue to live in truly unprecedented times. We watch with cautious optimism as countries…

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Transprting construction waste by water

Transporting construction waste by water on London’s canals

With ever rising fuel costs, gridlock on London’s roads and growing concern about the levels of air pollution in the Capital, the arguments for transporting construction waste on London’s canals where feasible to do so are getting stronger by the day.  We explore…

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COVID-19 Statement

As updates on the  Corona Virus ‘Covid 19’ continue to develop, we write to advise the measures we here at Powerday are taking to protect our employees, customers, suppliers and the general public.   The virus has already affected many areas of our…

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FORS Gold Retained for Fifth Year

Powerday has retained the highest standard of the Freight Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS) for the fifth year in a row. The voluntary scheme recognises fleet operators for best practice in safety, efficiency and environmental standards. Renewal of the accreditation is by successful…

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