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GripHero launches anti-static nozzle-mounted hand protection

GripHero, the developer of a new fuel nozzle-mounted hand-protection dispenser that enables drivers to refill their vehicles without coming into contact with contaminants, has succeeded in developing the world’s first anti-static, recyclable hand-protection for forecourt use, which will be available on forecourts from August 2018.

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Beyer has supplied BP with lighting
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Lighting companies develop new contour tube

Two companies specialising in lighting for the forecourt sector have agreed a manufacturing and supply agreement after jointly developing a new contour tube.

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Suresite agrees card processing deal with Costcutter

Suresite, the Preston-based card services and risk management company, has concluded an agreement with the Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) to offer its independent retailers across Britain access to its processing services and technical expertise.

National Lottery celebrates 5,000 milllionaires with gold playstations

To celebrate the 5,000 millionaires The National Lottery has made since 1994, Camelot is rolling out a number of limited edition gold playstations to shops around the UK that have sold a £1m-plus winning ticket.

Dover Fueling Solutions joins Kingspan for AdBlue tanks and dispensers solution

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), under its Wayne Fueling Systems and Tokheim brands, has formed a partnership with Kingspan, a leading supplier of AdBlue storage and dispensing solutions, to offer a package of AdBlue retail dispensers and storage tanks to the retail and commercial fuelling industry in Europe and beyond.

Shelf tech adds profits

Market Hub Technologies, has joined forces with motorway service area operator Roadchef to deploy its Pulse and Electronic Shelf Label (ESL) technology.

All PayPoint's yellow terminals removed by 2020

PayPoint has confirmed the retirement of its old yellow terminals will be completed by December 2019 as it revealed that more than 9,000 retailers are now using the updated PayPoint One technology.

Rolec EV signs partnership with DC rapid chargers

Rolec EV, an electric charge point manufacturer and installer, has added DC rapid chargers to its range after signing a partnership agreement with Delta Electronics for the UK market.

Roadchef recycles waste coffee grounds into biofuel

Roadchef has partnered with Bio-bean a business recycling waste coffee grounds into biofuel on an industrial scale to reduce its environmental impact.

Moto renews deal with Air1 until at least 2020

Motorway services operator Moto Hospitality and Air1 Yara UK's brand of AdBlue have renewed their partnership until at least 2020.

Market Hub's Pulse helps to boost profits

Market Hub Technologies, a subsidiary of SES-imagotag, has partnered motorway service area operator Roadchef, to deploy its Pulse and Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) technology.

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Roadchef recycles waste coffee beans into biofuel

Motorway service operator Roadchef has partnered with bio-bean – a business recycling waste coffee grounds into biofuel on an industrial scale – to reduce its environmental impact.

Suresite offers low-cost wet-stock management deal

dealers needing to cope with new wet-stock management requirements is being offered by Suresite in partnership with Leighton O'Brien. The update of The Blue Book by the Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration (APEA) and Service Station Panel of The Energy Institute (EI), released this month, states that it will be a fundamental expectation of any forecourt with single-skin pipes or tanks to use wet-stock management.

Istobal uses Uniti Expo 2018 to unveil smart technology

Istobal is launching its smart technologies at Uniti Expo 2018.

Car wash access control system is winner for Touts

Installing the latest car wash access control system from PSD Codax has paid dividends for former Forecourt Trader of the Year, Touts Ltd, according to the company's operations manager Darren Hamilton.

EasyCoffee's PFS push

EasyCoffee is keen to push its coffee offer to forecourt retailers following a successful pilot stage and eight store openings across the UK. The company's CEO and co-founder Nathan Lowry said there had been considerable interest from potential franchisees, with the brand planning to open another 200 coffee shops in the next three years and having secured development partnerships with seven franchisees that have committed to delivering 50% of these.

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Moto Hospitality's Lymm services
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Moto Hospitality renews AdBlue deal with Air1

Motorway services operator Moto Hospitality and Air1 – Yara UK’s brand of AdBlue – have renewed their partnership until at least 2020.

Dover businesses and Kingspan form partnership

Two major equipment companies have formed a partnership to offer a package of AdBlue retail dispensers and storage tanks.

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PayPoint One roll-out reaches more than 9,000 retailers

PayPoint has confirmed the retirement of its old yellow terminals will be completed by December 2019 as it revealed that more than 9,000 retailers are now using the updated PayPoint One technology.

Rolec EV adds DC rapid chargers to its range

Rolec EV, an electric charge point manufacturer and installer, has added DC rapid chargers to its range after signing a partnership agreement with Delta Electronics for the UK market.

TLM Technologies appoints head of convenience

TLM Technologies has appointed Jonathan Rons to the new role of head of convenience.

Suresite reacts to new wetstock management rules

Suresite says it has a practical solution for dealers needing to cope with new wetstock management requirements.

Christ exhibits its latest top of the range rollover car wash

Car wash specialist Christ will be exhibiting its latest top of the range rollover wash unit, the Aquatus Prime, at the UNITI Expo show in Stuttgart this week.

Dover Fueling Solutions presents end-to-end solution

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), whose range covers fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, fleet systems, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management, will be exhibiting a number of new products at the UNITI expo trade show from 15 to 17 May in Stuttgart, Germany.

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MFG's North Ferriby site
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DRB UK Maintenance boss highlights business wins

A contract for DRB UK Maintenance to install signage at 80 MFG sites is only the latest in a string of prestigious business wins for the company, according to managing director Robert McArthur.

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Istobal shows off smart technology at Uniti Expo

Istobal, the Spanish car wash and car care solutions group, will launch its smart technologies at Uniti Expo 2018.

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easyCoffee targets forecourts

Easycoffee is keen to push its coffee offer to forecourt retailers following a successful pilot stage and eight store openings across the UK.

Big spend on car wash technology boosts sales for Touts

Installing the latest car wash access control system from PSD Codax has paid dividends for former Forecourt Trader of the Year, Touts Ltd, according to the company’s operations manager Darren Hamilton.

Orbis Tech partners US company to enhance security

Orbis Tech, the pos and back office solutions provider, has partnered a US company Cybera to enhance security and simplify solutions for retailers at remote locations.

City renews deal with BP to maintain retail sites

City Facilities Management has been awarded a new five-year contract with BP, to provide facilities management (FM) services across its entire UK retail estate.

Oyslans' new IOS stock control app uses iPhone and iPads to simplify processes

UNITI's focus on alt fuels

There will be a special focus on alternative fuels at this year's UNITI expo, the European trade fair for the fuel retailing and car wash industries, which will take place on May 15-17 in Stuttgart, Germany. This year the trade show will be highlighting alternative fuels, exploring the development of hydrogen technology, e-fuels, natural gas-based formulas and e-mobility, by exhibiting the latest concepts and technologies and dedicating one conference day to the subject.

HTEC's Gempay 3 reaches 1,500th installation

HTEC has cemented its position as a forecourt payments specialist by reaching a landmark 1,500 installations for its Gempay 3 solution. The 1,500th installation took place at Kay Porthill Service Station, Stoke-on-Trent.

Orbis Tech links with Cybera for enhanced offer

Pos and back-office solutions provider Orbis Tech has joined with US company Cybera to enhance security and simplify solutions for retailers at remote locations. "Our businesses are aligned in providing secure, simplified solutions in what is an increasingly complex environment," said Orbis Tech CEO, Jorundur Jorundsson.

Opt for a PayPoint ATM and earn regular cashback

PayPoint has extended its ATM cashback offer to all retailers who switch to a PayPoint ATM. The offer gives retailers the chance to earn £300 cashback a year for up to five years (totalling £1,500) when they take a PayPoint ATM.

City renews deal with BP to maintain sites

City Facilities Management has been awarded a new five-year contract with BP, to provide facilities management (FM) services across its entire UK retail estate.

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Kefron speeds up Applegreen's accounts payable

Kefron, a document management software provider, has provided new automated Accounts Payable system to Applegreen that has significantly reduced invoice processing time from days to hours.

TLM Technologies launches evoPOS system

This month sees the launch of the evoPOS system from TLM Technologies.

Assured Equipment is new sole UK distributor for Aquarama Car Wash

Assured Equipment has become the sole UK distributor for Aquarama Car Wash. Along with the Aquarama agreement, Assured Equipment is also the distributor for the American conveyor manufacturer AVW Ltd and Tommy Car Wash Centre's, and also distributes the Texabri Canopy systems for covering wash bays and customer parking areas.

Suresite's new solution

Suresite has launched a new wet-stock management solution, which it claims has zero tolerance to water, the catalyst for accelerated tank corrosion due to modern fuel formulations.

New cash-handling solution launched for retail market

APG Cash Drawer has announced a new partnership with Station Master, Ireland's independent epos specialist for the retail market. With cash handling costs being an ongoing concern, the new partnership aims to eliminate expensive processes through increased cash-handling efficiency.

BPme payment app now has wider availability

EDGEPoS users who operate under the BP fuel brand can now take full advantage of the newly launched BPme App, as it has been fully integrated into the software.

HTEC creates demo c-store to show off its technology

TLM launches evoPOS 'for a mobile-first world'

This month sees the much-heralded launch of the evoPOS system from TLM Technologies. Designed specifically for the convenience and fuel sector, it aims to not just fulfil the functionality of traditional EPOS systems, but includes advanced features that more closely align with a modern retail environment. Group sales and marketing director Paul Muncey, said the system had been built from the ground-up for a mobile-first world: "evoPOS offers exciting new functionality like self-checkout, mobile payment and the queue-busting capabilities of tablet EPOS. As the pathway-to-purchase is increasingly influenced by these sorts of digital trends, evoPOS is developed on a non-proprietary open platform that can change quickly and adapt to whatever the future holds. It is the next step towards a faster and more flexible EPOS that will help capture new income, boost profit margins and get you ahead of the competition."

Oyslans launches stock control app for iPhone

Oyslans has launched Echo-hht, an IOS app that covers all stock control processes.

Cimbali extends range of coffee machines

Cimbali has extended its range of automatic professional coffee machines with the launch of the S20, a smaller version of the S30 Perfect Touch.

PayPoint extends cashback offer on ATM deal

PayPoint has extended its ATM cashback offer to all retailers who switch cashpoint to a PayPoint ATM.

HTEC notches up 1,500th Gempay 3 installation

HTEC has cemented its position as payments specialist in the forecourt market by reaching a landmark 1,500 installations of its Gempay 3 payment solution. At the same time, the company announced that more than 1,000 sites have the technology installed.

HTEC sets up demonstration convenience store at HQ

HTEC has created a demonstration convenience store at its head office in Hampshire to show its clients how its technology would work and for training staff.

BPme App integrated into EDGEPoS system

EDGEPoS users who operate under the BP fuel brand can now take full advantage of the newly launched BPme App, as it has been fully integrated into the software.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 18 June 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.18140.02129.21
East Midlands131.6092.90141.48128.80
London132.06140.40129.21
North East131.2866.90141.91127.99
North West131.52141.49128.24
Northern Ireland130.8069.90135.52128.45
Scotland131.78138.84128.60
South East132.40141.08129.46
South West131.8662.90140.58129.06
Wales131.5463.90140.13128.63
West Midlands131.1759.80140.83128.45
Yorkshire & Humber130.8879.90140.94127.89

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