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Forecourt Eye introduces debt recovery service

The news that police forces are questioning whether they should have to respond to fuel thefts, coincides with Forecourt Eye announcing a partnership with a UK debt recovery specialist.

Fresh Food Centre opts for Orbis solution

Fuel and convenience retailer The Fresh Food Centre Group in County Down, Northern Ireland, has invested in Orbis Tech’s point-of-sale, web-based back-office head-office software solution to gain better control over its outlets.

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PayPoint enlists retailers for recruitment drive

PayPoint has launched a ‘refer a retailer’ promotion to reward its existing retail partners and encourage more retailers to sign up to PayPoint One throughout November.

EPS feasibility matrix adopted by Environment Agency

A decision-making tool for forecourt companies wanting to develop or refurbish sites has been adopted by the Environment Agency (EA) as a best practice guide.

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ATM supplier steps up security measures

The world’s largest independent ATM operator, Cardtronics, has announced it is ramping up measures at its machines in the UK to counter the increasing number of attacks on its machines.

Suresite bolsters forecourt health and safety team

Suresite has strengthened its forecourt health and safety team with the appointment of two new assessors.

HTEC forms mobile payment partnership with P97 Networks

HTEC, the Southampton-based EPOS, payment and loyalty solutions company, has announced a partnership with American firm P97 Networks, which provides cloud-based mobile commerce, in-vehicle payments and digital marketing solutions.

Certas Energy's West End Service Station, Church Street, Brecon, Powys
Certas Energy's West End Service Station, Church Street, Brecon, Powys
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Certas Energy installs Orbis Tech EPOS at newly acquired sites

Certas Energy has chosen Orbis Tech’s EPOS solution for the six Gulf-branded forecourts recently purchased from David Taylor in South Wales.

Pic cap: From left: Peter Huda, head of projects; Bob Laidlaw, COO UK & Ireland; and UK & Ireland country manager Jon McCarthy
From left: Peter Huda, head of projects; Bob Laidlaw; and UK & Ireland country manager Jon McCarthy
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Bob Laidlaw appointed chief operating officer for Orbis UK

Orbis Tech has appointed Bob Laidlaw as chief operating officer for the UK region.

GripHero on the pumps

GripHero begins rolling out fuel-nozzle hand protection

GripHero, the developer of a new hand-protection dispenser that enables drivers to avoid contact with contaminants on fuel handles, has started the distribution across the UK.

Irish site first forecourt to install EDGEPoS self checkout in-store

Independently owned forecourt convenience operation,Spar Loughbrickland, County Down, has become the first service station to install the EDGEPoS self-checkout in store.

Investment in Tritium gives Gilbarco Veeder-Root entry into EV charging market

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has made a minority investment in Tritium, a privately held electric vehicle (EV) charging manufacturer.

Wilson wins EG contract for canopy cleaning

Wilson Contract Services has recently been awarded a contract by Euro Garages for canopy and fascia cleaning on each of its 366 sites. The programme is based on each site having one visit per year, and to minimise disruption the work is being carried out during night-time hours.

New bollard sleeve protects against vehicle scrapes

Addgards has developed a bollard sleeve to slide over existing steel bollards to protect against weathering and erosion. The sleeves are made from durable polyethylene that won't fade, scrape or chip like powder-coated paint.

CBE Software named NCR Partner of the Year

CBE Software has been awarded EMEA Retail Partner of the Year from NCR, the manufacturer of self-service checkouts.

Ozzie firm's Irish deal

Australia-based analytics and field technologies company Leighton O'Brien has expanded its global fuel cleaning operations into Ireland following an agreement with retail petroleum solutions provider, TSG Ireland.

McColl's signs new three-year contract with Suresite for wet-stock management

Suresite has extended its wet-stock management relationship with McColl's Retail Group, which operates seven forecourts among its total estate of around 1,600 stores.

Gilbarco Veeder-Root soups up engineer service to dealers

Forecourt equipment and services provider Gilbarco Veeder-Root has invested in route planning software from Fast Lean Smart (FLS) to improve the service its engineers provide to dealers.

Addgards bollard sleeve

Addgards introduces Bollard Sleeve to smarten forecourts

Addgards has developed a Bollard Sleeve to slide over existing steel bollards to protect against weathering and erosion.

Suresite extends wetstock management role with McColl's

Suresite has extended its wetstock management relationship with McColl’s Retail Group, which operates seven forecourts among its total estate of around 1,600 stores.

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Euro Garages appoints canopy and fascia cleaning contractor

Wilson Contract Services has recently been awarded a contract by Euro Garages for canopy and fascia cleaning on each of its 366 sites.

CBE wins retail partner award from NCR

Retail Technology company CBE Software has been awarded EMEA Retail Partner of the Year from NCR the manufacturer of self-service checkouts.

Ascona chooses Suresite for its wet-stock care

Ascona Group has appointed Suresite to provide wet-stock management across its UK forecourts. Ascona Group is currently undertaking a major programme of investment that could increase its forecourt operation from six to 20 sites over the next 12 months.

Applegreen switches to full recyclable coffee cups

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reinforced its environmental credentials by switching to using fully recyclable paper cups across its estate.

TLM's evoPOS gets the thumbs up from Shell

TLM Technologies' POS software, evoPOS, has been formally accredited by Shell. This news comes as the result of successful piloting and testing of evoPOS on the Shell network.

Yara expands its Air1 AdBlue capacity in the UK

Yara UK has expanded its Air1 AdBlue plant capacity to meet increasing demand. Up until now, Yara had Air1 AdBlue storage capacity of eight million litres at terminals located at Immingham and Dagenham.

Security firm says rise in drive-offs results in more interest in unmanned fuel stations

A recent spike in drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations, according to Metro Security, which provides technology that integrates CCTV and ANPR for both kiosk-driven and pay-at-pump service areas.

Greenergy opts for app

Greenergy, the UK's largest supplier of road fuels, is the first company to incorporate EdgePetrol's technology into a branded retail package; it will offer EdgePetrol's app as part of its UK retail brand offering. The app enables petrol retailers to see all their key metrics live in one place, allowing them to make quicker decisions to increase their fuel volumes and shop sales.

TSG Ireland Introduces Leighton O'Brien fuel cleaning service

Australia-based analytics and field technologies company Leighton O’Brien has expanded its global fuel cleaning operations into Ireland following an agreement with retail petroleum solutions provider, TSG Ireland.

Yara UK expands Air1 AdBlue plant capacity

Yara UK has expanded its Air1 AdBlue plant capacity to meet increasing demand.

Sharad Raja (left) and Gideon Carroll
Sharad Raja (left) and Gideon Carroll
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Greenergy offers EdgePetrol as part of retailer package

Greenergy, the UK’s largest supplier of road fuels, is the first company to incorporate EdgePetrol’s technology into a branded retail package; and will offer EdgePetrol’s app as part of its UK retail brand offering.

Applegreen switches to fully recyclable paper cup across estate

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reinforced its environment credentials by switching to using a fully recyclable paper cup across its estate.

TLM Technologies’ evoPOS wins accreditation from Shell

TLM Technologies’ POS software, evoPOS, has been formally accredited by Shell.

Metro Security sees rise in interest from unmanned stations

A recent spike in drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations, according to Metro Security, which provides technology that integrates CCTV and ANPR for both kiosk-driven and ‘pay-at-the-pump’ service areas.

Ascona Group chooses Suresite's wetstock management solution

The forecourt retailer Ascona Group has appointed Suresite to provide wetstock management across its UK forecourts.

Henderson launches EDGEPoS self-checkout in UK

Henderson Technology has announced the launch of the EDGEPoS self-checkout, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across the UK.

Welcome Break commits to more Air1 AdBlue

Air1 is celebrating extending its relationship with Welcome Break, with the motorway services operator adding AdBlue dispensers at more of its sites. The first of the bulk AdBlue dispensers were installed at South Mimms and Oxford Service Stations in 2012, and by the end of 2014 Welcome Break had seven of its UK forecourts dispensing AdBlue from the pump.

Milkshakes at the touch of a button from f'real

Rich Products a global supplier of frozen food and beverages has launched what it describes as the UK's first self-serve milkshake solution.

Malibu has new smaller footprint ice cream machine

The latest addition to Malibu's machine range is aimed at customers new to serving soft ice cream, and those who are not expecting a huge sales volume but still want to attract new customers.

Dover Fueling Solutions gains new ISO standard

Dover Fueling Solutions has been awarded the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety System (OHS) standard for its manufacturing facility in Dundee. The recently released ISO 45001:2018 OHS, the successor to OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series), is an internationally recognised standard which requires organisations to identify, manage and strictly control health and safety risks in their workplace, and create better working conditions.

Istobal's show launches

Istobal will showcase its new T'WASH30 tunnel at the Automechanika 2018 exhibition, which will take place on September 10-15 in Frankfurt. The car wash firm will also use the show to launch new technology developed to boost equipment productivity and improve quality, comfort as well as user experience.

Henderson Technology's EDGEPoS self- checkout system is a hit with customers

Henderson Technology has announced the launch of the EDGEPoS self-checkout, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across the UK.

Malibu unveils slimline soft ice cream machine

The newest addition to Malibu’s line of soft ice cream machines is aimed at customers new to serving soft ice cream, and those who are not expecting a huge sales volume but still want to attract new customers and make money from a fresh offering.

Rich Products launches self-serve milkshake solution

Rich Products – a global supplier of frozen food and beverages – has launched what it describes as the UK’s first self-serve milkshake solution.

The DFS Dundee plant
The DFS Dundee plant
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Dover Fueling Solutions' Dundee plant awarded ISO 45001:2018

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), a Dover company that delivers advanced fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, fleet systems, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management, has been awarded the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety System (OHS) standard for its manufacturing facility in Dundee.

Istobal presents new car wash at Automechanika 2018 exhibition

Istobal, the Spanish car wash and car care solutions provider, will present its new Istobal T’WASH30 tunnel at the Automechanika 2018 exhibition.

GripHero launches anti-static 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 now developed the world's first anti-static, recyclable hand protection for forecourt use. In passing extensive ATEX tests, GripHero has become the only hand-protection dispenser that has been approved for use in forecourt refuelling.

More access to Tide thanks to PayPoint partnership

PayPoint has signed a partnership with the banking company Tide that will enable its customers to deposit cash directly into their Tide accounts at any of its 29,000 retailers nationwide. The deal gives the digital bank access to a network larger than all banks, post offices and supermarkets combined.

Suresite signs services agreement with Costcutter

Suresite has concluded an agreement with Costcutter to offer its independent retailers access to its processing services and technical expertise. The deal is part of Costcutter's business services offer, which has continued to grow since its launch last summer, and is designed to provide retailers with improved terms to help their bottom line.

New LED contour tube

Bever Innovations and Visive Group, who both specialise in lighting for the forecourt sector, have agreed a manufacturing and supply agreement after jointly developing a new contour tube.

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