Our Travels

25
Aug

Hybrids are a perfect match

The importance and relevance of the recycling industry to the environment continue to increase. This was particularly evident to the RED team on a visit to a DEC (DEME Environmental Contractors) soil and sediment recycling centre in Flanders, Belgium. The eight-hectare site on the banks of the River Scheldt at Zwijndrecht, near Antwerp recycles 80,000 tonnes of sludge per year.

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25
Jul

Under the Northern Lights in Greenland

Recently, Andy and Jon were asked to fly the RED flag in Greenland for Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME). After surviving four flights – taking in Copenhagen along the way – the guys finally stepped on to the tarmac at Nuuk airport, in the shadow of the iconic Sermitsiaq mountain. However, there was no time to admire the view

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15
Jul

Help and hospitality in Budapest

A huge RED thank you to Hungary’s authorised Hitachi dealer, MPH Építögép Kft, and in particular the company’s co-owners István Mándity and Krisztián Pölz. We very much appreciated their help and hospitality on a recent trip to the central European country, where we were based in the beautiful capital of Budapest. They also introduced us to three very different Hitachi

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25
Feb

Into the mountains

As part of our ongoing corporate movie project for DEM Group, Chris and Jon visited Morocco to film a number of road and general construction projects in and around Marrakech, Rabat and Casablanca.   Among other highlights, this unique trip offered the team the opportunity to shoot a stunning time lapse of the Atlas Mountains! The material filmed by the

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16
Jan

A warm welcome

RED always receives a warm welcome from our friends at Nasta (the Norwegian Hitachi construction machinery dealer) – and Jannike in particular. On this occasion, she not only looked after us to the usual impeccable standard, but also presented us with a super-cool Hitachi-branded Nasta jacket each (Paul is pictured receiving his new garment from Jannike).   And as if

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