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SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed

After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909 who attended. 

With over 300 exhibitors and more show features than ever before it is

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SALTEX Innovation Award Winners

The very first SALTEX Innovation Award celebrated the best in brand new grounds care technology when the show took place at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 and 2 November 2017.

Making its debut, the Innovation Award attracted a number of high-quality entries

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SALTEX 2017 Launches Innovation Award

SALTEX 2017 is set to play host to the most technologically advanced equipment showcase in grounds management. With this in mind SALTEX event organisers have decided to hold, for the very first time, an Innovation Award – and visitors will get the ch

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The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the 2017 winners of the SALTEX College Cup will be given the opportunity to work as part of the grounds team when Scotland host England as part of the 2018 Six Nations Championships, at BT Murr

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Oeliatec return to SALTEX on stand number E055 to showcase their range of environmentally-friendly range of weed control products.

All Oeliatec weed control machines kill weeds with 100% hot water by delivering an efficient low pressure treatment at t

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Limagrain UK, one of the world’s largest seed companies will be showcasing its impressive range of grass seed mixtures, including the market leading MM60, MM50 and the new exciting MM7 on their stand at SALTEX 2017.

MM is one of the most respected bra

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Pellenc will be exhibiting at this year’s IOG SALTEX on stand E055 which will showcase their professional range of environmentally friendly, lithium-ion battery powered tools.

A forerunner when it comes to lithium-ion technology and high efficiency “B

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Etesia will be launching their range of Greener City Equipment on stand C050 at IOG SALTEX 2017, which includes a range of environmentally-friendly battery-powered pedestrian and ride-on rotary mowers.

Environmental protection and a commitment to sust

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At SALTEX 2017 Dennis & SISIS (Stand E070) will be living up to their reputation of having world-class maintenance equipment for every type of playing surface with a wide range of equipment on show.

3314821866?profile=RESIZE_480x480Featuring prominently on the stand will be the SISIS

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 The countdown to Europe’s largest annual turf management event has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration.

3314815964?profile=RESIZE_480x480SALTEX 2017 takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, from 1-2 November, and has already attracted over 250 exhibitor

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The opportunity to stand on arguably the most famous pitch in world football on the day of the FA Cup Final is a dream for many, but for four sports turf students from Northern Ireland – the dream has become a reality.

Gavin White, Jon Crawford, Micha

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Organisers of SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) have launched their new 2017 campaign, which features the distinguished heart-shaped logo formed of grass complete with the words – Your Industry - Your Show.

In 1934 a groundsman at

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Open forum activity

Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"We did 500m of steel cable so a customer could charge his Tesla faster! It surprisingly did not take so long with a trenching spade but the problem was the sparky had not left enough slack, we hit manholes which were covered over so be sure to…"
46 minutes ago
Honey Badger replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"Agreed.
Cable installer has cut corners or the customer has been to cheap, thinking the gardener will do it for cheaper. You should have been involved from the start, all the trenches should have been done first before the cables.
All I see is a…"
8 hours ago
David Benson replied to Peter sellers's discussion Gardenly
"not herd of them before just googled them it seems they are a indian firm there website was in a foren language
be carfull it could be a scam "
8 hours ago
David Benson replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Keeping Batteries warm over winter
"try a polistyrine box or line your bag with polistyrine sheets it might help "
8 hours ago
David Benson replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"the cables should be bured at least 600mm deep with a 50mm sand covering  round the cable then warning electric tape 75mm above the cable 
if you are using a machine check there is no other servis cables or pipes befor you start and it might be…"
9 hours ago
Premier Eastleigh Gardens & Lawn Care replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"humans have a second hand that can be used to steady a GTA26 if you're weak-limbed 😂👍"
11 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"Geo Ripper do a trolley attachment, so you can stand well back :-) "
11 hours ago
Premier Eastleigh Gardens & Lawn Care replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"goodness - if you thought a GTA26 was a danger 😳..."
11 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"Geo Ripper had a stand at Saltex which caught my attention, basically a very substantial chainsaw which will set you back several grand, so not something to buy without work lined up for it.
https://georipper.co.uk/"
12 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Keeping Batteries warm over winter
"I have eight Makita 18 volt batteries that usually spend some time each day on the front seat of the van, which is far from ideal.
So last night I went on Ebay and ordered a Makita belt pouch which will hold two spare batteries and a Makita cool bag…"
12 hours ago
Jonathan Davidson replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"Jason at Never Ending Fencing ( Salisbury) I believe has a trenching attachment for one of his machines, his machine may or may not be suitable for a typical garden environment but he may know a solution for a small mobile diy option locally if you…"
13 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"Sounds like a knightmare!
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13 hours ago
Billybop replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Keeping Batteries warm over winter
"If not being actively used, I think li-ion batteries store better by being kept fairly cool, and at about 25% charge level. I just charge up to full capacity the ones I anticipate I will be using over the next few days, and keep them at indoor…"
14 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"Just seen Gary's comment - also look at a whats called a ditch witch machine. All depends how much slack you have in the cable but should do the job. I think Arbour Landscape Solutions hire one out or you may find one locally..."
15 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Keeping Batteries warm over winter
"Do you need to do anything?  I've always got the spare battery on the van shelf and the other one sitting in a hedgecutter in the garage or the van if I'm going to be using it that day.  Never had a problem. "
15 hours ago
Adam Woods posted a discussion
A large (5 acre) garden we look after has had flood lights installed professionally...catch is all the armoured cable has been left on the surface, "for the gardener's to bury where they want"....   So I guess that means us 😞.Can any of you think of…
16 hours ago
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