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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

Graham Taylor replied to Susanne French's discussion Pruning by a BT cable
"Can't see what the problem was...................  you're not going to get electrocuted if you touch it.   Obviously, don't use a hedgecutter near them as its a right pain if you cut through the wires....... just use secateurs near the cables. "
50 minutes ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
A trio of Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers have impressed Jim Dawson, Scottish Rugby’s Head Groundsman at BT Murrayfield, with him labelling them “supreme machines”.Having been a greenkeeper and a groundsman, the well-respected Jim Dawson has worked in…
2 hours ago
Susanne French posted a discussion
One of my customers has a rambling rose that now is touching overhead BT cables. The chap who has been doing their hedge trimming for years will not prune the rose due to it's proximity to the cables. Does anyone have any experience of working…
2 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Mjc's discussion Etesia mower.
"I use a Stihl 7 series , great machine , heavy but holds its own in tough conditions , my etesia didn't leave a great finish "
22 hours ago
Sam Bainbridge replied to Mjc's discussion Etesia mower.
"hello any opinions on etesia pro53 or the Stihl of the same size"
22 hours ago
Sam Bainbridge replied to Buster Gibbons's discussion Mowing wet grass
"A bit off subject but I'm stuck between an etesia pro53 and a Stihl any opinions?"
22 hours ago
Ben Pritchard replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Combi Carbon Extension
"Good luck sorting this out I think three of mine have done this over the years.
I totally cocked one of them up trying to take it apart, tried hairspray (used to work on my bike handle bar grips) and gorilla glue with no joy, and finally drilled…"
23 hours ago
Peter Davis replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Combi Carbon Extension
"Stihl say that the carbon bonding has failed.  Has anyone else come across this ?"
yesterday
Fusion Media posted a blog post
From seed to nutrition – an ICL integrated turf management programme is helping Warrington Wolves modernise its grounds department.Before taking the position of Head of Grounds at Warrington Wolves Niall Hazlehurst had always been involved in…
yesterday
Peter Davis posted a discussion
I just went to use my carbon extension & the fittings, on each end, aren't in line. They are about 45 degrees out. Is this normal? Can you loosen the bolt & rotate it?Thanks. 
yesterday
Peter Cermak replied to John F's discussion Customer Cash Flow dilemma .
"2 things happened to me that still really make me so angry. The first only related to money and trust- I was selling a house I owned in France via an English estate agent who wrote for the Times and sun regularly and appeared on TV. Long story short…"
Tuesday
Lawncare-4u.co.uk commented on Fleur Voice's blog post STIHL GB Remembers Eva Mayr-Stihl
"Excellent business, kept me going for 20+ years in this industry."
Monday
Honey Badger replied to Peter sellers's discussion Planting spade
"The burgon and ball transplanting spade is the one for me, it's super strong.
I've had mine for about seven years and it probably see me out. I'm one of those thugs that snaps handles/ spade blades, breaks prongs of garden forks.
Ok it's not pointy.…"
Monday
Honey Badger replied to Peter sellers's discussion Planting spade
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Monday
Darren Walters replied to John F's discussion Customer Cash Flow dilemma .
"How is it panning out John?"
Monday
My Garden Design posted a blog post
I don't know about you, but I've been spending quite a few evenings outdoors lately - once the heat has gone out of the sun it's by far the most comfortable place to be.....I've even been tempted to sleep under the stars!Garden lighting has been a…
Monday
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Hose use

My fellow pro gardeners raised the question during a hose pipe ban Are we allowed to use domestic clients hoses as professionals carrying out our work to keep a planting job alive ? I understand nurseries garden centres etc can and via a standpipe u…

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