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  • LPG fuel – offering stability in a fast-moving policy environment

    Thursday 22nd June 2017

    The potential of LPG in delivering long-term commercial and environmental benefits to businesses and housing developers as they navigate the transforming energy landscape was highlighted at a session of industry leaders at the European LPG Congress in Lisbon this week.

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  • Essential guide for safe use of LPG for mobile caterers and festival goers

    Tuesday 20th June 2017

    As Glastonbury opens its doors to around 175,000 festival goers this week, portable LPG, or liquefied petroleum gas, will be an essential ingredient for the festivities, with most of the festival’s 400 plus caterers cooking on gas. Consistent and reliable, the low carbon fuel is top choice for street food vendors and mobile caterers throughout the UK, who consume around 700,000 cylinders of LPG a year.

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  • LPG powers farming diversification

    Monday 12th June 2017

    Farming is a vital industry to Britain, with UK agriculture providing more than 60% of the food consumed in the UK. However, with the UK’s exit from Europe and pricing pressure from supermarkets, some farms are looking for ways to expand their businesses in order to survive. Many are opening farm shops, camping facilities onsite, cafes and restaurants to broaden their income.

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  • LPG in Rural Residential Care: Reliable and Cost-Effective Energy

    Monday 22nd May 2017

    The care home industry is currently facing multiple challenges that range from the increasingly ageing population, the proposed lifetime caps on paying for care as well as ensuring compliance with the Care Standards Act.

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  • Why indoor air quality has signalled a switch to LPG Forklift Trucks

    Wednesday 10th May 2017

    Air quality at work is a heavily regulated area covered by legislation designed to protect workers from a wide range of potential hazards from asbestos through to fungus spores.

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  • What do a Whisky Distillery, a Forklift Truck and a Packaging Manufacturer all have in common...?

    Friday 28th April 2017

    This may sound like the opener to a joke, but the answer is a sincere one; Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

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  • Fuelling success in the hospitality sector

    Wednesday 29th March 2017

    With more than 30 million visitors each year, tourism in the UK contributes £121 billion to the economy and makes up 7% of the national GDP. With a 3% increase year-on-year in the number of visitors, a recent report proclaimed 2017 ‘the year of the staycation’.

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  • Savvy safety tips for street food vendors

    Friday 3rd March 2017

    The popularity of street food has helped fuel rapid growth in the outdoor catering sector. According to Nationwide Caterers’ Association (NCASS), there are currently just under 10,000 outdoor catering operators in the UK, running 13,000 outlets, consuming up to 700,000 cylinders of LPG a year, with rapid growth in street catering attributed to seasonal markets, farmers’ markets and festivals.

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  • LPG: Present, Future, Past.

    Thursday 16th February 2017

    As Quentin Tarantino would acknowledge, a straightforward linear narrative is never as interesting as a script that starts with the present, enjoys a strong backstory, yet offers infinite future scenarios. Linking LPG to Hollywood is clearly a stretch, but in fact, LPG is no straightforward fuel.

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  • Burning Love

    Tuesday 14th February 2017

    With love in the air today, we thought we’d explore how LPG will be used on this day, the feast of Saint Valentine.

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