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Contractor Fined After Wall Collapse

Contractor Fined After Wall Collapse: A landscape contractor has been fined £20,000 plus costs after a worker was seriously injured injured when a retaining wall collapsed and trapped him underneath. The accident happened when a landscaper working for a company called Award Winning Greenfingers Limited of Saltwell View, Gateshead was undertaking groundworks to install a […]

Sierrablen Plus A Game Changer

Sierrablen Plus A Game Changer: Course Superintendent at Castleknock Golf Club in Dublin, John Jennings, always used to have difficulty with achieving longevity from the fertilizers he was using – that was until he applied ICL’s Sierrablen Plus Stress Control 15-5-22 +2MgO. Located in the leafy suburbs of Dublin, Castleknock Golf Club is one of the […]

Rigby Taylor Brings Swathe Of Colour

Rigby Taylor Brings Swathe Of Colour: As part of Course Manager Matt Aplin’s plan to enhance the ecological footprint of the Goring and Streatley Golf Club, the “amazingly colourful results” of sowing Euroflor wildflowers “attracted as many complimentary comments about the outstanding display of colour as about the quality and performance of our greens”, he […]

Trilo Eradicates Leaf Problem

Trilo Eradicates Leaf Problem: Norwich based Eaton Golf Club describes itself as ‘owned and run by the members, for the members’ – a motto also supported by Course Manager Rob Ransome. Despite being there for less than a year, he recognises that the club’s “fantastic membership gives the club a thriving, upbeat feeling”. However, what didn’t […]

OARS PS Used At Le Golf National

OARS PS Used At Le Golf National: AQUA-AID EU’s OARS Penetrating Surfactant (OARS PS) has been extensively used at Le Golf National as the club in Paris gets ready for the 2018 HNA Open de France and the 2018 Ryder Cup. Golf courses and estates manager, Alejandro Reyes, was appointed to his position in 2013 and […]

Wolves Install New Pitches

Wolves Install New Pitches: Two brand new state-of-the-art football pitches are being laid at Wolverhampton Wanderers’ training ground to help Nuno Espirito Santo improve his players’ passing game. The head coach wants his side to train on the same surface that was laid at Molineux last year as he continues to stamp his tactical approach on […]

Ranger Brings Stars To The Big Screen

Ranger Brings Stars To The Big Screen: “Camera rolling. Sound rolling. And ACTION!” When it comes to expertly setting the stage for movie stars and sporting legends, the Polaris RANGER EV is perfectly at home in the limelight. The film experts from HS-DynaX5 Cam Solution use this versatile, purely electrical all-rounder for TV productions as well as […]

Kubota Helps Transform Pitches

Kubota Helps Transform Pitches: Kubota, the market leading manufacturer of high performance groundcare solutions, has assisted a team of dedicated volunteers to transform the sporting facilities in one of the country’s most deprived areas. 72-year-old Philip Swann and his team of six volunteers have given up their time to dedicate countless hours to make huge […]

Hyde’s Promotion On GreenFields Pitch

Hyde’s Promotion On GreenFields Pitch: Hyde United FC are celebrating after an immense second season in the EVO-STIK North, played on their GreenFields MX woven pitch. Installed between seasons, Hyde United converted from a natural grass pitch to their 3G surface back in August 2016. In less than two years they have seen their revenue […]

Rink Scores At World Cup Stadia

Rink Scores At World Cup Stadia: With groundwork well underway for this years World Cup in Russia, over 80 pitches (including stadia and training facilities) are in the final stages of preparation. Contrary to previous events, the chief groundsman and sub-contractors at each facility are responsible for their own maintenance programmes, with most turning to Rink […]