NEWS FROM DENNIS EAGLE UK

 

SUEZ picks Dennis Eagle for ‘Garden of England’...
Apr 12
SUEZ picks Dennis Eagle for ‘Garden of England’

After a successful roll out in Milton Keynes, leading waste management company SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is ‘growing’ its partnership with Dennis Eagle for its latest contract success in...

50 Years at the Eagle...
Mar 29
50 Years at the Eagle

Roger Lane, a stalwart figure at Dennis Eagle, is bidding farewell to his esteemed career as the technical manager of Body Engineering. Having commenced his journey with Eagle Engineering through a...

Lancashire legacy recognised for excellence...
Mar 14
Lancashire legacy recognised for excellence

The Dennis Eagle plant in Blackpool, Lancashire, has been announced as a finalist in three categories in the county’s Red Rose Awards, demonstrating the company’s drive towards progress and...

Crawley look to the future with new Elite+ 'Narrow'......
Mar 12
Crawley look to the future with new Elite+ 'Narrow' fleet

Christmas came early to Crawley with the new Elite+ ‘Narrow’ chassis fleet delivery. Whilst many were thinking of slowing down for Christmas, Crawley Borough Council was putting to work 15 new Denn...

Protecting vulnerable road users...
Jan 04
Protecting vulnerable road users

The EU General & Pedestrian Safety Regulation (GSR) requires truck manufacturers to offer a range of features designed to protect vulnerable road users. Andy Graves, CRM, Data & Insights Manager,...

Directors' Focus...
Dec 14
Directors' Focus

When former American president Barack Obama said: “A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things,” he could have been referring to Dennis Eagle. In 2023 our business has...

The story of the Elite, a journey through time...
Nov 13
The story of the Elite, a journey through time

A newly refurbished Dennis Eagle Elite Mark 1, originally built in 2002, has just been unveiled by our Aftermarket team. This vehicle helps tell the story of the evolution of the remarkable Dennis...

Tide turns in Great Yarmouth with a raft of......
Nov 13
Tide turns in Great Yarmouth with a raft of sustainable solutions from Dennis Eagle

As councils look for answers to deliver on their decarbonisation strategies, forward-thinking fleet operators such as Great Yarmouth Services Limited, a Local Authority Trading Company (LATCo) at...

New sustainable initiative helps fund hospices...
Nov 13
New sustainable initiative helps fund hospices

A new sustainable initiative from Dennis Eagle is putting redundant parts to good use and reducing waste while raising funds for a local charity.

Teresa Jones Coventry Graduate Apprentice Of The Year...
Oct 19
Teresa Jones Coventry Graduate Apprentice Of The Year

Teresa Jones, has been named the Advanced Apprentice of the Year by the Midland Group Training Services and attended the awards gala on Tuesday 10th October to receive her award.

Raising the bar at RWM 2023...
Oct 10
Raising the bar at RWM 2023

We have long been affiliated with Letsrecycle Live and the Resource Waste Management Expo but something seemed different this year. This September we took the largest space we have ever used to...

Compliance and standards...
Oct 10
Compliance and standards

In this heavy industry, producing specialist vehicles requires hands-on engineering. The safety of our processes and our products is paramount. Quality is critical. Compliance is essential.

Dennis Eagle wins third Procurement Lincolnshire......
Oct 09
Dennis Eagle wins third Procurement Lincolnshire framework

Dennis Eagle has won the tender for a four-year framework to provide waste collection vehicles in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire for the third consecutive time.

100 more RCVs ordered by Penske Australia...
Oct 09
100 more RCVs ordered by Penske Australia

Following a marked increase in orders in 2022 from Down Under, our Australian partner Penske placed an order for a further 100 trucks recently.

Talking Technical with Simon McCulloch...
Oct 03
Talking Technical with Simon McCulloch

The waste industry is constantly evolving. More so now than ever before. For example, the requirement for zero-emission vehicles by 2035 and constant legislative safety changes means that technical...

Taking sustainability into schools...
Aug 22
Taking sustainability into schools

Among the value-added propositions Dennis Eagle offers customers, one stands out as a serial winner: Dennis the Dustcart.

Employee Spotlight - Alex Fernandes...
Aug 22
Employee Spotlight - Alex Fernandes

Meet Alex Fernandes, Product Architecture Manager at Dennis Eagle. Alex works within our Engineering division and with his team is responsible for managing change control and data control regarding...

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2023...
Jun 23
Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2023

It's International Women in Engineering Day and to mark the occasion we're highlighting some of the incredible women engineers at Dennis Eagle who are playing a key role in developing and deliverin...

New Contracts Manager appointed for the south of the UK...
Jun 22
New Contracts Manager appointed for the south of the UK

Andy Clisham has been appointed as the new Contracts Manager covering seven Repair and Maintenance contracts in the south of the UK.

Warwick leads with efficiency...
Jun 09
Warwick leads with efficiency

The production process in any manufacturing business is at the heart of its sustainability. It is, of course, in Dennis Eagle’s direct interest to reduce energy consumption, improve processes,...

65 Dennis Eagle RCVs ordered for Milton Keynes’ new......
Jun 05
65 Dennis Eagle RCVs ordered for Milton Keynes’ new service

A full fleet of Dennis Eagle RCVs has been ordered by Milton Keynes City Council as part of its roll-out of a new waste and recycling contract.

Jon Sayers becomes Engineering Director at Dennis Eagle...
May 15
Jon Sayers becomes Engineering Director at Dennis Eagle

Jon Sayers has been promoted from his role as Head of Engineering to become Engineering Director on the board at Dennis Eagle.

Working smarter...
May 08
Working smarter

New efficiencies help Leeds Service Centre thrive as demand grows.

Making inroads in Australia...
May 05
Making inroads in Australia

Our factories have received additional major orders from Australia in recent months, reflecting both the market’s growing appreciation of Dennis Eagle and the ambitions of Penske Australia, the...

Keith Day becomes new MD at Dennis Eagle...
May 03
Keith Day becomes new MD at Dennis Eagle

Long-serving board member Keith Day has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the UK’s leading waste and recycling vehicle manufacturer Dennis Eagle Ltd. He has taken over the role from...

Thorntons Recycling puts eCollect to work in Dublin...
May 02
Thorntons Recycling puts eCollect to work in Dublin

The first eCollect has been delivered to Thorntons Recycling, one of the leading waste collection operators in Ireland.

Our industry and our role...
Apr 22
Our industry and our role

The waste and recycling industry is at the sharp end of the sustainability goals of the UK and other territories around the world.

Landmark reached in eCollect production ...
Apr 11
Landmark reached in eCollect production

The 100th eCollect left the Dennis Eagle factory in Warwick earlier this year, representing a milestone not only for Dennis Eagle but for the waste collection industry too.

In with the new...
Feb 01
In with the new

Plant Manager Steve Spence explains how they take changes in their stride on the Blackpool production line.

Pink to make you think...
Jan 17
Pink to make you think

You could hardly miss it. It’s bright pink, around 26-tonnes and is travelling the streets of South Kesteven, in Lincolnshire, with a message reminding people of the importance of breast cancer...

New 4x2 eCollect Targets Urban Air Quality...
Nov 07
New 4x2 eCollect Targets Urban Air Quality

The second configuration of the eCollect – an 18-tonne 4x2 all-electric RCV – has been launched. It has been developed to meet urgent demand for a zero-emissions RCV to operate in urban areas with...

Weathering The Storm...
Oct 12
Weathering The Storm

How Dennis Eagle navigated the way through unprecedented change. First, there was Brexit, followed by the pandemic, then the microchip crisis and finally Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the global...

JJ's Amazing Coats of Colour...
Oct 04
JJ's Amazing Coats of Colour

When Henry Ford launched the Model T Ford, he famously said customers could have it any colour they wanted as long as it was black. By keeping variations to a minimum, he realised he could keep cos...

Bradford bids to improve air quality with eCollect...
Sep 28
Bradford bids to improve air quality with eCollect

The first eCollect has been put to work by Bradford Council after it successfully trialled the all-electric vehicle earlier this year.

Experiential learning in the great outdoors...
Sep 02
Experiential learning in the great outdoors

Recently, nine apprentices from across different business areas of Dennis Eagle, accompanied by Contract Manager, Andrew Clisham, attended a week in the beautiful location of Eskdale, Cumbria, for ...

EV Support: we'll show you the way...
Aug 26
EV Support: we'll show you the way

Electric RCVs present a whole new world to most repair and maintenance engineers. But our Aftermarket team has been fully trained to provide expert support and guidance to customers as they enter...

Dennis Eagle builds crane vehicle for Spelthorne......
Aug 24
Dennis Eagle builds crane vehicle for Spelthorne Direct Services Ltd

A custom-made crane vehicle to empty underground bins has gone to work with Spelthorne Direct Services Ltd (SDS) the commercial waste arm of Spelthorne Borough Council, in South-West London.

Engineering the future...
Aug 10
Engineering the future

It took NASA eight years to land a man on the Moon once JFK had given them the nod. It took Dennis Eagle slightly longer to develop the eCollect. But then again, we had more to do and – believe it ...

Announcement - New Interim President of Dennis Eagle......
Aug 10
Announcement - New Interim President of Dennis Eagle Inc

We are pleased to announce that Geoff Rigg has been appointed Interim President of Dennis Eagle Inc.

First eCollect is start of all-electric fleet for......
Aug 08
First eCollect is start of all-electric fleet for Bywaters

Leading independent waste management company Bywaters has put its first eCollect to work on collection rounds in Central London.

SFS puts three eCollects to work in Exeter...
Aug 05
SFS puts three eCollects to work in Exeter

Three new eCollects, which will soon be powered by renewable energy, have started working in Exeter to help the city become carbon neutral by 2030.

Dennis Eagle provides new fleet for Warwick and......
Aug 01
Dennis Eagle provides new fleet for Warwick and Stratford

A new fleet of Dennis Eagle RCVs has started work in the very neighbourhood in which they were built.

Birmingham trials first eCollect...
Jul 26
Birmingham trials first eCollect

In a bid to combat climate change and air pollution, Birmingham City Council – the UK’s largest local authority – has taken its first eCollect on trial.

27 complete Dennis Eagle RCVs ordered by Greenwich...
Jul 20
27 complete Dennis Eagle RCVs ordered by Greenwich

For the first time, the Royal Borough of Greenwich has ordered a fleet of refuse collection vehicles entirely made up of Dennis Eagle and Terberg products – including the new Elite+ cab.

Dennis Eagle Launches 4x2 eCollect...
Jun 08
Dennis Eagle Launches 4x2 eCollect

A new model of the all-electric eCollect refuse collection vehicle has been launched by Dennis Eagle. This is the second configuration of the ground-breaking eRCV which was originally launched in...

Manvik delivers eight Dennis Eagle Narrow RCVs to......
May 31
Manvik delivers eight Dennis Eagle Narrow RCVs to Belfast

Eight new Dennis Eagle refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) have been delivered to Belfast City Council by dealer Manvik Plant & Hire.

Dennis Eagle helps Ubico launch Gloucester service...
Apr 25
Dennis Eagle helps Ubico launch Gloucester service

A new fleet of ultra-modern Dennis Eagle RCVs started work in Gloucester with Ubico in April, after the city council became the eighth local authority shareholder of the environmental services...

Manvik and Dennis Eagle cleaning up in RCV market...
Mar 09
Manvik and Dennis Eagle cleaning up in RCV market

Five new Dennis Eagle refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) have started work with Ards and North Down Borough Council, rounding off a bumper year for the Belfast-based dealer Manvik Plant & Hire Ltd.

Trivista awarded Midwest franchise for Dennis Eagle......
Mar 09
Trivista awarded Midwest franchise for Dennis Eagle ProView truck

Midwest sales of the new Dennis Eagle ProView cab-over-engine (COE) truck will be exclusively through the Trivista Companies’ dealership locations in Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky and Ohio.

Century Waste purchases first super-safe ProView......
Feb 24
Century Waste purchases first super-safe ProView refuse vehicle for NYC

The first Dennis Eagle ProView will go to work in New York City as part of the bid by Century Waste Services to further improve safety in the city’s refuse collection operations.

Dennis Eagle launches Elite+ cab: the modern......
Jan 19
Dennis Eagle launches Elite+ cab: the modern workstation

Dennis Eagle’s widely anticipated new cab, the Elite+, has gone into service with the Warwick-based company’s first customers.

Cardiff orders five more eCollects...
Jun 19
Cardiff orders five more eCollects

Five more eCollects have been ordered by Cardiff Council after its first went into service in April.

eCollect a symbol of Sunderland’s decarbonisation......
May 19
eCollect a symbol of Sunderland’s decarbonisation commitment

The first eCollect has gone into service with Sunderland City Council, making a “highly visible demonstration” of the council's commitment to carbon reduction.

eCollect goes into service in rural Powys...
Apr 19
eCollect goes into service in rural Powys

The first eCollect eRCV has gone into service collecting residual waste from households across Powys – one of the largest and most sparsely populated counties in the UK.

Dennis Eagle takes industry lead on eRCV workshop......
Mar 19
Dennis Eagle takes industry lead on eRCV workshop safety

As the eCollect goes into service around the country, Dennis Eagle is opening up its electric vehicle workshop safety standards for the waste and recycling industry to share.