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Fixed Efficiency Monitoring success...

Date Posted: 03/02/17 The Deritend Group are delighted to announce that they have successfully secured a further roll out of fixed pump efficiency monitoring with Severn Trent Water, provider of water and sewerage services to over seven million customers in central England and parts of Wales. The roll-out will see up to 81 pumps permanently monitored across 17 systems on 7 water treatment plants &/or pumping stations.   The contract for installation of thermodynamic test equipment forms part of Severn... > More

65 Not Out for Deritend's Longest Serving Employee

Date Posted: 08/07/16 We'd like to say a very, very happy birthday to Wolverhampton's very own Pete Kumar, who turns 65 on Saturday! But there's no retirement party just yet for our Pete, after 49 years with the business, we're pleased to say we'll be benefiting from his extensive knowledge of motors, and years of experience for some time. However, we just simply couldn't go without marking this special day for Pete, with cake and a present, with colleagues in attendance to salute... > More

Keep on Running!

Date Posted: 07/07/16 Congratulations are in order for Luton's very own Reece May, who undertook the London Vitality 10k with his girlfriend & her mum. Reece managed to complete the run in 56 minutes, but the more impressive feat was the amount of money the three managed to raise in aid of the British Heart Foundation. In total, the three of them managed to raise a staggering £12,280, with many donations coming from many wonderful people.  Well done Reece, Deritend salutes you! > More

Going Above & Beyond to Look After Your Equipment

Date Posted: 30/06/16 When we say we go above and beyond to look after your equipment and facility - we really mean it! Bunn Fertiliser Ltd called on Deritend's Middlesbrough branch to assist them in dismantling and moving a fertilliser bagging station to another site.  Using cranes, a Telehandler and two cherry pickers, our team worked hard on this large-scale site project to get the job done quickly, safely and properly. Bunn Fertilliser were full of praise for the great work from our... > More

Gemma's Big 2.5k Swim - July 2016

Date Posted: 09/06/16 Our very own QEHS & HR Manager, Gemma Worgan will be undertaking a 2.5km swim in Nottingham on July 23rd, 2016, in aid of Cancer Research. Gemma has been training hard for her swim at the end of July, managing to do 1.8km in just 40 minutes,  working hard towards her target of completing 2.5km in 1hr15. She's also working hard to hit her fundraising target, and you can help her out by following this link. Alongside her charity swim in July, she will also be doing the Robin... > More

Happy Retirement Dennis!

Date Posted: 07/06/16 On Friday June 3rd, Deritend staff gathered to say farewell and wish long-serving employee Dennis Busby a long, happy and healthy retirement. Dennis began his career with  the company all the way back in August 1967, giving him 48 solid years working within the business, making him one of Deritend's longest serving employees! Dennis was presented with a gift as a thank-you for his long service by Managing Director Trevor Rice and Induction Manager Stuart Arnold, with members of... > More