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New ROLO Health, Safety & Environmental Awareness course for July 2017

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AEMG have added an additional ROLO course date for July 25th 2017
The course will all be held at:
Bordesley Hall The Holloway Alvechurch Worcestershire B48 7QB
Acorn Group also provide bespoke courses and course dates for groups of employees who require ROLO training [...]

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M5 Newt Fencing

Contract Summary
Contract Name: M5 SMART Motorway Upgrade
Main Contractor: Balfour Beatty Vinci (BBV JV)
Duration: 18 Months
Contract Value: £1.2 million
Scope-Vegetation clearance and Newt Fencing installation to satisfy habitat requirements.
As part of Highways England’s strategy to improve [...]

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M5 Tree and Vegetation Removal

As part of Highways England’s strategy to improve traffic flow and improve the UK’s Strategic Highway Network, a section of the M5 between junction 4a to 6 was upgraded to become a SMART motorway encompassing new technology and deploy a running hard shoulder. Balfour Beatty Vinci JV was appointed [...]

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Acorn Group Supports Animal and Plant Health Agency to understand Sweet Chestnut Blight

Contract Summary
Contract Name: Animal and Plant Health Agency
Main Contractor: Animal and Plant Health Agency
Duration: 8 Days8 Months
Contract Value: £20,000million
On this project we supported the Animal and Plant Health Agency to investigate and remove samples from a Sweet Chestnut Tree that [...]

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Acorn Environmental Management Group awarded 5th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

Acorn Environmental Management Group Ltd is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017.
The company, based in REDDITCH, achieved the Gold Medal (5 consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
They will be [...]

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AEMG Birmingham provides tree management and maintenance solutions within urban and rural environments including:

 

Crown Thinning
Crown Thinning

This operation is designed to improve or preserve the crown of a tree, to allow more light through, to lower wind resistance, lessen weight within the crown, help the production of flowers and fruits and to encourage good branch development in young trees.

Crown Lifting
Crown Lifting

This operation is to remove the lower branches from a trees crown. This is generally done to improve visibility for drivers and pedestrians or prevent low hanging branches from hitting pedestrians or vehicles.

Crown Reduction
Crown Reduction

This operation is to reduce the height and/ or spread of the crown of a tree. This is done by shortening branches to suitable points. Every effort is made to keep a natural shape to the tree after reduction operations.

Branch Removal
Branch Removal

This operation is carried out if there are only one or a few limbs that require removing, regardless of age or species. This is generally in the case of a rogue leader or a dead, dying, damaged diseased, dangerous or unwanted branch in the crown.

Epicormic Growth Removal
Epicormic Growth Removal

This involves the removal of young shoots from around the base of the trunk (suckering) and from the main trunk (feathering). The shoots are cut away as close as possible without causing damage to the bark of the trunk or the roots.

Tree Felling Tree Removal
Tree Removal

This operation involves tree removal leaving a stump at a pre agreed height. The tree will either be straight felled (on an open site) or dismantled (on a restricted site).

Tree Stump Removal
Stump Removal

This operation involves grinding out a tree stump using a stump grinding machine. Operators / contractors are responsible for C.A.T scanning each site to ensure utilities cables and pipe work are not damaged during any grinding operation.

Chipping
Chipping

This operation involves the use of a wood chipper to shred up branches and cord wood to be removed from site.

Supply & Planting of New Trees
Supply & Planting of New Trees

Planting activities are to be carried out only during appropriate weather conditions and not during periods of ground frost or when the ground is saturated.

 

Local Authorities

Management & maintenance of trees in Parks & Open Spaces, Housing & Highways.

 

Housing Associations

Maintaining & managing trees within sheltered housing sites & community
living spaces.

 

Local Highways

Managing & maintaining trees within Local Authority & County Council control.

 

Main Highways

Supporting the Highways Agency through the term maintenance contractors
to manage & maintain roadside trees.
 

Acorn Tree Surgery Birmingham is an arboriculture association approved contractor with over 16 years’ experience. We offer a comprehensive range of arboriculture services including tree removal, tree surveying, trees stump removal, tree root removal, tree risk management and tree clearance services and have a proven track record in delivering within the environments above, to an excellent standard.

 

For more information on the Tree Management and Landscaping Services available from Acorn Environmental Management Group, contact our Managing Director Kevin O’Rourke today on 0800 093 3898 or e-mail mail@aemg.co.uk