Winter Gritting Experts

Snow Removal Through The Ages

July 22, 2019

Modern technology and equipment has given us a tremendous ability to deal with snow removal, but this hasn't always been the case. Whilst there are no specific records of apparatus and methods used to control snow and ice in the middle ages, snow, ice and temperature were much larger problems yesterday than they are today.

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From The Web: Awesome Photos Of Snow Clearance

July 20, 2019

Snow clearance takes many different forms across the world, and there are some phenomenal vehicles and crews in action tackling the hazards of the winter. At GRITIT, we've taken a peek at some of these winter heroes, and we've come across some awesome photos showing the snow clearance operatives in action.

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5 Facts You Never Knew About Gritting

July 18, 2019

Most people probably take for granted that our roads are gritted during the winter months. Because it's always happened, we just expect it to happen as usual. That said, there’s a lot more to winter gritting than meets the eye. The operatives responsible for keeping our roads open and safe have many things to consider, including:

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Why Winter Always Begins in Summer for GRITIT

July 10, 2019

After months working on the roads and carparks in sub-zero temperatures, thousands of GRITIT vehicles, spreaders, ploughs, trailers and grit bins come back from the field for a summer of extreme pampering in our regional yards. 

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Longest Night is Business As Usual for Winter Gritting

December 21, 2018

Longer or shorter daylight hours makes very little difference when your Winter Gritting Teams are at work when most are asleep, acting as night time ninjas to ensure that businesses keep running and people are safe

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