SPOA REQUEST INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS ON FUEL ISSUES
The SPOA now calls on its members for support in producing evidence regarding these FUEL issues Following discussionS with representative organisations FROM other industries EQUALLY affected.
This week we wrote to members asking for their support in compiling evidence. Members are invited to send us as much information regarding failures they've experienced. If you have not received the correspondence then please email email@example.com. You can submit the required information, give extra comment and submit images on the form at the bottom.
The SPOA is working cross-sector with NFU to collate this information, it will assist in identifying trends, measuring financial impact to industry and also lobbying for a full investigation and long term solution to this disaster.
Callum Mackintosh, Vice President also wrote to machine manufacturers and their dealers this week seeking confirmation regarding their standing on fuel additives, specifically asking for their biodiesel use requirements and recomendations. This will clarify the acceptance of additives and eliminate any dubiety around the subject.
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