ECON to supply gritters to Ringway, FM Conway and Kier/Tarmac JV in London

Three contractors that have been awarded framework agreements for winter maintenance have turned to Yorkshire-based Econ Engineering to supply them with their gritters. For the next seven years, 33 Econ vehicles, will be located at different points within the capital city, ready to mobilise as soon as temperatures plummet. Two years ago, Transport for London […]

Industry sadness as Econ Engineering’s Andrew Lupton dies

Econ Engineering has announced that its Sales Director, Andrew Lupton has ‘suddenly and unexpectedly’ died. He passed away on Sunday 9th January, with the company issuing the following statement: “It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected death on Sunday 9th January 2022 of our much-loved Sales Director, Andrew […]

Econ Engineering examining greener alternatives to power its gritters

Gritter manufacturer Econ Engineering is looking into two ‘greener’ alternatives to fuel its gritters. The two options at the moment for the North Yorkshire based company, which makes 85% of the UK’s winter road maintenance vehicles, are hydrogen and Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil (HVO), which is currently being trialled by truck manufacturer, DAF. But at this […]


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