Electricty cable firm Central Networks renews vegetation maintenance contract with UPM Tilhill

UPM Tilhill has been awarded a contract with electricity cable firm Central Networks for vegetation management in the East Midlands.

The five-year contract involves the clearance and maintenance of vegetation across cable networks in the Hinckley and Sleaford areas of the East Midlands.

UPM Tilhill commercial director Peter Middleton explained: "Our dedicated utility-management team has worked with Central Networks in the East Midlands since 2002 and we are delighted to have secured this contract renewal.

"The priority will be on making sure power lines remain clear of vegetation in order to ensure public safety and continuity of supply."

UPM Tilhill holds the 2009 Central Networks Safety Team Award.

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