06 Jul 2016
July 6, 2016

EURO 2016: France

Redexim Carrier & Verti-Drain helps English Base Camp to get rid of water! England’s training camp based to the north of Paris in Chantilly is home to the team while competing in UEFA Euro 2016. Alan Ferguson, Head of Grounds and Estates for the FA group is not only responsible for Wembley Stadium and St.. read more →

11 Sep 2015
September 11, 2015

BLEC Joins the Redexim Stable

Redexim bv, the parent company of Redexim North America, has reached an agreement to purchase the assets of BLEC Global Ltd of the United Kingdom. The deal includes the purchase of the BLEC name and means that the products will continue to be traded around the world by Redexim under the name of BLEC. Redexim.. read more →

At the World-Cup 2014 self propelled maintenance machines were used so that ground pressure was minimized, thus avoiding damage to the pitches. Tractors are not permitted on the 12 stadium fields during the tournament , in order to prevent the risk of imprints in the turf. The Redexim Carrier is a pedestrian tow vehicle, and its large smooth.. read more →

The 12 stadiums hosting the World Cup in Brazil were intensively prepared, as the heavy wear and challenging growth conditions put a lot of pressure on the pitches. So the preparation has seen much turfstripping, verticutting, overseeding, topdressing and aeration in the build up. Redexim products have been at the forefront of this work. Brazilian football pitches are generally Bermuda.. read more →

The World Cup matches in the 12 stadiums will be played on Rye grass, which does not stand the Brazilian tropical conditions very well. The new Corinthians stadium of Sao Paulo already contains Rye grass which is being cooled down from underneath through pipes. The other 11 stadiums currently contain Bermuda grass. The Bermuda grass is dormant in the.. read more →

19 Apr 2013
April 19, 2013

Sowing the seeds for a successful summer

Several years ago, overseeding wasn’t necessary at Astbury Golf Course, but due to the increased amount of members flocking to this 18-hole course in the sunny Cheshire countryside, steps had to be taken to reduce the wear. “We chose a Bent seed after trials showed good wear and disease tolerance suitable for this course,” said.. read more →

19 Apr 2013
April 19, 2013

Verti-Drain makes light work

A fleet of Charterhouse Verti-Drains are helping Mirfield, Yorkshire contractor Alan Chappelow return golf courses to optimum condition while keeping the members happy. Alan, whose company, Alan Chappelow Sports Ground Contractor Ltd serves golf and sports ground customers all over the country, has more than 20 years experience in the industry, which he puts to.. read more →

19 Apr 2013
April 19, 2013

Verti-Top Pulled Behind Chosen

When a new sand dressed synthetic carpet was installed at Eastbourne College, replacing the tired, 15 year old pitch, Head Groundsman Richard Maryan decided that with a new surface should come a new maintenance regime. Eastbourne College has two full size synthetic pitches that are primarily used for hockey matches. The first sand filled pitch.. read more →

19 Apr 2013
April 19, 2013

More of a Shetland workhorse than pony

When you’re so far away from the manufacturer it makes sense to check out the product in detail before you buy. That’s just what Magnus Malcolmson of Shetland Island Council did before he settled on a new Charterhouse VertiDrain 7521 and two years on he says “excellent quality, no problems or issues.” Shetland is where.. read more →

A Synthetic Pitch is a significant investment, but it’s one of those common myths that they don’t need maintaining. There is another that says if they do, it will cost the earth. Myth breaker Charterhouse Turf Machinery can prove they do need maintenance and that you could do it for under $10,000 with their new.. read more →