Vehicles & Plant Friday 24 February 2017
23 February 2017

Amey invests £12.5m in safety-equipped vehicles

Services firm Amey has announced a £12.5 million invesment in safety-equipped vehicles for use across its UK environmental service contracts. The waste firm has already introduced 74 new vehicles, with another eight due for ...

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15 February 2017

Vehicle and plant news round-up (15/02/2017)

 

With news on: LKM's shredder investment; William Tracey opts for Volvo loading shovel; FCC takes delivery of trailer fleet, and; Andigestion upgrades vehicle fleet.

14 February 2017

Egbert Taylor Group announces netBin partnership

 

Egbert Taylor Group has announced a strategic partnership with software developer FarSite Communications, for distribution of its netBin software system. The netBin fill-monitoring system measures container capacity using sensors ...

3 February 2017

Whitham Mills in Welsh council contract win

 

Manchester-based waste machinery designer and manufacturer Whitham Mills has been appointed by two North Wales local authorities to supply balers to be operated at materials recycling facilities (MRFs). Flintshire county ...

30 January 2017

Vehicle and equipment news round-up (30/01/17)

 

With news on: Recycling Partnership vehicle investment; Dunmow skip loader acquisition; Baler installation at Devon Contract Waste; Matpro and CRJ partnership, and; VEKA fleet expansion.

26 January 2017

NRT claims black plastic sorting breakthrough

 

Sorting equipment manufacturer National Recovery Technologies (NRT) has unveiled its ColorPlus-R optical sorting unit, which it is claimed can remove opaque materials such as black plastic from a mixed load. The Nashville, USA-...

20 January 2017

Bywaters purchases ‘rapid response’ collection vehicles

 

London-based waste management firm Bywaters has taken delivery of two 3.5 tonne cage-tipper vehicles to provide a ‘rapid response’ collection service. The vehicles, which have been designed to reach customers ‘as soon as ...

16 January 2017

Thurrock and York in waste vehicle pothole detection trials

 

Thurrock and York councils are launching a one-year trial of pothole detecting cameras, which will be fixed on refuse vehicles. The trials are part of a £1.2 billion government-funding programme to improve road safety, cut ...

10 January 2017

NRW refuses permit for waste facility

 

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has refused an environmental permit application for a waste recovery plant in south east Wales due to concerns about NO2 emissions. NRW refused to allow waste activities at the ...

6 January 2017

Bunting Magnetics expands with Master Magnets acquisition

 

Magnetic equipment business Bunting Magnetics has acquired Master Magnets Ltd, a UK-based manufacturer of magnetic separation equipment. According to Bunting Magnetics, the acquisition will benefit the company through ...

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