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The landfilling of waste wood has been highlighted in a Veolia report on the Circular Economy 30 July 2015

Wood recyclers slam ‘uninformed’ EA storage restrictions

Trade body the Wood Recyclers’ Association has criticised the Environment Agency’s waste wood storage restrictions for being based not on “any science of fact but on conjecture and un-informed opinion”. [caption id="...

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wilton10 29 July 2015

Hadfields Wood Recyclers shuts gates ‘to avoid EA enforcement’

 

Hadfields Wood Recyclers has temporarily shut gates to waste wood at its sites in Manchester and Middlesbrough to “avoid enforcement action from the Environment Agency” over material storage restrictions, the company revealed this morning...

Fire services tackling the incident at the Bosley wood flour mill near Macclesfield (photo: Cheshire Fire and Rescue) 20 July 2015

HSE probes Boden’s-owned wood flour mill explosion

 

The cause of explosions last Friday (July 17) at the Cheshire wood flour mill owned by a subsidiary of wood recycling firm Boden's are being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). A total of 15 fire engines as ...

The landfilling of waste wood has been highlighted in a Veolia report on the Circular Economy 23 June 2015

Veolia reveals extent of waste wood sent to landfill

 

An estimated nine million tonnes of waste wood are being landfilled each year according to a Circular Economy report published today by waste management giant Veolia. The

1432852_Houghton-Main-Renewable-Energy-Centre 9 June 2015

Green light for £65m Barnsley waste wood to energy plant

 

Peel Environmental’s plans to develop a £65 million waste wood gasification facility on a former coal mine in Yorkshire have been given planning permission by Barnsley metropolitan borough council. Members of the council’s ...

Tullis Russell Papermakers fell into administration yesterday (April 27) 28 April 2015

RWE assesses effect of Tullis Russell collapse

 

The operator of a major £200 million biomass facility in Scotland has said that the plant will continue to operate as normal despite the news that its main heat and power customer has entered administration. RWE Npower officially...

Tullis Russell Papermakers Ltd (top left) pictured from the RWE Npower biomass plant (bottom right) 27 April 2015

RWE biomass plant could lose main customer

 

Tullis Russell Papermakers Ltd – the Fife paper mill supplied with heat and power by RWE Npower’s waste wood biomass energy plant – has fallen into administration with the loss of 325 jobs. A further 149 jobs are also at ...

RotherhamMap 23 April 2015

GDF signs biomass energy agreement

 

Energy firm GDF Suez has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the operators of a waste wood to energy biomass plant in the north east of England. Under the agreement, GDF Suez Energy UK, sister company to waste management ...

An artist's impression of the Tilbury Green Power biomass and EfW facility, which will begin operations in early 2017 25 March 2015

Tilbury biomass plant gets £70m funding boost

 

A long-anticipated biomass and energy from waste facility at Tilbury Docks has received a joint £70 million cash injection from The Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB). The funding, which ...

(l-r) Mike Robinson, AWM marketing manager,  Elizabeth Truss MP, Andrea Jenkyns, Conservative Party candidate for Morley and Outwood, and children from Stanningley Primary School 27 February 2015

News in brief

 

With news on; Secretary of State for Environment Elizabeth Truss visits AWM; REACT Energy withdraws biomass application; Viridor wins waste wood contract; Perthshire waste operator gets community order, and; Shanks achieves financial closure

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