News Sunday 5 July 2020
3 July 2020

UROC announces new national chairs  

Skip hire and waste sector trade association UROC has announced the appointment of three national chairs for England, Wales and Scotland.  The announcement comes on what the trade association is dubbing ‘Independents Day’, which celebrates the contribution independent waste and resource operators make, especially in ...

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27 October 2000

German steel president to give keynote speech

 

Professor Dr Ameling, President of the German steel association Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl will be the keynote speaker at the BIR Ferrous Division meeting scheduled for Monday, November 6, at 2.00 pm, at the BIR Autumn Convention to be held ...

27 October 2000

Contract hire specialist joins Dee Warley

 

Bulk waste trailer manufacturer Dee Warley of Matlock, Derbyshire has appointed contract hire specialist Roger Cowdry as area sales manager for the Midlands, south west England and South Wales. Formerly with Jack Allen in ...

27 October 2000

First director of compliance and risk management for Shanks

 

Waste management group Shanks has promoted Ross Hilliard to be its first director of compliance and risk management. Mr Hilliard was previously commercial director of Shanks Chemical Services and has already held group ...

27 October 2000

Waste Recycling Group favourite to buy Hanson Waste

 

Doncaster-based Waste Recycling Group plc has emerged as favourite to buy Hanson Waste Management. A spokesman for Hanson said this week that a preferred bidder had been chosen and a deal was expected to be completed by the end...

27 October 2000

Secretarial change for textile recyclers

 

Warm words of farewell have been voiced by textile recyclers across the UK following the decision by Peggie Watterson to step down from the position of secretary to the Textile Recycling Association. Mrs Watterson will be ...

26 October 2000

Lottery 50m welcomed by New Opportunities Fund

 

The New Opportunities Fund has welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Tony Blair that 150 million of Lottery funds has been allocated to environment renewal. The NOF said the money will encourage and support efforts ...

26 October 2000

New non-executive directors for Environment Agency

 

Sarah Parkin, a former Green Party activist and now a director of the Forum for the Future has been appointed as a non-executive director of The Environment Agency by Environment Minister Michael Meacher. Mr Meacher has also ...

26 October 2000

DETR seeks views over future of aggregates

 

Securing a sustainable supply of aggregate minerals in England is the subject of a government consultation launched this week. The paper focuses on sustainable aggregates supply and sets out key issues and possible new approaches, ...

26 October 2000

Lifestyles must change – is message for Lancashire

 

The 15 local authorities in Lancashire are carrying out a consultation exercise with residents following publication of the draft municipal waste management strategy for Lancashire. The message to residents is similar to that from ...