Vehicles & Plant Friday 7 May 2021
5 May 2021

‘Supporting sustainable drainage on waste sites’

Sophie Crossette, principal consultant at Eunomia, examines the importance of drainage systems at waste sites and what site developers should consider when designing drainage systems.


With the latest news on vehicles, plant and technology developments. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items


30 April 2021

Biffa doubles Aldridge plastic recycling capacity


Waste management company Biffa has doubled the plastic recycling capacity at its Aldridge materials recycling facility (MRF) in the West Midlands to 80,000 tonnes a year. This comes as Biffa sets itself the target of quadrupling ...

29 April 2021

Letsrecycle Live 2021 gathers pace


Three new areas are being opened at the Letsrecycle Live trade show, which is due to take place on 15-16 September 2021.   As 80% of stand space has now been booked, Letsrecycle Live has opened a third exhibition hall, allowing ...

26 April 2021

Obituary: Werner Doppstadt, founder of the Doppstadt Group


Werner Doppstadt, the founder and long-time CEO of the Germany-based Doppstadt Group, passed away on 20 April at the age of 77. The environmental technology company’s CEO for nearly five decades, Mr Doppstadt is survived by his ...

26 April 2021

Trio of fires hit waste sector 


Three large waste fires have occurred across the UK in recent days, one of which has triggered an ongoing ‘major incident’ in Bury, Greater Manchester. In England, at 00:15 this morning ( Monday 26 April),  the Greater ...

26 April 2021

Ward invests £2 million to upgrade vehicle fleet 


Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling company Ward has unveiled £2 million worth of investment in 21 vehicles. The vehicles range from skip and tipper lorries, articulated lorries, trailers and 8 wheelers designed for ...

16 April 2021

Vehicle news round-up (16/04/2021)


With news on: Dunmow invests in 15 Hyva skip loaders; Biffa fits c-trace weighing system to RCVs; Suez crews give top rating to e-one; and, Mercedes-Benz creates department for Econic trucks.

15 April 2021

Sunderland begins search for HWRC operator


Sunderland city council has begun the search for a contractor to manage and operate its new household waste recycling centre (HWRC). The £4 million HWRC, which was granted planning permission in October 2020, is to be built on ...

15 April 2021

Suez makes changes to Cornish transfer stations 


Suez is making alterations to its network of transfer stations across Cornwall ahead of changes to the county’s collection services coming into force next year.  Under the unitary authority’s £273 million contract with Biffa...

12 April 2021

Viridor and Tomra collaborate on Scottish DRS bid


Viridor and recycling infrastructure company Tomra have joined together in a bid for the design, build and operation of the Scottish deposit return scheme (DRS) counting and sorting centres. Scotland is to introduce a DRS from 1 ...