Vehicles & Plant Saturday 14 December 2019
31 October 2019

Dorset looks to preserve cross-border HWRC use

Dorset council is set to spend £405,000 ensuring that its residents have access to Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) outside of the county.


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11 December 2019

J&B wins North Tyneside council contract


North Tyneside council has awarded a £3 million contract to J&B Recycling to process kerbside recyclable waste. The two-year deal, which began in October, will see J&B processing 17,000 tonnes-a-year of separately ...

6 December 2019

Equipment news round-up (5/12/19)


With news on: Wilrose Environmental hires fleet with bin weighing technology; Leafield Environmental launches bin range for on-street recycling; S Norton & Co purchases rail cutter; integrated dashcam launched by Quartix and Fleet Focus, and...

25 November 2019

Scenic location adds to Liebherr promise recently visited Liebherr’s Bischofshofen factory in the Austrian province of Salzburg, where the company manufactures wheel loader machines for its European and international markets.

8 November 2019

News in brief (08/11/19)


With news on; Smurfit Kappa launches new food-safe packaging; Northampton homes move to wheeled bins; Viridor employ ‘pester power’ with packed lunch scheme; B&M first in North West to earn DVSA accreditation, and; Danish brand launches ...

6 November 2019

Dorset Waste Partnership launches pay review


Dorset council is launching a review into the pay of drivers working for the Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP). The review was launched at Dorset’s October cabinet meeting, when Cllr Anthony Alford – Dorset’s portfolio holder ...

4 November 2019

Viridor signs ‘landfill gas to transport fuel’ deal


Viridor has signed an agreement with a Dutch technology firm to deliver a ‘gas clean-up system’ which will turn landfill gas into transport fuels. The deal with CarbonOrO – described by Viridor as a “£2million innovation ...

28 October 2019

Vehicle news round-up (24/10/19)


With news on; Macpac gets cash injection from Michelin; Grundon expands Bristol fleet; Hambleton introduces electric vehicles, and; Smiths Ltd recycles its fleet.

23 October 2019

FCC proposes Allington EfW upgrade


FCC Environment has launched a consultation on proposals to increase the capacity of its Allington energy from waste facility in Kent by 350,000 tonnes a year. The waste management company said it plans to add an extra waste ...

22 October 2019

UNTHA UK launches rebuild division


Industrial shredder specialist UNTHA UK has created a ‘rebuild division’ which will be dedicated to taking back used machinery and reusing or recycling it. The division – part funded by £20,000 of funding from the England ...