Vehicles & Plant Thursday 22 October 2020
19 October 2020

Traffic Commissioner disqualifies waste director

The director of Coventry-based skip hire firm JMP Waste & Transport Services has had his standard international goods vehicle operator’s licence revoked by the Traffic Commissioner. Jordan Myles Pointon, 25, held a standard ...

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14 October 2020

News in brief (14/10/20)

 

With news on: NWH Group invests in ‘super plant’; Keenan Recycling invests in depots in south west England; CEWEP calls for inclusion of EfW in sustainable finance; and, illegal waste site in Northumberland closed by Environment Agency.

6 October 2020

Veolia applies to vary permit for Bridgnorth facility

 

Veolia has applied for a bespoke installation permit for its flat screen recycling facility in Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Veolia’s facility began operations in 2016 and is designed to recycle PC monitors and LCD, LED and plasma ...

25 September 2020

Keenan invests in food waste collection fleet

 

Food and garden recycling business Keenan Recycling has invested almost £4.5 million in 39 new food waste collection vehicles, to be rolled out across its operations in England. The Macpac trucks, each said to be worth around £...

22 September 2020

Software launched to ‘streamline’ MRF design

 

VIDEO REPORT: Start-up technology firm SortFlow has launched a software platform which it says will help “streamline” the design process for Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs). The software is in its final stage of ...

15 September 2020

Fenix to open West Midlands battery plant

 

Fenix Battery Recycling Ltd is to open a mixed chemistry battery recycling facility in the West Midlands in October. The Willenhall-based shredding and recycling plant will be the first in the UK to offer on-site recycling for ...

14 September 2020

Recresco targets stability after Ellesmere Port site acquisition

 

This week saw glass recycling company Recresco announce it had purchased the Ellesmere Port site it has occupied on a lease basis for the past 12 years. James Langley investigates what’s brewing in Cheshire.

14 September 2020

Judge rules for Essex in Tovi Eco Park dispute

 

A High Court judge has ruled in favour of Essex county council in the latest judgment in the long running dispute between the local authority and UBB Waste (Essex) Ltd. UBB operates the Tovi Eco Park facility in Basildon. Several ...

10 September 2020

Loop and Suez to build ‘world’s largest’ PET recycling plant

 

Plastics company Loop Industries and waste management company Suez have announced plans to build “the world’s largest” polyethylene terephthalate (PET) enhanced recycling facility somewhere in Europe. Loop says the first ...

8 September 2020

RVS partnership to repower refuse vehicles

 

Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS) is to team up with Dutch electric powertrain developer, EMOSS, to convert diesel-powered refuse trucks into electric-powered vehicles. The partnerships’ first vehicle, the e-One, will be launched ...