Vehicles & Plant Friday 24 November 2017
20 November 2017

Urbaser wins joint North and East Hertfordshire contract

Waste management firm Urbaser has won a joint North and East Hertfordshire contract and will take over the work from Veolia in May 2018. Spanish-owned Urbaser, which has its UK division based in Cheltenham, has today (20 November...


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21 November 2017

Waste2Resource secures German RDF contract


Shropshire-based refuse derived fuel (RDF) exporter Waste2Resource has signed a 10 year agreement with MHKW Rothensee to export waste to the company’s plant in Germany. The plant, located in Magdeburg, has been in operation ...

21 November 2017

Permit variation approved for Isle of Wight EfW


The Environment Agency has granted a variation of permit for Amey’s waste treatment facility on the Isle of Wight – to change from gasification to direct burn incineration. The energy from waste (EfW) facility at Newport is ...

17 November 2017

Boston biomass approved but NRW consults again on Barry


Biomass UK No 3 has had its permit application for the proposed Boston Energy Production Facility at Boston, Lincolnshire approved by the Environment Agency. But the application for a similar plant at Barry, south Wales is to go ...

15 November 2017

Plevin’s fined £216,000 after worker’s fatal fall


Wood recycling firm R Plevin & Sons has been fined £216,000 for safety breaches after a worker was killed when he fell four metres from a walking floor trailer in South Yorkshire while manually un-sheeting the unit. At ...

15 November 2017

Somerset looks to align waste services


Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) has announced plans to align waste and recycling collection, disposal and vehicle procurement arrangements by March 2020. According to the Partnership, operating under three unified contracts will ...

10 November 2017

DVSA warning to illegal waste carriers


The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has issued a warning to illegal waste carriers, who it claims put other road users at risk. Gareth Llewellyn, DVSA chief executive, said today that the DVSA is ...

8 November 2017

Bryson renews Lisburn & Castlereagh contract


Bryson Recycling has announced it has won a further contract to continue delivering doorstep recycling services to over 14,500 households for an authority to the south of Belfast. The recycling company, part of the Bryson ...

7 November 2017

China quality limits prompt search for solutions


The impact of proposed restrictions on the export of recyclable materials to China is still uncertain according to the waste management sector with companies generally looking to find ways to improve material for export. ...

6 November 2017

Suez wins residual contract with Bristol Waste Company


Suez Recycling and Recovery UK has won a contract from council-owned waste firm, Bristol Waste Company, to deal with around 30,000 tonnes of the city’s household residual waste . From November, this part of the city’s waste ...