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21 January 2020

NI Assembly return prompts EfW hopes

With Northern Ireland’s Assembly and Executive restored, the developers of the proposed £240 million arc21 energy from waste (EfW) facility near Mallusk hope for a decision on its future soon. The development was first proposed...

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24 January 2020

North Ayrshire approves Doveryard EfW

 

North Ayrshire council has granted waste management company Doveryard Ltd permission to build a 180,000 tonnes per annum capacity energy from waste (EfW) plant in Irvine. The plant, sited at the Oldhall West Industrial Estate, ...

22 January 2020

Vehicle recycler fined after customer death

 

Carlisle-based auto-salvage company Michael Douglas Autosalvage Ltd has been fined £23,000 and ordered to pay £8,000 in costs after a customer was trapped and fatally crushed loading a lift truck onto his own recovery vehicle in February ...

22 January 2020

Castle commissions depackaging facility

 

Specialist waste management firm Castle Environmental has announced the commissioning of a new secure destruction and de-packing capacity facility at its Ilkeston site in Derbyshire. “The bespoke equipment,” said Castle’s ...

22 January 2020

Willshee’s plans Swadlincote expansion

 

Willshee's Waste and Recycling has applied to build a £10 million recycling facility at its site in Swadlincote, near Burton-on-Trent, allowing it to more than double the amount of waste it handles there. The Staffordshire-based ...

21 January 2020

Equipment news round-up (21/12/19)

 

With news on: Lancashire Waste invests in sixth UNTHA shredder; Doosan announces changes to Irish dealer network; H.R. Skip Hire purchases Bobcat Waste Expert telescopic loader; and, Bunting to expand manufacturing plant.

15 January 2020

Viridor starts receiving waste at Bargeddie

 

Viridor’s £22 million residual Materials Recycling Facility (rMRF) at Bargeddie in North Lanarkshire has started to receive non-recyclable waste as part of a 190,000-tonne per year contract with five Scottish councils. Worth £...

15 January 2020

Coventry MRF ‘progressing well’

 

Coventry council said plans for a £34.45 million regional materials recovery facility (MRF) are "progressing well” and it hopes to name the company which will build the plant this year. A site for the proposed facility has been...

14 January 2020

Lakeside signs APC residue recycling deal

 

A 10-year contract has been signed between Lakeside Energy from Waste and O.C.O Technology to recycle the Air Pollution Control (APC) residues from the Lakeside incinerator at Colnbrook. O.C.O Technology says it first began ...

14 January 2020

Barry Biomass undergoing final tests

 

The much-delayed 86,000 tonnes per year capacity biomass facility in Barry is undergoing its final phase of testing with developers hoping for the plant to be fully operational later this year. First granted planning permission in...