Vehicles & Plant Friday 14 December 2018
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Viridor fined for Milton Keynes MRF fatality

Viridor has been fined £650,000 for failing to carry out a “suitable and sufficient” risk assessment in relation to the death of a worker at its Milton Keynes MRF in 2016. The company pleaded guilty to breaching both Health ...

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9 November 2018

Recyclers and insurers differ on fire plans

 

Fire prevention plans (FPPs) and the challenges and changes they are bringing to the waste industry were at the centre of discussions at a Waste Sector Fire Conference this week. Some recyclers said they had faced commercial ...

8 November 2018

Judge rejects a judicial review for Rookery Pit EfW

 

A protest group in Bedfordshire has failed to obtain a judicial review into the granting of an environmental permit to Covanta, for its Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Rookery Pit, Bedford. The protest group, Bedfordshire ...

5 November 2018

News in brief (05/11/2018)

 

With news on: delivery chief for North London energy from waste plant; golfing support at UKCM; Investors in People at Coral Products; and Powerday installs Adtrak software for voices.

2 November 2018

News in Brief (02/11/18)

 

With news on: Ditto Sustainability and NHS Scotland; RVS chosen by Reef Environmental; Gap food waste contract; Go Plant Fleet Services vehicle refurb centre; NHS ...

17 October 2018

Surge in rejected material at Greater Manchester MRF

 

A substantial rise in the amount of material being rejected at Greater Manchester’s materials recycling facility has been put down to stricter quality requirements for recycled material. That’s according to the Greater ...

3 October 2018

News in brief (03/10/2018)

 

With news on: Circle Waste brokerage service; Sand message at Sheehan's; Hamilton's to invest in electric collection vehicles; and LAS opts for Purgo. Circle Waste to ...

18 September 2018

Equipment news round-up (18/09/2018)

 

With news on: Molson Green becomes dealer for Turmec; Ridgway adds JCB models to hire fleet; Thamesdown Recycling invests in ZoneSafe; and, Airbag Disposal UK opts for Loadhog containers.

5 September 2018

Veolia to trial waste-powered electric RCVs

 

Veolia has announced it is to trial ‘the world’s first’ electric refuse collection vehicles (RCV) charged directly by power derived from non-recyclable household waste. The project in Sheffield will see two 26 tonne RCVs ...

4 September 2018

Finlay Plant machines ‘boost FCC material quality’

 

FCC Environment has reported a 50% increase in quality at its limestone quarry in Pontefract since the arrival of two processing machines. The Barnsdale Bar Quarry in Pontefract is one of six limestone quarries in Yorkshire ...

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