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5 August 2020

Recycleye gains funding for MRF sensor technologies  

London-based start-up Recycleye has secured £500,000 in funding from Innovate UK to trial a sensor it says replicates “the power of human vision” to identify items in waste streams. [caption id="attachment_137462" align="...

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4 August 2020

Cause of Beddington fire remains unknown

 

A report published by the London Fire Brigade has concluded that the cause of a fire at Viridor’s energy from waste (EfW) plant in Beddington, South London, on 11 July 2019 remains unknown. Details of the report were discussed ...

31 July 2020

Mid Devon rolls out new kerbside sort fleet

 

A new fleet of kerbside sort recycling trucks have started to be rolled out across Mid Devon as part of a 'green upgrade'. Ten vehicles, which were scheduled to be upgraded in 2020, have been delivered this month by Ireland-based ...

29 July 2020

Red diesel tax ‘will add to council waste bills’

 

Government plans to scrap the lower rate of fuel duty on red diesel from April 2022 will add £1 per tonne to council waste bills, the managing director of Re-Gen Waste Ltd claims. Joseph Doherty claimed the proposal will add an ...

29 July 2020

arc21 secures electricity grid connection

 

The £240m arc21 residual waste treatment project in Mallusk, north Belfast, has secured an electricity grid connection from Northern Ireland Electricity Networks. The infrastructure project’s developers say the connection will ...

27 July 2020

Fortum applies for RDF plant permit

 

Finnish energy supplier Fortum Carlisle Ltd has applied for an environmental permit to operate an energy from waste (EfW) plant near Kingmoor Park Industrial Estate, Carlisle. The facility would burn up to 274,000 tonnes a year of...

24 July 2020

Liebherr installs assistance features in handlers

 

In this special report, Liebherr explains the developments in the company’s telescopic handler range in terms of automation and approach to the equipment. Materials handling equipment supplier ...

23 July 2020

NRT launches colour-based optical sorter with AI

 

American-based sorting equipment business, NRT has unveiled the development of a recyclables sorting machine which can use what it describes as an “additional layer of intelligence”. Using the Max-Ai process, NRT – Tennessee...

23 July 2020

Kirklees equips fleet with safety technology

 

Kirklees council is equipping its new waste and recycling fleet with safety technology, including a device  for monitoring purposes to ensure health and safety best practice is being followed. The 21 vehicles are being fitted ...

21 July 2020

Sutco automates bunker management for MRFs

 

Recycling technology specialist Sutco has announced the findings of research into an automated bunker management system for packaging waste sorting plants. The development and implementation work is part of a research project ...

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