Vehicles & Plant Friday 18 January 2019
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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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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 ...

30 August 2018

Severn Trent swoops for Agrivert in £120m deal


Organics recycling firm Agrivert is to be bought by the utilities company Severn Trent in a deal totalling £120 million, the two companies have announced today (30 August). The deal covers five food waste anaerobic digestion...

29 August 2018

Herts crackdown on illegal waste carriers


Hertfordshire Constabulary has issued a warning to residents after 10 waste carriers were found to be trading without a license during a two-hour joint operation in Harpenden last week. The joint operation with St Albans city and ...

28 August 2018

Equipment news round-up (28/08/2018)


With news on: Bobcat launches telehandler; Tyron 'improved process' at Plevin; Third Tomra at SWEEEP; and, Highlander adds equipment. Bobcat launches latest telehandler...

28 August 2018

Work progresses on Isle of Wight EfW facility


Building works have been "substantially completed" at Amey’s waste treatment facility at Newport - being delivered on behalf of the Isle of Wight council - with the facility expected to be fully ...

23 August 2018

Renewi’s Sinfin gasification plant ‘online this year’


Renewi has confirmed that its 190,000 tonne waste gasification treatment facility in Derbyshire is set to be fully operational this year, the company said. The waste treatment facility in Sinfin has been built and will be ...

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