Vehicles & Plant Saturday 28 November 2020
24 November 2020

News in brief (24/11/20)

With news on: Pronar shredder from Global Recycling Solutions; Machinex celebrates 50th anniversary; new lid from Storm; and Yotta partners with Panasonic. Pronar ...


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21 August 2020

Tyre recycling plant to be built in Sunderland


Norwegian recycling company Wastefront has signed a deal with Sunderland city council to build an end-of-life tyre (ELT) recycling plant at the Port of Sunderland. The full-scale plant will be capable of processing 180 tonnes of ...

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. With the funding Recycleye says it ...

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...