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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27 July 2018

FCC promotes uptake of electric RCVs

 

FCC Environment is seeking support for the uptake of electric refuse collection vehicles across its municipal waste contracts in the UK. This summer, the company will be touring local authorities with an eRCV hybrid self-charging ...

26 July 2018

Tracey’s and Wastecycle rebranding as Enva

 

UK waste businesses William Tracey and Wastecycle are in the early stages of rebranding as ‘Enva’, following their acquisition by a private equity firm last year. The forthcoming rebranding follows the announcement earlier...

Smarden Business Estate 25 July 2018

Firefighting ‘concluded’ at Kent recycling plant

 

The Kent Fire and Rescue Service has successfully put out a fire that took place at a mattress recycling plant in Kent on Sunday morning (22 July). The incident started at 11:35am on the Smarden Business Estate in Ashford, with ...

25 July 2018

Geminor to supply Allerton EfW facility

 

Norwegian-owned waste fuel specialist, Geminor, has signed a 25-year contract to supply Amey’s Allerton Waste Recovery Park in North Yorkshire. The agreement will see Geminor supply a maximum of 50,000 tonnes of residual waste ...

24 July 2018

Little buys Sentinel Systems

 

Following several months of negotiations, private investor, John Little, has acquired Sentinel Systems – a specialist supplier of commercial vehicle safety systems, based in Gloucestershire.   In a statement, the company ...

24 July 2018

Plans unveiled for Redcar EfW plant

 

A Yorkshire-based waste exporter, PMAC Energy, has unveiled plans for what it says will be a £250 million waste to energy plant at Redcar Bulk Terminal (RBT). The firm has secured 25 acres of the terminal’s land for the ...

Egbert Taylor 24 July 2018

People briefs (24/07/18)

 

With news on: Coral Product's managing director; Egbert Taylor's UK sales team; Reconomy's latest appointments; and Amey's investment team expansion. Coral ...

16 July 2018

Organics contracts underway in West London

 

West London Waste Authority (WLWA) has awarded contracts to a number of organics recycling firms for the treatment of green waste and commingled green and food waste. Three companies have been awarded parts of the contract, which ...

11 July 2018

CARS and MRE show kicks off in Stoneleigh

 

The eagerly anticipated CARS and MRE trade show has kicked off today at Stoneleigh’s NAEC, near Coventry, with a limited number of free tickets still available for tomorrow. The Metals Recycling Event (MRE) and Complete Auto ...

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