Vehicles & Plant Wednesday 27 May 2020
14 May 2020

News in brief (14/05/20)

With news on: Bmi announces smart trailer; Bunting launches ElectroStatic Separator; Tana releases landfill compactor models; Yotta’s waste solution rolled out in Netherlands


With the latest news on vehicles, plant and technology developments. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items


30 January 2020

Veolia boosting operations at Dagenham


Veolia has applied to vary the permit of its Dagenham Plastics Facility to accept sorted and baled material from materials recycling facilities (MRFs) alongside its existing feedstock. And, Veolia has applied for the plant’s ...

27 January 2020

Switching to electric RCVs ‘saves cost’


Environmental consultancy Eunomia claims switching the UK’s fleet of diesel-powered refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) to electric trucks would cut 290 kilotonnes of CO2 emissions each year – equivalent to recycling almost 16 billion ...

24 January 2020

North Ayrshire approves Doveryard EfW


North Ayrshire council has granted waste management company Doveryard Ltd permission to build a 180,000 tonnes per annum capacity energy from waste (EfW) plant in Irvine. The plant, sited at the Oldhall West Industrial Estate, ...

22 January 2020

Vehicle recycler fined after customer death


Carlisle-based auto-salvage company Michael Douglas Autosalvage Ltd has been fined £23,000 and ordered to pay £8,000 in costs after a customer was trapped and fatally crushed loading a lift truck onto his own recovery vehicle in February ...

22 January 2020

Castle commissions depackaging facility


Specialist waste management firm Castle Environmental has announced the commissioning of a new secure destruction and de-packing capacity facility at its Ilkeston site in Derbyshire. “The bespoke equipment,” said Castle’s ...

22 January 2020

Willshee’s plans Swadlincote expansion


Willshee's Waste and Recycling has applied to build a £10 million recycling facility at its site in Swadlincote, near Burton-on-Trent, allowing it to more than double the amount of waste it handles there. The Staffordshire-based ...

21 January 2020

Equipment news round-up (21/12/19)


With news on: Lancashire Waste invests in sixth UNTHA shredder; Doosan announces changes to Irish dealer network; H.R. Skip Hire purchases Bobcat Waste Expert telescopic loader; and, Bunting to expand manufacturing plant.

21 January 2020

NI Assembly return prompts EfW hopes


With Northern Ireland’s Assembly and Executive restored, the developers of the proposed £240 million arc21 energy from waste (EfW) facility near Mallusk hope for a decision on its future soon. The development was first proposed...

15 January 2020

Viridor starts receiving waste at Bargeddie


Viridor’s £22 million residual Materials Recycling Facility (rMRF) at Bargeddie in North Lanarkshire has started to receive non-recyclable waste as part of a 190,000-tonne per year contract with five Scottish councils. Worth £...

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