Vehicles & Plant Tuesday 23 April 2019
1 February 2019

Aberdeen appoints contractor for AD facility

A contractor has been appointed to build an anaerobic digestion gas to grid plant in Aberdeen which will treat food waste from the city, as well as agricultural material. Austrian-based AD specialist Thöni Industriebetriebe GmbH ...

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5 November 2018

News in brief (05/11/2018)

 

With news on: delivery chief for North London energy from waste plant; golfing support at UKCM; Investors in People at Coral Products; and Powerday installs Adtrak software for voices.

2 November 2018

News in Brief (02/11/18)

 

With news on: Ditto Sustainability and NHS Scotland; RVS chosen by Reef Environmental; Gap food waste contract; Go Plant Fleet Services vehicle refurb centre; NHS ...

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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 ...

17 October 2018

Surge in rejected material at Greater Manchester MRF

 

A substantial rise in the amount of material being rejected at Greater Manchester’s materials recycling facility has been put down to stricter quality requirements for recycled material. That’s according to the Greater ...

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...

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