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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23 July 2020

Kirklees equips fleet with safety technology


Kirklees council is equipping its new waste and recycling fleet with safety technology, including a device  for monitoring purposes to ensure health and safety best practice is being followed. The 21 vehicles are being fitted ...

21 July 2020

Sutco automates bunker management for MRFs


Recycling technology specialist Sutco has announced the findings of research into an automated bunker management system for packaging waste sorting plants. The development and implementation work is part of a research project ...

7 July 2020

Kiverco plant boosts Fresh Waste work during pandemic


Fresh Waste Services has opened a new recycling facility using sorting and other equipment supplied by Kiverco at a site at Hilton Square in Swinton, Manchester. The facility at opened in March just a few ...

3 July 2020

Scotland needs circular economy investment, MSP says


Investment in infrastructure is required to deliver a circular economy in Scotland, the country’s minister for trade, investment and innovation said on 1 July. Ivan McKee MSP was speaking at an online launch event for Viridor’...

1 July 2020

News in brief (01/07/20)


With news on: t2e sees millionth tonne of PRNs traded in 2020; Close Brothers funds Cheshire-based IVC; Suez donates £100,000 to Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity; and, Slicker Recycling acquires RE:Group.

29 June 2020

arc21 waste project ‘essential’ to NI, consultancy says


The proposed arc21 residual waste project has been described by a business consultancy as “essential” at a time when Northern Ireland faces “significant challenges” in managing its waste. American-owned Grant Thorton, by ...

23 June 2020

Geminor granted permit for Hull MRF


The Environment Agency has granted waste fuel specialist Geminor a permit for a 150,000 tonnes per year capacity materials recycling facility (MRF) in Hull. Once operational, the facility is to accept dry mixed municipal waste to ...

22 June 2020

Viridor to close St Helens WEEE facility


EXCLUSIVE: Viridor has confirmed it is to close its waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) reprocessing facility in St Helens, Merseyside. The loss of the plant, which has a WEELABEX accreditation, has been described by ...

17 June 2020

Planning Inspectorate rejects Amey’s Waterbeach EfW


The secretary of state for housing, communities and local government has refused Amey planning permission for the company’s proposed energy from waste (EfW) plant at Waterbeach, near Cambridge. Having been refused permission for...