Vehicles & Plant Saturday 16 February 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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24 May 2018

Grundon RCV converted to dual-fuel running


Grundon Waste Management has unveiled an ultra-low emission, hydrogen diesel dual-fuel refuse collection vehicle. Thought to be a first for the industry, the RCV, built at a cost of £177,000 and designed to help cut air ...

17 May 2018

East Devon invests in sorting and baling machine


East Devon district council has invested in a “giant” sorting and baling machine to separate more than 5,000 tonnes of recycling a year collected from residents across the district. The council’s ...

4 May 2018

Machinex presents SamurAI sorting robot


Equipment manufacturer, Machinex, has unveiled its new sorting robot, SamurAI, at Waste Expo in Las Vegas. The company will also present SamurAI at the IFAT exhibition in Munich, Germany, later this month. The “self-aware” ...

30 April 2018

Vehicle and equipment round-up (30/04/2018)


With news on: Bobcat's excavator range; Dennis Eagle updates Olympus; NWH opts for Edbro; and JCB promotes attachments.   Bobcat launches excavator range

27 April 2018

REnescience to be ‘fully operational later this year’


After a series of delays, the REnescience EfW plant in Northwich is in the process of moving into full capacity, and will be fully operational “later this year”. Danish-owned company Dong Energy (now Ørsted) announced ...

18 April 2018

Liebherr to expand UK headquarters


Materials handler and equipment supplier, Liebherr Great Britain, has acquired a new 15-acre site adjoining its existing 9-acre headquarters in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.  The company said the development confirms its plans for ...

9 April 2018

Equipment news round-up (09/04/2018)


With news on the purchase of a Taurus baler in Northern Ireland, Matpro in deal with Westminster Waste, Whishworks IT for Suez UK and other developments involving plant and equipment in the waste sector. Matpro ...

9 April 2018

Textiles sorting machine unveiled


VIDEO REPORT: A machine which can sort recycled textiles into 14 separate fibre types at a rate which is claimed to be six times faster than a human can achieve, has been unveiled in Holland. The Fibersort machine sees a load of ...

4 April 2018

Police name woman killed in Biffa RCV incident


Police Scotland have confirmed the identity of a woman who died following a fatal road traffic incident involving a Biffa refuse collection vehicle in Edinburgh on 30 March 2018.

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