Merthyr MRF is finishedSubscription
Specialist recycling engineer Middleton Engineering has completed a MRF for Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council in support of a new kerbside recycling strategy.
Software finds heavy binsSubscription
Leeds-based commercial waste management operator Forge Recycling is now able to charge customers for the excess weight collected using a software package and dynamic bin-weighing system, which identifies heavy bins and potential missed revenue.
Robot’s AI picks up dealSubscription
ZenRobotics and Blue Group have signed a distribution agreement in the UK and Republic of Ireland for the ZenRobotics Recycler (ZRR), the world’s first robotic waste sorting system.
Separation before balingSubscription
Yorkshire-based Whitham Mills is to provide environmental services company Veolia with its 10th waste processing installation, this time at the company’s MRF in Armoury Road, Birmingham.
Kent-based resource management specialist Countrystyle Recycling has been appointed by packaging company Smurfit Kappa to provide recycling services for around 30,000 tonnes a year of various waste streams from a new machine at the Townsend Hook site in Snodland, Kent.
Website extolls shreddingSubscription
Data disposal and secure shredding expert Shred Station has unveiled a new information sharing and brochure website, aimed at delivering business growth by generating brand awareness across the UK.
Less toxic method of solar cell recyclingSubscription
Researchers at the Korea Electronics Technology Institute in association with the Korea Interfacial Science and Engineering Institute have developed a new way to recycle solar panels.
More jobs from £1m depot investmentSubscription
Waste management company B&M Waste Services is increasing its commitment to achieving zero waste to landfill through £1m investment at its Trafford Park depot.
Impact mill releases copperSubscription
Netherlands-based ARN is the first company to operate the CCM20RT delamination mill from swissRTec in its processing of auto shredder residue (ASR).
Vans race to emergenciesSubscription
Waste management company Biffa has launched its emergency waste removal service with a quartet of Mercedes-Benz vans.
Sludge cleaned away fasterSubscription
Gritbuster has installed a water treatment plant at PMG Services’ depot in Bristol, boosting the waste recycling capacity at the site by 25%, improving its environmental performance and delivering considerable additional savings and revenue each year.
Excavator protected against debrisSubscription
A 22-tonne Volvo EC220E crawler excavator has been added to Biggin Hill-based McKenna Demolition’s fleet, maintaining a long tradition of operating both Samsung and Volvo excavators.
Plastics process deals with contaminationSubscription
The use of plastics has increased significantly in recent years and the volume of plastic waste has grown proportionately.
Robust forklifts with flexible maintenance plan Subscription
Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment is helping a UK charity to fund specialist equipment for disabled children with a leasing package for forklift trucks.
A new breed of binlift, designed for municipal and commercial waste vehicles, was launched at RWM through a strategic partnership between Moba and Logic Fleet Management (LFM).
Heat treating of organicsSubscription
Three pasteurisation systems made by Landia are helping Shropshire Energy to produce 2.5MW of renewable energy at its anaerobic digestion plant in Littleport, Cambridgeshire.
Plant layout at a glance Subscription
When it comes to MRF efficiency, many owners have a pretty good idea of what equipment they want.
Tough road sweeper usedSubscription
Kier has hired a VT651 Johnston Sweeper from Collett Transport Services to assist with the improvement and maintenance of highways in Lincolnshire.
Attachments changed over fastSubscription
Northbank Demolition is speeding up production by using the OilQuick automatic quick coupler system from Warrington-based attachment specialist ECY Haulmark.
PET flakes get sortedSubscription
Because of falling prices for lowgrade PET on the Asian markets, BTB PET-Recycling in Germany wanted to develop new economic solutions and its strategy was to reduce waste volumes.
Monitor for food wasteSubscription
Services company Sodexo has successfully trialled the LeanPath food waste monitoring system in a two-month pilot.
Truck lead times avoidedSubscription
Grundon recently turned to the RediTruck service offered by Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS), instead of going direct to vehicle manufacturers, to purchase two refuse vehicles, citing the problem of manufacturers’ long lead times.
Biomass waste unit is transportable on a truckSubscription
Germany-based Entrade has unveiled E3 tri-generation, the world’s smallest combined cooling, heat and power unit fuelled by local biomass waste.
Terex distributors addedSubscription
Terex Environmental Equipment’s Ecotec division has signed up two new distributors in the UK, Molson Green and Warwick Ward (Machinery).
Baler used after reviewSubscription
With environmental accreditation becoming increasingly important, electronics services provider Chemigraphic undertook a waste management review with Compact & Bale to maximise the amount of material recycled and improve waste management.
Biomass fuel handlingSubscription
The Saxlund Group has received a second order from Denmarkbased Babcock & Wilcox Vølund for its biomass fuel handling system at the Templeborough biomass power plant in Sheffield.
Triple sorting of flakesSubscription
Tomra Sorting Recycling’s latest Autosort Flake features simultaneous triple-sorting capability.
Printer cartridge appSubscription
Lexmark has launched the Lexmark Cartridge Collection Programme (LCCP) app.
Plant gets upgradeSubscription
London-based J O’Doherty Haulage, which provides waste services to the building and construction industry, has invested in a new plant by Kiverco.
EU funds on-site energySubscription
Southampton-based SEaB Energy has received EU funding that will help it to accelerate the adoption of its energy-from-waste technology across Europe and international markets.
Safe for AndigestionSubscription
Andigestion, which operates food waste anaerobic digestion plants in Gloucestershire and Devon, has been awarded Safe Contractor accreditation.
O’Donovan hits award hat-trick Subscription
The recent Energy Savings Trust Fleet Hero Awards saw O’Donovan Waste Disposal named winner of the Commercial Vehicle Management Award for the third consecutive year.
Cyclist warning demoSubscription
The Cyclear vehicle safety product from Innovative Safety Systems (ISS) is now being used in Coventry, where it was designed and built by Coventry University graduate and ISS director Gavin Thoday.
Retro-style litter pickerSubscription
Campaign charity Keep Britain Tidy has partnered with litter picker manufacturer The Helping Hand Company to produce and sell an exclusive Keep Britain Tidy-branded litter picker, in retro yellow.
Slow shredder appealsSubscription
County Tyrone-based CRS NI, which designs and manufactures MRFs, has purchased a Haas Tyron 2000XL slow-speed shredder from Trade Balers Recycling Machinery.
Waste truck makes debutSubscription
Leeds-based waste management company Forge Waste & Recycling has introduced what it says is a state-of-the-art truck.
Tougher containers for recycling help to save money Subscription
Container repair and refurbishment company UK Container Maintenance (UKCM) has launched a campaign to emphasise the importance to the waste industry of strengthening containers.
We can do it in the mixSubscription
Controlling the quality of the input and output of a MRF is a crucial part of the recycling process
Extra CPR trainingSubscription
B&M Waste Services has conducted CPR resuscitation training for its staff.
SMR product made locallySubscription
Toton Aggregates, a subsidiary of resource management and recycling company Wastecycle, has launched a structural materials for reinstatement (SMR) product.
Award for low noiseSubscription
Terberg Matec UK has received the John Connell Silent Approach Award, which recognises initiatives to reduce noise nuisance for the benefit of the community and improve the environment.
Box baler used for carpetSubscription
Flooring superstore Carpet Barn approached QCR Recycling Equipment to find a solution for reducing the amount of carpet waste that was cluttering its yard.
Vehicle deal for six yearsSubscription
Lichfield District Council and Tamworth Borough Council’s Joint Waste Service (JWS) has selected Specialist Fleet Services (SFS) as vehicle provider for the shared waste and recycling service to homes across Lichfield, Burntwood, Tamworth and surrounding areas.
Radar warns driversSubscription
Kent-based waste collection company Sheerness Recycling has fitted Brigade Electronics’ radar obstacle detection system to provide drivers with clear warnings of people or obstructions in the way of manoeuvring mobile plant.
Komatsu buys LehnhoffSubscription
Komatsu is now the owner of Lehnhoff Hartstahl, subject to approvals of the merger control authorities.
Companies are urged to start taking the tablets Subscription
The challenging markets experienced by the waste and recycling sector in recent years has meant that the need for operational efficiency and high-quality management data has never been more important.
Gosport-based commercial recycler Paper Mountain has increased the number of bales it produces each day by 50% and cut the number of operatives needed to manage and supervise the baling process since installing an 80-tonne fully automatic Presona baler and bespoke conveyor system.
Teletruk finalist in safety awardsSubscription
JCB’s 35D 4x4 Wastemaster Plus Teletruk has been selected as a finalist in the Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence 2016 in the safety category.