Software controls fleetSubscription
Norfolk bulk haulage specialist Roger Warnes Transport (RWT) is ensuring high levels of compliance and control of its 90-strong mixed vehicle fleet by using TruTac’s fleet management software tools, Tru-Control and TruLicence.
Renewable content baggedSubscription
Mater-Bi fruit and vegetable bags with a high renewable content are now available for production in markets where demand for compostable solutions is growing or where legislation restricts the use of traditional plastics.
Shredded for processingSubscription
Food production waste is challenging for pumping and maceration equipment.
Fuel efficient sevenSubscription
East Midlands company Wastecycle has recently added seven vehicles to its large fleet.
Gas monitor comes to UKSubscription
Environmental monitoring specialist Enitial has formed a partnership with Irish company AmbiSense to supply its gas monitoring system to the UK market.
Recording on refuse trucksSubscription
Biffa Municipal has installed the RX3 CCTV hard disk recording technology and remote WiFi coverage download system from Innovative Safety Systems to more than 50 refuse collection vehicles operating in Crawley, South Bucks and Epping Forest.
Sweeps tonnes of gritSubscription
DWS Systems, a joint venture between water treatment firm Siltbuster and German equipment giant Doppstadt, has launched the latest Gritbuster WT-250 road sweeping recycling system.
Cardboard baled at MRF Subscription
Whitham Mills has been appointed by Veolia to provide waste processing equipment at the company’s purpose-built MRF in Huyton, Liverpool.
Software used across fleetSubscription
AMCS, the supplier of integrated software and vehicle technology, has signed an agreement with environmental services provider Alba Group.
Hazardous site hoist rangeSubscription
The JD Neuhaus Profi TI range of air-operated hoists have proved their versatility and reliability following installations in a range of industrial workplaces.
Arduous work for handlerSubscription
The waste management division of County Durham-based John Wade Group has added a Kramer telehandler to its mobile plant fleet.
Explosion safety systemSubscription
Dutch waste management company Van Gansewinkel has bought three Toyota forklifts featuring Pyroban explosion protection (pictured below) to ensure maximum safety for staff at its site in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Wastemaster performance boost Subscription
The latest versions of JCB’s 427 (pictured) and 437 mid-range Wastemaster wheeled loaders offer superior comfort and performance.
Air separates difficult fractionsSubscription
Technology from Leicesterbased Impact Air Systems (IAS) uses air to separate dust and dry materials such as fractions of paper and plastic, metals, trommel fines and glass that can otherwise be costly and difficult to remove.
Reusable van graphicsSubscription
A lightweight reusable vehicle graphics system from Spedian will enable local authorities to make their fleets work harder.
Automatic gears preferred Subscription
Kerbside collection business Romaquip has ordered 160 DAF LF180 trucks, requesting that Allison 2500 fully automatic transmission be made available with the four-cylinder Paccar PX-5 engine in the 12-tonne vehicles.
Get metals from plastics Subscription
Bunting Magnetics Europe has manufactured and supplied a complete metal separation system to Recapture Plastics at its new recycling plant in Rochester, Kent.
All flames detected Subscription
Winters Recycling has installed eight Talentum dual infra-red (IR) optical flame detectors from FFE at its Hitchin site.
Sorter design improves recovery Subscription
National Recovery Technologies (NRT) has launched a next generation platform for its SpydIR and ColorPlus optical sorters.
Clean air co-ordinationSubscription
Using gas analysers can be vital when managing fire incidents at waste sites
Mesh remains unblockedSubscription
Norman Watson Haulage & Plant Hire has doubled the amount of incinerator bottom ash it processes at its facility in Haverton Hill, Middlesbrough.
Excavator looks down Subscription
Economic Skips has an unusual way of dealing with the industrial waste that passes through its facility: by positioning its JCB JS220 22-tonne tracked excavator on the waste itself rather than having machines operating at ground level.
Quick couple new toolsSubscription
Six months ago, Preston-based Pete Marquis Contractors invested in the Lehnhoff Variolock fully automatic quick coupler system for all its 20-tonne excavators, which it mainly uses on demolition projects.
Econic for muckawaySubscription
The first high-visibility MercedesBenz Econic to be specified for ‘muckaway’ duties has entered service with Essex-based contractor S Walsh & Sons.
Different sizes from one screen bucketSubscription
A range of screening buckets has been added to the Finlay Group’s core fleet following growing demand for multiple product sizes.
Excavator is made to hit the heightsSubscription
Caterpillar’s 340F Ultra High Demolition (UHD) hydraulic excavator is engineered for high-reach demolition work.
Biogas uses cheap feedSubscription
Plant manufacturer Weltec Biopower has signed two orders for agricultural biogas plant projects.
OMB distributor for UKSubscription
Droitwich-based Egbert Taylor Group is now the exclusive UK distributor of containers from OMB, in a continuation of its expansion programme and aim to provide an enhanced offering to its UK customers.
Accreditation for Drax labSubscription
ESG, the UK provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has achieved flexible scope UKAS accreditation No 0001 for its on-site laboratory at Drax power station in North Yorkshire.
World first in PC/ABSSubscription
Plastics recycling and technology company MBA Polymers has started the world’s first commercial production line for the manufacture of post-consumer PC/ABS pellets – a thermoplastic resin – from shredded waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
Hire trucks can weigh binsSubscription
Refuse Vehicle Solutions has launched a vehicle rental service with a range of vehicles available for short- or long-term hire, including a fleet of trade waste collection trucks fitted with the Enviroweigh bin weighing system from Vehicle Weighing Solutions.
Treatment of APCRSubscription
Waste management group CSG plans to “significantly increase” the volume of incinerator air pollution control residue (APCR) it treats after developing new technology at its specialist hazardous waste handling facility.
Tippers cut downtimeSubscription
William Tracey Group has expanded its land remediation capability with the purchase of four low-emission tipper vehicles.
Need to spark battery recycling Subscription
Batteries can be a major fire hazard and a danger to the environment if not dealt with correctly. Recycling staff and consumers should be educated about how to deal with them.
Scent of success as odour problem is fixed Subscription
Biffa West Sussex’s mechanical biological treatment plant had a problem with odour.
More fats and greases are capturedSubscription
A new energy plant in Cheshire which processes waste fats, oils and greases (FOG) for use as biodiesel includes a WPL dissolved air flotation (DAF) wastewater treatment system to reclaim more of the resource.
Forklift range minimises turn radius Subscription
Doosan has introduced an 80V, 2.2 to 3.5-tonne capacity range of four-wheel forklift trucks.
Belgian plastics recycler Tivaco is converting clean post-industrial scrap into high-grade pellets for demanding applications using Austro-German technology at throughputs of up to 1,700kg/h.
Fast change of jaw setsSubscription
The CK Combi multipurpose attachment kit from VTN Europe interchanges between five jaw set options in less than five minutes, offering versatility to different demolition applications.
Bins for use on the goSubscription
Passenger transport executive Merseytravel has renewed its contract with B&M Waste Services for a further three years.
Assess air hoist studySubscription
Materials handling specialist JD Neuhaus (JDN) will be showing its concept study of a new stainless steel air hoist (above) at the CeMAT 2016 international exhibition, taking place in Hannover, Germany, on 31 May-3 June.
Haulage and inert waste recycling specialist Jeremy Bishop Haulage (JBH) is scaling up productivity and producing high-specification recycled products with a single high-powered machine that is performing a double duty at its Plymouth site.
JCB fleet saves costsSubscription
Edinburgh-based skip hire and recycling company Hamilton Waste now has a fleet of JCB Wastemaster machines, including a 560-80 Loadall, JS20MHand JS200W materials handlers, three JS130 tracked excavators fitted with selector grabs, 436, 437 and 457 loading shovels and the award-winning 35D 4x4 Teletruk.