Plant & Equipment
Before 2010, landfill was the only commercially feasible destination for the residual waste stream because its biomass content was too small and contaminant content too high to pass the stringent fuel specifications laid down by biomass plants in the UK.
There are very few people who would invest large amounts of money in an expensive mechanical device such as supercar and then drive it until it breaks, but this is exactly the approach taken by some operators when it comes to maintenance of MRFs.
Waste management company Clearwater has purchased its first Bell B30E articulated dump truck (ADT) to enhance its hire division offering.
Water treatment specialist Siltbuster has unveiled plans to develop a new 10-acre head office complex in Monmouth.
Lanes Group drainage engineers were called in to clear more than 170 tonnes of organic waste at the Waterbeach mechanical biological treatment plant in Cambridgeshire, operated by Amey.
Yorwaste has recently invested in two JCB 457 Stage IV/Tier 4 Final Wastemaster wheeled loaders and a 437 Wastemaster wheeled loader after an extensive whole life valuation of the machines and its competitors’ nearest equivalents.
Pre-treating black bag municipal waste in an autoclave before sending it to anaerobic digestion could increase methane generation by more than 300% and substantially reduce the amount of material requiring disposal, it is claimed.
Andritz MeWa has further developed its cross-flow shredder for substrate treatment in biogas facilities, the Bio-QZ.
Doosan Enpure has acquired the intellectual property (IP) rights and know-how for Ros Roca waste treatment processes relating to food waste anaerobic digestion (AD).
ExxonMobil, provider of advanced lubrication solutions for landfill gas (LFG) operations, has signed a five-year contract with UKbased renewable power generator Infinis.