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Contracts: 22 June 2012

MRW’s pick of the week’s new business


Contract: Belfast City Council. Pre-qualification questionnaire for the interim treatment and disposal of the council’s municipal residual waste.

Value: £2.5m

Tenure/period: Awarded until 31/3/2013 with the option to renew on a six-monthly basis thereafter.

Deadline: 9/7/2012 - 12:00

Description: Treatment and diversion from landfill of residual waste with the remaining residual waste being sent to landfill. The council anticipates that some 28,000 tonnes of waste will require treatment for the duration of the contract.

More details (OJEU): (free registration required).


Contract: NHS Shared Business Services Ltd: Domestic waste management services incorporating the collection, transportation, minimisation and appropriate disposal.

Value: £500,000 – £2m.

Tenure/period: Four years.

Deadline: 6/7/12.

Description: Ten job lots around the UK. Includes management of hazardous (non-healthcare), general domestic municipal waste, ferrous, non-ferrous metals, confidential, office paper, offensive healthcare waste and miscellaneous waste.

More details (OJEU): (free registration required).


Contract: South Staffordshire Council: Waste and recycling collection service.

Value: £14m – £38m

Tenure/period: Seven years, with option to extend for further seven years.

Deadline: 2/7/12.

Description: Alternate weekly collection of domestic waste one week, with garden waste and dry recyclables the following week, and transfer to an authorised waste facility. Domestic waste is collected from 45,500 properties in the district primarily by means of a 240 litre wheeled bin.

More details (OJEU): (free registration required).



Contract: First ScotRail Limited: Provision of waste management services at various first ScotRail sites including stations and engineering depots.

Won by: William Tracey Group

Value: £1.5m

More details:


Contract: Amber Valley Borough Council: Collection of household waste from around 55,000 properties, collection of bulky waste upon request, collection of clinical waste from around 70 customers and commercial waste from around 900 customers.

Won by: Veolia

Value: £42m

Tenure/period: 15 years

More details (OJEU): (free registration required).


Contract: Essex CC: Sewage and refuse disposal services, sanitation and similar services. Includes sustainable design, build, commissioning, operation and/or financing of a main waste treatment facility or facilities.

Won by: UBB (Essex) Ltd.

Tenure/period: 25-30 years.

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