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Counting the £2m cost of Leicester's MRF fire

The cost of the fire that ripped through Leicesters recycling plant days before it was due to open in July has been estimated at £2 million.Biffa is having to replace the internal membrane of the ball mill that caught fire as well as repairing the buildings roof, replacing components and industrially cleaning surfaces and computers.But despite all the damage, the waste-management company believes the £30m plant will be operational by mid-October.Biffa ...