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  • Redwave glass recycling day

    The event was primarily dedicated to the presentation of the new glass sorting machines, Redwave CX for material 6-50mm and Redwave (XI for fine material 2-12mm. Redwave CX and CXF machines are equipped with a completely reworked three-way system. By rearranging the valve units, the same high performance at the first and second eject is guaranteed even for fine material, and air consumption is ...

  • Glass recycling business crushed

    Four glass recycling companies wound-up in the High Court MAGNA GROUP PLC MAGNA ENGINEERING LIMITED MAGNA RECYCLINIG LIMITED MAGNA TOUGHENED GLASS LIMITED A group of companies headed by Magna Group plc (“Magna plc”), has been wound up in the High Court following an investigation by Companies Investigation Branch (“CIB”) of the Insolvency Service. The group claimed to be capable of ...


  • New €5m Irish glass recycling plant unveiled

    A new Euro 5m state-of-the-art glass recycling facility has been opened in Ireland which will be able to handle more than 50,000 tonnes of bottles and jars a year. Environment minister John Gormley officially opened the new Glassco Recycling plant, which has the potential to save more than 15,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Bosses say it will be the first of its kind in the country to use optical ...

  • `Exceptional` judgement made in `unlawful` glass recycling plant case

    All work must stop and buildings must be removed at the “unlawful” Quinn Glass plant at Elton, near Chester, a High Court judge has ruled. The decision that Chester City Council must take enforcement action against the plant, which does not have planning permission, has pleased case claimants and rivals Ardagh Glass. Ardagh brought a court case in February to force the council to take action ...

  • Toronto glass processing plant will save municipalities millions in recycling costs

    Five Toronto area municipalities will save on the cost of operating their recycling programs thanks to a new glass processing plant scheduled to open its doors in Brampton this summer. Stewardship Ontario announced today that it has a deal with Canadian recycled glass processor, Unical, Inc. to build the plant in the GTA. As a start, it will accept all of the glass bottles and jars recycled in ...


    By Stewardship Ontario

  • Still no verdict on Quinn Glass plant case

    Nearly two weeks after a High Court hearing (10 March) to decide the fate of a Quinn Glass recycling plant which does not have planning permission, the presiding Judge has delayed his verdict. The case against the Quinn plant in Cheshire was brought by rival Ardagh Glass, which deemed it “unfair competition” because it had not obtained planning permission. After hearing the case, which finished ...

  • Judge closes down glass recycling firm that misled shareholders

    Four glass recycling companies have been wound-up in the High Court following an investigation by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ Insolvency Service. The four firms were headed up by the Magna Group and consisted of Magna Engineering, Magna Recycling and Magna Toughened Glass. The group had set up a glass recycling plant near Selby in North Yorkshire but failed to generate ...

  • Quinn`s `unlawful` glass plant awaiting closure order

    The ‘unlawful’ Quinn Glass plant in Elton is awaiting an enforcement order requiring it to cease production and remove the factory. Issued by Cheshire West and Chester Council on 22nd April, the order comes after a long-running legal battle between Quinn Glass- which does not have planning permission for the plant - and Ardagh Glass. Ardagh glass has taken action against the plant because, it ...

  • Ardagh Glass` appeal is thrown out

    The Court of Appeal has thrown out Ardagh Glass’s claim that Chester West and Cheshire Council had no power to grant retrospective planning permission for the Quinn Glass plant in Elton. The decision comes months after the end to the legal battle over the legality of the plant when the Secretary of State gave Quinn retrospective planning approval in November 2009, after the local authority ...

  • EU Glass end of waste regulations

    The European Parliament has approved new Regulations that allow the point at which waste glass ceases to be waste to change. This is part of an on-going process to reduce the burdens caused by a product being waste – trans-boundary restrictions, transfer notes etc – by allowing waste that has been processed to a standard that equates to raw materials to then be moved as product. ...

  • New CRT recycling plant due to within weeks

    A plant which is set to revolutionise the way Cathode Ray Televisions are recycled is weeks away from opening. The plant, operated by Nulife Glass, has created 30 new jobs in the region and once up and running will have the capacity to recycle 2000 TV screens every month. With CRTs a thing of the past as people upgrade to the latest flat-screen models, there are an ever growing number ...

  • New E-scrap recycling plant in Greece

    The plant is designed for a performance of 6 t/h and equipped with a new shredding technology for gentle opening of large electronic units like washing machines, dish washers, electric cookers, vending machines, switchboard cabinets, server stations and many more. The incoming E-scrap is fed by conveying belt or gripper directly into the funnel of the special shredder. By the working method of ...

  • £30m Northamptonshire recycling and renewable energy plant approved

    Plans for a £30m recycling and renewable energy plant in Northamptonshire have been approved. It is hoped the facility will recycle and capture energy from the expected 120,000 tonnes of waste per year. The plant, planned by Shore Energy, will be located near Corby creating 100 construction jobs and 24 positions available for plant workers. Shore Energy project director Jon Garvey said: “The ...

  • NAIMA Insulation Manufacturers Used Over 8.5 Billion Pounds of Recycled Materials in the Production of Fiber Glass and Slag Wool Insulation

    The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) announced the results of a recent survey of its members’ use of pre- and post-consumer recycled materials in their insulation products during the years 2008 to 2011. The survey includes data from both U.S. and Canadian manufacturing facilities. According to the survey, U.S. and Canadian manufacturers used over 8.5 billion pounds ...


    By PRWeb

  • Quinn glass are set to appeal enforcement notice

    The ‘unlawful’ Quinn Glass plant in Elton has received an enforcement notice ordering it to cease production and dismantle the factory by 29 May. The notice was issued by Cheshire West and Chester Council on 22 April after a High Court ruling. But in a statement, Quinn Glass said it will appeal the order “to allow time for a full and proper determination of the planning submission.” It added: ...

  • Supreme Court throws out Ardagh Glass appeal

    A five year dispute over the legality of the Quinn Glass plant has been settled, after an appeal against the ‘unlawful’ granting of retrospective planning permission for the site was thrown out by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court ordered that permission for Ardagh Glass to appeal against the decision be refused on the grounds that: “The application does not raise an arguable ...

  • New CRT recycling plant due to open within weeks

    A plant which is set to revolutionise the way Cathode Ray Televisions are recycled is weeks away from opening. The plant, operated by Nulife Glass, has created 30 new jobs in the region and once up and running will have the capacity to recycle 2000 TV screens every day. With CRTs a thing of the past as people upgrade to the latest flat-screen models, there are an ever growing number ...

  • Specialist recycling plant development on the increase, according to AcuComm Waste Futures

    Interest in recycling and materials recovery is growing worldwide and increasingly specialist processing plants are releasing valuable by-products with a positive environmental impact. According to an analysis of the Waste Business Finder database in August 2014, published in Waste Industry Sales Monitor (www.acucomm.net/wism), there were 23 recycling plant ...


    By AcuComm Limited

  • Recycling Our Way to Recovery

    The following statement has been issued by Joseph Cattaneo, President, Glass Packaging Institute. ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Over the past year, there have been promising signs that the United States is recovering from the so-called "Great Recession." In recent quarters, the country's Gross Domestic Product has been in positive territory. The ...

  • Spain - Recycling Electro-Waste

    Untitled Document Recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) at the end of its useful life is on the increase, particularly in the case of computer equipment. Its ...


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