waste operator News

  • Our latest Surefire® waste incineration plant is about to be shipped out

    We have often reported that even though every single waste incineration unit we build is designed and manufactured in our UK factory, their final destination and workplace could literally be anywhere in the world.  This latest project, a Surefire® SF200, is a typical example because although it was expertly engineered in our Manchester workshops it is now about to be shipped to its ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Stiffer penalties for Illegal waste operators

    New sentencing guidelines urging greater fines have been launched for companies and individuals that commit environmental offence. It is estimated that there are more than 1,000 illegal waste sites throughout the UK, causing vast amounts of pollution and ruining people’s lives. The new guidelines for judges and magistrates were published by the Sentencing Council as there is no current ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • A Positive Outlook from Waste to Energy Operators

    The latest Waste-to-Energy industry barometer from analysts at Ecoprog has concluded that the business outlook of plant operators has continued to improve since last year, while technology suppliers are feeling the distress. The annual survey is conducted by Ecoprog, a German industry analyst, with assistance of the Confederation of European Waste to Energy Plants ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Custodial sentence and £330,00 penalty for illegal waste operations

    Yesterday, 7 January 2014 Christopher Roy Theaker of High Oakham Drive, Mansfield, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court to four charges relating to the operation of illegal wood waste facilities in Mansfield and Sheffield without an environmental permit He pleaded guilty at an earlier Court hearing. The 49-year-old was given a 9-month custodial sentence, ordered to pay £250,000.00 in ...

  • JCB to launch waste vehicle operator training scheme

    Vehicle manufacturer JCB has announced plans to provide Operator Training Course for their Wastemaster vehicle range. Developed in conjunction with the National Construction College, the week-long training programme will offer a vehicle specific qualification for the JCB Wastemaster Wheeled Loading Shovel vehicle. The course will provide an additional qualification on top of the ...

  • Prison sentence for illegal waste site operator

    A man from Buxton has received a five month prison sentence for illegally operating a waste site. The Environment Agency brought Timothy Birchenough to Nottingham Crown Court to be charged under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Birchenough operated an illegal waste site at Wibbersley Farm, Buxton. He did not have a waste management licence, which is a requirement for all sites which receive ...

  • £14,000 fine for company operating illegal waste facility

    Today, 22 November 2013, Easy Skip Hire Ltd of Doncaster was sentenced at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court to one charge relating to operating a waste transfer facility without an Environmental Permit. The company pleaded guilty at an earlier court hearing. The company was fined £14,000, ordered to pay £3,131.87 in costs, along with a £120 victim surcharge. The charge was ...

  • ‘CSI’ techniques to crack down on unlicensed waste operators

    The Environment Agency is extending the use of the latest sophisticated techniques including forensics, handwriting experts and crime mapping alongside the legal powers in its fight against illegal waste activities. The move signals a renewed effort by the Environment Agency to stamp out the practice. The Board heard on Wednesday that over half of the illegally operating waste sites in ...

  • MagneGas Technology to Be Operated at Independent Waste Recycling Facility

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Grease Depot, Inc. ("GDI") of Clearwater, FL to establish a waste processing and fuel production operation at GDI's facility, ...


  • Illegal waste operator sentenced to prison again for continuing to commit waste offences

    An illegal waste operator has been sentenced at Banbury Magistrates’ Court (2, July 2013) to a total of eight months imprisonment and ordered to pay costs of £9,449 for waste offences. David Ham, 36 of the Old Dairy, Dudgrove Lane, Whelford, Gloucestershire commited the offences at two sites at Whelford in Gloucestershire and Faringdon in Oxfordshire. Mr Ham was also guilty of failing ...

  • Brothers handed suspended jail terms for illegal waste operations

    Two brothers who ran a Leeds-based recycling company have been handed suspended jail terms for running unauthorised waste operations in the Yorkshire area. Jamie Michael Todd, 33, of America Moor Lane, Morley, and Thomas Todd, 24, of Littlemoor Gardens, Pudsey, must also carry out unpaid work after they each admitted nine waste management offences. The brothers were sentenced today (28 January) ...

  • EnergySolutions Teams With Environmental Dimensions Inc. for $200M Waste Operations Contract

    EnergySolutions (NYSE: ES) today announced that the partnership it has formed with Environmental Dimensions Inc. has been awarded a $200M contract for Waste Characterization, Processing and Waste Operations Services for the U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The scope of work includes all aspects of radioactive and hazardous waste management ...


    By EnergySolutions

  • Hebden Bridge man jailed over illegal waste operation

    A Hebden Bridge man who was wanted for waste crimes in Todmorden is now beginning a 25-month jail term. Mark Eric Butterworth, 51, of Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, was sentenced to a custodial term by Bradford Crown Court in May but he was not sent down because he failed to turn up at court on the day. His Honour Judge Thomas QC subsequently issued a warrant for Butterworth’s arrest, and on 1 ...

  • Undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

    Following a three-year undercover investigation, we’ve shown once again that electronic waste - like your old TV set - still isn't being responsibly recycled like it's supposed to be. Instead, e-waste is being disguised as second-hand goods and shipped off to Nigeria, where it is sold, scrapped or illegally dumped. The undercover operation, carried out with the help of Sky Television, is further ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • UNTHA XR waste shredder hits one million operational hours

    Austrian-headquartered shredding specialist UNTHA has just dispatched its 150th waste shredder. The XR mobil-e is heading to France where, when commissioned, it will process 25 tonnes per hour of C&I waste down to 80mm particle size. But this machine had a particularly special ‘send-off’ when it left UNTHA’s manufacturing plant in Salzburg. From its ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Environment Agency cracks down on illegal e-waste operators

    The Environment Agency aims to tackle “the big, the bad and the nasty” key operators who illegally export waste electrical and electronic equipment from the UK to Africa by prosecuting them. EA policy advisor David Bradley told MRW that the EA currently has a large investigation running into the illegal WEEE exports from the UK to Africa which involves over a dozen operators and several large ...

  • Waste to Energy Company with 51 Operating Facilities to Formally Test MagneGas® Fuel

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, announced today that a major waste to energy company with 51 existing operating facilities processing solid waste into renewable energy, has requested formal testing of MagneGas® as an immediate ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • UK waste operators welcome national online transfer system

    Almost three quarters of large waste operators have shown their support for a new system for recording transfers of waste online. In a recent survey, 72 per cent of large or medium-sized waste operators who were questioned said they were keen to use edoc (electronic duty of care) – a free online system being developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with the waste sector for roll ...

  • Hazardous waste operations and emergency response training comes to Cary

    Personnel who are expected to stop, contain, and clean up releases of hazardous materials are required to have 24 hours of initial training. Personnel who are involved in clean-ups at waste sites, including Superfund sites, RCRA corrective action sites, or voluntary clean-ups involving hazardous substances must have 40 hours of initial instruction.Environmental Resource Center, the leading ...

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