waste operator News

  • One of world`s largest agro-industrial biogas plants under construction

    In February 2016, Coltrade B.V. and its partner Ahidra S.L., signed an EPC contract for one of the largest organic waste to energy recovery facilities in the world within the dairy industry. After months of design and engineering of the highest level, where efficiency became an obsession, the plant is now under construction. The installation is located in northern Spain (Asturias) and will ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Charlotte AD Facility Achieves COD

    Blue Sphere Corporation–(OTCQB: BLSP) (the “Company”, “Blue Sphere”, “we”, “our” or “us”), an international Independent Power Producer (IPP) that is globally active in the clean energy production and waste to energy markets, released today that the Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility that it has been developing in ...


    By Blue Sphere Corporation

  • TANA Shark attacks ragger wire in France

    To process a stock of strands coming from the paper industry, the Suez RV Grand-Ouest plant situated at Isigny-le-Buat, France was looking for a slow, robust and efficient shredder. Tana's dealer in the area Smart Equipmenttogether with Smet Rental provided them with the right solution: TANA Shark 440DT. The plant has previously processed electrical cables and has three fast speed shredders ...


    By Tana Oy

  • London SMEs offered ‘circular economy’ support

    The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced a three-year support programme to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the capital adopt circular economy business models. Known as ‘Advance London’ the programme will be open from January 2017 and will provide free help and advice to businesses. LWARB is a partnership between the Mayor of London and London’s ...


    By GPT Waste Management 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

  • 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 ...

  • ‘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 ...

  • £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 ...

  • 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, ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Firm and two men face £248,000 bill over illegal waste operations

    A waste management business and two men in Berwick-upon-Tweed have been ordered to pay a total of £248,000 after being convicted of waste crime offences. Frank Flannigan Junior, 45, of Mansfield Road, Tweedmouth was sentenced on Friday 17 January at Newcastle Crown Court in relation to the operations of his company DepotHire Ltd. His father Frances Clavering Flannigan, 78, of Etal Road, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Largest waste treatment operation in Austria relies on UNTHA shredding technology

    Since 1 July 2007, Salzburger Abfallbeseitigung GmbH has been working with the XR2000S shredder made by UNTHA.SAB processes 120,000 t of waste per year. Shredders of the highest reliability are needed to process such huge amounts of waste.After 25 years of experience with hammer mills, a hydraulic double rotor machine and two diesel-hydraulic 1-shaft machines were bought in the last thre ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Operation Ascot: Five arrested in west Wales waste raids

    Following a large scale investigation, Environment Agency Wales officers have carried out arrests and searches in relation to illegal waste operations at four sites in west Wales yesterday (13 November). The arrests and searches relate to the alleged large-scale illegal treatment and depositing of waste at the four sites. A large quantity of evidence has been seized by Environment Agency Wales. A ...

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