Herefordshire firm invests in corrosive waste transportation

Waste management firm Mayglothling Waste has invested in a high specification “acid vacuum tanker”, to provide safe transportation and treatment of acids and other hazardous and corrosive waste materials.

Having purchased a specialist resin coated barrel, originally manufactured by Crossland Tankers, Mayglothling says it is now one of few UK waste management providers able to safely transport and dispose of corrosive waste by using this unique piece of equipment.

Mayglothling says the new service offering has received interest from commercial firms in need of transportation and disposal of hydrochloric and sulphuric acid from sites across the UK.

Managing Director, Jonathan Mayglothling, said: “Delivery of the new tanker was delayed several times as it was one of the first tankers to be constructed with the latest safety features. This was frustrating but now means we have a new generation tank. For years, we have transported a huge variety of liquid waste from animal byproducts to oils and fuels, where the only gap in our offering was corrosive material not suitable for stainless steel tanks. Sub-contracting this service was proving difficult due to a lack of contractors out there with the right equipment.”

“Thankfully we can now offer the complete transport and treatment service to the industrial sector, supported by our own on-site chemist. The vacuum tanker has a hydraulically operated fully opening rear door, vapour scrubber system, vapour recovery lines, earth straps for flammable material and three manway lids to facilitate efficient wash outs between loads.”

He said his firm had just secured a total waste management contract, taking over the dry waste management for an existing wet-waste customer.

Founded in 1970, Mayglothling offers a range of solutions for commercial and domestic customers in England and Wales. The firm recently secured all three ISO accreditations.

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