Sunday, September 25, 2022
Clarke Energy has signed a contract with Bord na Móna for a landfill gas power plant in the Republic of Ireland.

Irish job for Clarke Energy

Clarke Energy has signed a contract with Bord na Móna for a landfill gas power plant in the Republic of Ireland. The plant at the...
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Tyre trouble at mill – Illegal waste

NEARLY 5,000 tyres were discovered in the walls of a mill in Burnley after an Environment Agency-led investigation into illegal waste. The agency launched an...
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Reservoir scheme is nearer

A planning submission is expected at the end of the year as Bristol Water continues to firm up proposals for a £100m reservoir at...
NEW carbon footprint figures released by The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers has been hailed as further evidence that the corrugated industry has a lead on environmental matters.

A winning package – Corrugated industry

NEW carbon footprint figures released by The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers has been hailed as further evidence that the corrugated industry has...
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Making a Delivery in Winchester

THE 4Delivery consortium is reported to be making good progress on a £9m upgrade of a wastewater treatment works in Winchester. The consortium, comprising Veolia...
Veolia makes it number five for ERF contractors

Veolia makes it number five for ERF contractors

A CIVIL engineering contractor has teamed up again with its process engineering partner to begin work on an energy recovery facility. Clugston Construction and CNIM...
Mott MacDonald is providing consultancy services for a project that will improve flood defences and drainage in coastal areas in Bangladesh and help one million people.

Flood scheme to help one million

Mott MacDonald is providing consultancy services for a project that will improve flood defences and drainage in coastal areas in Bangladesh and help one...
Glasgow is poised for biggest spend in over a century

Glasgow is poised for biggest spend in over a century

THE biggest investment for more than 100 years in Greater Glasgow’s waste water network has been unveiled by Scottish Water. A £250m, five-year programme of...
Glover: “A significant achievement.”

‘Just super’ says Lanes as depot achieves target

THE hub for one of the UK’s biggest wastewater network service operations has achieved a globally-recognised environment standard. Lanes for Drains’ ‘super’ depot in Slough...
Millican’s appointment was a unanimous decision

Millican is installed as permanent chief executive

DOUGLAS Millican, who has been interim chief executive of Scottish Water since the sudden death of Richard Ackroyd last October, has been given the...
WORK is expected to begin in summer on a £154m project that will transform the way Scotland’s biggest city handles its domestic waste.

Viridor gets ‘go’ – Domestic waste project under way

WORK is expected to begin in summer on a £154m project that will transform the way Scotland’s biggest city handles its domestic waste. Approval for...
NEARLY 65,000 more homes will get better protection from flooding after the green light for construction to start on 93 defence schemes this year.

On the defensive – Flood protection

NEARLY 65,000 more homes will get better protection from flooding after the green light for construction to start on 93 defence schemes this year. With...
BioWatt was set up to specialise in design and build projects.

New company lands deal as part of £750m Wakefield PFI project

AN enclosed composting facility is to be built as part of a £750m PFI project. BioWatt Engineering, which specialises in the design and build of...
Madden will help steer developers through the planning process.

Madden the mediator as REC launches new division

MANCHESTER environmental consultancy REC has launched an ecology division to help guide developers through the planning process. It is led by principal ecologist Neil Madden...
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Engineers back Ofwat plan to tackle water shortages

THE country’s civil engineering profession has welcomed OFWAT’s plans to plans to give greater incentives for companies to transfer water from areas where it...

Castle beats target in drive to reduce energy costs

THE drive to reduce carbon emissions at Scotland’s top visitor attraction is well ahead of target. New figures show that Edinburgh Castle, which attracts more...

Plant welcomes visit from PM

PRIME minister David Cameron donned a hard hat to visit a construction and demolition waste recycling plant in Oxford. His visit was in advance of...

Gates continuing to close at landfill sites

RESEARCH has identified 130 landfill sites that have closed since 2008 as the country continues to reduce the volumes it sends for traditional disposal....

‘Flood investment must be protected’

HOME owners could be in deep water unless there is extra investment in flood infrastructure and more realistic planning policies. That’s the message from the...

Tough target

Is the construction industry really capable of achieving 70% recycling of its waste by 2020 or is it just a box ticking exercise by...