It’s a snap

THE Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management has announced that engineering and design consultancy Atkins has joined up as a major partner for...

UK firm drives ahead with Philippines deal

A UK company that develops waste-derived biofuels is to begin operations in the Philippines on a vehicle fuel made from organic waste products in...
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Zero costs for tenants

Eco Environments has been selected to install a range of renewable energy technologies at what is believed to be the UK’s first ‘zero energy...
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Met Office forecasts big savings from solar

THE contract to design and install one of the largest roof-top solar PV installations in the UK has been completed by SunGift Solar. The 250...

Heavy rainfall puts systems under pressure

A conference has heard how urban drainage systems have struggled to cope with the heavy rainfall of recent weeks. Research presented to the Royal Geographical...

Two into one wind inquiry

A joint public inquiry is to be held after a council objected to applications for onshore wind farms in mid-Wales. The applications are from Vattenfall...

Balkans win for trio

A consortium led by engineer Mott MacDonald has won a contract from the European Commission to help strengthen infrastructure development across the Western Balkans. The...
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Planning bid goes in for CHP plant

A planning application has been submitted for a combined heat and power plant in Northamptonshire to provide energy for homes and businesses. Origin Renewable Energy...

Aberdeen show breaks records

THE All-Energy exhibition in Aberdeen in May broke all records in terms of exhibitors space and attendance, organisers have confirmed. The 12th show attracted 580...

Fined after crush death

RECYCLING company SITA UK has been fined £200,000 after a 21-year-old employee died from head injuries at its paper baling site in Tipton. The Health...
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OBE for Viridor boss

Colin Drummond, chief executive at Viridor, was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours in recognition of his contribution to technology and innovation....
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Ready for the storm

NEARLY 4,000m³ of a storm water management system has been installed for a supermarket company’s new packing plant in Somerset. Located next to a...

Show me the green

CONSTRUCTION firm Skanska has launched a green fund to help the industry invest in cost-saving technology and initiatives. The fund is a joint venture between...
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Landfill bill cut by £12m

A council has slashed millions of pounds from its landfill tax bill by more than halving the amount of waste it buries in the...

£1m growth package

A Scottish energy management company has secured nearly £1m to help drive its expansion into new commercial markets. Edinburgh business Ewgeco creates display systems that...

Flood plans in…2

A £2.5m Anglian Water project will improve drainage in Goxhill, Lincolnshire. The flood alleviation work will see 22 locations removed from the flood risk...

Wasted effort at the double

A £20m recycling facility that combines high-tech sorting with green construction techniques has been opened in Liverpool as part of a Merseyside double by...

Flood plans in…1

PLANS have been submitted by the Environment Agency for flood defences to protect a North Yorkshire town. The proposed £2m scheme for Northallerton will reduce...

Clean and clear

WORK has started on Essex Water’s £16m scheme to upgrade Taunton’s ageing mains network. The project involves laying a new main to replace a...
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Silos hit the heights in Fife

KIRK Environmental reports that construction is “well underway” on its part of a £200m biomass plant in Scotland. Work on the three woodchip storage silos...