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Software for robotic lawnmower wins Swedish circular technology challenge

Husqvarna's Automower 440 model. Machine learning software to be used in a robotic lawn mower is the winner of a sustainability innovation competition run by...

Metals recycler supports the Transport for London scrappage scheme

Metals recycler EMR is supporting the Transport for London (TFL) scrappage scheme at six sites across the capital. EMR Metal Recycling has Authorised Treatment Facilities...

Lifting equipment helps surplus food collector negotiate tricky spaces

One of the UK’s specialist collectors of surplus food product has invested in a piece of specialist lifting equipment that it says has boosted...

Scotland should follow on-demand bus schemes example of other UK regions, says charity

Schemes which would see passengers order on-demand bus services should be introduced in Scotland, a leading mobility charity has said. The ‘flexible bus’ initiative would...

New joystick steering tested in waste handling environment

Joystick steering has not been an especially prominent capability in the waste handling and recycling sectors. Insisting that this is about to change, Caterpillar®...

Efficient and mobile separation technology fills a small gap

The processing involved in breaking materials down to RC material is part of the everyday business of the construction and material handling industry. A...

Remanufactured component reduces downtime in Finnish quarry

A rock-crushing contractor in Finland has taken advantage of a remanufactured components programme for the replacement of a key component on a brand of...

Scrapping red diesel will add £1 per tonne to Council waste bills, says recovery...

Joseph Doherty, MD of Re-Gen Waste, which provides materials recovery facilities for Council waste in the UK, has questioned the wisdom of Government plans...

UK bus company installs air cleaning technology to protect drivers from COVID-19

Warrington’s Own Buses has become the first bus company in the world to install air cleaning devices across its entire operational bus fleet, in...

Demolition and quarrying crusher premieres in Las Vegas

Attachments manufacturer Allu has introduced a new range of crushing attachments said to be purpose-designed to meet the requirements of the demolition, recycling and...

Delivering cleaner vehicles and better air quality: Educational roadshow returns to Scotland

An initiative with a brief to help drive up safety and compliance standards in the transport sector (including in relation to air quality and...

Award-winning software aims to simplify the process of planning and executing underground excavation work

Utility service provider Morrison Utility Services (MUS) is undertaking a 12-month trial of Virtual Trial Hole Assistant (VTA), a software tool that the firm...

Government advisory body says electric vehicle revolution can be a boon to the UK’s...

A Government-backed taskforce bringing together key players in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors says it has demonstrated that an effectively managed integration of...

New initiative aims to advance the removal of dirty vehicles from London’s streets

As part of a drive to tackle dirty air across London, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a series of measures intended to accelerate the...

How to ensure your winter gritting respects the environment

Gritting is one of the most effective and cost-effective ways to keep the economy moving through adverse weather with safer roads that are free...

New tool assesses climate change impact on Europe’s roads

The impact of climate change on our road network is climbing the list of national priorities. Across Europe, National Road Administrations (NRAs) are having...

How making your fleet eco-friendly protects your business

According to a national study by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, concern about the environment is currently polling at its highest level since 2008

“Ground-breaking” trial paves way for more transparency and traceability in the marine fuels supply...

The first pilot of BunkerTrace, a system that combines synthetic DNA tracers and blockchain to manage risk for marine fuels by creating a transparent...

Industry first liquid bio methane offering

Flogas Britain – a major supplier of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) – has added liquid biomethane (Bio-LNG) to its...

Ordnance Survey involved in project to reduce traffic jams and air pollution

A partnership between Ordnance Survey, the Department for Transport, the British Parking Association, and GeoPlace, could dramatically reduce traffic congestion on UK roads by...