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Bringing jetting and suction to the city

THE CityWhale is a new range of vehicles offering both jetting and suction capabilities in a package adapted for urban operation. Designed and manufactured...

Camera systems improve safety and track performance of food waste collection service

New additions to Midlothian Council’s fleet of vehicles have recently been installed with camera systems to assist in the efficient day-to-day operations of its...

Hackathon event aims to solve EV charging location puzzles

A hackathon event aims to harness programmers’ talents to create ideas that tackle the challenges around the successful roll out of electric vehicles (EVs)...

Equipment firm announces global virtual symposium for the wet processing industry

Wet processing equipment manufacturer CDE has scheduled another global virtual conference on materials processing topics for 18-20 May. It follows a previous virtual event...

Waste systems and recycling plant specialist to hold recycling open days in Solihull in...

Blue Group is to hold waste recycling open days at Armac Demolition in Solihull on 12 and 13 July. The two day programme is broken...
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

EV summit highlights

Electric vehicle adoption is "happening faster than any of us anticipated," said Daniel Lyons of Shell's e-mobility division, speaking at the UK's EV Summit on 1-2 September. The event reviewed developments in the uptake of EVs with over 80 in-person delegates in attendance and 400 online.

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...

‘Sand Cleaner’ combats plastic peril on beaches

By efficiently removing waste and debris of all sizes on a beautiful and very popular beach in Italy’s Puglia region, plant and equipment firm...

Swedish EV maker declares intent to develop “a truly climate neutral car by 2030”

Swedish performance EV firm Polestar has declared a “moonshot goal” to create “the first truly climate neutral car by 2030.” The Polestar 0 project will...

Deal improves offering to recycling industry businesses

On 12 September Molson Green, said to be the UK’s largest distributor of capital equipment, become a dealer for Turmec, a waste management solutions...

World’s first hydrogen dual fuel road sweeper delivered to Aberdeen City Council

What seem to be the first hydrogen dual fuel road sweepers will soon be appearing on the streets of Aberdeen

EV charging stations outnumber fuel stations, less than 100 years after the first petrol...

There are now almost 1,000 more public places to charge electric cars than there are forecourts to pump petrol in the UK – 9,300 EV charging locations compared to 8,400 fuel stations .

180-degree ‘Wide Eye’ camera system designed to save lives in waste and recycling

Wolverhampton-based Spillard Safety Systems has unveiled its Optronics Wide Eye Camera System, which uses a fish eye 180-degree view angle camera that will kill...

Real-time air quality monitoring to be used for low-emissions lorry trial

EarthSense Systems is equipping commercial delivery vehicles with air pollution sensors as part of a project to test the performance and emissions of low-carbon...

Fitting sails and slowing down could cut shipping emissions by up to 40%, says...

Computer-generated image of a ship retro-fitted with sails (image credit: Smart Green Shipping). Fitting sails to cargo ships and sailing more slowly could reduce greenhouse...
Recharging of an all-electric Nissan LEAF

DMU in project to assess impact of electric vehicle recharging

A team of experts from De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester will be part of major new project to assess the impact of electric...

Solar road surfacing solution to begin UK trials in 2017

Described as “the world’s first ever photovoltaic road surfacing material”, Colas’ Wattway will begin trialling in the UK next year, at up to three...
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MIX Telematics has launched a new version of its in-cab display. With a seven-inch colour touch screen the Mix Rovi allows communication and information exchange...

Cleaner air in the capital: London has first UK authority to run fully electric...

The City of London Corporation will become the first UK governing body to run a full fleet of Electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (ERCVs) following...
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Telehandler lifts up to 6 tonnes

JCB has unveiled its latest telescopic handler for the waste management industry, the 560-80 Wastemaster. The high capacity vehicle is a heavy duty machine engineered...