Energy from Waste Conference 2017 speaker line up and programme unveiled

Full agenda includes: Brexit keynote, one-to-one meetings, site visits, international case studies, technology debates, practical workshops, networking dinner MA Business, organisers of the Energy from...

GIB invests £28m in Edinburgh EfW plant

UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) has today committed £28m of debt finance to a new £142m energy-from-waste (EfW) plant at Millerhill in Midlothian,...

Proprietary push floor technology selected for UK waste-to-energy gasification plant

Bouygues Energies & Services, the company responsible for the engineering and construction of the UK’s largest waste-to-energy gasification plant currently underway at Hoddesdon in...

New process supports APC residue disposal

A growth in the use of waste to energy plants has made the treatment of the resultant waste a growing priority. Cleansing Services Group...

Flue gas system improves treatment of gas from incinerators, says supplier

Lührfilter has recently commissioned a flue gas treatment system for Mastermelt Refining Services, based in Derbyshire. The system currently treats the flue gases from...

New apprenticeship key to delivery of major infrastructure projects, says ICE

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has advised that the introduction of a civil engineering apprenticeship is necessary to ensure the delivery of key...

Power industry apprenticeship sets Mitch up for a bright career

As Chancellor George Osborne used his Autumn Statement to announce a new apprenticeship levy to fund three million future apprenticeships, one Windsor teenager knows...

Ecologist wins Promising Professional award

SLR Consulting Project Ecologist Emily Drinkwater has been presented with the 2015 Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management’s (CIEEM) Promising Professional Award. Emily accepted...
Richard Kevan

Iterative design: From EIA to EfW

Richard Kevan of Wardell Armstrong reviews the role of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) with reference to planning for a new Energy-from-Waste (EfW) scheme...
A Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) incinerator

Reducing toxic emissions from waste incineration power plants

AIR pollution control technology for waste incineration is available from Lührfilter. Domestic and municipal waste that might otherwise have gone to landfill can now be...

It‘s a hard life

It’s not getting any easier for the nation’s landfill operators or the companies who rely on them for income. A combination of tax increases, alternative...
An RDF incinerator is typical of the push to find new technology.

Incineration is the burning issue

Although the volumes of landfill waste have been reduced in recent years through recycling, millions of tonnes of waste are not suitable for recycling...

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....
Sustainability Live

The countdown continues

Made up of three shows – NEMEX energy Live, IWEX water Live and EfW EXPO energy from waste Live – the event will roll...
The plant will be built at an established rail-linked site in East Lothian.

Viridor all set

CONSTRUCTION of a £200m energy from waste (EfW) facility in Scotland is expected to begin in 2013 after Viridor won permission to normalise waste...
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New look revealed after show success

THE organisers of the Sustainabilitylive! exhibition and conference have declared this year’s event “a resounding success”. Energy, water, land and sustainable business exhibitions were all...