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Lifting specialist reinforces relationship with low level radioactive waste operator

The UK’s main facility dedicated to the safe and efficient disposal of low level radioactive waste has reinforced its partnership with Cooper Handling …

Lessons learned from decades of not getting anywhere with geological disposal of high level radioactive waste

Geological disposal is the only proven, technically feasible option for dealing with high level radioactive waste. But its deployment has never gotten off the …

Defra u-turn on hazardous waste will harm plasma disposal technology, says firm behind it

In a late U-turn Defra has chosen to turn its back on European environmental legislation and to continue to permit hazardous materials that are potentially …

Dealing with contaminated land: Compliance

Hazardous Waste Management director Chris Lynch offers a few thoughts on the classification of hazardous waste, a precursor to making a decision about …

Plasma technology is more than hot air

Industrial pollution and odour control specialist Simdean Envirotec is offering a new plasma-based hazardous waste destruction system that has been developed …

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 (CSG) has in recent …

Company ordered to pay more than £1.2m for waste offences

A London waste company has been ordered to pay more than £1.2m after pleading guilty to historical waste offences at Harrow Crown Court. Powerday Plc, one of …

When asbestos removal goes wrong

UKATA explains what to do when the best laid plans fail In the light of several cases where asbestos has been incorrectly removed, or improperly disposed of, …

Toughing it out in difficult applications

Pump manufacturer Börger discusses three recent applications showcasing the use of pumps in challenging environments Two rotary lobe pumps are proving their …

Waste sites warned “there’s no smoke without fire water”

WASTE handling and recycling sites, currently under obligation to re-assess their fire accident plans, could be failing to plan for the impact of millions of …


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