Sunday, January 23, 2022

Consultancy to contribute to design of Swedish nuclear waste storage facility

Engineering and architecture consultancy Sweco has been commissioned by the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company SKB to help plan and design a...

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 Group...

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

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...

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 remediation. With...

Plasma technology is more than hot air

Industrial pollution and odour control specialist Simdean Group is offering a new plasma-based hazardous waste destruction system that has been developed for the pharmaceutical,...

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...

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,...

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...

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 continued reliability and...

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...

Group calls for better protection from hazardous chemicals worldwide

International advocacy group WECF (Women in Europe for a Common Future) has released a publication called Women and Chemicals which calls for more...

Chemistry in action

When the UK government agreed to assist with the disposal of certain Syrian chemicals in late 2013, it called upon Veolia, a UK expert...

Lifting the pressure on aerosol disposal

WASTE processing organisation Remondis UK has launched "an innovative new solution to the challenge of managing aerosol waste disposal". The flat-packed, UN-approved containers can...
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Demand for specialist waste expertise

DEALING primarily with industrial services and hazardous waste disposal, BKP Waste and Recycling offers a wide range of specialist services which include operating a...
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Hazards legislation to tighten

Expert urges under-prepared landfill site operators to act now over fuel re-categorisation THOUSANDS of waste landfill site operators are being urged to act now over...
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Alliance to improve waste gas monitoring

SCOTTISH technology company M Squared Lasers has launched a research partnership with the Glasgow hub of the world’s largest applied research body, the Fraunhofer...

Detecting gas hazards in the water and wastewater industries

by Alison Smith, Marketing Director, Crowcon The water and wastewater industries produce many toxic and flammable gases that need to be detected and eliminated. The...

Crime doesn’t pay for owner who rented waste sites

A landowner was ordered to hand over £207,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act for rent payments he received from illegally operated waste sites. Kevin...