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Institution of Civil Engineers UK Responds to the Budget by Asking for More Infrastructure Funding Arrangements

ICE responded to the announcements in Alistair Darling’s budget on Wednesday welcoming many of the measures but with a number of caveats and additional calls. The ICE statement commented: “There is much to be welcomed in this budget. The commitment to maintaining capital investment to 2012 will hopefully reduce the danger of a double dip […]

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Going Green is Confusing – Defra Announces a New Body To Help Organisations and Households

Defra Announces Body to Help Businesses and Communities Go Green Defra has announced a new body to help businesses and communities go green Defra is bringing together a range of bodies under WRAP’s leadership to provide a one-stop-shop to help businesses, organisations and households become more resource efficient, Environment Secretary Hilary Benn announced today. The […]

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Derby MSW Gasification Project – Energos Preferred Bidder to UU/Interserve

Energos Appointed Preferred Bidder to Derby Gasification Project 26-01-2009 Gasification specialists Energos have been appointed to provide the technology for a multi-million pound waste treatment facility being built in Derby. The company, which is part of Manchester-based renewable energy firm ENER-G, will help to develop a 140,000 tonne-a-year gasification facility on Sinfin Lane in Derby […]

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New Era for Landfill Gas Use Dawns

London’s First Biogas Fueling Station Installed at London Borough of Camden’s York Way Depot LONDON, October 20 /PRNewswire/ — Gasrec Commercial Trial With Veolia and Iveco Enters Next Phase In August, Gasrec, the UK’s first commercial producer of liquid biomethane fuel, Veolia Environmental Services, the UK’s largest waste management company, and full range commercial vehicle […]

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SITA Energy-from-Waste Plans for Cornwall Energy Recovery Plant

In Cornwall, SITA as the County Council’s PPP Waste Contractor, is now 12 months into their circa. 20 year contract and they are progressing the planning stages to develop an energy recovery centre near St Dennis, in the centre of the county The waste centre will be called the Cornwall Energy Recovery Plant (CERC) and […]

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In the US Veolia Wins National Landfill Methane EPA Award

Veolia Environmental Services and Beacon Landfill Gas Holdings Wins National EPA Award BusinessWire, Comtex KERSEY, Pa., Jan 09, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Veolia Environmental Services (Veolia ES) is pleased to announce that the high Btu landfill gas project installed on its Greentree Landfill was chosen as the Environmental Protection Agency’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program (EPA […]

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Slough Biomass Plant in £49m Bought by Energy Giant

Energy giant buys deal. 02-01-2008 Scottish and Southern Energy has acquired Slough Heat and Power, which runs one of the UK’s largest biomass plants using wastes to generate energy, in a £49.25 million deal. Slough Heat and Power, which operates a combined heat and power plant, has been acquired by Scottish and Southern Energy. The power […]

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New Video Explains the AD Process

At present more than 65% of all Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated in England is disposed of in landfills. The introduction of the EC landfill directive means that the European Commission has set targets to reduce the levels of biodegradable materials going to landfill. The most significant challenge facing the management of Municipal Solid Waste […]

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