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Archive | March, 2008

Waste Management Inc. sues SAP Americas

US company Waste Management Inc. has sued SAP Americas Inc. and its German parent, SAP AG, alleging that they fraudulently induced it to purchase software for running its business that was “undeveloped, untested and defective.” Houston-based Waste Management says in the lawsuit, which was filed last Thursday in district court in Harris County, Texas, that […]

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UK Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) WRAP Launches Complex Template

“WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) has launched (on 26 February 2008) a Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) template to help the construction industry comply with legislation coming into force in England in April, which will make SWMPs a mandatory requirement on all aspects of construction work worth more than £300,000. The template, which supports […]

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Site Waste Management Plans Become Legal Requirement in April

Are any of our subscribers UK construction contractors? If so, are you ready for the new requirement for compulsory Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs)? The Waster has been trying to get his head around the new requirements and has posted a video to the Landfill-Site Web Site for general use. OK, all this infomation is […]

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Veolia Grows Despite Slow UK Economy

Veolia reports growth in “unfavourable” economy The French utilities company which owns Veolia Environmental Services UK has posted strong financial results for 2007 – despite “unfavourable” market conditions. Veolia Environnement has reported that in the year up until December 31 2007, its global revenue increased by 14% – from the equivalent of £21.7 billion in […]

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