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Archive | June, 2007

Sulo Take-Over Cleared for Go Ahead by EU Commission

The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of Germany’s second-largest waste company, Sulo, by Veolia Propreté, the waste operations of the French group Veolia Environnement. The Commission’s Competition DG – which examined the transaction under the simplified procedure – came to the conclusion that the take-over would not have a significant impact on competition […]

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Manchester Denies Problems With £3bn Waste Contract

“LetsRecycle News” tells us that: The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority has denied it is experiencing problems finalising its £3 billion waste disposal contract with Viridor and Laing despite the deal being due to start this month. The GMWDA’s director of procurement Tim Judson told letsrecycle.com this week that the preferred bidder negotiations with the consortium […]

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Forthcoming UK CIWM Waste Management Events

CHECK MATE? WASTE STRATEGY SEMINAR Monday 25 June 2007 at Hamilton House, London. For further details see http://www.ciwm.co.uk/strategy or e-mail the events department on events@ciwm.co.uk Tel. 01604 620426 ARE WEEE SORTED? Monday 9 July 2007 at The Crown Plaza Hotel, Birmingham. For further details see http://www.ciwm.co.uk/weee or e-mail the events department on events@ciwm.co.uk. Tel. 01604 […]

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UK Environment Agency Issues Factsheets For Landfillers

The Environment Agency have published three factsheets to help landfill operators, small business and others in the waste industry understand the changes in the landfill regulations which come into force later this year. To view the Fact sheet; For landfill operators please go here; For general business please go here; From 30 October 2007 you […]

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NCE: Peterborough City Council Will Announce New Approach to Financing Waste

We are told (New Civil Engineer 24 may 2007) that Peterborough City Council has plans to announce a new approach to financing which it has devised with the Collaborative Working Centre. This will include financing models for a new £56 million energy from waste (EfW) incinerator. It appears that two facilities are to be built […]

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