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Robert Bunting appointed Bunting® President and CEO

Robert Bunting appointed Bunting® President and CEO

ROBERT Bunting follows in the footsteps of his grandfather and father with his appointment as Bunting’s President and Chief Executive Officer. On the 1 October 2022, Robert succeeded his father, Bob Bunting, in overseeing the continued growth of the global Bunting group. Bob Bunting assumes the position of Chairman. Bunting® is one of the world’s...

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Scott Bros supports Teesside University research into carbon capture using ‘waste’ soil

Scott Bros supports Teesside University research into carbon capture using ‘waste’ soil

RECYCLING experts Scott Bros is collaborating with Teesside University as part of an innovative research project that uses artificial soil to capture carbon dioxide. Postgraduate researcher Mardin Abdalqadir is working alongside the Stockton-on-Tees based firm on his PhD which is investigating how to sequester carbon in soil developed from waste products. His doctorate hypothesises that...

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EMR opens new metal recycling facility at Glasgow’s King George V docks

EMR opens new metal recycling facility at Glasgow’s King George V docks

WORLD-leading metal recycling company EMR has opened a new site in Glasgow’s Clydeport docks following a multi-million pound investment. The operation will target eight deep-sea ships with capacity to carry cargo up to 30,000 tonnes each in the first 12 months. Each ship will transport sustainable, recycled material to markets around the world. Sea freight...

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EMR Gloucester welcomes partnership to aid disadvantaged youth

EMR Gloucester welcomes partnership to aid disadvantaged youth

YOUNG Gloucestershire, a charity supporting young people who face difficult challenges in their life, has partnered with local metal recycler, EMR Gloucester, based at The Old Airfield.  The charity, operating throughout Gloucestershire, supports vulnerable young people experiencing difficulties in their lives. They offer a number of services including support for those suffering with mental illness...

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RWM 19: What’s on the agenda

THE long-awaited return of RWM exhibition is finally just around the corner, and Skip Hire & Waste Magazine is proud to once again be partnered with the biggest UK event of its kind. Taking place on September 11 and 12 at the NEC Birmingham, RWM is recognised as the UK’s largest recycling and waste management...

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Pro Plant Services' Warrior

Pro Plant’s Warrior is ready for the fight

PROFESSIONAL Plant Services Ltd, the Roydon, Essex based specialist equipment rental firm, has completed the design and development of a brand new restricted access piling rig powered by a Hatz 4H50TIC Silent Pack water-cooled, low- emission, diesel engine. Entitled the Warrior, this brand new piece of machinery has been specifically designed by Professional Plant Services...

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Waste and recycling stalwart Chris Oldfield retires from industry

Waste and recycling stalwart Chris Oldfield retires from industry

Chris Oldfield, chairman of waste shredding specialist UNTHA UK, has announced his retirement from the recycling industry following a career spanning almost 50 years. He has fully handed over the reins of the company to managing director Marcus Brew.  With mechanical engineering, works and industrial management qualifications under his belt, Chris’s first major step into...

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Middlesbrough Council help prevent vehicle theft with Ident

Middlesbrough Council help prevent vehicle theft with Ident

Europe has suffered from some of the most vicious vehicle attacks on innocent members of the public in the past three years. Trucks, vans, and lorries have been used as weapons in densely populated cities. Although it is a challenging task to avoid these incidents, some vehicle operators are using technology to stop their vehicles...