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Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham visits NRE Aggregates recycling facility

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham visits NRE Aggregates recycling facility

On 13th July, Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, visited the new state-of-the-art construction and demolition (C&D) wash plant run by NRE Aggregates, part of regeneration business Peel L&P. The new aggregate recycling facility repurposes demolition waste which would normally enter landfill, to create sustainable aggregate products, contributing to the circular economy and reducing carbon...

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Merseyside to home the UK’s largest waste-washing plant

Merseyside to home the UK’s largest waste-washing plant

The UK’s largest waste-washing plant is set to open in Merseyside early this summer, revolutionising the region’s recycling capacity for recycled aggregates. The 30-acre site in Kirkby is under the proud ownership of the CCC Group, a local, family-owned waste management company based in Liverpool that offers skip hire, aggregate, muck away, and waste disposal...

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Reconomy Group expands with UK Waste Solutions Ltd acquisition

Reconomy Group expands with UK Waste Solutions Ltd acquisition

The acquisition of UK Waste Solutions Limited by Reconomy Group, a global circular economy firm, solidifies its position as the largest tech-enabled, outsourced resource management provider in the UK. Waste Solutions Limited, based in Newark, Nottinghamshire, is a team of sustainability consultants that specialises in the hospitality, distribution, transport, facilities management, manufacturing, and construction sectors....

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EMR wins two awards at prestigious awards ceremony

EMR wins two awards at prestigious awards ceremony

EMR, a global leader in sustainable materials, has won the 2023 ‘Recycling Business of the Year’ and ‘Metals Recycling Business of the Year’ at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management. The Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management, which marked its 20th anniversary on 11th May, celebrates innovation, dedication and success...

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Bob the Builder to officially open Plantworx 2023 with supporting characters in attendance

Bob the Builder to officially open Plantworx 2023 with supporting characters in attendance

Plantworx, the UK’s leading construction event, (13th-15th June 2023, East of England Arena, Peterborough) is thrilled to announce that Bob the Builder, the iconic children’s character, has come out of retirement, and will be ‘breaking ground’  to officially open Plantworx 2023. Alongside Bob, fan-favourite characters Scoop, Muck, and Dizzy will also be in attendance to...

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SANY returns to the Executive Hire Show 2023

SANY returns to the Executive Hire Show 2023

SANY UK & Ireland is delighted to be exhibiting at the Executive Hire Show next month, where the manufacturer will be showcasing a range of machines for the construction and UK plant hire industry that offer exceptional overall value combined with toughness and durability.   Making its UK debut will be the SY19E, the new...

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Former Construction Equipment Association chief receives MBE

Former Construction Equipment Association chief receives MBE

Rob Oliver, who retired as the Chief Executive of the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) in 2021, has been awarded an MBE in the King’s first New Year’s honours list. The Award of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) was made in recognition of Oliver’s services to the construction equipment manufacturing sector. He...

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New Waste and Recycling Kit for Doosan wheel loaders

New Waste and Recycling Kit for Doosan wheel loaders

DOOSAN has launched a new Waste and Recycling Kit for the company’s award-winning DL-7 range of wheel loaders. It is the first kit of its type for Doosan wheel loaders and is designed to help operators work safely in the hazardous conditions that often accompany waste handling and recycling applications, including contending with airborne dust,...

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Hillhead 2022: Back with a Bang

Hillhead 2022: Back with a Bang

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Hillhead 2022 welcomed almost 18,500 visitors and 604 exhibitors across the three show days WITH an impressive total of just under 18,500 unique visitors in attendance and more than 600 of the world’s leading equipment manufacturers, suppliers and service providers taking part, this year’s Hillhead exhibition – held from...