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Economy in transition: Challenges and opportunities for European industry in 2024

Economy in transition: Challenges and opportunities for European industry in 2024

Looking ahead to 2024: a year full of challenges for the European economy but also lucrative opportunities. How companies can master the wave of change and discover new opportunities for growth and efficiency with clever digitalisation and automation as well as the smart use of used machinery. In 2023, the European economy was heavily impacted...

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New BPF seminar to explore AI and the plastics industry

New BPF seminar to explore AI and the plastics industry

The inaugural British Plastics Federation ‘Plastics and AI’ event is on 16th November 2023. This half-day online event will provide an in-depth exploration of how developments in artificial intelligence will influence the plastics industry in various ways, from improving manufacturing to waste management. The event is being chaired by BPF President Nigel Flowers, who is...

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Bunting Sponsors REPM 2023

Bunting Sponsors REPM 2023

Bunting has signed up as a gold sponsor of REPM 2023, the 27th international workshop on rare earth and future permanent magnets and their applications (3rd-7th September, University of Birmingham). The biennial workshop is co-organised by SUSMAGPRO partner University of Birmingham and brings together scientists and engineers working on rare-earth permanent magnets and their applications. The workshop...

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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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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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Viridor drives forward digitalisation with AMCS

Viridor drives forward digitalisation with AMCS

AMCS, a global technology leader for the environmental, waste, recycling, and resource industries, today (Monday 14th November) announced that the energy recovery and plastics recycling specialist, Viridor, has chosen AMCS as their technology partner to drive forward their digitalisation programme and maximise operating efficiency.  AMCS and Viridor have successfully implemented AMCS Platform at Viridor’s two...

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J Witt Waste Recycling to turn waste into SRF with Advetec

J Witt Waste Recycling to turn waste into SRF with Advetec

SOUTH WEST-BASED J Witt Waste Recycling will use on-site biotechnology to convert more than 3,600 tonnes of unrecyclable waste into Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) each year, in a move that will benefit the circular economy by reducing and reusing waste that cannot be recycled. The eight-year contract with biotechnology business Advetec is the latest in...

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Waste Quote Supermarket launches wasteExpert.io 

Waste Quote Supermarket launches wasteExpert.io 

WASTE QUOTE SUPERMARKET has launched its price and service comparison product to allow energy brokers, affiliates and other third party intermediaries to connect their customers to waste management service providers. This will enable them to make substantial savings on their customers’ behalf and earn generous commissions. The new wasteExpert.io white label platform, developed by tech...

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Max Recycle becomes England’s first waste handler to use biotechnology to create SRF on-site

Max Recycle becomes England’s first waste handler to use biotechnology to create SRF on-site

MAX RECYCLE has become the first waste management company in England to convert waste into Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) on-site using biotechnology – thanks to a new contract with environmental company, Advetec.  The eight-year contract will allow Max Recycle to convert unrecyclable residual waste into SRF using Advetec’s XO22 digester – giving the region’s commercial...

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TOMRA Recycling’s new eBook makes the case for robotic sorting and explores the mechanics of recycling robots

TOMRA Recycling’s new eBook makes the case for robotic sorting and explores the mechanics of recycling robots

Choosing the right combination of optical sorters with robotic arm and valve block ejectors delivers two powerful robot options to boost recovery of targeted materials ROBOTIC technology in the recycling industry is evolving rapidly, particularly in the realm of optical sorting. Drawing from deep datasets, optical sorters which use different ejection methods can process material...