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Recycling & Sustainability

Green light given to renewable energy plant in Fareham

L&S Waste Management has received planning approval for the construction of a renewable energy plant at its headquarters in Pegham Lane, Fareham, providing a boost to sustainable electricity production in southern England. The £4 million project was given the green light by Hampshire…

  • 01/01/2012

Range of CHP waste heat recovery systems expanded

Specialist supplier of power generation and energy support systems, shentongroup, has expanded its powertherm range of Combined Heat & Power (CHP) systems. By combining its expertise with that of its European partners, SEVA AG and Tedom, shentongroup now supplies its powertherm range in over 60…

  • 01/01/2012

Energy saving steam trap concept is a Gem

Elantas Deatech, a member of the global specialty ­chemical group Altana AG, and a producer of insulating materials for the electrical and electronics industry, is achieving significant savings in steam consumption at its site in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, following the installation of Thermal…

  • 01/01/2012

How to keep costs down when faced with rising material prices

Mark Jennings, technical director at Dawson Shanahan, looks at the ­problem of rising material prices and explains how different metals and production techniques can offer a viable alternative to traditional ­machining that also deliver bottom-line benefits … In recent weeks the headlines…

  • 01/01/2012

Skid-steer loader suits recyling industry

Paul Riddel Skips based in Horncastle in Lincolnshire, has purchased what is said to be the UK recycling industry’s first Bobcat S630 skid-steer loader for use in the company’s metal recycling and waste disposal operations. The new S630 loader is used all day on the 2.2 acre site…

  • 01/01/2012