Energy & Resource Management
Prolectric Acquires the Solatainer Solar Generator
Prolectric, the UK's fast-growing supplier of temporary solar lighting and off-grid power for highways, rail & infrastructure projects, has acquired the Solatainer® solar generator. The Prolectric acquisition includes all Solatainer assets and intellectual property.
Wastewater Equipment on Show
For 2019 the Pump Centre's flagship conference and exhibition is being rebranded as the Water Equipment Show and as usual leading wastewater solutions and services specialist Jacopa will be playing a leading role at the event, presenting the company's latest technology, ideas and innovations to tackle current and future wastewater treatment challenges.
Trade Shows & Conferences
RWM is the UK's largest trade show for recycling and waste management, providing the biggest platform for the latest innovations shaping the sustainability sector.
New Recycling Test Facility
Following an increase in the demand for material testing, Bunting Magnetics Europe has constructed a new recycling test facility at their Master Magnets manufacturing operation in Redditch. Initially, the facility will house two models of Stainless-Steel Magnetic Separator and an Eddy Current Separator.
The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has appealed to Ministers over the withdrawal of dedicated contaminated land funding for local authorities.
National Grid employees have embraced electric vehicles (EVs) following an infrastructure installation, prompting the company to believe that business owners can boost the number of drivers converting to EVs by simply giving staff access to charge points at work, thereby reducing worries about running out of battery power.
University science researchers have developed a new method they say has the potential to revolutionise the search for, design and production of new materials.
A chance find of a type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research could have big implications for water treatment's costs and carbon footprint, and could fundamentally re-shape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during the wastewater clean-up of nitrogen.
Most businesses are unaware that their bottom lines depend on soil, let alone of the huge risks they face from its degradation, sustainability expert Dr Jessica Davies from Lancaster University writes in a comment piece in a recent edition of Nature.
Flower-rich habitats are key to maintaining the vital pollination services of bumblebees, results from a large DNA study of wild bumblebee populations has revelaed, and this will help farmers and policy makers manage the countryside more effectively to provide for these vital but declining pollinators.
Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc, the UK's largest car manufacturer, has sealed an agreement with EDF Energy to buy all its electricity from renewable sources up to March 2020.
The weekly bin collection may get dumped in history because a waste firm and university have won Government backing for a self-contained Home Energy Recovery Unit (HERU) that could potentially make every home a micro-power plant, save families up to 15% on fuel bills and solve waste management problem at source.
Missed opportunities and silence on green topics has been a common theme from the responses we've received about the Government's Budget 2017.
Targets for certain waterlife like mayfly larvae and shrimps to be present in Hampshire rivers are being set jointly by the Environment Agency and a fish conservation charity, and it is a move that could inspire river management nationwide.