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.
Environmentally active parliamentarians, businesses, NGOs and the media have been presented with the 2014 Green Ribbon Political Awards, whose aim is to inspire others into best practice and cajole backsliders into action.
The Environmental Investigation Agency have found worrying evidence that smuggling of illegal refrigerants in disguise is threatening the much heralded recovery of the ozone layer, and they are presenting their findings to the 26th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in Paris this week.
A dyestuffs company can help clothing companies on their way to eco-conscious fashion, with a range of products created from agricultural waste. And it is embracing the latest in communications technology to enable transparency of the supply chain to consumers.
An easy-to-use guide, to help businesses improve how they communicate their social and environmental credentials, has been launched by Clarity Sustainability.
Resource scarcity is leading AkzoNobel to work with Canada's Enerkem and explore the use of waste streams as a feedstock for chemical production and the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe.
A £12.5 million Plastics Recycling Facility has opened in Rochester, Kent. It will enable local councils and businesses to recycle more of their plastic 'waste' into quality raw materials for industry.
Male crustaceans can 'lock down' their maleness to avoid being completely feminised by seawater contaminated by our modern pollutants, unlike many fish and other vertebrates, according to scientists.
A discovery mission that's remotely controlled from Norfolk is using underwater robots to show how warm water is making its way to the Antarctic ice sheets, causing them to melt.
Renewable structures in the marine environment have been given a boost from the opening of HR Wallingford's UK Ship Simulation Centre and the Fast Flow Facility at Howbery Business Park in Oxfordshire, officially opened by Lord Heseltine.
Although it's been a good year for wildlife on the RSPB's 212 nature reserves, the conservation organisation point out that efforts should be made to boost biodiversity on the wider surroundings outside of their reserves, which too often offer a harsh environment for species to survive.