Day: 21 October 2005
New technology shapes the future for landfill
Advanced technologies developed to meet the demands of legislation and the changing needs of the landfill industry were demonstrated last month at a Waste Days event held jointly by Biffa Waste Services and Caterpillar distributor Finning at the waste management group's Poplar landfill and recycling facility near Cannock in the West Midlands. LAWE Editor Alexander Catto reports on the shape of landfill systems to come.
Augean invests in expanding specialist waste capability
Augean plc is an emerging force on the waste management services scene, having been formed in August 2004 "to take advantage of acquisition opportunities in the specialist waste sector". With the initial purchase of Atlantic Waste and Zero Waste, both now rebranded as Augean, and the recent acquisition of Proactive Waste Solutions Ltd, the company has a made brisk start. LAWE Editor Alexander Catto talked to Augean plc's Chief Executive, John Huntington, about the group's performance and ambitions.
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