Industry News Round-Up: May 2013

At Westmoor Engineering we regularly report on news stories within our operating industries.

This month we have gathered what we believe to be three of last months more prominent stories.

These stories have included the recently released Scottish islands renewables project report, the new guidance release on waste management and future prospects for the UK’s waste to energy sector.

 


OVERVIEW OF SCOTTISH ISLANDS RENEWABLES PROJECT REPORT

The UK and Scottish Governments have published a report which assesses the potential of renewable development projects on the Scottish Islands. The report explores both the benefits of renewable energy generation and the ‘considerable’ costs involved. At Westmoor Engineering we have created a concise report summary, identifying key considerations, government views and the all-important next steps. […] Read More »

 

NDA PUBLISHES NEW GUIDANCE ON WASTE MANAGEMENT

The NDA (Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) has published new guidance on waste management. The aim of the updated guidance strategy is to promote a more transparent description of how waste is managed, to secure improvements in treatment and disposal routes, and to encourage more effective ways of working. The NDA specifies that, “Waste covers a wide […] Read More »


HOW THE UK CAN MAKE A RESOURCE OUT OF IT’S RUBBISH

Recent reports have shown that that UK discards more than 7.2 tonnes of unused food and drink every year. Whilst we attempt to reduce the quantity of food wasted it is very likely that it will always happen, the question that remains is what we do with it. Jude Onwudili, Member of the Royal Society […] Read More »

 

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