The National Bed Federation, the trade association representing UK and Irish bed manufacturers and their component suppliers, has published its second report on the fate of mattresses at the end of their usable life.
The UK can meet its energy and climate change targets even if the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station is not built, a new report concludes – and alternatives work out cheaper.
Cosmetic companies should be banned from using plastic microbeads in bathroom products, such as exfoliating scrubs, toothpaste and shaving gel, because of the marine pollution they are causing, the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee has warned.
Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company, has launched a €3 millionn scientific research programme to understand the environmental impacts of offshore wind, believed to be the largest scale of its kind.
Global infrastructure services firm AECOM and the University of Salford have launched a new research partnership with the aim of improving understanding of how major infrastructure programmes interact with the natural environment.
ITM Power, the Yorkshire-based energy storage and clean fuel company, has signed a fuel contract to supply hydrogen at £10/kg with Commercial Group, a hydrogen fuelled fleet logistics company.
Voltalia, a renewable energy based electricity producer, has successfully finalises the acquisition of Martifer Solar, a key player in the global solar power market.
Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus installed the final wind turbine at the Gemini Offshore Wind Park, completing the installation of the 150 turbine farm.
Major components supplied by EMS Chartering are being delivered to the Nordex Turncole wind farm, with developer RES beginning construction in mid-July with the logistical processes expected to last between four and five weeks.