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Cory’s current fleet of tugs transport more than 1 million tonnes of waste each year by river. Photograph: Cory

Cory acquires McGrath Group

Cory has acquired McGrath Group, an independent recycling and waste management company based in Barking, east London, for an undisclosed sum.

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Former Viridor CEO joins board of Enfinium

Energy-from-waste operator Enfinium has appointed Phil Piddington, former chief executive of Viridor, as a non-executive director.

N+P buys Viridor MRF in alternative fuels drive

N+P Group has acquired Viridor’s Crayford material recycling facility (MRF) in London as it looks to scale up the production of alternative fuels.

Veolia to open EV battery recycling plant in Midlands

Veolia has announced its first UK electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling facility, which it says will have the capacity to process one-fifth of the UK’s...

An illustration of Wastefront's planned tyre recycling plant

Wastefront names build partner for tyre recycling plant

Wastefront has selected Technip Energies as its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) partner for the build of its £100m tyre recycling plant...

EA consults on Veolia EfW permit variation decision

The Environment Agency (EA) is to consult on its decision to grant a draft environmental permit for Veolia’s plans to build an energy-from-waste facility...