New £10m AD plant set for construction in UK

UK-based waste management company Shanks has signed new contracts as it moves its plans forward for a residual waste treatment and recycling facility.

Posted on 7th February 2013

A consortium of Dutch engineering company Imtech and Spanish environmental technology business Ros Roca have signed a £10 million (€11.7 million) in order to provide an anaerobic digestor (AD) plant, due to be based in Wakefield.

It is believed the AD plant will be able to handle 65,000 tonnes of waste a year and generate enough biogas energy to power up to 3,000 homes. It is expected to be fully completed by the middle of 2015.

The AD plant is part of a £750 million, 25 year contract private finance investment contract awarded by Wakefield council to Shanks in January.




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