The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has repeated its call for a hike in landfill tax – it wants the Chancellor to increase the levy to £200-a-tonne in his March budget statement.
25 February 2014
The consortium behind London Array has announced it will not proceed with the development of phase two of the offshore wind farm, blaming concerns about migrating birds for the delay.
20 February 2014
PRW.com is today launching an e-bulletin containing the features that appear in the magazine every fortnight.
31 January 2014
Northern Ontario resident Chris Marchand created a five-foot tall castle using blocks of coloured water, frozen in plastic shoe boxes.
16 January 2014
Manchester-based adhesives and coatings company, Itac, has purchased Delvemade, a specialised in roofing repair products for an undisclosed sum.
15 January 2014
The UK’s nascent recovery has suffered a double blow – figures released today show that the nation’s builders and the industrial sector both faltered in November.
10 January 2014
PVC is at the heart of a showcase stadium design that was part of Qatar’s bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
3 January 2014
HDPE planking from Wyke-based Tatra Plastics is being used by Chichester engineer Mark Francis to make ‘fox proof’ chicken coops.
2 January 2014
Veka Recycling is “closing the recycling loop in the UK” with its investment of almost £1m in its Kent facility to produce high-quality recyclate suitable for PVC-U extruded products.
19 December 2013
The Office for National Statistics said new work had risen by 2.4% compared with September, bolstered by demand among the new home (up 5.8%) and infrastructure sectors (up 7.5%).
16 December 2013
Safety at the 2014 World Cup finals is uppermost in people’s minds after an accident last month in which two people died when a crane collapsed at the Sao Paulo stadium, which is due to host the opening ceremony.
9 December 2013
Britain's house building sector posted the strongest rise in activity for a decade in November, according to a survey by Markit.
4 December 2013
A Nottinghamshire tool maker, S&S Plastics, could create up to 15 jobs after receiving a £56,500 grant from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, which helped the company implement a new manufacturing process.
2 December 2013
Plans for a wind farm off the north Devon coast have been withdrawn after they attracted criticism from environmentalists about the impact on local wildlife.
27 November 2013
Cork Plastics was presented with a top award at the annual Ireland France business awards in Paris last night (21 November).
22 November 2013