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urbaser-transUrbaser and Balfour Beatty bring the benefits of international experience with a locally focused solution for Essex and Southend-on-Sea.

Urbaser owns and runs more than 200 waste management facilities worldwide, including 40 Mechanical Biological Treatment facilities. In total Urbaser processes more than seven million tonnes of waste every year, serving more than 50 million people worldwide with 35,000 employees.

Urbaser works closely with the communities it serves to maximise the social benefits of its facilities.

bb-transBalfour Beatty is a world-class infrastructure services business with over 53,000 employees in over 80 countries, operating in professional services, construction services, support services and infrastructure investments.

Balfour Beatty brings an integrated breadth of capability, experience and expertise to major infrastructure projects and is committed to delivering a market leading performance, improving safety through its Zero Harm initiative and ensuring a lasting positive legacy within the communities in which it operates through its sustainability initiatives.

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Public statement from the Contractor and Shareholders following the execution of the Amendment and Settlement Agreement

A spokesperson on behalf of Urbaser Balfour Beatty said: “Essex County Council (ECC) and UBB Waste (Essex) Limited (UBB) have agreed to settle a dispute regarding UBB’s design, construction and operation of the mechanical and biological waste treatment facility, otherwise known as the Tovi Eco Park, in Basildon, Essex.  “No money will be payable by… Read More