Residual Waste Treatment Facility begins commissioning of plant

February 5, 2015

Construction of the building and waste processing equipment at the new MBT facility for Essex County Council and Southend Borough Council is now complete.  The first residual waste arrived at the Tovi Eco Park Facility on 26th November 2014, marking the start of a period of commissioning which will be conducted throughout 2015.  A number… Read More

New MBT Facility logo designed by South Essex College student

October 31, 2014

When UBB was awarded the Residual Waste Treatment Contract by Essex County Council and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, we understood the importance of delivering a solution that local residents could identify with and be proud of.  UBB decided that the branding exercise necessary to identify a name and logo for the facility represented an ideal opportunity… Read More

Urbaser Balfour Beatty granted Planning Permission for Essex Mechanical Biological Treatment Facility

February 13, 2013

Essex County Council has granted planning permission to Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) for a new waste treatment facility at Courtauld Road in Basildon. The facility will deal with the rubbish thrown away by households across Essex and Southend, increasing recycling and reducing the reliance on landfill. Urbaser Balfour Beatty’s Project Director Richard Lancaster said, “We… Read More

Community to be consulted on pioneering waste management facility in Essex

January 20, 2012

Urbaser, an international waste management company, and Balfour Beatty, a world class infrastructure services business, are proposing to develop a sustainable waste treatment facility at Courtauld Road in Basildon, Essex for Essex County Council and Southend Borough Council. Following the announcement of Preferred Bidder status earlier this month, Urbaser Balfour Beatty have begun pre-planning consultation to… Read More

Preferred bidder announced for Essex waste contract

January 3, 2012

(Source: Essex County Council) Essex County Council and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council have selected a consortium of Urbaser and Balfour Beatty as their preferred bidder for the treatment of residual waste in Essex. The Urbaser/Balfour Beatty consortium has proposed a Mechanical and Biological Treatment (MBT) facility to treat kerbside collected residual waste, trade waste collected by… Read More

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Residual Waste Treatment Facility begins commissioning of plant

Construction of the building and waste processing equipment at the new MBT facility for Essex County Council and Southend Borough Council is now complete.  The first residual waste arrived at the Tovi Eco Park Facility on 26th November 2014, marking the start of a period of commissioning which will be conducted throughout 2015.  A number… Read More