Restoration planned for Scottish coal mine

A surface coal mine in Scotland is to be restored with a series of visual and safety improvements. The Spireslack facility in East Ayrshire has been abandoned since its former operator, Scottish Coal, went into administration in early 2013. Approximately 1.2 million tonnes of rock and soil will be re-profiled to get rid of steep […]

£16m Aberdeen landfill restoration complete

A £16 million restoration project of a landfill site in Aberdeenshire – believed to be the largest ever of its kind in Scotland – has been completed. The four-year project was carried out by recycling firm SITA UK – appointed by Aberdeen City Council to clean up the Ness site to prevent it becoming an […]

US Nuclear One unit online after accident last year

One of the units at a nuclear power plant in the US has returned back to service following a major accident last year. Entergy said the Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO) Unit 1 needed “extensive restoration efforts”, including damage evaluation, repairs to non-nuclear plant components and rescheduling the unit’s refuelling activities. It was necessary following the […]