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Training, Safety and Environment working group continues focus on odour

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Last week, we were pleased to hold a meeting of our Training, Safety and Environment working group. Hosted by Thomas Minter at Malaby Biogas in Wiltshire, attendees were able to tour the plant and listen to Thomas’s experience of developing and running an AD plant. Huge thanks to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, environment, health and safety, training, secondary containment, bioaerosols, Environment Agency

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ADBA Working Group to focus on odour management

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment working group met this week to discuss the ongoing actions that they are currently working on. The meeting was hosted by CQA International, who provided an excellent lunch – thank you to Darren Bland and colleagues. This blog provides a brief summary of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, odour, training, bioaerosols, best practice scheme

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Training, Safety and Environment Working Group to meet in February

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment Working Group, chaired by David Woolgar, will be meeting on Tuesday 21st February to catch up on relevant topics, review progress on actions arising from the previous meeting and to confirm actions going forward. You can view minutes from previous meetings and find…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, training

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Free training session for on-farm AD operators at Energy Now

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If you operate an on-farm AD plant, you can attend a free training session at the Energy Now Exhibition on 9th February 2017. The session, offered by the Severn Wye Energy Agency and delivered by ADBA member Amaya Arias-Garcia and the Environment Agency’s Nick Green, will provide a guide…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, on-farm AD, best practice

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ADBA working group to produce odour management guide

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Last week we held a meeting of Training, Safety and Environment working group, which was kindly hosted by Amec Foster Wheeler at their office in Cheshire. The group includes a wide range of ADBA members (including operators, developers, and consultants) and is also attended by regulators, such as the Environment…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, odour, training, secondary containment

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Your chance to take the lead on Training, Safety and Environment

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We are looking for volunteers to put themselves forward to play a key role in the exciting restructure of the Training, Safety and Environment Working Group. This is a great opportunity for any members interested in improving standards in the AD industry and tackling some of the biggest challenges that…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, health and safety, training, environmental management, food waste operators, crop operators

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Have your say on AD training: new draft syllabus and ADBA’s training plans

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ADBA is keen to support the provision of high quality training within the AD sector, to ensure that the operation of AD plants is undertaken safely and competently, and that a high level of operational performance is delivered. We are happy to support  work within the industry towards this…

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Tags: training, safety, Training and Safety, EU Skills, biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, jess allan, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators, farm AD

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Training and Safety: comment on syllabus and meeting at UK AD & Biogas 2015

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As you may know ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment Management Working Group has been working on a draft syllabus for operator training. This is designed to help improve operational standards, meeting the needs of developers, operators, regulators and insurers. We are now looking for comments on this from…

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Tags: Training and Safety, food waste operators, crop operators, training, secondary containment, permitting, environmental permitting, best practice, biogas, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle

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Welcome to the latest issue of AD & Bioresources News: On-farm AD and UK AD & Biogas 2015

Many of Britain’s farmers are struggling to remain profitable in the face of supermarket price wars, rising energy bills and volatile commodity markets. Meanwhile, Britain’s AD sector is booming, having grown 622 per cent in the past five years (outside the water sector); indeed last year alone…

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Tags: ad & bioresources news, AD, bioresources, uk ad & biogas 2015, uk ad & biogas industry awards 2015, on farm ad, training, pre-treatment

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Training and Safety group to assess industry risks

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ADBA’s Training and Safety Working group meeting this week was kindly hosted at Bore Hill Digester by Malaby Biogas, and concluded with a tour of the plant from director Thomas Minter. The meeting started with an update on the policy context around health and safety incidents, permitting, best practice…

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Tags: BREF, health and safety, Matt Hindle, on-farm AD, training, working groups, Wrap

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ADBA member National Skills Academy target skills to support future of UK AD sector

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Working in conjunction with bioeconomy consultants, NNFCC, the National Skills Academy Process Industries has launched a one-day training module aimed at the UK’s growing anaerobic digestion (AD) industry. The course is the first in a series being planned by the Academy to upskill workers in…

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Tags: safety, technical competence, training

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