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Issue 12 JUNE 2012


aD&Biogas news inside this issue >


The UK Trade associaTion for The anaerobic digesTion and biogas indUsTries


Fit & rHi consultations – aDBa’s response


page 5 >


strongest link


AD – the A


d has finally worked its way into corporate and commercial vocab, but there is still work to be done to convince some elements of the business and farming communities of the central role it could play in their operations.


If you’re looking for ways to make that case then look no further, as ADBA is hosting various events to demonstrate to farmers, local authorities, food manufacturers, processors and retailers that AD is their missing link, highlighting how beneficial integration of AD can be, the range of options available and the business case.


Kick-starting ADBA’s annual industry exhibition and conference, UK AD & Biogas 2012, is a free networking drinks


event on the eve of the show (3 July, NEC Concourse suites, Birmingham) for show visitors, delegates, speakers and exhibitors to discuss latest projects and industry know-how over drinks and canapés. Encompassing all that is AD, UK ad & biogas 2012 (4-5 July, NEC, Birmingham) will feature a two day conference with a focus on helping farmers, local authorities, food and drink manufacturers, processors and retailers integrate AD into their core strategy, as well as an exhibition of 200+ industry suppliers showcasing the very


Biomethane races ahead as a transport fuel


page 8 >


ea/wraP consult on Quality Protocol for biomethane page 13 >


exhibitor show previews


page 21>


new Dry aD working group


Household names in aD


page 26 > page 32 >


latest technology and services, plus 20+ free educational seminars and one-to- one clinics offering free advice on legal, financial and farming issues (see p18).


Last but not least, the new UK ad & biogas industry awards 2012 (4 July, NEC, Birmingham) will reward pioneers and leaders in all aspects of AD & biogas, including best integration into a food & drink business, biomethane innovation and best community involvement, at a glittering black-tie ceremony. With the shortlist recently announced and tickets on sale, now’s the time to book a front row seat and treat your staff and customers to an evening of celebration and good food (see p17).


■ Managing director ■ finance director ■ sales/business development ■ operations/Technical ■ Marketing Manager ✔ CirCulation list


exhibition


drinks event


conference


awards


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