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June 24, 2022

Anaerobic Digestion and its Role in Combating Climate Change

Climate change that originates from human activity is caused by multiple pollutants, with carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) the largest contributors to global warming. Those three gases are all pollutants caused by agriculture and food production. However, there are steps farmers and waste managers can take to reduce the amount of […]

June 21, 2022

OJ Neil Attends The Suffolk Show

The Suffolk Show is always a highlight of our calendar. We recently attended this year’s show which was a great opportunity to catch up with many of our existing customers and meet lots of new people!

March 29, 2022

Regenerative Agriculture and Agroecology

As it stands, the agricultural sector is one of the biggest emitters of CO2 and is a major contributor to the dramatic changes we are seeing to our climate around the world and here in the UK. Along with forestry, food production and other land use, agriculture is responsible for nearly 25% of human-created greenhouse […]

February 28, 2022

The Growing Benefits of Biosolids

Biosolids are nothing new. For hundreds of years, cultures around the world have been applying wastewater biosolids to their agricultural land to create nutrient-rich soil. In fact, countries like Germany and the Netherlands use almost all of their biosolids in this way. And why not? What better way to make use of this waste than […]

January 11, 2022

Government Funding to Boost UK Biomass

Innovative UK biomass projects are set to receive a £26 million funding boost as the government ramps up its plans to use organic waste to fuel its net-zero aspirations.

December 21, 2021

Farmers Guardian Features O J Neil

Our very own Tom Clarkson was recently interviewed for an article in Farmers Guardian (FG) where he discussed the features and benefits of the self-propelled Ploeger.

November 16, 2021

An Introduction to Endurance Riding

If you like horse riding then you’re going to love endurance riding. It gives you the chance to spend some serious time in the saddle and develop a deep sense of companionship between you and your horse. You also get to ride in hidden areas of the British countryside that are often not open to […]

September 15, 2021

The Path to Net Zero

The UK’s Renewable Energy Progress in 2021 Every year, the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) publishes a report on the UK’s renewable energy sector, which maps out the progress on the path to net zero.  Although the UK government has made historic climate promises over the last year, the REview 2021 report […]

September 10, 2021

Thames Water Extend Contract With O J Neil

After a successful five-year contract with Thames Water based in Reading, Berkshire, O J Neil are thrilled to have been granted a two-year extension…

September 03, 2021

The Best Time to Harvest Maize

Having invested money and time into growing your maize crop, it makes sense to do everything you can to maximise the value and quality of your end product. Harvesting maize too early will lead to a higher than optimum water content, while harvesting too late will result in increased harvesting costs, low palatability and a heightened risk of frost and mould damage.

July 13, 2021

Bulk & Tipper Features O J Neil

OJ Neil Contracting’s roots may remain firmly in the agricultural sector but a huge deal with Thames Water has seen the business evolve and expand in recent years. Harrison Thomas caught up with the owner Olly Neil to hear how his company is now turning waste into wealth. Being able to adapt and diversify is […]

February 24, 2017

New Contract With Newmarket

New contract awarded to remove over 6500m2 of material and supply and lay 100mm depth of asphalt in Newmarket.

October 07, 2016

Four New Vredo 4556 machines

Due to the success of our first two Vredos, a further order of four 4556 machines has been placed with
deliveries expected over the next 6 months. This continues our investment in the utility sector and
ensures our capability remains as a leading provider.

July 21, 2016

Thames Water/ Thames Grow contract

O J Neil Contracting are pleased to announce the award of a 5 year contract with Thames Water Utilities Ltd. The contract will see the business apply over 355,000 tons of Biosolids per year under the ThamesGrow banner…

May 18, 2016

Achilles UVDB Category B2 Accreditation

O J Neil Contracting is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Achilles UVDB Category B2 accreditation. This accreditation allows us to pre-qualify as an approved supplier to the Utilities sector. After an intense two day audit we achieved…

April 02, 2016

OJ Neil Biomass Limited

O J Neil Biomass Ltd has been incorporated to service the renewable energy sectors within Agriculture. Having gained contracts with EPR and ECO2, the new business will be supplying straw from the 1st July this year.

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