UK market-leading tyre recycler Murfitts Industries has acquired the tyre collection business of Sapphire Energy Recovery, part of Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company.
Enviro for India
Enviro cooperates with the Swedish Energy Agency to bring green and sustainable recycling to the Indian market. The Swedish company joins efforts to bring new and improved technology to the Indian tyre recycling industry.
GDT Signs Deal to Convert Char to Graphite
Tyre recycler Green Distillation Technologies has signed a deal with New Zealand’s CarbonScape to enhance the value of the carbon produced by its process, turning it into high-value graphite.
Tyre Recycling Forum Looms on the Horizon
As The Tire Cologne approaches, the organisers at Koelnmesse swung into action to promote the event to the tyre press at an event at Motor World, home of the Michael Schumacher Private Collection.
Chinese Reclaim Targets Indian Market
As if to compound issues in India, Chinese reclaim rubber manufacturer s are now targeting the Indian market. Reclaim rubber is being used as a key raw material in the manufacturing of tyre/tubes and China based reclaim rubber producers are looking at filling the demand and supply gap in India.
China Starts Adopting Rubberised Asphalt
Chinese roadbuilders are working to pave a 2.5-km stretch of road with rubberised asphalt made from used tyres in a development area in southern Beijing, which boasts the largest application of the recycled material in Asia.
Chilean Company Announces US $5 Million Investment
The development of the pyrolysis project extends the interests of the group and see it becoming involved in an operation that will gradually contribute to the goals of Chile’s Law 20.920 Extended Producer Responsibility and Recycling Promotion (REP).
Green Distillation Technologies Signs Deal to Set up Five Plants in South Africa
Australian tyre recycler Green Distillation Technologies, which has developed world- first technology that turns old tyres into oil, carbon and steel, has signed an agreement worth up to $50 million.
Carlton Forest Steps Ahead in the UK with Pyrolysis Technology
Pyrolysis is coming of age as a process for the treatment of waste. The recent RWM event at the NEC saw some 13 or pyrolysis operations presenting at the show.
Indian Ban Imminent
India’s National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to regulate the import of waste tyres, which are used in pyrolysis industry, to prevent India from becoming a dumping ground.