The Greentire-Activa project has devised a powder for end-of-life tyres. It is an additive that wins in sustainability and traction, in a circular economy perspective.
SACYR Uses Rubberised Asphalt
Global construction group SACYR, has recently completed refurbishing the Pyramid Highway in Mexico.
TSA Adopts Waste App
Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) has partnered with the Snap Send Solve reporting application to develop an easy way for members of the public to report local stockpiles or dumping hotspots.
Hugs&Co Reveal Tyre Fashion Loafers
Hugs&Co Tyre is bringing a level of functionality to driving loafers that upgrades them into a more widely usable piece of luxury footwear.
Polymer Fuel Process for Tyres Developed
University of Zambia School of Engineering, Lecturer and Researcher, Dr. Sam Sichilalu, has developed an innovation designed to generate fuel from polymer waste such as discarded tyres, plastic, and rubber
SA Students Put Tyre Char Back Onto Tyres
The most infamous use of tyres in parts of Africa has been “the necklace”, used to punish apartheid informers in South Africa. The tactic was not confined to South Africa, but thankfully it has become a memory and Africans are looking at more constructive uses for end of life tyres.
EING Kunstofverwertung GmbH Increases Production Capacity
At the beginning of 2019, a new processing plant with 6,000 m² of factory space was put into operation at Hubert Eing Kunststoffverwertung GmbH at their site in Gescher.
Caserta Gets New Artificial Turf Pitch
Environment Minister Sergio Costa was present in Caserta when the city’s first full size artificial turf pitch was opened for use.
Highways England to Explore Improving Road Surfaces
After 60 years of rubberised asphalt and some 30 years after the first 1km test stretch of highway in England was laid with rubberised asphalt, Highways England is to explore improving the road surfaces by adding… Graphene.
Harvard Graduate Creates Luxury Furniture from Old Tyre Rubber
We are all used to the usual images of furniture made from tyres, usually in some backstreet in a “developing” nation. But, it need not always be the gaudily painted tyres wrapped in sisal. New York City-based designer company Slash Objects, has taken a different tack on using recycled rubber materials, blending them with granite and brass to create some stunning pieces that could grace any designer home.