The material recovery from scrap tyres in Germany has again increased, while thermal recycling continues to decline. 

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

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.

BIR announced in mid-June that Mr Max Craipeau, CEO of Greencore Resources in Hong Kong (previously known as Maxco Industries (HK) Limited), has been appointed as new Chairman of the organisation’s Tyres and Rubber Committee.

TRA’s Peter Taylor becomes UK’s only Vice President of ETRA

The Western High Court in Viborg, Denmark, has jailed Bent Nielsen – founder of tyre recycling company Genan – for six years

Tyre Stewardship Australia has appointed Lina Goodman as CEO.

Black Bear, the Dutch tyre recycling company, has appointed tech industry veteran Geert Glimmerveen as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Finn Johnsson has been proposed as the new Chairman of Cassandra Oil, after having a number of management positions in various other companies.

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