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
In this section, Tyre & Rubber Recycling report on the latest equipment to be brought in the tyre recycling industry
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.
Roadmender Offers Pelletised Rubber Modified Bitument for Road Repairs
UK company, Roadmender is offering a range of pelletised rubberised bitumen that can be used on site by adding to asphalt mixes at the point of use. Available in 20Kg bags the unique pelletised bitumen addresses issues over transporting wet pour asphalt from the plant to site, reducing waste and transport costs.
PragmatIC RFID Tags Could Give ELT Traceability
Traceability of tyres is a huge issue for the tyre recovery sector. When tyres end up in the wrong place, dumped or exported illegally, there is currently no traceability. RFID company PragmatIC presented to the TRA Forum their solution for legitimate recyclers.
Tarmac Backs Rubberised Asphalt
A “new” asphalt that uses recycled waste tyres has been launched by Tarmac, according to an article in Highways Magazine.
Syntoil Wins Chivas Award
Polish pyrolysis equipment firm, Syntoil finished second in the global Chivas Venture competition
GTD Gains Approval for NSW Plant
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued a licence allowing the first green tyre-recycling plant to operate in the town of Warren.
Italian Consortium Develops Devulcanisation Project
Italian tyre recovery consortium, Eco Tyre, has announced that its devlucanisation project has shown proven results in real life use on retreaded Hankook tyres.
Chinese Develop Tyre Diesel
Researchers at Henan Polytechnic University in China have hydrotreated the oil derived from hydrothermal liquefaction of scrap tyres (STO) with waste engine oil (WEO) using five different activated carbon-supported noble metal catalysts—Pd/C, Pt/C, Ru/C, Ir/C, and Rh/C—for the production of liquid fuels.
Powerhouse Sign MOU
PowerHouse Energy Group plc, the UK technology company pioneering hydrogen and clean energy production from waste plastic, which we recently featured in Tyre & Rubber Recycling, has agreed an MOU with exclusive development partner, Waste2Tricity Limited (“W2T”).