Some of the chemicals in the suspected pyrolysis waste dumped into Sg Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang are carcinogenic.
Malaysian Dump Linked to Pyrolysis
A Malaysian DOE investigation team seized items from factories in Kulai and Pasir Gudang to be used as evidence following the pollution of Sg Kim Kim.
Enviro Piques American Interest
Enviro currently has active MoU’s (Memorandum of Understanding) with three different actors in the tyre recycling industry, as well as ongoing discussions with additional interested parties.
The offer for recycling was a ZE co-rotating twin screw extruder used in a process developed by Russian company Rubberint. Ltd.
TNU Promotes Tyre Wall Construction
Spain’s TNU continues its information campaign with an article on using tyres to creae structural noise abatement walls on embankments.
Tyre Wear Sludge to Semiconductors
Researchers at the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have announced a breakthrough in the treatment of vehicle tyre rubber waste, using it as a base material for an organic semiconductor.
Danish Firm Starts Producing Pyrolysis Oil
T2O Egebjerg is developing a new T2O plant in the small city of Egebjerg in the county of Odsherred in Denmark.
Low Tech Still Has Its Place
Waste tyres in Nepal are generally sent to brick kilns for use as fuel, or deposited on the banks of the Bagmati. However, an attempt to change attitudes has been developed by two Nepalese women - Ojaswi Baidya and Loonibha Manandhar.
India Amends Waste Regulations
The Indian government has amended The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016
Micronised Rubber Wins Allies
At the 2019 Tire Tech Exhibition in Hannover, micronised rubber made an impression on the tyre industry.