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Tirme colabora en el proyecto de investigación ATRIC 4.0 'Acelerando la Transición hacia una Industria 4.0 sostenible, digital y Circular

Tirme collaborates in the ATRIC 4.0 research project ‘Accelerating the Transition towards a sustainable,...

The ATRIC 4.0 research project, which has received the CDTI grant under its Missions program, in MISSION 3. To promote Spanish industry in the industrial revolution of the XXI century, pursues the development of new solutions to respond to one of the current challenges of cities and industry: to guarantee effective recycling systems and recovery of combustion waste.
El Gobierno aprueba el PERTE de Economía Circular para acelerar la transición hacia un sistema productivo más eficiente y sostenible en el uso de materias primas

Spanish government ratifies Circular Economy Strategic Project for Economic Recovery and Transformation (PERTE) to...

El Gobierno aprueba el PERTE de Economía Circular para acelerar la transición hacia un sistema productivo más eficiente y sostenible en el uso de materias primas

Cotec report shows the stagnation of the transition to a circular economy in Spain

Cotec report shows the stagnation of the transition to a circular economy in Spain

The waste gap in Spain: The difficulties of the new law for municipalities

The waste gap in Spain: The difficulties of the new law for municipalities | CONAMA | FuturENVIRO | Waste | Recycling | Circular Economy

EU Waste Shipment Regulation should not incentivise landfills capacity

EU Waste Shipment Regulation should not incentivise landfills capacity

Aeversu calls on Catalan Government to maintain energy recovery as a pillar of the...

Aeversu calls on Catalan Government to maintain energy recovery as a pillar of the circular economy

EEW Schwedt Plant Turns to Asynchronous Technology from Recycling Pioneer Lindner

Nestled at the edge of the Lower Oder Valley National Park, the  Schwedt power plant, which belongs to the EEW Energy from Waste Group, supplies the local paper  industry with electricity and process steam....

“Fit for 55” – The waste management sector works together to reduce emissions

“Fit for 55” – The waste management sector works together to reduce emissions

Grupo TERSA implements innovative catalytic system at Energy Recovery Plant to enable 50% reduction...

This system uses the latest and best available technologies to ensure the best possible environmental practices. The project to install the new system was approved in 2016 and the system, which required total investment...

Spanish Cabinet sends Waste and Contaminated Land Bill to Parliament to drive circular, low-carbon...

For the first time in the history of Spanish legislation, the Bill sets out limitations on single-use plastics. It establishes restrictions on the use of such plastics for certain products, a tax to prevent...

Almagreen project to study storage of green hydrogen and renewable refuse derived fuels

Greene Waste to Energy is now working as the scientific and technological coordinator of a project for the production and storage of renewable energy from waste. The Almagreen project will study the recovery of...

Repsol to join Enerkem and Agbar to build a waste to chemicals plant in...

Repsol se une a Enerkem y Agbar para construir una planta de valorización de residuos en Tarragona

Veolia recovers 31% more waste in the form of materials or energy in 2020

Since the beginning of the health crisis, Veolia has implemented service continuity plans to guarantee essential services, prioritising the health and safety of its employees and customers. The company has increased both the amount of...

ESWET welcomes the public consultation on the EU ETS’ revision and calls for an...

ESWET welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the EU Emissions Trading System’s revision (EU ETS). The waste management sector bears an essential role in the EU’s ambition to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. Waste-to-Energy...

UNTHA’s new shredder transforms the co-processing capacity of Geocycle Argentina

    An UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder is now in operation at Geocycle’s co-processing facility in Córdoba, Argentina, as the innovative waste handler continues to progress towards a zero-waste future. The team – a 100% daughter company...

Geocycle and UNTHA: A partnership looking to the future

Since the 1970s, Dundee, Michigan-based Geocycle LLC, a part of the global Geocycle network, has developed tailored industrial and municipal waste management services for its customers. With Switzerland-based building material producer LafargeHolcim under the Geocycle brand, the...

Acciona receives award for its role as sponsor of the East Rockingham waste-to-energy plant...

Acciona has been recognised by The Asset, a leading financial publication that specialises in issuance and investors in Asia, for its role as sponsor of the waste-to-energy plant project in East Rockingham (Western Australia).The company...

UNTHA boosts PASA’s SRF manufacturing capabilities in Mexico

Total waste management specialist Promotora Ambiental SAB de CV (PASA) has strengthened its Waste to Energy capabilities in Mexico, with the investment in a second Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) manufacturing line. The company hit industry...

Greene Waste to Energy joins Distrito Digital technology hub

This week saw Greene Waste to Energy joining the Distrito Digital Comunidad Valenciana technology hub, an ecosystem made up of companies with a firm commitment to innovation and technology headquartered in the Autonomous Community...

Repsol to develop two major emissions-reductions projects in Spain

The first project involves building one of the world’s largest plants to manufacture net zero emissions fuels, using CO2 and green hydrogen generated with renewable energy. The second project is a plant for generation of...

Lancashire Waste boosts SRF production capacity with new UNTHA shredders

Lancashire Waste Recycling has halved plant wear costs and further boosted manufacturing capacity with an investment in its sixth UNTHA shredder. The firm has been making a high-specification Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) at its Fleetwood...

TERSA begins to manage medical waste from hospitals

TERSA, a publicly-owned company that provides circular economy-related environmental services, has been authorised by the Catalan Waste Agency (ARC) to treat medical waste in the current context of COVID-19. This week, the Sant Adrià de...

Operators of MSW treatment plants post 2019 revenues of over €1.7 billion

80% of the revenues were generated by privately-owned companies, with the remaining 20% corresponding to companies in which public authorities have a majority shareholding. The number of MSW treatment and disposal plants in Spain...

Urbaser increases its international activity with a new plant in Gloucestershire, England

Urbaser, a global environmental management company, increases its international presence with the activation of the Gloucestershire plant, which specializes in waste management, located in the southwestern region of England. The Gloucestershire energy facility, which Urbaser...

IN DEPTH: ANALYSIS OF THE WASTE SECTOR IN 2019

We begin 2020 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on waste, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2019”.  In this section, leading actors and trade associations from the...

WtE growth is back in Europe

At the end of 2018, an estimated number of 2,450 thermal treatment plants were active throughout the world, with an overall treatment capacity of approximately 370 million tpy. For 2019 alone, we expect about...

New glass recovery line at Maresme Integrated Waste Recovery Centre to recycle 4,500 T...

The Maresme Integrated Waste Recovery Centre has completed the implementation of a new glass recovery line. 1.8 million euro was invested in the construction of the new line, improvements to the biomethanisation process and...

Waste-to-Energy 2050: clean technologies for sustainable waste management

ESWET, the European Suppliers of Waste-to-Energy Technology, has launched its Vision titled “Waste-to-Energy 2050: clean technologies for sustainable waste management”, to present the Waste-to-Energy plant of the future and to explore the role of...

Landfills emit 19 times as much CO2 as waste-to-energy plants

To mark the global climate strike called for this Friday, September 27, Aeversu, the Spanish Association of Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste, is highlighting the fact that energy recovery or waste-to-energy (WtE) is one of...

Aimplas presents its innovations in sustainable development at K Fair

Aimplas will once again have a booth at K Fair, held in Düsseldorf (Germany), where it will display its main technological developments in the circular economy, active and smart packaging, sustainable mobility, medicine and...

Tomra launches new X-TRACT X6 Fines machine, capable of sorting metal fractions of unprecedented...

Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched a new machine, the X-TRACT X6 FINES, for the high-purity sorting of mixed non-ferrous metal fractions at Aluminum USA, the biannual industry event staged at the Music City Center...

FCC Environmental Services has been awarded the Solid Waste Collection contract in Omaha (Nebraska)

The Omaha City Council in the state of Nebraska has awarded FCC Environmental Services, the American affiliate of FCC group, the contract for solid waste collection services of the city, for the next ten...

ACCIONA wins €400M energy-from-waste contract in Scotland

ACCIONA will construct and operate a waste-to-energy plant in Aberdeen (Scotland) called the Ness Energy Project, with a capacity to treat 150,000 tonnes of waste per year. ACCIONA will be responsible for the design and...

Urbaser Environnement wins the operating contract for the Isséane Waste-To-Energy plant

The waste facility, on the banks of the Seine, in Issy-les-Moulineaux, has been running since 2008 and can process 510,000 tonnes of MSW per year. It receives the household waste from 22 municipalities belonging...

Organic waste heavyweights collaborate in sophisticated aerobic digestion projects

Bath-headquartered Advetec has treated a variety of waste and effluent, since it was established in 2000. But keen to develop a more homogenous product for optimal digestion rates, the business reached out to UNTHA...

BALEARES. TARGET: TO MANAGE 800,000 TONNES OF WASTE PER ANNUM IN A DIFFERENT WAY

Baleares was the only Autonomous Community lacking a Waste Act. Recently, the Parliament of the Balearic Islands passed the Balearic Islands Waste and Contaminated Lands Act. This pioneering legislation at national level in Spain,...

Decree passed to modify Integrated Waste Plan in Autonomous Community of Valencia

The Regional Cabinet of Valencia has passed a Decree to modify Decree 81/2013, which ratified the Integrated Waste Plan of the Autonomous Community of Valencia (PIRCV). Highlights of the new PIRCV include a “pay as...

FCC Environment will build and operate in the United Kingdom one of the largest...

FCC Environment (the British subsidiary of the Environmental Services area of the FCC Group) and the Danish fund Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), holding a 40% and 60% share, respectively, have signed today the financial...

Madrid’s three public universities to set up Circular Economy Innovation Centre

Under the terms of the memorandum, the City Council and the three academic institutions have committed to the development of a common sustainability strategy for the city of Madrid. This will have impacts on...

Asturias to have new rest fraction sorting facility and SRF plant by 2023

On Friday last, the Regional Minister of Infrastructure, Territorial Planning and Environment of the Principality of Asturias, Fernando Lastra, chaired a Cogersa board meeting in which it was agreed to award a contract for...

FCC Environment starts its non-recyclable waste incineration and energy export operations at the Edinburgh...

FCC Environment started its non-recyclable waste incineration operations at the Millerhill energy recovery and recycling centre in November, serving the communities of Edinburgh and Midlothian. The turbine was synchronised during December, and the first...

Compact biogas plants for livestock waste management in Galicia

  Gestión del Valor y Soluciones, S.L recently presented the results of the PLANTADAC: Compact Biogas Plant project at the Edificio Citexvi on the University of Vigo Campus. The project, which commenced in 2016, was...

Valorization of Sewage Sludge by Hydrothermal Carbonization

Last November a new research project was signed between MIT and FERROVIAL S.A. The title being “Utilization of sewage sludge to design, produce and characterize carbon-based materials through hydrothermal processing and computational modeling” During the...

Waste-to-Energy’s contribution to the “Long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reductions strategy”

GHG emissions from waste management have shown a strong decrease, in particular thanks to the development of recycling and other recovery processes, including Waste-to-Energy. This has led to increased landfill diversion and a subsequent...

ACCIONA to build Australia’s first large-scale thermal Waste to Energy plant

A first of its kind in Australia, the approximately $700 million project will be located in the Kwinana Industrial Area 40km south of Perth. It will process up to 400,000 tonnes a year of...

Spanish cement industry prevents landfilling of 2.3 million tonnes of waste per annum

Material recycling and energy recovery prevented the landfilling of 2.3 million tonnes of waste from cement factories in 2016. These figures are provided in the latest “Recycling and recovery of waste in the Spanish cement...

CHIMERA-Joining the Clean Energy and the Circular Economy Packages

The CHIMERA project, financed by the EC’s LIFE programme in 2015, is a point of contact between these future EU’s energy and circular economy paradigms. It is a step-change in the biomass sector, in perfect...

UNTHA XR shredders aid closed loop recycled paper production

Renowned for manufacturing 900,000 tonnes of paper per year from 100% recycled materials, VPK’s mill in Dendermonde, Belgium and Blue Paper Mill, co-owned with Klingele Papierwerke, in Strasbourg, France, naturally generate a waste by-product...

FCC Environment awarded the contract for the construction of the second phase of the...

José Ignacio Asensio, Chairman of the Waste Treatment Consortium of Guipúzcoa (GHK) and Province Councillor delegate for Environmental Affairs, and Carmelo Aguas, Head of the North Region of FCC Medio Ambiente (the Spanish brand...

Lundstams invests in robotic sorting to increase resource recovery

Lundstams Återvinning AB, founded in 1949, provides modern-day waste management and environmental services to companies and municipalities in northern Sweden. Sustainability and the environment are in focus in the company’s daily operations. The robotic...

Wheeldon Brothers Ltd choose Lindner-Recyclingtech Polaris 2800 shredder for SRF production

Manchester is one of the most attractive regions in the UK and one of the strongest economically thanks not only to celebrated football clubs, but also to the city’s culture and lifestyle. The metropolis...

French SRF manufacturer, Environnement 48, boosts capacity with UNTHA shredder investment

Already one of the region's most established waste management companies, Environnement 48 hit the headlines in early 2016 when its alternative fuel production plant was first announced as operational. At the heart of the site...

Greene builds gasification plant at Elche Business Park to treat sludge at Crete WWTP

Greene Waste to Energy (Greene) is currently undertaking a project to develop and install a gasification plant to treat WWTP sludge in Crete (Greece). Technical experts from the companies that make up the Life...

Energy recovery and circular economy shake hands in Bilbao

On September 20st and 21nd of this year, Bilbao will host the ninth Congress of the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP). Spanish association AEVERSU forms part of the CEWEP and AEVERSU president, Rafael...

Autonomous Community of Madrid publishes Waste Strategy

The Regional Government of Madrid has published a document containing the New Waste Strategy of the Autonomous Community 2017- 2024. The strategy envisages increasing the Investment Plan budget from €300 million to €366 million....

Broadspectrum and Cadagua wins its first contract for the design and construction of water...

Broadspectrum and Cadagua have secured their first contract win after signing a formal agreement to pursue work together for complex water and wastewater treatment assets in Australia and New Zealand using an end-to-end integrated solution model. The $13 million...

Sludge dewatering in Circular Economy

Nowadays, the rise of the circular economy and the progressive abandon of the linear economy (throwaway culture), the secondary raw materials receive a special importance. Theenergy recovery and the re-use of generated by-products are core structural sections...

Masdar and Bee’ah have finalised with CNIM the Design, Build and Operate agreement for...

Located in Sharjah, this facility is the flagship project of the Emirates Waste to Energy Company, the joint-venture between Masdar and Bee’ah that has secured financing commitments from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD),...

BHS to Build Advanced Recycling System in South Carolina

South Carolina-based RePower South (RPS) has begun construction of the Berkeley County Recycling and Recovery Facility, which will be the most advanced Mixed Waste Processing facility on the East Coast. The turnkey recovery system...

Energy recovery from agro-food sector waste in Extremadura could supply power to over 80,000...

The practical application of circular economy principles to the generation of electricity will enable the Autonomous Community of Extremadura to generate energy using waste from the agro-food industry, basically from tomatoes, olives, grapes and...

In depth: Analysis of the waste sector in 2017

We begin 2018 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on waste, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2017”.  In this section, leading actors and trade associations from...

Halfway point reached in construction of new Millerhill recycling and energy recovery facility in...

It is only 15 months since the ground was broken at the site in Millerhill, Midlothian and over this time construction of the new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant, which will serve the City of Edinburgh...

Positive Climate in the Waste-to-Energy Industry

The business climate index within the area of thermal waste treatment has stabilised at a high level in 2017. That is the conclusion of the latest Waste-to-Energy (WtE) industry barometer. The annual survey is...

Greene will install a gasification plant to generate energy from wastewater treatment sludge in...

In 2018 Greene Waste to Energy (Greene) will start work to install and commission a gasification plant to process wastewater treatment sludge in Crete (Greece). The Elche-based company partners in this project with the...

€2.8 million investment to upgrade Mareseme Integrated Waste Recovery Centre operated by Veolia

Veolia has carried out a number of enhancements at the Mareseme Integrated Waste Recovery Centre managed by the TEM consortium, in which the company has a stake. The objective was to optimise materials sorting...

Malaga Provincial Council studies alternatives for treatment of waste in Valsequillo landfill

The current procedure for disposing of this organic waste is to bury it in the landfill cell at the Valsequillo complex. When the composting plant is up and running, it will be possible to...

HRH The Duke of Gloucester officially opens FCC Environment’s Severn Waste Services Energy-from-Waste facility

 HRH The Duke of Gloucester joined the Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire, representatives from Severn Waste Services, Worcestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council, along with other invited guests. The official opening included a tour of...

Veolia will build and operate one of the largest waste to energy facilities in...

The 10 million inhabitants of Mexico City produce 13,000 tonnes of waste per day. Today, two-thirds of this waste is sent to landfill. Each day, this new energy recovery facility will transform nearly one...

Asphalt mixtures with tire powder to create a sustainable solutions

Rubber dust or powder from old tyres, when mixed with asphalt bitumen using both dry and wet processes, has been shown to provide interesting applications. Ditecpesa has further developed its application to hybrid bitumen...

Ferrovial Services opens a new aluminium recycling plant in Barcelona

Ferrovial Services has recently opened a new aluminium recycling plant for the recovery and reuse of aluminium at the Centre for Environmental Management in Santa María de Palutordera (Barcelona). The facility is owned by...

FCC’s ninth Energy-from-Waste facility becomes fully operational

FCC’s ninth Energy-from-Waste facility became fully operational after the official handover of the EnviRecover Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility to Mercia Waste Management. EnviRecover is located on the Hartlebury Trading Estate near Kidderminster, Worcestershire in the United...

Life + Zero Cabin Waste project for recovering energy from airline waste begins

Ferrovial Services has joined the Life + Zero Cabin Waste project aiming to reduce the waste produced by catering services on board aeroplanes. Together with the rest of the companies involved in this initiative (Iberia,...

Commission offers guidance on recovery of energy from waste and works with European Investment...

First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, responsible for sustainable development, said: "Building a circular economy for Europe is a key priority for this Commission. We have made good progress and are planning new initiatives in 2017....

FARM Project on metals recycling from MSW energy recovery waste concludes

The “FARM” project concluded in December 2016. The project was part of the Challenges-Cooperation Programme organised by the Spanish Ministry of the Economy and Competitiveness to support R&D. It specifically addressed Challenge 5 related...

Work commences on Edinburgh and Midlothian’s new energy from waste plant

FCC Environment, through its subsidiary FCC Environment UK, has started work on a new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant serving Edinburgh and Midlothian. The £142 million contract to design, finance, build and operate the Millerhill Resource and...

Urbaser leads consortium to build Gipuzkoa Environmental Complex

The Gipuzkoa Waste Consortium Assembly, on the proposal of its contracting committee, has awarded the contract for the construction, management and operation of the Gipuzkoa Environmental Complex (CMG-1) to a consortium made up of...

FCC Environment’s consolidation in Europe continues with two new contracts worth €42 million

The contract awarded in the UK, where FCC Group has been providing environmental services since 1989, covers municipal waste collection, selective collection and street cleansing for Barrow in Furness District Council, in Cumbria. The...

AEVERSU cites waste prevention as principal ingredient of circular economy

To coincide with the 8th edition of European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR), held from the 19th to the 27th of November, the Spanish Association of Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste (AEVERSU), which...

FCC’s new EfW facility in Buckinghamshire officially opened by HRH The Duke of Gloucester

The Greatmoor Energy from Waste (EfW) facility near Aylesbury was officially opened today (27th October) by HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO. Buckinghamshire County Council, together with global environmental services company FCC Environment, who...

FCC to manage waste in Edinburgh and Midlothian (Scotland) under 511 million euro contract

FCC Environment, through its subsidiary FCC Environment UK, has been awarded the Zero Waste: Edinburgh and Midlothian contract under which the company will manage and process up to 155,000 tons per year of residual...

Final preparations for RECUWATT 2016

The congress, which has a strong international flavour, will take place on October 27 and 28 at the Tecnocampus de Mataró (Catalonia). A seminar will be held on the previous day (October 26) with...

Siemens to supply steam turbine for energy recovery facility

Siemens has received an order for components for an energy recovery facility in Hull, United Kingdom. The scope of supply includes an SST-600 Enhanced Platform industrial steam turbine, a SGen5-100A generator as well as...

The European CYCLALG project brings together six R&D centres to develop an algae-based biorefinery

A consortium of six R&D centres in the Basque Autonomous Community, Navarre and France are participating in the European CYCLALG project to drive forward an algae-based biorefinery which aims to develop and validate technological...

FCC Opens Doors on Buckinghamshire EfW Plant

FCC and Buckinghamshire County Council have opened the doors to the Greatmoor energy from waste (EfW) facility. Located near Aylesbury, it will treat up to 300,000 tonnes of waste per year, and generate 22MW...

Suez and Renault sign a new agreement for the sustainable and efficient management of...

Suez and Groupe Renault have strengthened their industrial partnership by renewing the contract for the global management of waste from the French carmaker’s two production plants in Morocco, in Tangier and Somaca (Casablanca). The...

Zero waste to landfill, the ultimate objective of waste recovery

The Spanish Association of Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste (AEVERSU) availed of World Environment Day (June 5) to remind people once again that zero waste to landfill is the main goal of energy...

Jundiz packaging sorting plant converts waste packaging to fuel

The Jundiz packaging waste sorting and separation plant, owned by the Provincial Council of Álava, has become the first plant in the Basque Country capable of converting packaging waste into fuel. Following investment of €428,747...

R&D&i in bulky waste recovery to provide profits of over €2,000 million per annum...

Despite breakthroughs in urban waste management that facilitate the circular economy, bulky waste continues to represent a recovery challenge. More than a 60% of the 19 million tonnes of waste furniture, mattresses, upholstery, textiles,...

European DIGESMART project on biogas digestate to produce fertilisers

After three years of research, the European DIGESMART demonstration project has developed a technological innovation in the anaerobic digestion process to enable the recovery of nutrients from the digestate of biogas plants in order...

Future organic waste applications: Biometa Congress

The head offices of the Área Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB) hosted the Biometa Congress on May 11 and 12 of this year. The congress is a leading worldwide event that focuses on municipal waste...

COMSA Renovables and Electra Caldense supply thermal energy from biomass for domestic and industrial...

COMSA Renovables and Electra Caldense have entered into a cooperation agreement for the production and marketing of thermal energy from biomass for domestic and industrial use. In the projects to be undertaken within the framework...

Shredders installed at one of Finland’s largest waste-to-energy plant

Untha has installed a robust shredding system at a new facility in Leppävirta, Finland, as one of the country’s biggest waste-to-energy power plant edges another step closer to completion. Two XR3000 Ripper pre shredders and...

Energy recovery continues to grow in Europe

Energy recovery from the non-recyclable fraction of municipal waste continues to grow in Europe. From 2013 to 2014, waste-to-energy grew by 1%, from 26% al 27%, according to figures published by Eurostat. In Spain, energy...

GPA and SHL win international competition to design world’s largest waste-to-energy plant

The team of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Gottlieb Paludan Architects has won an international competition to design the largest waste-to-energy plant in the world. Located on the mountainous outskirts of Shenzhen the new...

Spanish State Waste Framework Plan (PEMAR) 2016-2022 and new Circular Economy Package supports energy...

In order to highlight the benefits of energy recovery, the president of the Spanish Association of Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste (AEVERSU) believes it necessary to communicate more, discuss issues, and provide scientific...

European BIOMASUD PLUS project kicks off after launch meeting of all partners in Lubia...

The BIOMASUD PLUS project, which forms part of the Horizon 2020 Programme and is coordinated by the Spanish Biomass Association (AVEBIOM), is now underway. The kick-off meeting, which marked the effective commencement of the...

Sogama ratifies tender procedure for construction and commissioning of composting plant

An ordinary meeting of the Management Board of Sogama, presided over by Javier Domínguez Lino, recently ratified the tender documents that will govern the construction and commissioning of a composting plant for the treatment...

Sadako Technologies artificially intelligent Wall-B robot installed at Ferrovial’s Ecoparc 4

Ferrovial Servicios, through its Centre of Excellence for Environment has installed the first robot with artificial intelligence at the Ecoparc 4 Waste Treatment Centre in Barcelona. This will enable an increase in the recovery...

96.9% of Spaniards favour use of waste as alternative energy source

PlasticsEurope, the European association of plastic raw materials manufacturers has sought the opinion of Spaniards on waste treatment and management in Spain, in the form of a survey carried out by ENET Consulting. 1,000...

Untha supplies shredder for SRF plant in South Korea

A new Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) production facility is now fully operational in Wonju city, South Korea, thanks to the expertise of global shredding firm UNTHA and local partner PERITUS. Korean waste management specialist Zion...

Latin America’s first plant for RDF production in a single step – Untha One...

In September of this year, Untha Iberica and Mexican company Promotora Ambiental-gen Industrial (PASA) entered into an agreement for the supply of  Latin America’s first plant for the production of RDF in a single step -...

Grupo SPR commissions RDF plants in Egypt and the Philippines

Grupo SPR offers exclusive solutions for the treatment, recycling and recovery of a wide variety of wastes, with a clear emphasis on the production of alternative fuels. The company has recently commissioned two RDF...

Untha’s complete RDF system strengthens Delete’s waste to energy commitment

When environmental services specialist Delete needed a new alternative fuel production system for its site in Tampere (Finland), it turned to Untha. Now manufacturing more than 20 tonnes of 80 mm RDF an hour,...

Pallmann joins forces with Standard Bio to develop new bioenergy concept using timber waste

PALLMANN Group, one of the world's largest manufacturers of innovative size reduction technology, is joining forces with Standard Bio, an expert in novel biomass conversion technologies, to develop a new bioenergy concept that will...
Takreer e Intecsa Industrial confían en tecnología ambiental de Tecam Group para primer proyecto mundial de incineración de residuos NORM

Tecam Group awarded 1st Project Worldwide for NORM Waste Incineration

Environmental technology supplier Tecam Group has been awarded the first project worldwide for NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) waste incineration. The project has been commissioned by Oil & Gas company Takreer (ADNOC) and subcontracted...

SPR group completes delivery and commissioning of waste recovery solutions in Spain, Portugal, Mexico,...

The SPR group, now exclusively managed by founding partner Mr. Wilhelm Konstanski, who once again took over the position of CEO in May 2013, is undergoing a process of profound restructuring. This process has...
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Rate of aluminium containers recovery rises to 46.8% in 2013

The recovery rate for aluminium containers reached 46.8% last year. This figure was achieved through different channels, including traditional recovery plants, sorting plants, composting plants, complementary recovery and waste-to-energy. Every year, ARPAL (Association for the...