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Granutech-Saturn announces acquisition of Magnatech hammermill line to enhance its Saturn® industrial shredder portfolio for non-ferrous applications

by Granutech-Saturn Systems  (Mar. 25, 2015)

Granutech-Saturn Systems, a world-leading manufacturer of the Saturn brand of industrial and mobile shredders announced today it has acquired a comprehensive line of industrial hammermills and ringmills, formerly marketed under the Magnatech brand. “In line with our history of strategic acquisitions, the long established and proven Magnatech ...

Tetronics to supply BlueOak recovery technology to reclaim precious metals from electronic waste across the USA

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Jul. 22, 2014)

Tetronics has secured its first contract with BlueOak Resources, USA to provide Plasma refining technology for the recovery of precious metals from e-waste in a plant located in Osceola, Arkansas.  This launch project will cement the strategic relationship formed between the two companies to exploit the US e-waste market. London, 22 July ...

Government Backs Tetronics to help unlock Billion Pound Electronic Waste Industry

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Mar. 3, 2015)

A consortium of UK firms, led by Tetronics International, has today launched a ground‐breaking project to help unlock the value found in discarded electronic products, such as phones, TVs and even toasters. In relation to a £1m project, Tetronics, the leading environmental technology firm and its partners, Metech Recycling and Vale ...

SBIR/STTR FY15 Phase 2 Awards Announced—Includes Hydrogen Production and FCEV Systems

by US Department of Energy  (Mar. 23, 2015)

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the 2015 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase 2 Release 1 Awards, including three Office of Science projects focusing on hydrogen production from electrolysis and hydrogen systems supporting fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). DOE's key hydrogen ...

Tetronics supplies world-leading technology to US waste management firm

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Feb. 18, 2015)

Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, has today announced the signing of a deal to provide its plasma arc technology to Duncan Recycling & Refining (DR2), USA to recover precious metals from catalytic converters found in cars. The deal represents continued export success for ...

EPA awards $2.5 million to Arizona to improve surface water quality

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Mar. 20, 2015)

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $2.5 million to the State of Arizona for projects to help restore water quality in the state’s polluted water bodies. With an additional $1.6 million leveraged by the state for these activities, more than $4 million is available this year to improve surface water quality. Recent water quality data ...

Eco-design for flat screens should ensure quick dismantling for maximum resource recovery

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jan. 22, 2015)

Flat screen televisions and computer monitors should be designed so they can be quickly dismantled for recycling, a recent study says. The researchers calculated that in order to ensure the recycling process remains economically viable, it must be possible to disassemble small screens in less than 11 minutes. Good design could lower the costs of ...

SBIR/STTR FY15 Release 1 Awards Announced—Includes Fuel Cell Catalyst and Hydrogen Contamination Detection R&D

by US Department of Energy  (Jan. 21, 2015)

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the 2015 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 1 Awards, including projects focusing on non-platinum catalysts for fuel cells and detection of contaminants in hydrogen. DOE's key hydrogen objectives are to reduce the cost of producing and ...

We created the Technosphere, but is it the birth place of the circular economy

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Jan. 27, 2015)

Human activity has created the ‘technosphere’, a landscape which is composed of the materials we have developed, created and thrown away. Far from being a miserable landscape that may initially come to mind, like the desolate garbage filled scene in WALL-E, it could actually be the basis on which we can create a more sustainable way of ...

E-waste sector facing worsened market conditions

by International Congress & Marketing (ICM AG)  (Jan. 20, 2015)

This year, the international electrical and electronic goods recycling sector comes to the “International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2015” in Salzburg suffering under the impact of adverse market conditions. For many years now, the IERC has ranked among the most prestigious industry meeting places for recycling experts ...

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