Dirk European Holdings LTD
Our expertise lies in designing innovative technologies for indutrial waste streams and proving their commercial and technical viability in full size plants. Concern for the environment is at the heart of DIRK`s business philosophy. The key focus lies in recycling of Power Station by-products and solutions for municipal and industrial sludges but also in re-refining of waste oil and toxic waste paper. The permanent strive for highest quality is reflected by the exceptional products and services supplied. The resulting recycling products and processes can be used as complementary solutions for each of these waste streams.
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Georg Dirk, born 1942, is a German National.
After studies he occupied various senior positions with Mobil Oil and Shell Oil in marketing of special lubricants.
1966 formed his own business (by building his refinery for waste oil) at Bochum Germany (branded: DIRK-Oil).
1972 expanded to specialize in recycling of power station by-products as expendable abrasives (branded: DIRK-Blastgrit).
Since 1984 Chairman of MILBANK Ltd., UK, a holding company for his various environmental projects.
In the following years developed the technology of use of pulverized fuel ash from coal fired power stations as alkaline stabilisation material for sewage sludge (branded: DIRK-RHENIPAL).
1986 was awarded the UK Environmental Award for his recycling activities.
MD of several joint ventures with leading power generators in Europe for the utilisation of Fly Ash as RHENIPAL.
1990 became a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, London.
2000 expanded into recycling of Fly Ash as partial cement replacement in concrete (branded: POZZOCRETE), built the first ever fly ash processing plant in India.
Since 2000 Chairman and MD of DIRK India Private Ltd., Nashik, India which became in 2011 a subsidiary of AMBUJA CEMENT Ltd / HOLCIM.
2012 started the production of AMBUJA HiRise a Pozzolan Cement for High Performance Concrete.
2014 sold Dirk India Private Limited to Ambuja Cement/Holcim and resigned as Chairman and Managing Director. He remains Chairman and Managing Director of MILBANK LTD, his UK based holding company.
He now provides consultancy services based on his life-long expertise in environmental recycling solutions.