landfill mining News

  • Landfill mining: emptying landfills

    Four plants for the treatment of municipal solid waste have already been produced and shipped and another two lines are planned for early 2018: these will ensure landfill emptying projects get under way in some provinces of Thailand. Lines capable of processing up to 40 tons of waste an hour, consisting of the multi-crusher (the flagship of the Forrec range), disk sieves and a conveyor belt ...


    By Forrec srl

  • Axion Consulting joins European landfill mining consortium

    Axion Consulting has signed up to the European Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium, known as EURELCO, triggered in part by approaches from land developers investigating the possibility of ‘mining’ resources from former landfill sites. According to the Manchester-based resource recovery specialist, joining the European-wide network of public and private sector organisations gives it a ...


    By Axion Group

  • Ecomondo 2017: all the news

    We just came back from the Ecomondo exhibition, held in Rimini from November 7th to 10th, where we presented the latest Forrec model: the single-shaft shredder X3000M. A machine designed for the processing of solid waste that can be used for the treatment of a wide range of materials, including: paper, wood and plastic. There were four intense days dedicated exclusively to Green Economy. The ...


    By Forrec srl

  • Numerical modeling of geomembranes

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of internal boundary conditions which can be used to represent geomembrane materials. The new feature was implemented in response to requests from customers and represents a significant improvement for the numerical modeling of a number of different scenarios involving geomembranes. More specifically, the geomembrane internal boundary ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Advanced Plasma Power and Group Machiels Announce Landmark Waste Management Joint Venture

    Advanced Plasma Power (APP), the UK-based waste-to-energy company and Group Machiels, the global waste management firm, today announce a major joint venture in order to undertake the first enhanced landfill mining project in the world - involving an investment of hundreds of millions of euros. The Closing the Circle concept, an enhanced landfill mining concept, has been developed by ...

  • Waste architecture at Sardinia 2017

    Following the incredible success of the International Workshop on Waste Architecture, a parallel event of the Sardinia 2015 Symposium, we are glad to announce that Waste Architecture has been included in the main programme of Sardinia 2017. Waste Architecture is a new and relatively unexplored conceptual and design topic which promises to give rise to a lively debate between environmental ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • EPA Solicits Public Comments on Action Plan for RE-Powering America’s Land

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comments on the draft action plan for its RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative. The plan guides EPA’s efforts over the next two years to encourage renewable energy development on current and formerly contaminated lands, landfills and mine sites when such development is aligned with the community’s vision for the ...

  • Mining metals from heat-treated landfill proven to be economically viable

    Mining metals from landfill sites can be economically viable, a recent project in the US has demonstrated. Approximately 34 352 tonnes of metals, conservatively valued at US$7.42 million (€6.67 million) were recovered from the 8 hectare ashfill site, according to researchers who analysed the project. Across the world, mountains of municipal solid waste (MSW) are produced — and ...

  • Advanced Plasma Power celebrates double win at Rushlight Awards 2012

    Advanced Plasma Power (APP), the leading UK based advanced conversion waste-to-energy technology company, today announces that it has been recognised by the Rushlight Awards, the well respected clean-tech industry awards which celebrate the very best technologies and innovation in the environmental sector. The company received two accolades at last week’s awards ceremony; the ...

  • Local groundwater monitoring network solution

    The NEW RRL Gold Remote Radio Link System offers a very simple and inexpensive method of local telemetry. The wireless system is designed to collect water level data, logged by the Levelogger Series of dataloggers, and send it via short-distance radio to your computer – no need to travel to each site. The RRL Gold is excellent for small, closed loop monitoring networks such as at landfills, ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • EPA, NREL partner to develop renewable energy on potentially contaminated sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are evaluating the feasibility of developing renewable energy production on Superfund, brownfields, and former landfill or mining sites. Superfund sites are the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites identified by EPA for cleanup due to the risk ...

  • Garb Begins Construction Planning on First Indiana Plant; Forecasts $10M EBITDA

    Garb Oil & Power Corporation (OTCQB: GARB) meets with numerous government officials to advance its project in the state of Indiana. The Indiana project, which is in conjunction with an EB-5 program managed by its financing partner, ACG, is dedicated to provide approximately 100 jobs directly at the facility and up to 600 jobs due to the plant's economic benefit to the region. The regional ...


    By Garb Oil & Power Corporation

  • Up to $7 Million in Grants Adds Fuel to the Methane to Markets Partnership

    Yesterday, EPA made up to $7,000,000 available through a grant solicitation for innovative international projects and activities as part of the Methane to Markets Partnership. The agency expects to award approximately 40 cooperative grants agreements ranging from approximately $100,000 to $700,000. The Methane to Markets partnership is an international initiative to reduce global methane ...

  • EVALED® Evaporators range expands

    Veolia Water Technologies Italia, the Italian technology division of Veolia, the world leader in the supply of water, wastewater and process treatment plants and solutions, presents a new model of evaporator, the Evaled® RV F 25, with an evaporation capacity of 25 m3/day. The Evaled® RV F product line is part of the mechanical recompression evaporators, which are characterized by high ...


    By EVALED-Evaporator

  • Guy Drouin honoured by Canada`s Clean50

    Guy Drouin, President and CEO of Biothermica, Honoured by Canada's Clean50 Recognized as a leader of Canada's green economy Montréal, September 20, 2016 - Guy Drouin, President of Biothermica Carbone Inc., is among the recipients of the Canada's Clean50 award (www.clean50.com), which honours leaders from the research community, companies, non-governmental organizations and governments ...

  • EPA Adds Six Hazardous Sites to Superfund List

    Untitled Document WASHINGTON, DC, April 20, 2006 (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is adding six new hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the environment to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites, bringing the total number of sites on the list to 1,244. EPA is also proposing to add four other sites to the list. Contaminants found at ...

  • MGS Deployed

    The garbage dump was an issue for the community of Old Crow in the north west of the Yukon, Canada. Before WTEC won the bid to deploy a Mobile Gasifier System in Old Crow there were limited resources to deal with garbage. Now the new MGS cleanly destroys waste daily and allows for some ‘mining’ of the existing landfill to reduce the impact on the highly sensitive site. Along with ...

  • Increase mercury vapor detection range by 10X

    New vapor dilution module extends detection range of the Jerome J505 from nanograms to milligrams. How it works: The new 10:1 dilution module for the J505 reduces the concentration of mercury vapor in the sample stream by a factor of ten, allowing for a much higher detection limit. Rather than the standard upper detection limit of 500 μg/m3, the new J505 dilution module lets you detect ...


    By AMETEK Brookfield

  • US stimulates global market for methane recovery and use as fuel

    International leadership by the United States to reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, is highlighted in the third annual Methane to Markets (M2M) partnership report. Current U.S. supported M2M projects, when fully implemented, will deliver estimated annual emissions reductions of more than 24 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, tripling the reductions achieved in ...

  • Bulgaria becomes 29th member of international partnership to reduce methane emissions

    Bulgaria has become the 29th country to join the international climate change initiative called Methane to Markets (M2M). The M2M partnership is comprised of more than 900 public and private sector organizations, as well as countries, including the European Commission. Bulgaria will focus its efforts on promoting landfill projects that will capture methane emissions for beneficial use. Methane ...

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