tire-derived facility News

  • NCAT Study: Ground Tire Rubber Provides Cost-Effective Alternative to Oil-Derived Polymers for Asphalt

    The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) today announced the results of a study evaluating the role of ground tire rubber powder in asphalt mixture performance. Debunking a common industry belief, the study indicates that the asphalt manufacturing process, whether cryogenic or ambient, does not impact the performance of the rubber material or, ultimately, ...


    By Liberty Tire Recycling

  • Tire International Announces New Tire Recycling and Rubber Products Manufacturing Facility in South Carolina

    Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Berkeley County and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance today announced that Tire International (OTCQB: TRIE) (PINKSHEETS: TRIE), a tire recycler and maker of rubber products, is establishing a new recycling and manufacturing facility in Berkeley County. The $25 million investment is expected to generate 150 new jobs. Tire ...


    By Marketwire

  • EPA Settles with Geneva Energy on Clean Air Act Violations; Tire-burning Facility to Close

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached agreement with Geneva Energy, LLC on the terms of a consent decree to resolve allegations that the company violated the Clean Air Act at a tire-burning electric generating plant in Ford Heights, Illinois. Geneva has agreed to close the facility, which operated intermittently from 2006 until the fall of 2011. A federal lawsuit was filed at the ...

  • U.S. EPA orders mecca, calif. Tire recycling facility to immediately reduce risk of fire

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ordering Consolidated Tire Recyclers, Inc., which operates a tire recycling facility in Mecca, Calif. to remove excess stockpiled tires and improve fire prevention or face fines of up to $7,500 per day. Located at 90333 63rd Avenue, within the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians Reservation, the tire recycling facility primarily sells crumb rubber as fuel ...

  • DASH Multi-Corp Selects Granutech-Saturn Systems For New Tire Recycling Facility

    St. Louis, MO — DASH Multi-Corp, a leading manufacturer of custom formulated plastics, chemicals, coated fabrics and recycled rubber products, has selected Granutech-Saturn Systems to provide equipment and support for its new $13+ million crumb rubber facility in Portland, Oregon.  Marvin S. Wool, Chairman of DASH Multi-Corp, said that, although DASH’s two subsidiaries, RB ...


    By Granutech-Saturn Systems

  • Water savings for tire factory

    The BFGoodrich tire manufacturing plant in Woodburn, USA, has significantly reduced water and chemical usage while simultaneously increasing efficiency with help from GE's water chemical technology. The water supply at BFGoodrich's Woodburn facility comes from a well that produces very hard water, resulting in the need to chemically treat the water that is used for boiler feedwater in the steam ...

  • IESI Acquires Recycling Facility in North Austin

    Acquisition of Central Texas Security Shredding Demonstrates Company's Commitment to Environmental Initiatives AUSTIN, TEXAS - IESI Corporation ("IESI"), a subsidiary of IESI-BFC Ltd., announced today it has acquired Central Texas Secure Shredding and its recycling facility in Pflugerville, Texas. Central Texas Secure Shredding provides secure document destruction processes that include the ...


    By Progressive Waste Solutions

  • SolarCity Enters Into Largest Rooftop Solar Aggregation Facility

    SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY), a leading provider of clean energy, today announced it has received all commitments to its $250 million financing facility provided by a group of lenders that includes BofA Merrill Lynch as Sole Structuring Agent and Sole Syndication Agent, intended to finance more than 200 MW of solar power systems for homeowners and businesses. This financing is the largest aggregation ...


    By SolarCity Corporation

  • TRM Tire Recycling Plants

    TRM USA Inc CEO Ray Goldberg announced the signing of 2 x 42,000 ton specialized tire recycling plants for South Africa. An option was also signed for a further 4 plants over the next 2 years in variuos provinces of South Africa. The plants,the first of their kind in Southern Africa, will specialize in reducing OTR tires to crumb and granule. Mr Goldberg commented that it had taken 5 long ...


    By TRM USA inc

  • Employee struck by forklift at Schenectady recycling facility

    Employer name: Tomra NY Recycling LLC, 31 Opus Blvd., Schenectady, New York 12306 Reason for inspection: A worker at the company's Schenectady recycling facility was operating a baler on May 14, 2015, when he was struck by a forklift that was attempting to pass by. The worker sustained a compound leg fracture. Investigation findings: The ...

  • The world’s most modern waste processing facility

    The company Korn Recycling GmbH is currently setting up what is probably the world’s most modern waste processing facility in the south German town of Albstadt. After last year’s devastating fire, Korn has continued to back its concept of producing high-grade, quality-assured residue derived fuel RDF for the European energy sector and of making organic and metallic raw materials ...

  • NIB to finance Bank of Greenland's environmental loan facility

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) will provide a loan to the Bank of Greenland to finance its new environmental loan programme.  The 10-year maturity loan totalling DKK 25 million (EUR 3.35 million) will help finance energy efficiency measures in private households. Around 40% of all energy consumption in Greenland derives from heating buildings. Qualifying ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Sustainable Waste-To-Energy Facility Approved for Construction in Tennessee

    PHG Energy (PHGE) and the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, have signed a contract that will provide an environmentally sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process. The waste-to-energy technology, which will go on line early next year, is a downdraft gasification plant that will cleanly convert up to 64 tons per day of blended waste wood, scrap tires and sewer sludge ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • New signings for Tire Recycling Plants

    Rubbersolutions P/L Managing Director, Ray Goldberg, announced today the signing of contracts for a number of new tire recycling plant installations. 2 plants in Iran , 2 plants in South Africa, 3 plants in Saudi Arabia a plant in Canada have all been slotted for 2007 installation. Rubbersolutions unique tire recycling technology is also under final negotiation in a variety of countries. ...


  • Refuse Derived Fuel hit 2.37m tonnes in 2014

    The Environment Agency published the final data up to the end of December 2014 in February. It shows that the overall tonnage of RDF sent overseas throughout the year topped 2,373,611 tonnes. The figures confirm the rapid growth in demand for RDF from operators in the UK from European energy from waste facilities, with 2014 continuing the trend of increasing exports to facilities overseas. RDF is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Lakin Tire West Press Release

    Columbus McKinnon Corporation, Sarasota Florida is pleased to announce the sale of a CM Tire Shredding System to Lakin Tire West in Santa Fe Springs, California. This is the fourth CM unit sold to Lakin and the first for their California operations. 'Reduce, Reuse and Recycle' are very familiar words for Lakin Tire West. Collecting and processing in excess of 10 million tires a year seems ...

  • Xylem inaugurates its first regional manufacturing facility in the Middle East

    Xylem (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the worlds most complex water issues, today inaugurated its new manufacturing facility in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The new 19,000 sq. meter facility—the companys first in the region—will produce some of Xylems industry-leading pump brands and provide integrated services and support to Xylems customers across ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • TRM USA commissions tire recycling plant in Slovenia

    TRM USA announced the successful commissioning of a 12,000 ton tire recycling facility in Ruse Slovenia. TRM's unique approach to turn key tire recycling facilities mean the entire plants production of rubber crumb was presold prior to the plant actually being commissioned. The ownders of the facility spent 2 years researching technologies and equipment available prior to contracting with TRM to ...


    By TRM USA inc

  • ZeaChem Begins Core Facility Operations at Biorefinery in Boardman, Oregon

    ZeaChem Inc., a developer of biorefineries for the conversion of renewable biomass into sustainable fuels and chemicals, today announced it has completed construction of the core facility for its new integrated demonstration biorefinery in Boardman, Oregon. Construction of this core project was completed on schedule, with no lost time or reportable accidents, ...


    By ZeaChem Inc.

  • Energos awarded Environmental Permit for Knowsley Energy Recovery Facility

    The Environment Agency has awarded a full Environmental Permit to energy from waste business Energos (www.energos.com)  to operate a small scale advanced conversion technology (ACT) facility at Knowsley Industrial Park, Merseyside. The 96,000 tonne-a-year Knowsley Energy Recovery Facility, using the patented Energos gasification process,  has also been ...


    By ENER-G

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