AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Finland Biomass Plant

Construction of a 70 MWe biomass plant

At the start of January, Oulun Energia announced that it would be building a new combined heat and power (CHP) biomass power plant in Oulun. Since then, various contracts have been awarded, including:

  • Supply of multifuel boiler and flue gas treatment system – awarded to Valmet
  • Engineering, procurement and construction management services – awarded to Pöyry
  • Supply of 75 MWe steam turbine and generator along with associated peripherals and automation – awarded to Siemens Osakeyhtiö

When complete, which is scheduled for November 2020, the new plant will replace the Toppila 1 nuclear power plant.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – France Recycling Facility

Expansion of a facility recovering phosphate from fly ash

The world’s first facility to recover phosphate from residual materials on a large-scale is being expanded in phases to increase capacity from 70,000 tonnes of fly ash per year to 100,000 tonnes.

Work on the expansion of the recycling plant was completed in December 2017, which now allows the production of animal feed from low-grade phosphate ore. The second phase of expansion is underway and is expected to be complete in 2019.

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Weekly Projects Update – 50 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$3,898m

In the week ending 23rd February 2018, AcuComm added or updated 50 projects to our database. These have a combined estimated value of US$3,898 million. There were 21 new projects and 29 updates.

This brings the total estimated value of projects in the database to US$345.5 billion.

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  • The UK was the leading country in the past week in terms of project value, accounting for US$1,093 million. This was equal to 28% of the total for the week.
  • The leading company last week was Axis Industries, a contractor/engineer based in Lithuania.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: South Korea

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AcuComm’s Chief Data Analyst, Andy Crofts, gives us a round-up of this week’s chosen country focus for the Global Waste Investment Fact File.

 

Next up in our series of our Global Waste Investment Fact Files is the South Korea edition. AcuComm currently lists 28 waste projects in the country. These have a total value of US$2,593 million or US$93 million each.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Spain Waste Processing & Recycling Facilities

Construction of new waste processing, recycling & composting facilities

Following a visit from the Minister of Environment and Territorial Planning, it has been revealed that a composting plant located at the Areosa landfill is now operational. The plant is part of a much larger project to expand the facilities at Sociedade Galega do Medio Ambiente’s (SOGAMA) environmental waste complex in Cerceda.

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#Editors’Pick – Recycling & MRF facilities

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AcuComm’s Senior Editor and Research Consultant, Ros Smallman, gives us a rundown of some of the top projects covered in the past week.

South Africa: Installation of a PE film recycling facility

Herbold Meckesheim has installed the first large-scale plant for the recycling of heavily contaminated PE film waste at Tufflex. The plant can process up to 8,000 tonnes of film and large bags each year, where they are sorted, shredded and washed.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – US Composting System

Construction of a composting system

Overaa & Co has been selected as the design-build contractor for a project at the Materials Diversion Facility (MDF) in Napa, CA. Before a notice to proceed can be issued, the Public Works Department will need to complete negotiations and secure the necessary insurance documents with Overaa.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – France Biomass Plant

Construction of a wood-fired 2.5 MW biomass plant

ENGIE Cofely has announced the inauguration of a new wood-fired biomass plant in Chaumont, Haute-Marne. The facility will supply 20% of the commune’s district heating network requirements.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Japan Biomass Plant

Construction of a 2 MW biomass plant

A spokesperson for Biomass Power Technologies has revealed to AcuComm that the biomass plant is was constructing in Matsusaka, Mie Prefecture, started operations in January.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Thailand Biomass Plant

Construction of a 9.2 MW biomass plant

Satun Green Power Company’s new 9.2 MW biomass plant has officially started commercial operations and is now generating electricity.

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