AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Italy Organic Waste Treatment Facility

Construction of a 135,000 tpa organic waste treatment facility

A new organic waste treatment and biogas facility in Santa Agata Bolognese has fully commenced operations.

Hitachi Zosen Inova supplied its Kompogas dry anaerobic digestion technology, while Malmberg was responsible for the provision of a biogas upgrading system.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: Germany

In the Germany edition of our Global Waste Investment Fact File, we highlight 164 projects currently active in the country. These have a total value of US$6,398 million.

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Key points from this Fact File

  • Incineration (with energy recovery) is the leading project type, accounting for US$2,270 million or 35% of the total. This is followed by recycling, accounting for US$1,352 million or 21% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 17.3 million tonnes. This is equal to 105,376 tonnes per project on average and 33% of Germany’s annual waste generation.
  • Waste investments totalling US$2,431 million are expected to become operational in the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2020 at US$599 million.
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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – US Recycling Facility

Opening of an e-waste recycling facility

ERI has relocated its Indiana operations following the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility in Plainfield. The site is 95,000 square foot larger and accommodates a equipment capable of processing 50 million pounds of electronics per month.

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#Editor’sPick – Waste management & biomass facilities

Singapore – Waste Management Facility

Development of a waste management facility & water reclamation plant

The National Environment Agency (NEA) is planning to develop an integrated waste management facility, deep tunnel sewerage system and water reclamation plant in Tuas.

Over the next five years, tenders valued at more than S$5 billion will be issued for civil, mechanical and electrical engineering works.

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Brazil – Biomass & Pellet Plant

Construction of a 50 MW biomass plant and pellet plant

The environmental protection agency in Rio Grande do Sul has issued the environmental licence for a wood pellet plant and biomass project.

32 MW of power produced at the biomass facility will be provided to the pellet plant, which will use agricultural and wood waste as feedstock.

Construction is expected to begin later in 2018 and take up to two years to complete.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Finland Biofuel Plant

Construction of a plant to convert sludge into biofuel

C-Green Technology has been granted nearly SEK 22.7 million to develop a sludge to biofuel plant at Stora Enso’s mill in Heinola. New technology will be used at the facility to pressurise and heat large amounts of wastewater sludge, creating a dry and clean biocoal.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File 2018: Japan

Our next feature Global Waste Investment Fact File centres on Japan’s waste industry. As of February 2018, AcuComm was listing 150 active projects in the country. These have a total value of US$18,457 million or US$123 million each.

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AcuComms Daily Full Access Project – China WtE & Biomass Facility

Construction of a waste-to-energy and biomass facility

Earlier this month, it was revealed that China Everbright Greentech will be developing a combined waste-to-energy (WtE) and biomass plant in Lintao County, Gansu Province.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Sweden Waste Sorting Plant

Construction of a waste sorting plant

Stockholm Exergi, the company behind a project to develop a new waste sorting plant in Märsta, has extended the closing date for tender bids. The closing date is now 30th July 2018.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Spain Biomass Plant

Development of a 50 MW biomass plant

Work is expected to commence shortly on a new biomass plant in El Bierzo, León. This comes following the approval of financing for the project in recent months.

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