#Editor’sPick – Biomass & Recycling Facilities

Sweden – Biomass CHP Plant

Construction of a SEK 3.5 billion cogeneration plant

Last month, it was revealed that ANDRITZ and Peab Anläggning had been awarded contracts as part of Vattenfall’s project to construct a new biomass-fired cogeneration plant in Uppsala.

Vattenfall has been making various investments in the local area to replace peat and oil with renewable biofuels, including the upgrading of their existing plant which is located adjacent to the new facility.

Construction has now begun, with operations expected to start in 2021.

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Turkey – Recycling Plant

Construction of an automobile tyre recycling plant

AKO Group is planning to construct a new tyre recycling plant in Ankara.

The facility will be the largest in Turkey and will process 87,500 tonnes of tyre and metal waste each year. This will contribute to the reduction in garbage not recycled in the country and go towards meeting zero-waste targets.

It is expected to cost US$30 million and open in 2020.

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#Editor’sPick – WtE & Biomass Facilities

Japan – WtE Facility

Construction of a 200 tpd WtE facility

JFE Engineering will be undertaking the design, build and operation of a waste-to-energy (WtE) facility in Izumo, after being awarded a contract valued at ¥25.1 billion.

Construction has already commenced on the stoker-type incineration facility, which will incorporate two 100 tpd lines.

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Cuba – Biomass Plant

Construction of a 62 MW biomass plant at a sugar mill

It has been reported that Biopower is planning to develop a 62 MW biomass plant at the Mario Muñoz sugar mill in Los Arabos.

The company is already undertaking a similar biomass project in Ciro Redondo, which is expected to be completed in 2019. The Los Arabos project will be developed to the same specifications, and so is expected to process around 1,500 tonnes of bagasse each day.

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#Editor’sPick – MBT & Biomass Facilities

Spain – MBT Facility

Construction of a mechanical biological treatment plant

It has been announced that Sacyr Environmental and Romero Polo will undertake the construction and operation of the municipal waste treatment centre in Segriá.

The 10-year contract involves the development and operation of a new mechanical biological treatment (MBT) plant and expansion of the existing landfill. The facility will treat more than 75,000 tonnes of waste and will be processed using state-of-the-art equipment.

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Japan – Biomass Plant

Construction of a 50 MW biomass plant

Toyo Engineering will soon start work on the construction of Equis Bioenergy’s new 50 MW biomass power plant in Toyama.

It will be fuelled by wood pellets, with all power generated being sold to Hokuriku Electric Power Company. Around 75,000 homes will be supplied with power as a result, saving over 47,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions each year.

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Weekly Projects Update – 46 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$2,838m

In the week ending 24th August 2018, AcuComm added 21 new projects and updated 25 in the database.

There are now over 5,316 active projects in the database, with an estimated value of US$350.2 million.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – France Waste Sorting Facility

Construction of a 60,000 tpa waste sorting facility

Paprec, one of France’s top recycling companies, has revealed that it will be building a new waste sorting centre in Lyon, Rhône.

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#Editors’Pick – Recycling & Landfill Facilities

China – Recycling Facility

Development of an aircraft recycling facility

Aircraft Recycling International has announced that its new recycling facility has commenced operations in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province.

Located on the south side of Harbin Taiping International Airport, the facility has handling capacity of 20 aircraft per year. All dissembling, maintenance and recycling processes will be completed at the site.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina – Landfill & Recycling Yard

Construction of a solid waste landfill and a recycling yard

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering providing financing to a new project in Živinice, which is aiming to prevent pollution of local water and soil and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

As part of the project, the site will accommodate a 5.85-hectare landfill and a regional waste management centre (including recycling, MBT treatment and composting facilities).

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – UK Coal-to-Biomass Conversion

Conversion of a coal-fired power plant to biomass

SIMEC Group, which owns the Uskmouth Power Station in Newport, has revealed plans for Atlantis Resources to acquire the plant and convert part of its capacity from the use of coal to waste-derived pellets. These pellets will be made up of 50% biomass.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Russia Recycling Facility

Construction of a waste recycling facility

Helector and Aktor are to build a waste recycling plant in Levashovo near St. Petersburg. Design work is believed to be underway for the facility, which will reportedly cost €306 million and three years to complete.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – US Biomass Plant

Construction of a >2 MW biomass plant

The Mariposa County Planning Department has approved the conditional use permit (CUP) for the site of a new biomass power plant. The operator, Cortus Energy, has entered into an agreement with Phoenix Energy and Clere Inc. to accelerate the progress of the project, which they hope will mean securing the necessary permits and agreements required for external financing.

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