#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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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – France Biogas Plant

Construction of a biogas plant

GRTgaz has announced the opening of two new biogas plants, located in Noyen-sur-Seine and Les Essarts-en-Bocage. The two plants will produce up to 59 million kW hours of biogas each year from energy crops and agricultural by-products, enough to power 4,800 gas-heated housing units.

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#Editors’Pick – Waste management & co-generation facilities

US: Development of a waste recycling and disposal facility

In Connecticut, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) have been working towards redeveloping the Connecticut Solid Waste System Project (CSWSP).

Last month, Sacyr Rooney Recovery Team was selected to modernise the Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority’s (MIRA) materials recovery facility in Hartford, which will involve the refurbishment of the power block facility.

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Lithuania: Construction of a co-generation power plant

Lietuvos Energija has reported that they have been issued with a construction permit to allow contractors to start laying foundations of their new power plant. It was originally hoped that construction would begin in the first quarter of 2017, but as the Municipality was still finalising details of the height of the building, this was consequently delayed.

Work is now scheduled to be completed towards the end of 2019/early 2020.

Full details from this project can be found here.