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.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Ukraine Biofuel Pellet Plant

Expansion of biofuel pellet production facilities

Last month, KSG Agro revealed that their new biomass pellet plant in Novopokrovka is expected to be put into operation before the next heating season after expansion works were completed.

The company uses nearby land to grow miscanthus, which is used as a feedstock at the facility. When operational, around 2,400 tonnes of pellets will be produced each year.

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Global Waste Investment Company Briefing: CP Global

Next up in our series of Company Briefings is the CP Global edition. Based at its HQ in California, with subsidiaries across the USA, the company’s principal roles within the industry are as equipment supplier and contractor/engineer. Currently, AcuComm holds 15 projects for the company and its subsidiaries in our database, with a total value of US$323 million, or $22 million on average.


Key points from this Company Briefing:

  • The overall annual capacity of these projects is just under 2.5 million tonnes, equal to an average of 163,394 tonnes per project.
  • The company’s principal areas of activity are recycling and waste processing. These account for 89% and 11% of investment values in the database, respectively.
  • Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) is by far the leading feedstock for their projects, accounting for 1.7 million tonnes or 80% of the total. Metal recycling accounts for a further 15%.
  • The majority of our projects (13) for CP Global are operational, worth US$307 million. A further two projects worth US$16 million are currently in the planning phases.


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Alternatively, you can take a look at all of CP Global’s projects that are in the AcuComm database by clicking here.