AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Australia WtE Facility

Development of a 650,000 tpa WtE facility

Australian Paper has been issued a Works Approval for its planned waste-to-energy (WtE) facility in Maryvale, Victoria.

Jacobs Engineering Group has been assisting the company with the feasibility process for the project, which will involve the facility consuming around 650,000 tonnes of residual waste from Gippsland and Melbourne landfills each year.

Once underway, construction is expected to take three years to complete.

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Weekly Projects Update – 39 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$2,172m

In the week ending 4th January 2019, AcuComm added 19 new projects and updated 20 in our database. These have a combined estimated value of US$2,172 million.

This brings the total number of active projects to 5,626, with an estimated value of US$367.6 billion.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: Colombia

In our latest Global Waste Investment Fact File, we’re switching the focus to Colombia and eight waste projects currently listed in the country. These have a total value of US$503 million, or US$63 million on average.

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Key points from this Fact File

  • Biofuel is the leading project type, accounting for US$414 million or 82% of the total. This is followed by ‘other’ which accounts for US$44 million or 9% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 2 million tonnes. This is equal to 255,097 tonnes per project on average and 16% of Colombia’s estimated annual waste generation.
  • Waste investments totalling US$186 million are expected to become operational over the next few years.
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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Brazil Biogas Plant

Development of a 5 MW biogas plant

TIM Brasil, a large telecoms company, is starting operations at a new biogas plant in São Paulo.

The project will allow TIM Brasil to generate energy for use at its own facilities, serving 864 antenna sites in total. It will also allow progress towards the company’s target of sourcing 60% of its energy from renewable sources.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Russia Recycling Plant

Development of a pilot plant for smelting iron-containing waste

Last month, the National University of Science and Technology and Vtoraluminprodukt launched the world’s first metallurgical furnace which will process 16,000 tonnes of iron-containing industrial and solid waste each year.

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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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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Turkey Recycling Plant

Construction of an automobile tyre recycling plant

AKO Group is planning to invest US$30 million in a new project to construct Turkey’s largest integrated tyre recycling facility.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Saudi Arabia Biodiesel Plant

Construction of a US$15 million biodiesel plant

Work is expected to begin early this year on a new biodiesel plant King Abdullah Economic City.

The facility will process edible oil and other raw materials to produce 45,000 of biodiesel per annum., which will be exported to Europe and other markets.

Operations are expected to commence in the second quarter of 2020.

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