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Financial close reached for 350,000 tpy wte plant in Leicestershire

11.02.2020 − Covanta has reached financial close on the Newhurst Energy from Waste facility in Leicestershire together with its project partners Biffa and Green Investment Group. » more

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Umicore achieves growth in recycling division sales and earnings

10.02.2020 − The Belgian materials technology group Umicore earned significantly more in its recycling operations last year. The division's sales rose by 9 per cent to €681m. » more

Lower volumes in Derichebourg's recycling business

06.02.2020 − Derichebourg saw scrap metal sales volumes decrease in October and November 2019. The French concern said the decline was the main reason for lower earnings in the first four months of its business year.» more

Geminor sees rosy future for substitute fuels

30.01.2020 − Waste-derived fuels will become the preferred energy source for cement production, according to the Norwegian RDF supplier Geminor.» more

Total consumption growing faster than the uptake of secondary raw materials

23.01.2020 − Worldwide raw materials consumption continues to rise sharply, outstripping gains in the use of secondary raw materials. » more

Amsterdam prepares sale of waste to energy plant operator AEB

22.01.2020 − The Amsterdam city government intends to sell the waste incineration plant operator Afval Energie Bedrijf (AEB) and will present the decision in principle to the city council in February. » more

Nestlé commits CHF2bn for recycled plastics

17.01.2020 − The Swiss consumer goods group Nestlé plans to help create a market for food-grade recycled plastics and support innovation.» more

Ecoprog: Waste to energy capacity
continues to grow in Europe

10.01.2020 − Waste to energy (wte) is still a growth market in Europe. Around 50 additional plants with capacity to treat roughly 18 million tonnes a year will get up and running over the next five years.» more

HZI hands over Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 plant in Yorkshire

20.12.2019 − The plant engineering company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has completed the construction of the the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) Energy-from-Waste (EfW) plant in West Yorkshire and turned the plant over to its client. » more

Smurfit Kappa founds its own Dual System

17.12.2019 − The paper and paper products manufacturer Smurfit Kappa wants to set up its own packaging waste recovery system in Germany in cooperation with investors Hermann-Josef Gerke and Michael Mevissen. "As Europe's...» more