Colombian Egg Producer Invests in German Energy Plant Technology

The German company Weltec Biopower will build an anaerobic digestion plant for Colombia‘s largest egg producer. The 800-kW biogas plant is to be brought on line in early 2017. In terms of the feedstock input, the operator Incubadora Santander, which produces about 3.5 million eggs a day, plans to make use of the co-digestion of […]

Mexico’s First Commercial Waste to Energy Facility Started Up

The facility which is running in Hermosillo, Sonora, began to take shape two years ago, when the company Promotora Ambiental SAB de CV (PASA) set out to enter the waste to energy (WtE) market. With more than 6,500 employees, a fleet of over 2,000 vehicles and 43 waste management facilities in Mexico, the firm handles […]

New Landfill Compactor

The new Cat 816K landfill compactor builds on the established performance, durability, and reliability that the model 816 has demonstrated since 1972. “The new K Series model, designed with heavy-duty main structures that support multiple life cycles, features a fuel-efficient Cat C7.1 Acert engine, single-lever steering, pressurized cab, and wheel/tip options that provide extended service […]

High-Performance Machinery

On the international scene, and in solid urban and industrial waste treatment in particular, Italian-based company Forrec stands out for its ability to provide its partners with a truly effective solution to their needs: its experience in the sector and the technical expertise of its research and development department guarantee a tailor-made answer to every […]

Eddy Current Separators “Made in Spain”

Eddy current separators are widely used to recover non ferrous metals in different industries. Felemamg, a Spanish manufacturer of magnetic solutions for over 45 years, has extensive experience in the provision of equipment for waste treatment facilities in Spain and abroad. The company realizes two concepts with regard to eddy current separators. On one side, […]

Chinese Waste to Be Treated with European Technology

A pre-treatment plant for household waste was ordered for the south-east of China from the Austrian-German technology firm Redwave. By using mechanical biological treatment (MBT), it will dry and sort the waste for a local waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. The capacity of the facility will amount to 650,000 tons annually respectively 1,800 tons per day. The […]

New System for Fiber and Film Sorting

According to Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), there is a way to get pure fibers and films. An intelligent combination of sensor-based sorting technology and air technology is able to help recycling companies throughout the world “achieve ground-breaking recovery and purity results in some of the most complex and challenging plastics or fiber recycling applications”, the […]

New Gas Blending Technology for Landfill Cogeneration Units

According to German-based ETW Energietechnik GmbH, the new solution improves the feasibility of land-fill gas and other combined heat and power units (CHP). The company has developed a new equipment that blends two gas streams of different qualities to fuel CHPs. It “precisely blends the two gases to a homogeneous fuel mixture and is indicated […]

Romanian Aluminum Producer Increases Scrap Processing Capacity

Alro S.A., one of the largest aluminum producers in Continental Europe (excluding Russia and Scandinavia) has launched an investment program of more than 53 million US-Dollar. This program for 2016 includes the expansion of scrap processing capacity of Eco Cast House, such as to reach a capacity of 90,000 tons per year. In addition, the […]

Chemical Products from Plant Residues

A relatively new business line currently being established is the use of fibrous plant residues to generate bio-based chemicals. For the extraction of reusable substances, German company BHS-Sonthofen has supplied the largest indexing belt filter in the company’s history to an undisclosed American customer. Commissioning is planned for autumn 2016. According to the provider, the […]