Starting 9 September, Jorge Nogueira is chief executive officer of Arlanxeo. He succeeds Jan Paul de Vries, who has left the synthetic rubber manufacturer to “seek a new professional challenge.” Prior to his appointment as CEO, Nogueira headed the company’s Tire & Specialty Rubbers (TSR) business unit, and he been a member of the Arlanxeo Executive Board since the joint venture was founded in April 2016.
Zeppelin Group GmbH, based near Munich, says it is building a tire recycling plant in Terre Haute, Indiana, that will recover carbon black from old tires for its long-term partner Munich-based Pyrolyx AG. The groundbreaking took place in Terre Haute Aug. 22, 2017, and construction starts on the plant Sept. 5. Zeppelin is taking on the planning and execution of the overall plant, which has a value …
LYON, France—French scrap tire management company Aliapur is launching an international media campaign to promote the use of its tire shreds as an alternative fuel for the cement industry.
Construction is now underway for Pyrolyx’s new recovered carbon black plant in Terre Haute in Indiana, USA, which will reportedly be the most advanced of its kind.
German supplier, Zeppelin Group, will be responsible for the design, development and overall management of the entire project.
Each year the plant will recycle around four million used tires, producing 12,900 tons of recovered carbon black, as well as pyrolysis oil and steel.
Kal Tire is removing tires from the scrap pile through a new program to shred and reuse massive Off-the-road tires.
Tires are the foundation of transportation in North America – quite literally. Estimates from 2015 suggest that in the United States and Canada there are around 300 million passenger vehicles on the roads. Some simple math suggests that this number means there are some 1.2 billion tires in contact with road surfaces at any particular time.
California plans to boost the tire-recycling rate by pushing for legislation with USTMA support. AB 509, sponsored by Assembly Member Jim Frazier, would change the current state tire recycling grant program into an incentive program to help expand the use of tire-derived material. The measure also includes a provision to give Cal Recycle, the state scrap tire regulatory agency, authority to impose an additional tire fee on tire dealers to cover program administrative costs.
ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland—The Newfoundland Multi-Materials Stewardship Board has signed a contract with C&D Recycling of Goodwood, Nova Scotia, to process approximately 2,000 metric tons of scrap tires into tire-derived aggregate.
Four special tires debut for loaders and material-handling equipment in the recycling sector.
BKT says they’ve met the challenge of the demanding recycling industry with four new products: BK-Loader 53, Earthmax SR 43, Earthmax SR 53 and Earthmax SR 55, all of which are particularly suitable for sites where waste disposal and material-recycling operations take place.
New legislature that prohibits the sale of unsafe used tires in New Jersey has been sent to Gov. Chris Christie.
The bill (A 3896) would prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that pose a risk to New Jersey motorists and impose a fine on a business that sells a tire that exhibits any one of several unsafe conditions such as worn-out tread, visible damage, or improper repairs.
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