Pyrolyx eyes second tire pyrolysis plant in US

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Munich, Germany – Recovered carbon black (rCB) manufacturer Pyrolyx AG has progressed the engineering and tendering process of its second plant in Terre Haute, Indiana, the company has announced.

Construction on the unit, which will be build adjacent to the company’s existing facility, is expected to start in the third quarter of this year.

Pyrolyx expects the new plant to be “substantially similar” to its first tire pyrolysis unit, which is near completion, added its 30 April statement.

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Partnership to aid rollout of Black Bear carbon black recovery technology

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MMEC Mannesmann GmbH (MMEC), a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and Black Bear, the Dutch tyre to carbon black upcycling company, today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the rollout of Black Bear’s technology to produce recovered Carbon Black (rCB) from end-of-life tyres.

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Canadian Association of Tire Recycling Agencies issues 2018 Annual Report

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CATRA is pleased to announce the publishing of its 2018 Annual Report.

The report features significant member achievements both in 2018 and cumulatively since the inception of their programs.

Building on our 2018 successes, 2019 is set to be another year of achievement and growth – full of opportunities for CATRA to support its members as they work closely with their respective governments to carry out their environmental and economic responsibilities.

The 2018 report is available on CATRA’s website in both English and French.

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Micronized Rubber Powder Market Production Analysis and Demand 2019

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Global Micronized Rubber Powder market size will increase to 55 Million US$ by 2025, from 37 Million US$ in 2018, at a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period.

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Global reclaim rubber market poised to surge ahead

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Reclaim rubber is widely recognised as the third source of rubber after natural rubber and synthetic rubber. According to experts, reclaimed rubber use is expected to grow slightly faster than that of natural rubber and synthetic rubber in the future, thanks to its increasing applications in various end-use industries, unique properties such as excellent versatility and durability, easy availability of raw material, reduced processing costs, and little negative impact on the environment.

The increasing use of reclaim rubber in various industrial applications such as automotive and aircraft tyres, footwear, cycle tyres, molded rubber goods, belts and hoses …

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American Chemical Society publishes paper on storage of rubber-modified asphalt

WASHINGTON—Blends of ground tire rubber with trans-isoprene or polybutadiene in a 3:1 ratio in asphalt offer the best storage performance, according to a new ACS paper.

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Tirecycle technology attracts industry attention

MINNEAPOLIS—The rubber industry’s drive toward sustainability and green technology is drawing favorable attention to NorthStar Elastomers L.L.C.’s patented Tirecycle technology, according to executives of the Minneapolis-based company.

“There’s a lot more activity surrounding Tirecycle,” said Jim Judson, director of sales for NorthStar. “The attractiveness of recycled materials has grown a lot recently, but especially in Europe, where the emphasis on green manufacturing and sustainability is driven by regulations within the European Union.”

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The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Recycling Show Delivers More New Features in 2019!

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More Networking, More Training, More Business Opportunities, & More Excitement

ISRI’s Annual Convention & Exposition is known as the place to be to find the hottest industry trends, identify the newest growth areas in tire and rubber, and get a pulse on the latest technology. But 2019 will be like none other! Here are a few of the brand-new features ISRI is rolling out to make ISRI2019 the best convention ever:

New Networking Opportunities
From morning sports and activities to late-night networking gatherings at some of L.A.’s hottest locations, ISRI2019 brings you nonstop networking like you’ve never seen before.

New Award Winning Sales Training
Award-winning professional speaker and sales trainer Hal Becker will share his expertise with ISRI2019 during a 3-hour intensive seminar that will help you drive your business in 2019 and beyond. 

New Interactive Floor Map
Already live and ready to check out, the exhibit floor map allows you to explore the hundreds of ISRI2019 exhibitors and start planning which booths to visit (Those interested in exhibiting can also select from the few remaining spaces available). 

For more information and to register visit ISRI2019.org.
Los Angeles, April 8-11, 2019

 

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How Many Recycled Tires Makes 1 Bitcoin?

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Approx 770 KW/h (Syngas) runs 500 S9s. Right now reward is about .30 btc per day on 6.88 Ph/s. So about 1 btc per 3.5 days. PRTI process produces power from 11,500 tires to make 1 Bitcoin, 7.15k gal oil, 37.8k pds steel

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CalRecycle issues more than $11 million in tire recycling grants

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SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has issued grants totaling nearly $11.1 million to 31 communities and nine businesses to fund projects that further the productive use of waste tires.

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