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Big oil rig scrapping job no trouble for Heerema

Dutch firm Heerema has safely removed the steel infrastructure of an end-of-life Shell oil platform, located in the North Sea….

Slump and low oil prices batter sector

Economic impact of coronavirus worldwide strangles demand for scrap with few signs of a relief.  No industry has been spared the…

Oil from deep fryers benefits 3D printers

A group of Canadian researchers is claiming a scoop: they have transformed waste cooking oil from fast food restaurants into…

Bright prospects for worldwide oil recycling sector

The global automotive oil recycling market has displayed rapid growth over the last couple of years. The sector is projected…

Tesco embraces plastics-to-oil technology

UK firm Recycling Technologies is helping supermarket chain Tesco to process plastics deemed ‘unrecyclable’ at 10 stores in the Bristol…

New facility to turn vehicle tyres into oil, gas and coke

Recycling solutions provider Andritz has received an order from Pyrum Innovations AG, Germany, to supply a complete tyre recycling plant…

Dutch coffee cups find second life as toilet paper

Recycling and waste management major Renewi has given new life to 11 million disposable coffee cups in the Netherlands this…

Plastics2Oil gets extra cash for renewable fuels

Plastic2Oil Inc. plans to resume the ‘limited production and sale’ of fuel products by processing used oils and plastic film….

Dismantling of giant oil platform aids vulnerable people

United Kingdom – Demolition and marine decommissioning specialist Able UK is ensuring that local charities benefit from its dismantling of…

Finland welcoming new tyre-to-oil facility

Finland – Finnish company Ecomation announced that it will open a tyre recycling facility this month that will recycle the…

Multi-million boost for British plastics-to-oil leader

United Kingdom – UK plastics processing pioneer Recycling Technologies has raised £5 million (US$ 6.6 million) in funding to expand…