Chemours signs definitive agreement to sell sulfur products to Veolia

Chemours signs definitive agreement to sell sulfur products to Veolia

The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to sell the assets which comprise its Sulfur Products business, part of its Chemical Solutions segment, to Veolia North America for $325 million in cash. The company anticipates closing […]

New material has potential to cut costs and make nuclear fuel recycling cleaner.

New material has potential to cut costs and make nuclear fuel recycling cleaner.

Researchers are investigating a new material that might help in nuclear fuel recycling and waste reduction by capturing certain gases released during reprocessing. Conventional technologies to remove these radioactive gases operate at extremely low, energy-intensive temperatures. By working at ambient temperature, the new material has the potential to save energy, make reprocessing cleaner and less […]

Waste Management NZ ownership juggles between Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Waste Management NZ ownership juggles between Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Chinese state-owned enterprise Beijing Capital Group plans to put a controlling stake in Waste Management NZ into a Hong Kong-listed company it also controls. Hong Kong-based Capital Environment Holdings shareholders will vote next week on a deal that would see the company buy a 51 percent stake in Waste Management NZ for US$234.4 million, filings […]

Waste management projects announced for Karachi.

Waste management projects announced for Karachi.

Funds have been allocated for two new waste management projects in Karachi and Shaheed Benazirabad in the budget for fiscal year 2016-2017. These projects have been announced despite the fact that two projects previously initiated in the same cities still await release of funds. The provincial budget has allocated Rs20.731 billion for the local government […]

Scholz Group sells ScholzAlu Stockach and further streamlines its portfolio.

Scholz Group sells ScholzAlu Stockach and further streamlines its portfolio.

The Scholz Group has sold its corporate subsidiary ScholzAlu Stockach GmbH based in Stockach on Lake Constance as part of its restructuring process. Buyers of 100% of the shares are investors advised by Orlando Management AG. ScholzAlu Stockach produces cast and wrought alloys from recycled scrap aluminum and treats salt slag from secondary aluminum production. […]

First vessels to be recycled in India, under new Maersk Group recycling initiative.

First vessels to be recycled in India, under new Maersk Group recycling initiative.

Following the Maersk Group’s recent announcement of its long-term commitment to create more responsible recycling options in Alang, India, an agreement has been reached for the landing of the first two vessels. The Maersk Wyoming and the Maersk Georgia, two Maersk Line container vessels, are expected in Alang late May 2016. The vessels will be […]

Voters have insufficient information to take environment and sustainability into account in referendum.

Voters have insufficient information to take environment and sustainability into account in referendum.

The majority of UK members polled during the past week believe both the Vote Leave and Vote Remain campaigns have poorly addressed environment and sustainability issues in the lead up to the referendum, despite 75% of respondents thinking that these issues will be at least of some importance in voters’ minds when they cast their […]

EU and EBRD help to upgrade Bishkek’s waste collection fleet.

EU and EBRD help to upgrade Bishkek’s waste collection fleet.

The city of Bishkek took delivery today of 30 specialised trucks for waste collection, acquired for a project to modernise solid waste management and part of a comprehensive environmental improvement programme for the Kyrgyz capital. Previously, the city had received over 5,000 waste containers. An official ceremony marked the handover of the specialised waste collection […]