Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen 08-12-2020

Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

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-Saudi Arabia’s Advanced Petrochemical to build new PDH, PP units

Saudi Arabia’s Advanced Petrochemical will start building a new propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit and a polypropylene (PP) plant in Al Jubail in 2021.

Its 85%-owned subsidiary Advanced Polyolefins Company (APOC) has secured a Saudi riyal (SR) 3bn ($800m) eight-year loan from the Saudi International Development Fund (SIDF) to partly fund the project.

The planned PDH plant will be able to produce 843,000 tonnes/year of propylene, while the PP plant will have an 800,000 tonne/year capacity, Advanced Petrochemical said in a filing to the Saudi Stock Exchange or Tadawul on 6 December

Saudi Arabia's Advanced Petrochemical to build new PDH, PP units

-Linde and Snam Sign Agreement to Jointly Develop Clean Hydrogen Projects

Linde announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Snam to jointly develop clean hydrogen projects and related infrastructure in Europe. Snam, a world leading energy infrastructure company, owns and operates the largest natural gas transmission network in Europe, having approximately 42,000 kilometers of pipeline across the continent. Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

Linde and Snam will work together to promote key technologies along the hydrogen value chain and develop opportunities for joint investments in commercial projects in the areas of production, distribution, compression and storage.

“Hydrogen is expected to play a significant role in achieving the European Green Deal goals,” said Steve Angel, Chief Executive Officer, Linde. “We are pleased to collaborate with Snam, a recognized leader at the forefront of the energy transition, in the development of the clean hydrogen economy in Europe.”

Linde and Snam Sign Agreement to Jointly Develop Clean Hydrogen Projects

-Portlaoise to get Ireland’s first ‘bottle-to-bottle’ plastic-recycling plant

Panda facility is due to be running by end of 2021 and will process up to one billion plastic bottles a year

Portlaoise to get Ireland’s first ‘bottle-to-bottle’ plastic-recycling plant

Panda facility is due to be running by end of 2021 and will process up to one billion plastic bottles a year  Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

It is in negotiations with major soft drinks manufacturers to collect, sort and process the material into new bottles, Ultimately, many of these bottles will be collected using zero emissions electric vehicles, facilitating a “closed loop” recycling process, it said.

Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

-SUEZ opens its first recycling plant in Thailand dedicated to reversing plastic pollution crisis in Asia

SUEZ announced the official opening of the SUEZ Circular Polymer Plant in Bang Phli, Thailand – the Group’s first plastic recycling plant in Asia. The project highlights SUEZ’s commitment to preserving the natural capital and building a more sustainable future, while contributing to Thailand’s ambitious 2030 target to achieve 100% plastic recycling.

The world produces 300 million tonnes of plastic every year, and 50% of it is used as packaging . Globally, more than 8 million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into the ocean, of which Southeast Asia is a major contributor.

In Thailand, only about one quarter of its 2 million tonnes of plastic waste is recycled per year. Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

To tackle plastic pollution and protect the oceans, the SUEZ Circular Polymer Plant recycles low-density polyethylene (LDPE) and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) plastic. It is one of Thailand’s largest LDPE recycling plants and operates in the highest level of compliance. It is strongly supported by the experience of specialists from PLAST lab®, SUEZ’s innovative plastic laboratory dedicated to plastic recycling located in France, that allows the plant to qualify, characterise, measure and formulate new recycled plastics to fit customer’s specific needs.

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-Israeli startup UBQ will recycle Israeli waste into Indian car parts

UBQ’s tech allows companies to turn all types of waste – including food scraps and plants, various plastics, cartons and even dirty diapers – into useful raw materials, called thermoplastics.

The cleantech startup UBQ Materials from Kibbutz Tze’elim has signed an agreement with the Motherson Group, under which the company will be provided with UBQ’s innovative raw material, which works as an alternative to plastic, and will be produced using waste from Israeli residents.  Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

Motherson, an Indian-Japanese partnership, is India’s largest manufacturer of spare parts and a world leader in sales with $8.8 billion of revenue per year. The company has factories in 41 countries that manufacture a variety of spare parts for vehicles, including mirrors, electric cables and more.

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-PLA compostable : Carbiolice commercialise Evanesto

Evanesto, l’additif commercialisé par Carbiolice, permet aux plastiques à forte teneur en acide polylactique (PLA) de répondre à la certification « OK compost Home » de TÜV Austria Group. Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

Pots de yaourt, capsules de café, barquettes, gobelets en plastique… Des plastiques à usage unique qui se compostent au milieu des épluchures et autres déchets organiques ? C’est désormais possible grâce à la solution commercialisée par Carbiolice.

Cette start-up française a en effet développé un additif naturel à base d’enzymes, Evanesto, facile à intégrer au moment de la fabrication du produit plastique d’origine végétal (PLA), et qui permet de le rendre 100 % compostable avec les déchets organiques de la maison. Evanesto s’utilise comme un colorant, ajouté au moment du process de fabrication. L’additif accélère alors la biodégradation intégrale sans particules résiduelles, et ce en maximum 180 jours, soit plus vite que la dégradation des feuilles d’arbre ramassées dans le jardin.

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-Textile exports to fall for the first time in 25 years

Vietnam’s textile and garment exports is set to fall 15 percent to $34 billion this year, the first drop in 25 years, over Covid-19 impacts. Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

With the Covid-19 situation remains serious in the U.S. and some European countries, exports to these markets will continue to face difficulties due to a shortage of orders, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said in a recent report.

The 15-percent decrease, however, is still lower than the 20-25 percent plunge in global demand this year, it said, adding that domestic companies have been making efforts to pump up revenue by producing lower-added value products to ensure cash flow.

HCMC-based Dony Garment is focusing on small orders. Pham Quang Anh, CEO, said that in the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak, his company took on orders of millions of masks from buyers in the U.S. and the E.U, but now the company is accepting orders as low as 36,000 units.

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-‘Technical textiles’ EPC to boost exports: Industry

New Delhi

Centre’s decision to form a dedicated Export Promotion Council (EPC) for ‘Technical Textiles’ will boost exports and strengthen the domestic manufacturing capacity, industry players said. Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

In terms of parlance, this category comprise of utility based textile products such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

In February 2020, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had approved the setting up of a National Technical Textiles Mission (NTM) with a total outlay of Rs 1,480 crore which will be implemented during 2020-21 to 2023-24.

Setting up of a dedicated Export Promotion Council is one of the four components of the NTM which is aimed mainly to achieve a 10 per cent growth rate every year until NTM ends.

Currently, India’s export is $93 mn whereas global market is estimated to be $11 bn for 12 apparel products under technical textiles.

‘Technical textiles’ EPC to boost exports: Industry

-Learn about the operation of chemical recycling chain, which transforms molecules to create new products

Chemical Recycling transforms plastic into basic petrochemical inputs, such as monomers and hydrocarbons. There plastic component elements serve as raw material for making new products – which may ou may not be plastic. One of the advantages of chemical recycling is that we can use different plastic mixtures, which often complicates mechanical recycling. This technique also ensures plastic production with the same quality as original polymer. Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

Since 2005, Braskem uses the life cycle assessment (LCA) to better understand the aspects related to the sustainability of its value chain.  The information generated by the LCA substantiates the company’s business decisions. Also in the value chain, Braskem created the Rede Empresarial Brasileira de ACV (Brazilian LCA Business Network), a forum that gathers companies to discuss the notion of LCA and to disseminate best practices while applying the tool in the business environment.

Another Braskem initiative is the WeCycle platform, created to develop businesses and initiatives focusing on enriching plastic residues through partnerships. The goal is to bring reliability and quality to the development of products, solutions and processes involved in each link of the plastic recycling chain.

Learn about the operation of chemical recycling chain, which transforms molecules to create new products

-Coca-Cola targets net zero emissions by 2040 in Europe

Coca-Cola European Partners plans to become a Net Zero business by 2040: reducing GHG emissions; turning to sustainable packaging; and investing €250m in decarbonisation initiatives.  Petrochemical Automotive Recycling Hydrogen

An interim goal is for a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 30% by 2030. The 2040 Net Zero target is aligned to the 1.5˚C reduction pathway set out by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

CCEP also wants to see all strategic suppliers – such as key ingredients, packaging, refrigeration and third party transportation suppliers – use 100% renewable electricity and put into place their own science based targets.

Encouraging change among suppliers

Coca-Cola European Partners is the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler: serving a consumer population of more than 300 million in Western Europe (Andorra, Belgium, continental France, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Sweden).

It will reduce GHG emissions across the five key areas of its value chain: ingredients, packaging, operations, transportation and refrigeration.

Coca-Cola targets net zero emissions by 2040 in Europe

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