Energy from anaerobic digestion on the rise

The number of sites processing food waste and manure to make energy and fertilisers rose a third over the last year. A new recycling survey from waste body WRAP reveals there were 117 working anaerobic digestion (AD) sites in 2013, up from 87 the year before. This doubled the amount of organic matter churned through […]

UK firm wins Brazilian gas-to-chemicals contract

A UK engineering and construction firm has been awarded a contract to build a gas-to-chemicals facility in Brazil. Foster Wheeler’s agreement for Petrobras’ ‘Complexo Gas-Quimico UFN-IV’ will include design, technical assistance and training during the construction phase up until the successful completion of the plant. The plant is expected to produce more than 1million tonnes […]