Neste, Borealis and Covestro join forces to close the loop for automotive industry

The Netherlands – Neste, Borealis and Covestro join forces to enable the recycling of discarded tires into high-quality plastics for automotive applications. When no longer fit for use, tires are liquefied by means of chemical recycling and then processed into base chemicals and further into polycarbonates of high purity. These can then be used in […]

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Large-scale research into circular water use chemistry port of Antwerp

Belgium – Flemish Environment Minister Zuhal Demir today concluded a Blue Deal with essenscia vlaanderen to study the feasibility of treating industrial wastewater from chemical companies in the port of Antwerp for reuse on a large scale. The project, called CHERISH2O (CHEmical industry water Reuse In a Sustainable Harbour) includes the demonstration with a pilot […]

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Advario and Fluxys drive forward with low-carbon ammonia terminal Antwerp

Belgium – Advario, a provider of tank storage and infrastructure solutions, and energy infrastructure group Fluxys, are progressing towards the next phase of their joint low-carbon ammonia terminal project in the Port of Antwerp. This includes initiating commercial proceedings to invite market players to reserve capacities in the terminal during the open season and advancing […]

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Borealis invests in recyclate-based polyolefins compounding line in Belgium

Belgium – Borealis invests in a semi-commercial demonstration recyclate-based polyolefins (rPO) compounding line in Beringen, Belgium. The line will use Borealis’ proprietary technology to transform mechanically recycled post-consumer waste into high-quality rigid polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) materials. Capable of processing a broad range of recyclate flakes from both PP and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) waste […]

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Lhoist Group invests in low-carbon dolomite production

Belgium – Lhoist Group, one of the world’s largest producers of limestone, dolomite and other minerals wants to produce the first low-carbon dolomite in Marche-les-Dames, Wallonia. The Globe project requires an investment of 250 million euros. Initially, the company will build an industrial furnace for dolomite production using oxyfuel technology. Later, it will also install […]

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