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All tread, we shred Tyre remediation The Tyremil Group is a tyre recycling company that has adopted a revolutionary tyre recycling plant which meets stringent EPA guidelines for emissions while generating its own power to operate, an Australian-first tyre to energy plant. Tyremil Group is first-tomarket with a specific process to increase the value of the23 million end of life tyres that are disposed of annually in Australia, the majority of which become landfill or are illegally dumped and shipped overseas . This unique plant and specific process is designed to remedy the global issue of waste tyres.

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he Tyremil Recycling Plant is geared to turn the previously worthless waste from tyres into a renewable resource outputting a number of value recyclable materials. It is one of the first companies in Australia to be able to effectively recycle end of life tyres, maintaining emission outputs that more than meet stringent EPA guidelines. Tyremil system produces five commodities, Diesel, bunker oil, carbon black, ingot-grade steel, and Syngas.

and scrap rubber disposal. This process is clean, sustainable and will provide a noticeable benefit to current and future generations. The goal is sustainable industry with environmental credibility. We’ve established our focus on the environment by: •

Creating a top-down culture of commitment to the environment.

Implementing world best technology to produce the best results with the least environmental impacts currently possible.

With years of development completed to produce this market-ready infrastructure, there is a compelling • case to capitalise on this research and the significant momentum to revolutionise a huge market • with enormous potential. Tyremil’s vision is simply to turn rubbish into resources. Not only does Tyremil’s process completely solve the current negative environmental impacts associated with commercial and urban tyre and rubber waste, but it proactively produces positive results by extending the life of naturally occurring, “non-renewable” resources by supplementing these supplies with recycled products. The Tyremil process is able to convert waste tyres and scrap rubber into commercial grade products. The resultant materials are not only useful in producing new tyres, but are also suitable for use in other industries. The only waste product generated is ash, which is suitable for use in concrete production. The plant produces zero emissions, therefore avoiding the common issue of tyre recycling plants polluting the atmosphere and damaging the surrounding environment. Furthermore, the recycling process is also selfsustaining, generating its own source of power. Synthetic gas is sourced from the waste product during the recycling process, and is able to completely power the plant without any need for outside electricity. The Tyremil process is aimed at ensuring sustainability and natural resource conservation. It is able to produce an environmentally friendly and renewable tyre production life cycle. Additionally, it has the potential to have a recognisable and positive impact on the quality of life in communities subject to the negative impacts of waste tyre

Tyres in mining - from production to disposal

Measuring our environmental impact to exceed current standards. Promoting continuous improvement in energy efficiencies where economical and viable accountability is the cornerstone in our organisation.

The extensive research of the Australian end-oflife tyre market, found that over 25 million tyres per year were being made illegal landfill, burnt in furnaces, or shipped overseas. Currently, only seven per cent of these are partly recycled! Tyremil is now the only fully recycled tyre system – wherenothing whatsoever is discarded or wasted. Whilst we will recycle all tyres and rubber products, we have chosen to tailor a particular solution to the Australian mining resources sector.

Step One: Initial Shredding For waste tyres to be recycled, the tyre needs to be Converted into tyre crumb. Tyremil’s custom method can shred tyres from mining vehicles, without quarterising or de-beading, and easily in our unique system. All consumer and commercial tyres can then be properly recycled in this way.

Step Two: Convert to Fuel The recycling then proceeds via pyrolysis to convert secondary-shred, from one form to another. This enables us to separate it using fractionation, thereby giving us our commodity grade recyclable and renewable products. Prolysis is a practices in chemical engineering to processes many scrap products over the past decades. For example, pyrolysis has been used for

Australasian Mining Review Issue 1 2011  

The Australasian Mining Review is a high quality publication that is destined to become an indispensable tool for all stakeholders and parti...

Australasian Mining Review Issue 1 2011  

The Australasian Mining Review is a high quality publication that is destined to become an indispensable tool for all stakeholders and parti...

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