UK firm trials coke-from-tyres process

By Patrick Raleigh ERJ On-line news editor

London-Moncktons Coke and Chemical Co. Ltd of Royston, near Barnsley, UK is seeking Environment Agency (EA) clearance for a scrap tyre burning process, according to an EA announcement.

Moncktons has recently completed trials of a system for making coke by carbonising a coal blend containing up to 7 percent tyre crumb and has now applied for long-term permission for the process, the EA said 5 March.

The Agency is now considering the application and “will take into account all the relevant…

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