Tag: Assam

Biogas
CBG plant planned in Tinsukia

CBG plant planned in Tinsukia

The Tinsukia Municipal Board (TMB) has signed an MoU with Oil India Ltd (OIL) to jointly develop a CBG plant in Tinsukia, Assam. Plans provide for the plant to process up to 50 tpd of…

Biogas
New biogas project in Assam

New biogas project in Assam

A new compressed biogas plant is to be built in Sonapur, Assam. The plant should process, among others, MSW and cattle manure and produce 5 tpd of compressed biogas. The construction should be carried out…

News
CLP leader criticizes poor waste disposal in Guwahati

CLP leader criticizes poor waste disposal in Guwahati

There are ongoing protests against a proposed relocation of the Chandrapur landfill in Guwahati, Assam. According to the Assam Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader, Debabrata Saikia, original plans provided for setting up a Waste to…

News
Guwahati: Dumpsite shift earns public ire

Guwahati: Dumpsite shift earns public ire

Residents of Chandrapur area in Guwahati are opposing the civic body’s move to shift the dumping site from Boragaon in west Guwahati to the newly-chosen site at Chandrapur in the eastern suburbs of the city.…

COVID Waste
Assam struggles to manage biomedical waste with one facility

Assam struggles to manage biomedical waste with one facility

Assam’s lone CBWTF in the Panikhaiti area is proving insufficient in pandemic times. The quantity of biomedical waste generated by city hospitals has increased considerably during the pandemic, compelling the government to ink a fresh…

E-Waste
E-waste recycling plant to be setup in Guwahati

E-waste recycling plant to be setup in Guwahati

United Global Trust is planning to setup a new electronic waste recycling facility in Guwahati, Assam, which will serve eight states in northeast India. The project is supported by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).…

Biomass Energy
Fortum, Chempolis and NRL to develop biorefinery in Assam

Fortum, Chempolis and NRL to develop biorefinery in Assam

Finnish biorefining company Chempolis, Indian oil refinery Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. (NRL) and Finnish semi-public utility Fortum have formed a joint venture for developing a biorefinery in Assam, as Biomass Magazine reported. The facility will use…