Wood awarded EPCM contract for e-waste recycling facility in Georgia – Chemical Engineering

By Mary Page Bailey |

Wood plc (Aberdeen, Scotland) has secured a new contract to deliver engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for Igneo Technologies’ e-waste metals recovery facility to be built in Savannah, Georgia.

A global leader in e-waste processing, Igneo Technologies provides a sustainable solution for metals recovery from e-waste by extracting reusable metal components to create highly sustainable copper, gold, silver, and palladium concentrates that are delivered to metal smelting companies across the world.

As balance of plant engineer and construction manager, Wood will play a key role in supporting the construction of this innovative facility which will provide a processing capacity of 200,000 metric tonnes of electronic waste each year.

“We are delighted to embark on this partnership with Igneo Technologies to sustainably transform e-waste into renewable metal products. This project is at the forefront of the e-waste recovery market in the US, and provides an innovative, sustainable solution to a future environmental challenge,” said Lytle Troutt, President of Wood’s environmental consultancy business.

“This award allows us to leverage our in-depth knowledge and expertise in delivering EPCM solutions to address the global e-waste challenge at a local level and improve the environment.”

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