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DSME Completes Test of CO2 Capture Unit

DSME Completes Test of CO2 Capture Unit

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) said Thursday it has finished testing an onboard carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (OCCS) unit. The new system has been tested on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier and is expected to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, DSME [...]

One-Off Facial Masks Reborn as Recycled Hangers

One-Off Facial Masks Reborn as Recycled Hangers

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Kolon Group, a mid-sized business conglomerate focused on the chemical and textile businesses, said Wednesday it had succeeded in recycling one-off masks that are wasted after a single use through an in-house campaign. The group installed one-off mask collection boxes at seven major workplaces across the country and provided [...]

Researchers Detect New Bacteria that Can Turn Green Algae Nitrate into Fertilizer

Researchers Detect New Bacteria that Can Turn Green Algae Nitrate into Fertilizer

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have discovered a new bacteria that can convert the nitrate responsible for the growth of green algae into ammonia at a sewage disposal facility. A research team from the National Institute of Biological Resources and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) announced on [...]

GS Caltex Joins Hands with Nestle to Recycle Coffee Capsules

GS Caltex Joins Hands with Nestle to Recycle Coffee Capsules

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Major oil refiner GS Caltex Corp. has teamed up with the Korean unit of Swiss food giant Nestle to establish a circular economy, aimed at promoting resource efficiency and carbon reduction. GS Caltex and Lotte-Nestle Korea Ltd. on Thursday formed a business agreement to promote the recycling of waste [...]

POSCO E&C Develops Eco-friendly Concrete Mold

POSCO E&C Develops Eco-friendly Concrete Mold

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO Engineering & Construction Co., the construction arm of South Korea’s leading steelmaker, POSCO, said Tuesday it has developed an eco-friendly concrete mold made with plastic scraps and slag. The mold was created jointly with Iomtek, a POSCO E&C subsidiary, and comes in the shape of a board that [...]

Samsung, 5 Other S. Korean Firms to Work with Malaysian Energy Firm for Carbon Capture Storage Project

Samsung, 5 Other S. Korean Firms to Work with Malaysian Energy Firm for Carbon Capture Storage Project

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Engineering Co. and five other South Korean companies have teamed up with Malaysia’s state energy company Petroliam Nasional Berhad to work on a project to capture, transport and store carbon dioxide, an emerging technology for emissions reduction. Under a memorandum of understanding signed in a virtual meeting in [...]

SK ecoplant to Develop Biohydrogen Technology

SK ecoplant to Develop Biohydrogen Technology

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean builder SK ecoplant Co. plans to develop a technology to directly produce hydrogen from organic waste resources under an industry, academia and research institute collaboration system. The company said Wednesday it will jointly carry out the state project “Future Hydrogen Original Technology Development” launched by the National [...]

SK ecoplant Developing Recycling Technology for Waste Incineration Ash

SK ecoplant Developing Recycling Technology for Waste Incineration Ash

SEOUL, July 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean builder SK ecoplant Co. said Thursday it was launching a drive to recycle waste incineration ash as a construction material. The company joined hands with CMD Group, a specialist in the manufacturing of eco-friendly construction materials, to promote technological cooperation and to produce block aggregates made of [...]

New Oil Scoop Net Developed to Clean Up Oil Spills at Sea

New Oil Scoop Net Developed to Clean Up Oil Spills at Sea

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — An innovative oil scoop net designed to assist in the cleanup of oil spills at sea has been developed based on the insect-catching mechanism of a carnivorous plant. A joint research team from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology and Korea University said Wednesday it had developed an [...]

LG Chem Ties Up with Partners to Promote Plastic Waste Resourcification

LG Chem Ties Up with Partners to Promote Plastic Waste Resourcification

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Chem Ltd., South Korea’s leading chemical maker, said Thursday it will take the initiative to build a virtuous resource cycle ecosystem using plastic waste with its business partners. The company signed a memorandum of understanding with Sampyo Cement, Hyundai Rotem, the Korea Engineers Alliance and the Korea Cement Association [...]