Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

MHI Thermal Systems Receives '2021 Minister of the Environment Award for Climate Action' for 'Q-ton Circulation' Air-to-Water Heat Pump

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 8:04am

The award ceremony will take place on December 8 at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition hall.

Key Points: 
  • The award ceremony will take place on December 8 at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition hall.
  • The Ministry of the Environment accolade marks the fourth award bestowed on the Q-ton Circulation.
  • In 2019, the new heat pump received the 47th Technology Award from the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE).
  • The 2021 award is MHI Thermal Systems' second to date: in 2019, the company received an Environment Minister's Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity for its centrifugal chiller ETI-Z Series that adopt a low-GWP refrigerant.

MHIEC Receives Order from Sendai City to Refurbish Matsumori Waste-to-Energy Plant

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 4:20am

for refurbishment of its Matsumori Waste-to-Energy Plant, an incineration plant for municipal solid waste.

Key Points: 
  • for refurbishment of its Matsumori Waste-to-Energy Plant, an incineration plant for municipal solid waste.
  • The Matsumori Waste-to-Energy Plant was originally designed and constructed by MHI.
  • On completion in August 2005, the facility incorporated three stoker-type incinerators each providing a processing capacity of 200 tpd, plus related equipment.
  • Based on this strong track record, MHIEC is well positioned to propose and provide comprehensive solutions encompassing all aspects from plant construction to operation.

New Indigenous Water-Operators-in-Training Announced by Bimose Tribal Council and Water First

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:30pm

Graduates of the internship program are from ten participating First Nations communities across the Bimose Tribal Council region, and are supporting their communities to ensure clean drinking water.

Key Points: 
  • Graduates of the internship program are from ten participating First Nations communities across the Bimose Tribal Council region, and are supporting their communities to ensure clean drinking water.
  • Adam Peacock, technical services officer at Bimose Tribal Council, has been working with Water First for two years.
  • About Water First Education & Training Inc.
    Water First is a registered Canadian charity that addresses water challenges in Indigenous communities through education, training and meaningful collaboration.
  • The Bimose Tribal Council has eight member First Nations communities in northwestern Ontario and is based out of Kenora, Ontario.

Environmental Waste International Capacity of EWS Sault Ste Marie Facility Doubled by Regulators

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:30pm

Marie ("SSM") facility to 20 tonnes per day, double the 10 tonnes per day it had previously approved.

Key Points: 
  • Marie ("SSM") facility to 20 tonnes per day, double the 10 tonnes per day it had previously approved.
  • The commercialization of the SSM facility being undertaken by EWS' will be increased to 20 tonnes per day, substantially increasing its profit potential.
  • EWS had successfully run the SSM plant as a demonstration and R&D facility for five years prior to the Company's submission to the MECP.
  • About Environmental Waste International Inc.
    Environmental Waste International Inc. specializes in eco-friendly systems for the breakdown of organic materials, including tires.