Glass firm invests in greener technology

Glass manufacturer Beatson Clark has invested £5.4 million to rebuild and upgrade the white flint furnace at its Rotherham plant.

The furnace can produce around 200 tonnes of molten glass a day and improved design will cut carbon dioxide to meet new government targets while also reducing gases that cause acid rain by 20 per cent.Improvements will also increase the efficiency of the burners and the amount of heat that can be recycled.The furnace rebuild is part of a £10 million investment which Beatson Clark has made in plant and equipment at its Rotherham base this year.Read more here.Glass manufacturer Beatson Clark has invested £5.4 million to rebuild and upgrade the white flint furnace at its Rotherham plant.

The furnace can produce around 200 tonnes of molten glass a day and improved design will cut carbon dioxide to meet new government targets while also reducing gases that cause acid rain by 20 per cent.

Improvements will also increase the efficiency of the burners and the amount of heat that can be recycled.

The furnace rebuild is part of a £10 million investment which Beatson Clark has made in plant and equipment at its Rotherham base this year.

Read more here.

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Date: 30 August 2012
Source: www.thestar.co.uk

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