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Tires and Rubber at ISRI2017

ISRI’s “tire track” of workshops is complete. All of the workshops this year are focused on the challenges and opportunities that are impacting the tire recycling industry.
The track kicks off with the Spotlight on Tires: Disruptions to Tire Markets and How Recyclers Are Adapting, April 27, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Terry Grey, Elizabeth Hoover, Kyle Eastman and JD Wang will all gather to discuss the history and the issues that are currently impacting the tire recycling industry. The program will examine the situation from all sides, including views from notable processors and government officials. Other sessions include Everything Old is New Again: Looking at Civil Engineering Markets, April 27, 1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in which longtime experts Mark Rannie and Monte Niemi will discuss how to use tire shreds in civil engineering applications and how to advocate for its use in front of state and local planners. From there, we discuss the state of the pyrolysis market in Pyrolysis and Gasification: Has it Finally Arrived?, longtime veteran of the pyrolysis market, Raymond Riek will discuss what works and what doesn’t in his wide ranging and informative talk. The day then concludes with Utilizing Recycled Rubber in Road Construction, April 27, 4:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., in which noted expert Barry Takallou will lead a panel of experts and discuss how to advocate for adoption of rubberized asphalt in from of design engineers and other road design professionals.

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