Various activities in the area create masses of wastes that can be exploited in order to reduce the end net waste.
Sica Atlantique runs a platform of 9000 m², dedicated to wood waste collection; segregation, crushing and screening of wood wastes that are used in biomass heaters in the region.
This platform handles about 60 000 m3 of waste per year, out of which 50% are recycled into energy
BIOMASS FOR ENERGY
Following the European commitment to reduce CO2 footprint, this industry grows constantly. West Atlantique Region produces biomass mainly dedicated to exportation.
Ports facilities comprehend:
+ grains silos and dry bulk warehouses
+ wood chips platforms
+ handling equipment such as grains loaders and cranes with loading rates up to 400t/hr
For the industrials producing heat and electricity, Groupe Sica Atlantique may act as a go-between with several biomasses producers:
+ wood pellets
+ straw pellets
+ wood and other vegetal chips
+ wood logs
As well as a full range of logistics services for production areas to unloading port that includes road, rail, maritime transport, warehousing and port handling.