Hatch to participate in Valorisation Carbone Québec project to reduce GHG emissions

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Hatch has announced that it will provide engineering and project delivery services in support of the Valorisation Carbone Québec project. The work is part of a collaborative agreement with CO2 Solutions Inc. (TSX-V: CST) that focuses on carbon capture and reuse systems in taking a stronger stance on battling climate change.  

As part of the project, Hatch will assist CO2 Solutions in optimizing carbon capture and reuse technologies at their demonstration plant in Montréal, Québec. Once the new facility is established, Hatch and CO2 Solutions will participate in a scientific committee that includes Université Laval, Total S.A., and Polytechnique Montréal. Several promising conversion technologies will be selected to reuse the captured carbon and convert it to value-added products, such as biofuels.

As well as participating in the selection of the most promising conversion technologies, Hatch will apply its know-how, expertise, and experience to optimize them for large-scale industrial use, while looking for further potential applications of the technology in the extractive processing sectors globally.

"This initiative demonstrates how industry, universities and government can collaborate to drive positive change," says Dr. Santiago Faucher, Global Director, Technologies at Hatch. "We're proud to contribute to the general reduction of the world's gas emissions."

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Whatever our clients envision, our engineers can design and build. With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we know your business and understand that your challenges are changing rapidly. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

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For further information: Glenn Sakaki, Global Director, Marketing & Communication, Tel: + 1 905 403 4241, Email: media@hatch.com

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