2017

WIPS: opening new composting installation in Erembodegem near Aalst

Belgium, Erembodegem, September 2017

WIPS, a collaboration between Indaver and SUEZ, built this installation on behalf of ILvA, the Intermunicipal partnership for milieu Land van Aalst.

2017

Household waste transport Flemish Brabant by inland waterways

Belgium, Beveren - Doel and Flemish Brabant

Waterwegen & Zeekanaal NV, Haviland and EcoWerf, intercommunals in Flemish Brabant and waste disposal company Indaver concluded an agreement for the transport of household waste via the waterway.

2017

Construction begins on the ECLUSE steam network in Waasland Port

Belgium, Beveren - Doel, February 2017

From 2018 onwards it will transport the steam from two producers to six customers. The steam will travel through a five-kilometer network of pipes. As a result, the six customers will no longer use their own in-house steam boilers. When operational, ECLUSE will reduce emissions by 100 000 tons of CO2 per year. The Flemish Ministers for Energy and the Economy, Bart Tommelein and Philippe Muyters, were present as construction began on the ECLUSE network.

2017

2015

New shareholder

Group

In 2015, after a quick and efficient search, Indaver gained a new sole shareholder: the port and logistics firm Katoen Natie.

2015

2014

Energycluster, Doel

Belgium, Beveren - Doel

Indaver has started preparations to set up a heat network between its waste-to-energy plant in Doel and a number of chemical and logistical companies in the vicinity of the Waasland Port. The project can count on €10 million in financial support from the Flemish Government.

2014

2013

Improvement projects

Belgium

Indaver is continuously improving its existing installations to enhance performances. The fluidised-bed incinerator is being optimised to increase energy efficiency, the PMD installation in Willebroek has been revised and the tank park in Antwerp has been expanded. At the Antwerp plant, Indaver is planning the construction of a sustainable landfill in the valley between its existing landfill and that of the Hooge Maey.

2013

MediPower® for treatment of medical waste

Belgium, Antwerp

Indaver has converted its static incinerator on the Antwerp site to MediPower® for the treatment of medical waste. The plant is commissioned in 2013. The Leuven plant, where medical waste was treated up to now, is closed down.

2013

2010

Matrix structure for the Indaver Group

Group

Indaver is actively integrating its activities in different countries: Belgium, The Netherlands, Ireland, the United Kingdom and Germany. DELTA Milieu is integrated in the Indaver Group. Indaver introduces the matrix structure with its four regions and the Co-operation Agreement.

2010

2009

Public waste PartnershipS

Group

Indaver launches its Public waste PartnershipS concept (PwPS) for public authorities.

2009

2008

DELTA nv major shareholder

Group

DELTA nv, which became a shareholder of Indaver in 2007, obtains 75% of the Indaver shares after taking over the Suez Environnement shares.

2008

Expansion in the Netherlands and Germany

Group

Indaver takes over the activities of DELTA Milieu in Hoek, the Netherlands, and 51% of the participation in SAV in Germany.

2008

First Waste-to-Energy installation in Ireland

Ireland, Meath

In Ireland, Indaver starts construction on the first Waste-to-Energy installation on the island. It is commissioned in 2011.

2008

2006

Fluidised bed incinerators

Belgium, Beveren - Doel

The fluidised bed incinerator for the treatment of non-recyclable waste and sludge is commissioned.

2006

Sustainable Materials and Energy Management Fund

Group

The Sustainable Materials and Energy Management Fund is established. It supports innovative projects that teach the residents of Flanders how to handle materials and energy in a more sustainable way, in line with Indaver's efforts to convert as much waste as possible into raw materials and renewable energy.

2006

2005

Total Waste Management concept

Group

Indaver launches its unique Total Waste Management (TWM) concept for the industry.

2005

SVEX

Belgium, Beveren - Doel

SVEX (a joint venture of Indaver and SITA) is established for operating and maintaining the grate incinerators and the fluidised bed incinerators on the Doel site.

2005

2000

International and regional expansion

Group

Indaver Ireland is established; with Indaver Italia and Indaver Portugal following in 2001. 

2000

Indaver ventures into new territory with the establishment of ARP for the regeneration of hydrochloric acid

The Netherlands

Indaver ventures into new territory with the establishment of ARP for the regeneration of hydrochloric acid, foreshadowing the Innovative Molecule Management that is now part of Indaver’s materials recovery drive.

2000

On the Doel site the ash treatment installation is commissioned

Belgium, Beveren - Doel

On the Doel site the ash treatment installation is commissioned and the construction of a third grate incinerator line has started.

2000

1999

Merger with VLAR

Group

Merger with VLAR, which was founded by the Flemish government to provide a solution for household waste. After the merger the shares were divided as follows: The Flemish Environmental holding, 54.2%; 24 industrial shareholders owned 44.8%; and the Indaver personnel 1%.

1999

Establishment of SLECO

Belgium, Beveren - Doel

Indaver and Sita establish SLECO for the sustainable, safe processing of non-recyclable waste and sludge in the fluidised bed incinerator in Doel.

1999

Hooge Maey landfill

Belgium, Antwerp

The intermunicipal co-operation ‘Hooge Maey’, with Indaver's participation, takes over the landfill from the City of Antwerp.

1999

1997

Starting up activities in Doel

Belgium, Beveren - Doel

Indaver’s activities in Doel are starting to take shape. Grate incinerators 1 and 2 are commissioned and the Category 1 landfill is operational. Indaver also starts construction of the VEA (installation for pre-treatment of high calorific waste), which treats energy-rich, non-hazardous waste that is not fit for recycling. It is commissioned in 1998.

1997

1995

Construction of Environmental Park, Willebroek

Belgium, Willebroek

Indaver starts construction of the Environmental Park, Willebroek, Belgium, for the sorting and purification of packaged waste. In 1996 the PMD installation is commissioned as well as the glass-sorting installation and the composting installation.

1995

Solvent recovery unit

Belgium, Antwerp

In Antwerp the solvent recovery unit and the second rotary kiln become operational.

1995

1994

Treatment of mercury-containing waste

Belgium, Beveren - Doel

The IVKA-installation in Doel is commissioned. The installation treats mercury-containing lamps and also contains an installation for mercury distillation.

1994

1991

The Static Kiln in Antwerp is commissioned

Belgium, Antwerp

The Static Kiln in Antwerp is commissioned. The installation treats liquid chlorinated waste with the recovery of hydrochloric acid.

1991

1989

First rotary kiln in Antwerp

Belgium, Antwerp

The first rotary kiln for the treatment of hazardous waste is commissioned on Indaver’s Antwerp site. Indaver’s activities begin to take flight, as the second physicochemical plant for treatment of anorganic waste also becomes operational. Physicochemical plant number one was commissioned a year earlier, in 1988. By the end of 1989 Indaver has incinerated its first 1,000 tonnes of waste.

1989

1985

Foundation of Indaver

Belgium

Indaver nv is founded on October 24th 1985 by the Flemish government and 15 private companies to provide a solution for the waste of the chemical industry. Indaver’s first site is Antwerp, close to Antwerp Port, where its core customers have their activities. Two years later the landfill is commissioned and on October 5th 1987, Indaver receives its first delivery of waste to its Antwerp site.

1985

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