Author: Jane Maher

Green economy

Unearthing investment for the green economy

By Nick Dimmock, founder of 350PPM The green economy refers to an economic system that aims to foster sustainability and reduce environmental impact while promoting economic growth and development. It encompasses various sectors and practices that prioritise resource efficiency, renewable energy sources, conservation of natural resources, and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. From sustainable agriculture and biodiversity to waste management and green finance, the green economy seeks to achieve a balance between economic growth, environmental protection, and social equity, ensuring that future generations can meet their needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. While many of these areas [...]

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waste carbonisation plant

GreenMine secures tech validation for UK landfill solution

Working with the multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, Stopford, we have secured validation for the equipment and technology to be used at our first UK energy-from-waste plant. Acting as engineer, procurement and construct manager (EPCM) for the development of GreenMine’s waste carbonisation and gasification plants globally, Stopford’s initial remit was to conduct a due diligence survey of selected equipment suppliers capable of meeting UK compliance for the development of a proof of concept plant for our innovative solution to landfill. As a critical step in this process, Stopford completed a due diligence exercise on two of the technology providers that had been shortlisted [...]

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GreenMine secures advance assurance for Enterprise Investment Scheme

We’re pleased to report that GreenMine has been awarded advanced assurance for the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). This assurance confirms that HMRC agrees that an investment in GreenMine would meet the conditions of a venture capital scheme and that the company can issue certificates to investors to claim tax relief. All businesses applying for the EIS must submit extensive data for HMRC’s due diligence process, including the business plan and financial forecasts, how investments will be used, details of all trading, activities and expenditures, and the investor proposal. What is the EIS? The EIS was launched in 1994 by the UK government as [...]

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GIS software for landfill

GreenMine zones in on landfill crisis

We have kicked off work with our specialist GIS software to identify suitable landfill sites specifically for landfill mining remedial operations. We're on a mission to clean up the environment by providing a ground-breaking solution for pollution emitting from problematic sites. We aim to remove the reliance on landfill sites and create the opportunity for sustainable urban living that aesthetically blends with local landscapes. Furthermore, our technology is capable of both generating energy and sequestration of carbon. What is GIS? A GIS (geographic information system) software program is designed to provide the ability to create, store, manage, query, analyse and visualise geographic data [...]

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waste carbonisation plant

GreenMine secures first waste carbonisation site in Wales

We have secured our first operational site – an industrial location in North Wales. We will take control of the two-acre industrial site from the start of March and have already commenced planning and environmental permitting applications that are anticipated to conclude by the end of 2024. The site has a 20-year lease, with a 20-year feedstock contract and an offtake contract to the National Grid. John Bell, Managing Director at GreenMine said: “This is a really significant milestone for us in commercialising this near-to-zero emissions solution to landfill for the UK. “Our mission goes way beyond the usual benefits of a waste recycling [...]

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Project team expands

We have appointed Chris Farmer to lead the project delivery side of our innovative, new solution to landfill. Chris will be working with the wider team on site identification and acquisition, then right throughout the complete project delivery from inception to operation of all new sites. He said: “We’re at a really exciting stage for GreenMine as business leaders grapple with their environmental and sustainability strategies on their journeys to net zero. Our new waste carbonisation technology, with near-to-zero emissions, offers a real game-changing solution to reduce greenhouse gases during the waste disposal process and will play a part in reclaiming historic, [...]

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landfill solution

Landfill stinks

By Nick Dimmock, Director of Investor Relations at 350PPM And we’re not just talking about the smell. The whole concept of landfill is a horrendous blight on the environment and the long-term impact, even after landfill sites have stopped accepting waste, can still be felt for decades. The 2,200-acre Apex Regional Landfill in Las Vegas receives about 9,000 tons of municipal solid waste daily. It is the biggest in the US and has a projected life of 250 years. According to the International Solid Waste Association, a roadmap for closing waste dumpsites determined that landfill sites currently contain approximately 40% of the world's [...]

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Aleem Aftab

IT & Infrastructure

Aleem has a been working in the IT & Telecommunication Industry for the past 8 years. Aleem brings in his experience of working in an Internet Service Provider. He has also worked with major global brands and manufacturers in the Telecommunication Industry. Aleem looks after IT and Infrastructure at with added responsibilities.

Colm Macqueen

Grants, Subsidies & Credits

Colm has extensive experience of green and environmental inventions through his work as a multilingual translation professional specializing in intellectual property (IP) and marketing since 2015. He is a Qualified Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and provides language services both as a freelancer and agency owner. His background spans various countries and industries including recycling, finance, tourism, education, telecommunications and software. Colm is a keen supporter of initiatives and innovation for sustainable development. He is delighted to contribute to the GreenMine team by strengthening its fundraising efforts.

Dr Jacqui Taylor

Clean Tech Advisor

Dr Jacqui Taylor is #15 Most Influential Woman in UK Technology and one of 21 Most Inspiring Women in Cyber she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of her 25 years of international web science research to deliver an equity agenda for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). She founded the Empathy Economy and pivoted her company FlyingBinary to meet the challenges of Web 3.0, the Metaverse IIoT with spectacular results. As one of the Top 100 European Angel Funders she has mentored many hundreds of 7,8,9 figure Founders including three unicorns, one on their way to decacorn. She is an Expert Advisor to the UK, EU, G20 and the United Nations on the future of technology and its impact on the sustainability agenda. As a High-level climate leader recognised by the UN for the delivery Net Zero 2030 plan she works with Fortune 500 clients to accelerate and implement their climate commitments. Her own personal commitment to climate change is the delivery of climate champion resources to her investment network, and over 10 million Empathy Economy businesses in 173 countries.

Jane Maher

Public Relations

An experienced, strategic PR and marketing professional with more than 20 years under her belt. Latterly, she has held several key senior roles including PR director, regional director and managing director of a satellite site at a fully integrated marketing agency.

She has worked across a variety of sectors including energy and renewables.

Amanda Jack

Investor Relations

Amanda has recently joined GreenMine as part of the Investor Relations team. She is delighted to be working with such a great team on these exciting, innovative projects. Prior to this she worked at CIBC for 17 years with the Investment Banking team and the Equities desk. She was responsible for their international roadshows and client events. Client relationships have been a main part of her previous roles, and it is something which she enjoys.

Paul Vousden

Corporate Communication

Experienced and successful senior executive. A seasoned entrepreneur who built his own PR and marketing company from zero to a million-pound fee business; followed by an interim career in large public and private sector organizations.

He has worked with many early-stage companies on strategic planning, market positioning and raising investment.

Helen Passfield

Head of Finance

Renewable energy asset management positions within major developers and fund managers from 2010. A founder member in several energy businesses and instrumental in their expansion and financing. Helen’s specialisation is wind, solar and BESS construction and asset management, she has worked on projects globally.

Nicholas Dimmock

Head of Investor Relations

Involved in the environmental sector since 2007, with over 50 environmental projects from municipal solid waste composting in India, to 1500 MW hydroelectric projects in Ecuador and the pre-construction development of over 260MW of solar sites in Mexico.

Chris Farmer

Project Manager

A qualified Chartered Surveyor, specialising in minerals, waste and environmental management. Chris has worked in the mineral extraction and waste management sectors for 25 years, involved in a wide range of disciplines including quarry and landfill site development. Since 2011, Chris has run his own waste brokerage and consultancy business, achieving sales over £40M.