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Core Carbon Receives Air Emissions License

2nd April 2015

Core Carbon has received its Air Emissions License for the company's South African operations.

As part of an Environmental Impact Assessment Core Carbon has shown that the planned operations for onsite processing of activated carbon and other carbonized products will bring considerable social benefits to the Bathurst region of the Eastern Cape, and wider spread environmental benefits through the use of a sustainably produced bamboo.

"Achieving the air emissions license is a major milestone for EcoPlanet Bamboo Group", says CEO Troy Wiseman "and cements our commitment to provide South African industries a domestic source of activated carbon. We appreciate Richard Achterberg, President of Core Carbon's dedication and commitment to achieving this step, allowing the company to move forward with plans for a processing plant on site at the Kowie Bamboo Farm".

South Africa currently relies on activated carbon import predominantly from Asia, often sourced from unsustainable sources of biomass. South Africa uses activated carbon within a range of industries, from the filtration of industrial and household drinking water, to widespread use across the mining industry.

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