IFWS2 can help world emerge from COVID-19 cleaner and greener

May 22, 2020 | cleaner and greener, IF-WS2 nanoparticles, liquid tungsten, News

IFWS2 can help world emerge from COVID-19 cleaner and greener

NIS products reduce greenhouse emissions
As the world considers how it will come out of the unprecedented times presented by COVID-19 there is increasing pressure to capitalise on some of the benefits that have emerged.

IFWS2 lubricant additive cleaner and greener – while the world will never be the same again, with increased focus on personal hygiene and protection measures along with greater use of online means for everyday requirements, the push for a cleaner, greener and more sustainable future has gathered pace during the pandemic.

And this is where the inorganic fullerene-like tungsten disulphide (IFWS2) products being distributed by Techenomics can play a leading role.

IFWS2 lubricant additive cleaner and greenerRestrictions in force globally due to COVID-19 have greatly reduced the number of vehicles on roads while also reducing the output of many industrial facilities which have resulted in cleaner skies with much less pollution.

This may well accelerate the worldwide drive to reduce emissions in line with the Paris Agreement and this is being recognised by many companies, small and large, operating in all emission generating activities.

Techenomics CEO Chris Adsett says the IFWS2 products from NIS help achieve these goals by enhancing the effectiveness of lubricants thus making engines and mechanical equipment work much more efficiently, reducing emissions.

He says the cost of using these products is more than compensated for by the concurrent reduction in fuel consumption owing to more efficient operations.

“Lobby groups, communities, concerned individuals and investors have recognised the benefits of reduced emissions brought on by the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns and are urging politicians and companies to take action sooner rather than later,” he says.

Evidence of this trend comes from global mining giant Rio Tinto, which has been urged by more than 36 per cent of its investors to commit to increased targets that would scale-back emissions of its customers in line with the Paris Agreement.

At this month’s Rio annual general meeting a resolution seeking Rio to report annually on short, medium and long-term targets for its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions, as well as those of its end customers and performance against those targets, attracted six times more investor support than the 6 per cent when the same resolution was tabled last year.

While defeated, Adsett says that this was clear evidence of a groundswell of support for greater emissions measures and any company would be foolish to sit on their hands and not take action.

He says Rio recently announced plans to cut its carbon intensity by 30 per cent and its absolute emissions by 15 per cent by 2030 and will invest $1 billion over five years in climate change initiatives. Other companies such as BHP Group, Vale SA and coal giant Glencore PLC have also agreed to cut exposure to emissions both from their own operations and from end customers.

“The efficiency of IFWS2 in improving the life and operating capabilities of lubricants has been proven by Techenomics in ongoing laboratory tests with impressive results also obtained from trials in various operating situations,” Adsett says.

“These same tests and trials have also shown a reduction in fuel consumption with all of these properties leading to reduced emissions.”

Techenomics is distributing the NIS IFWS2 products throughout its network and is also exclusive distributor to the mining industry.

For more information about Techenomics International visit www.techenomics.net or contact Chris Adsett, c.adsett@techenomics.com; in Indonesia Freddy, freddy@techenomics.com; in South East Asia Siti, siti@techenomics.com, in Mongolia Tumee, tumee@techenomics.com, in Australia Jason Davis, jason.davis@tecehenomics.com, or in Africa Chris Adsett, c.adsett@techenomics.com, or in Africa Chris Adsett, c.adsett@techenomics.com

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