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Organics Recycling

International network of organics recycling advocates joins as one voice for Compost Awareness Week 2016

On the occasion of International Compost Awareness Week 2016  (May 1 - 7), a global network of organizations, devoted to organics recycling and compost use, are combining their efforts to bring attention to the multiple benefits that can be realized when organic residuals are viewed as resources rather than waste, including the role organics recycling can play in addressing a wide range of current global environmental issues.

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C&D Recycling

Rockster shows off new R1100 and compact R700 model at Bauma 2016

At Bauma 2016 held April 8-16 in Munich, Germany, Rockster presented its current portfolio of machines, including two impact crushers: the newest and biggest in the line; the R1100S, and the smallest; the R700S (R1100S: 32,9 t/72,600 pounds & 3.2 m/10.5 feet high, R700S: 19.3 t/42,600 pounds & 3.1 m/10.2 feet high).

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Industry News

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) reminds all of us to take care on National Day of Mourning

In 2014, 919 workplace fatalities were recorded in Canada including the deaths of thirteen teenagers. On April 28, the National Day of Mourning, Canadian flags on Parliament Hill and on federal government buildings will fly at half-mast to honour the workers whose lives have been lost, who have been injured or disabled on the job, or who suffer from occupational disease. Employers and workers will observe the National Day of Mourning in a variety of ways. Some will attend ceremonies, light candles, lay wreaths, wear commemorative pins, ribbons or black armbands, and pause for a moment of silence at 11:00 a.m.

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Metals Recycling

Eriez introduces Rare Earth Roll Conveyor to reliably recover and concentrate stainless steel

Eriez recently unveiled its innovative new Rare Earth Roll Conveyor at the 2016 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) trade show, held at the beginning of April in Las Vegas. According to the company, this revolutionary product allows customers to reliably recover and concentrate stainless steel from one of two material streams: “Zurik” conductive fraction from a fines -1” sensor sorting machine or waste fraction (drops) from a fines -1” eddy current separator.

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Solid Waste & Recycling
Organics Recycling

Komptech Americas secures new dealer in U.S. Midwest

Minnesota based equipment distributor, Theco Inc., has been in the aggregate and recycling equipment industry for over 25 years. Due to a desire to bring their customers improved, innovative and high quality options for shredding, screening, composting, and separation of recyclable materials, the company recently partnered with Komptech Americas.

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Equipment Management & Maintenance

Cooper Tire launches new Roadmaster RM332 WB wide base tire

The Roadmaster RM332 WB has a specially designed rib-type tread pattern to withstand the rigors of heavy haul driving, on- or off-road, while also providing long tread life and even wear.
The Roadmaster RM332 WB has a specially designed rib-type tread pattern to withstand the rigors of heavy haul driving, on- or off-road, while also providing long tread life and even wear.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires with the introduction of the new RM332 WB heavy-duty wide base tire in size 425/65R22.5. The RM332 WB is designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications.

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Studsvik AB & Kobe Steel to establish joint venture company focused on nuclear waste management in Japan

Studsvik and Kobe Steel, Ltd have announced the creation of a new Japanese joint venture (“KOBELCO STUDSVIK Co. Ltd.”) company focused on delivering design, engineering and implementation to provide radioactive waste management solutions to the Japanese nuclear industry. A Japanese company, with shareholding of 51 % Kobe Steel and 49 % Studsvik, will be formed to carry out the joint venture’s business.

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Organics Recycling
C&D Recycling

Monster Industrial SHRED Series lineup includes two new models

1-SHRED-H Compact Grinder
1-SHRED-H Compact Grinder

Two new industrial grinders from JWC Environmental are designed to offer optimized solutions for tough solids grinding applications. According to JWC, the expansion of the SHRED series product range allows customers to find the best industrial size reduction equipment to meet their specific needs in a wide variety of industrial applications including organic waste processing, recycling, product destruction and food processing.

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Metals Recycling

Sennebogen's new Maxcab provides more comfortable workplace for material handler operators

Ergonomically optimized joysticks make for a pleasant grip and prevent symptoms of fatigue thanks to the resonant mounting.
Ergonomically optimized joysticks make for a pleasant grip and prevent symptoms of fatigue thanks to the resonant mounting.

Since 2007, SENNEBOGEN says their Maxcab has been setting standards in the world of materials handling with its sliding door and air-sprung comfort seat, and is the most-installed cab of all SENNEBOGEN cab models. At Bauma 2016, held in Munich this past April, the Maxcab was shown with a new interior.

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Organics Recycling

New Pitbull 2300 Propane Screener a cost-effective and low-emission alternative to diesel

Lake Erie Portable Screeners has introduced a propane-powered screener as a clean and cost-effective alternative to diesel power. According to the company, the new Pitbull 2300 Propane Screening Plant is one of the first of its kind, delivering maximum efficiency and high outputs with a wide range of materials. Units are ideal for processing topsoil, mulch, gravel, stone and asphalt, and with proper setup and screen combinations, are efficient in composting and C&D recycling applications specifically. The machine’s low-emission propane components provide an alternative to diesel equipment affected by the the spike in prices caused by Tier 4 Final emission standards.

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Solid Waste & Recycling
Metals Recycling

Cat GSH425/525 grapples feature new tine design for easier loading and durability enhancements for long-term service

Caterpillar's new GSH425 and GSH525 orange peel grapples are designed with horizontal cylinders, creating a profile that allows for greater material penetration and more efficient bulk-material handling. According to Cat, the new design enhances the strength, reliability, and durability of these new grapples, which are available in both four-tine and five-tine shell configurations, in either closed or semi-closed versions, and which also feature an improved rotation function.

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MSW Recycling

Republic begins 100-tph mixed waste sorting at Anaheim Recycling Center

Republic Services Opens 100 tph Mixed Waste MRF.
Republic Services Opens 100 tph Mixed Waste MRF.

Republic Services’ Anaheim Recycling Center in Anaheim, California, has announced the completion of its 100-tons per hour (tph) commercial and multi-family mixed waste sorting system, the second of a multi-phased modernization plan. The new system was designed, manufactured and installed by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) and doubles the Center’s recycling capacity to 100 tph. These enhancements are aimed to enable Republic’s customers to achieve their sustainability goals. The 250,000 square foot complex is located on 35 acres.

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