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Organics Recycling

Terex Environmental Equipment hosts North American dealer and customer conference at USCC's Compost 2016

Terex Environmental Equipment (TEE) recently hosted its much anticipated North American Dealer & Customer Conference in partnership with the U.S. Composting Council's Compost 2016, as it continues the rapid development of its brand across the United States and Canada. According to TEE, attendees walked away very impressed with how TEE Ecotec equipment operated at the on site demonstrations held concurrently with  Compost 2016, and were enlightened about the range of machinery found within TEE’s product line.

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eWaste
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EPA recognizes electronics manufacturers and retailers for safe management of used electronics

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized leading electronics manufacturers and retailers for their significant contributions in diverting electronics from landfills as part of the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge. Together, the amount of greenhouse gas emissions saved through the recycling efforts of these companies is equivalent to taking more than 112,000 cars off the road for one year.

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Caterpillar names Rimco official dealer for Cuba

Caterpillar Inc. has announced that it has selected Rimco, a privately owned Puerto Rico-based company, to be the Cat dealer for Cuba. Currently, Rimco serves as the Cat dealer for Puerto Rico and the Eastern Caribbean. Upon easing of trade restrictions, customers in Cuba will be able to purchase Cat products through Rimco in accordance with U.S. and Cuba regulations. 

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Organics Recycling

Terex Environmental Equipment TBG680 grinder built on CBI legacy

Terex Environmental Equipment’s flagship horizontal grinder, the TBG680, belongs to its CBI Legacy Series. Formerly known as the CBI 6800BT, this tracked upswing grinder continues to be regarded as a top-tier machine that is ideal for a number of heavy-duty applications. Since it first entered the market in 2007, end users across the world have come to expect only the very best from this robust wood waste grinder. The TBG680, in addition to the TDSV20 Medium Speed Shredder, will be available for display at Powerscreen of California and Hawaii’s Customer Open Event on March 17, 2016. The event takes place in Dixon, CA.

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eWaste
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e-Stewards Electronics Recycler Certification welcomes endorsement by US EPA

A recent study by the US Environmental Protection Agency has given the e-Stewards Certification for responsible electronics recyclers and refurbishers, along with the “R2” Certification, praise for “helping to improve the responsible management of used electronics in the United States.” The findings of the Implementation Study of the Electronics Recycling Standards: R2 and e-Stewards released last week were based on numerous audit observations and stakeholder interviews.

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C&D Recycling

Sandvik's annual Global Distributor Conference demonstrates latest advances in mobile crushers and screens

Sandvik Construction Mobile Crushers and Screens held its annual Global Distributor Conference in Ireland from the 11th – 15th January. Over 120 people, representing 60 Sandvik Mobiles’ distributors from around 40 different countries, participated at the conference. The attendees were welcomed by Sandvik Construction President Dinggui Gao, before taking advantage of workshops, seminars and seeing the latest mobile crushers and screen plants demonstrated. Delegates from 60 distributors were in attendance this year to receive updates on Sandvik Construction's overall business, product briefings, as well as a range of activities aimed at helping customers’ world-wide. 

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eWaste

New E-waste infographic shares overview of hard drive data destruction

Sims Recycling Solutions, a leading provider of global IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, has released an infographic to help businesses and consumers better understand the elements needed during hard drive disposition. Ensuring complete data destruction of hard drives and storage media can prove beneficial to maximize device value and minimize risk of data incursions. This infographic is available on SIMS' company website.

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MSW Recycling

Toter launches 12-year warranty on two-wheel curbside collection carts

Toter, a Wastequip brand, and one of North America's leading manufacturers of two-wheel carts for curbside collection of waste, recycling and organics, has launched what the company is calling the industry’s longest product warranty. Good on all Toter two-wheel carts sold to municipal or waste hauling company customers, the new 12-year cart body warranty, is two years longer than that offered by any of the company’s competitors, according to Toter, allowing municipal customers to save money and significantly decrease their total cost of ownership through significantly longer replacement cycles. The 12-year warranty covers the cart body, with all other cart components are covered up to 10 years.

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Metals Recycling
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Elaine Donaghy named Global Marketing Manager for Fuchs material handlers

Elaine Donaghy Marketing Manager for Fuchs material handlers.
Elaine Donaghy Marketing Manager for Fuchs material handlers.

Elaine Donaghy has been appointed as the Marketing Manager for Fuchs and will be responsible for the worldwide marketing function of Fuchs material handlers. Donaghy will work closely with the sales, engineering and aftersales teams to fulfill Fuchs ongoing commitment to provide expertise, project management, and technical and service support.

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BHS grows sales team and invests in test facilities

The BHS North American Sales Team (Left to Right):  Ken Smakula, Rich Reardon, Richard Sweet, Randy Roy, James Haidos, Eric Winkler and Travis Curtis.
The BHS North American Sales Team (Left to Right): Ken Smakula, Rich Reardon, Richard Sweet, Randy Roy, James Haidos, Eric Winkler and Travis Curtis.

Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has announced a new organizational structure to its North American sales team, adding three new hires and promoting a veteran employee. The company’s new Separation Technology Specialists (STS) will focus on applications of core solutions including BHS Tri-Disc screens, Nihot air density products and NRT In-Flight Sorting optical sorters.

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Air Quality
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Buffalo Turbine's new website designed for user friendliness

With the start of a New Year, Buffalo Turbine is pleased to announce it has launched a new website designed to improve user friendliness. The new site offers compatibility to all devices, making for an enjoyable search experience. As Buffalo Turbine continues to grow, its product focus has also expanded into several other industries. These industries are now highlighted on the redesigned site and featured on the home page.

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Trucks & Trailers

Mountain Tarp debuts mobile service program for on-site inspection of truck and trailer tarping systems, and turn-key parts delivery

Mountain Tarp uses Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans for Mobile Service Program.
Mountain Tarp uses Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans for Mobile Service Program.

Mountain Tarp, a Wastequip brand, and manufacturer of quality tarping solutions for the construction, agriculture, transportation, waste, and recycling industries, has announced the debut of a mobile service program to handle on-site inspection of truck and trailer tarping systems, as well as turn-key parts delivery.

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Freightliner Trucks Announces 2016 “Hardest Working Cities” at World of Concrete Show

Following the successful launch of the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities recognition program, Freightliner has announced four new cities will be recognized with the award in 2016. The company released the full list of cities at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas during a reception in the Freightliner booth. The award winners for this year will be: New York City, Charlotte, Edmonton, and Seattle-Tacoma.

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Wheel Loaders / Toolcarriers

Hyundai adds tool master model to North American wheel loader product line

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has  introduced the Hyundai HL940TM wheel loader, the newest addition to its HL900 series of Tier 4 Final-compliant wheel loaders. The HL940TM joins a family of five other Hyundai HL900 wheel loader models the company introduced in 2015 to U.S. and Canadian markets.

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