ALLU Group, Inc. announced Edgar J. Chavez will take over as President and CEO, replacing Mardi Ohanessian who will be retiring at the end of 2015. Chavez will be assume overall responsibility for ALLU Group, Inc. day to day operations starting on Nov. 23rd, 2015. For the last 2 months Chavez has served as Executive VP and General Manager for ALLU in order to familiarize himself with the customers, product and operations in North America.
Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, is pleased to have been selected by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Institut national de la propriété industrielle (France's national institute for the protection of intellectual property or INPI) to take part in Solutions COP21, a major public event featuring innovative solutions put forward by some sixty companies from around the world to fight climate change. The Solutions COP21 exhibition will be held from December 4 to 11 at the Grand Palais in Paris, at the same time as the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.
SP Industries has introduced the CP-3101-HD Industrial Compactor. With a single cylinder design and dozens of customizable features these industrial trash compactors are ideal for handling packaging materials, dry wastes and process scraps in warehouses and large retail outlets, as well as for light to medium industrial/institutional uses.
Representatives from C.A.T., U.S. Venture Gain Fuel Canada, and Gaz Métro, along with local and regional dignitaries, celebrated the grand opening of the first GAIN Clean Fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) public station in Quebec. The GAIN station, located at 4 Transport Street in the industrial park of Coteau-du-Lac, will provide the North American carrier with alternative fuel to support C.A.T.’s growing fleet of CNG trucks.
Green Cow Power is a large digester facility which is now converting off-farm organic wastes and dairy manure into energy with two DVO, Inc. (DVO) Two-Stage Mixed Plug Flow digesters. Located in Goshen, Indiana, it is the largest waste-to-energy facility in Elkhart County and the eighth largest digester operation in Indiana. It was also recently awarded the American Biogas Council’s 2015 Agricultural Biogas Project of the Year award.
Republic Services, Inc. has opened a new residential recycling center that will enable customers throughout Southern Nevada to achieve their sustainability goals for years to come. The Southern Nevada Recycling Center is capable of processing two million pounds of recyclable material per day, or 70 tons per hour, and is expected to double recycling capacity in the area.
Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced the acquisition of Atlas Paper Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer of at-home and away-from-home tissue products, including recycled and virgin paper grades.
Dynamic Recycling, a leader in the electronics recycling and IT Asset Disposition industry, has announced that they have acquired the assets of Minnesota Computers Corp.
P&R Paper Supply, a local Inland Empire distributor for 50 years, is the proud recipient of the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) 2015 Environmental Excellence Award. P&R Paper Supply earned the award for demonstrating Environmental Excellence by helping people turn trash into treasure through their Foam #6 Lunch Tray Recycling Program: Going the Extra Mile. The award was presented during CMTA’s Environmental Conference in San Diego.
The new model 67Z7 wheel loader is a total redesign and a debut machine in the hydrostatic wheel loader class for Kawasaki-KCM. These compact wheel loaders are ideal for a wide range of applications, including waste and recycling, and can be equipped with a 3.1 cubic yard (2.4 cubic meter) general purpose bucket for material densities between 2,800 and 3,000 lbs/cy. For loose materials between 2600 and 2800 lbs/cy the 67Z7 has a 3.5 cubic yard (2.7 cubic meter) material handling bucket. A wide range of couplers and attachments are also available to maximize the versatility of this utility class loader.
For its commitment to embracing green technologies and helping local communities divert more resources away from the landfill, Emterra Environmental has been awarded the 2015 EcoStar Award in the Climate Action category by the Synergy Sustainability Institute. The award was presented to Emterra on November 10th during an awards gala at the Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria, BC.
Wastequip founder, Dr. Charles W. Walton, died Nov. 3. He was 83. A true visionary, Walton established Wastequip in the late 1980s with his sights on consolidating the fragmented waste equipment industry. Wastequip thrived under Walton’s leadership, and eventually became one of the largest manufacturers of waste and recycling equipment. After Wastequip was acquired by a private equity firm in 1999, Walton continued to lead the company until his retirement in 2007.
CSA Group, a leading standards development organization and a global provider of testing and certification services, is pleased to announce the publication of a new guideline that will help to provide for greater assurance regarding the management of end-of-life (EOL) materials from point of collection through to final disposal.
IROCK, a leading manufacturer of screening and crushing equipment, offers a RDS-20 Primary Crushing Plant. The RDS-20 is a highly portable, easy to operate mobile unit. It combines a closed circuit design, high-performance four-bar impactor and heavy-duty components for reliability, increased efficiency and the precision to produce a uniform, cubical product. It also is versatile enough for use across multiple industries and can process a variety of materials, including quarry rock, demolition debris, recyclable materials and base rock for oil fields.