Machinex has recently installed and started up a container sorting line at Cascades Recovery in Ottawa. The dual stream system, which serves the curbside program for the City of Ottawa, receives approximately 20,600 tons of containers per year. Machinex is also proud to announce the installation of the widest optical sorter on the market to date, a 3.2 meter wide MACH Hyspec, within this system.
ACT Environmental Services has announced it's new Microwave Disinfection System, which is fully permitted and processing regulated medical waste – including sharps. The first of its kind in California to offer a waste-to-energy option, it enables generators to "go green" in a way that is safe, economical and environmentally-friendly.
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., is bringing 25 years of service and innovation to WasteExpo 2016, June 7-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Celebrating 25 years in the refuse industry, the company will showcase two McNeilus vehicles in booth #1402 – a restored PacStar Rear Loader and an enhanced Meridian Front Loader – as well as an IMT Dominator mechanics truck. Six additional McNeilus vehicles will be featured in partner booths throughout the tradeshow.
The Recycling Research Foundation (RRF) has announced that it raised more than $16,000 through its annual silent auction held during the ISRI Convention and Exposition. The money raised will help fund its National Foundation Scholarships and National Veterans Stipend, as well as research designed to benefit the industry. RRF, a nonprofit closely associated with the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), promotes the art and science of scrap processing and recycling through the research, sponsorships, technical assistance, and educational programs for the purpose of advancing the industry.
DWS Systems, the joint venture between Siltbuster, the water treatment specialist and the German recycling equipment giant, Doppstadt, , will be exhibiting at IFAT 2016 in Munich. This will be the first time DWS Systems has taken part in an international show, since the company was formed in 2015.
TOMRA Sorting Recycling has been declared a winner in the ´2016 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards – Plastics Industry'. New to the 2016 awards was the category for Recycling Machinery, which TOMRA Sorting Recycling won for their highly innovative AUTOSORT FLAKE sorting system which was launched and introduced to the market in China in 2015. The award was presented at a ceremony in Shanghai, on March 17th.
WasteExpo 2016 is upcoming, June 6-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Visitors to North America's largest waste and recycling industry trade show will benefit from an increased focus on organics recycling and composting, and will have the opportunity to meet with more than 600 equipment vendors and service providers scheduled to attend. WasteExpo features the latest equipment, products and technologies for the solid waste, composting, organics and recycling industries. This year’s 4th Annual Composting & Organics Recycling Conference will include a Food Recovery Forum, which will focus on efforts to reduce food loss and waste in the U.S. and to recover food residuals for beneficial reuse, as part of three days of educational and technical sessions.
Looking to increase their production, Derichebourg Recycling USA, Inc. out of Oklahoma City, recently purchased a LEFORT Mobile 1000 shear/baler/logger. According to LEFORT America, who visited the Derichebourg site last week, with its shear force of 1,000 tons and a production rate higher than anything else on the market, the results were seen immediately. Derichebourg Recycling USA, Inc. provides waste collection and recycling services for customers around the U.S, offering cleaning, collection, sorting, recycling, and conversion services for ferrous metal scrap, aluminum scrap, computers, plastics, and industrial waste.
Terex Corporation today announced that it has agreed with Konecranes Plc to mutually terminate the Business Combination Agreement (“BCA”) the companies entered into on August 10, 2015, without payment of a fee by either party.
Titan Tire Reclamation Corp. (TTRC), a subsidiary of Titan International, Inc. celebrated its grand opening at the end of March in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) is proud to join in the celebration of World Trade Week 2016, a week devoted to the recognition of international trade and the critical role it plays in strengthening the U.S. economy and commodity-based industries, such as the scrap recycling industry.
From its roots in 1974, The Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) has always been about the elimination of waste. It still is. But rather than focus on end-of-the-pipe solutions, the RCBC has adopted a more holistic systems-thinking approach, focusing on a circular economy as its overarching strategy.
There comes a point in the evolutionary growth of a scrap yard or recycling facility where an important decision about the way it handles material must be made. Does the operation stick with what it knows, and add more of the same type of equipment and more operators and labourers to keep up with increased material inflow, or does it make an investment in equipment specifically designed to handle scrap and recyclable material?
Saint-Damien, Quebec-based IPL Environmental recently pushed the limits of manufacturing and distribution in the waste and recyclables collection industry. In only three months, at the end of 2015, the company was able to successfully deliver more than 1.2 million curbside wheeled carts and kitchen containers to 317,000 homes in the Region of Peel, Ontario. According to IPL, this rollout represents an unprecedented achievement in the North American cart market in terms of the time frame it had to complete the project.
Moley Magnetics, Inc. has announced the promotion of Jeff Seavers to National Sales Manager. As Moley Magnetics business expands in the U.S. and abroad, Mr. Seavers’ extensive experience will strategically strengthen the company’s position as a manufacturer, supplier and service leader in attachments & equipment solutions.
Canada Fibers Ltd. has announced that it has commissioned a 100,000 square foot operation north of Toronto to recover recyclable materials from municipal solid waste that is presently being sent to landfill. According to the company, this highly mechanized facility is the first of its kind in Canada, and will enable Canada Fibers to help its growing municipal and commercial customer base to improve both sustainability and economics.