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Flintec launches easy fit, touch screen, on-board vehicle weight indicator

FT-30M on-board vehicle weight indicator is easy to operate and is ideal for drivers who want to weigh and display.

International force and weight measurement specialist Flintec has announced the release of the touch screen FT-30M on-board vehicle weight indicator. The FT-30M offers a complete on-board weighing solution, combined with a range of specifically designed load sensors and accessories.

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Nicholas Williams joins Vecoplan

Nicholas Williams - Product Engineer

Vecoplan LLC, the worldwide leader in size reduction technologies, welcomes Nicholas Williams as their newest Product Engineer. Williams earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from North Carolina State University in May 2016. While at NC State his studies focused on Machinery Design, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Solid Dynamics, and Instrumentation. His work experience includes stints at Madsen Motor Company, Cary, NC and Global Autos, in Raleigh, NC while pursuing his degree.

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Bandit announces J.P. Scherrman as new dealer for Iowa

Bandit Industries Inc. welcomes Iowa-based J.P. Scherrman Inc. to the company’s growing dealership network. Headquartered in Farley, Iowa, J.P. Scherrman offers sales, parts and service for Bandit hand-fed wood chippers and stump grinders. The dealership will serve Bandit customers throughout northeast and east central Iowa, including the metropolitan areas of Dubuque, Davenport, Waterloo and Cedar Rapids.

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C&D Recycling

Rockster continues expansion into South American market

The start of a new business relationship: owner of Sanymaq, Jose Saturnino Barajas; Rockster Country Manager, South America, Perry Holt; and Sanymaq Executive Director Alejandro Valencia.

The Austrian manufacturer Rockster Recycler continues its expansion plans through South America with the signing of Sanymaq, an equipment sales and rental company located in Bogota, Colombia. Sanymaq has 80 employees and an extensive network of sales representatives. Specializing in both the rental and consignment markets, the company has ventured into some very interesting recycling projects, and recently purchased a Rockster R700S track-mounted impact crusher.

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Ontario's Textile Waste Diversion introduces 50 million pound pilot project

The goal for the pilot project is to collect 50 million pounds of textiles from landfill in the next 12 months.

Over the last decade, much has been done to reshape how Canada views its waste – it has gone from a liability to an economic energizing resource. Commodities such as tires, e-waste and lightbulbs now dominate the agenda. Given that textiles comprises only 6% of landfill, it has been left as a last priority meaning very little research has been done on how Canadians consume and then manage their textile waste. All of the statistics used in Canada are borrowed from American EPA research, under the assumption that Canadians behave similarly. But we don’t know for sure.

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CP Group’s Ashley Davis recognized as industry leader at Waste Expo

Ashley Davis, Director of Sales and Marketing from CP Group, won the Waste360’s first annual 40 Under 40 award at WasteExpo.

CP Group is proud to announce that Ashley Davis, Director of Sales and Marketing for the California-based company, has been named to the Waste360’s first annual 40 Under 40 awards list, which showcases the next generation of leaders in the waste and recycling space who are shaping the future of the industry.

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Equipment Management & Maintenance

HYDREX hydraulic fluid gains exclusive commitment from McCloskey for North America

 HYDREX hydraulic fluids.

Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc., a Suncor business, has secured an exclusive commitment from McCloskey International Ltd. to use its newly reformulated HYDREX hydraulic fluids for manufacturing of machinery and as factory fill. As an early adopter of the new fluids, McCloskey’s two-tier endorsement includes product applications for its own machinery, as well as the approval to use HYDREX in the equipment they manufacture (OEM approval). Additionally, McCloskey will now be featuring HYDREX as part of its outgoing promotion and communication on their equipment.

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Putting recycling in its rightful place

Tracy Shaw - President of the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries.

Recent market volatility, steep global competition and green initiatives have set business and the environment at a convergence. Currently, the financial case for full product stewardship is being made worldwide. Policymakers, governments, and corporate social responsibility departments alike are encouraging the shift towards the circular economy: an economic model that encourages maximum use of materials and minimal disposal.

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BAN tracker data implicates Washington State recyclers in exporting public's toxic e-waste to China

As part of its ongoing e-Trash Transparency Project, which installed and deployed more than 200 electronic tracking devices in old computer printers and monitors and then tracked them across the globe, the Basel Action Network (BAN) has announced that the tracker data it has received has revealed four more Washington State recyclers implicated in exporting toxic, non-functional electronic scrap equipment to locations in China in likely violation of Chinese law, recycling certification programs, and state and county policies.

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Organics Recycling

Trommel screens offer value-added opportunities

Vermeer’s TR 620 trommel is ideal for processing compost, mulch and topsoil, as well as biomass and aggregate material, or for pre-screening wood waste.

Trommel screens have quickly become one of the most popular ways to process waste materials into high-quality compost, mulch and topsoil. However, a trommel screen is not limited to these markets. Owners are finding new ways to utilize these versatile sizing machines and along the way are discovering new markets.

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Battery recycling creating currents across corporations

Air Canada has collected more than 1,500 kg of used batteries since joining the Call2Recycle program.

In today’s connected world, batteries are as indispensable to our business lives as they are to our personal ones. Increasingly, companies rely on mobile technologies and battery-operated tools and equipment to conduct business. Battery power offers an invaluable convenience and efficiency, but the question often arises as to what to do with them when they reach their end-of-life.

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