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Terex Expands Environmental Equipment Business

Terex Materials Processing, a business segment of Terex Corporation and Continental Biomass Industries, Inc. (CBI) are pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of CBI by Terex, marking a significant expansion of the Terex Environmental Equipment (TEE) product line. TEE, part of Terex Materials Processing, has been serving the wood, biomass, and recycling industries since 2011 and has already delivered meaningful growth. The acquisition of CBI’s business, in operation since 1988, significantly advances the product line while adding dimensions to the TEE business that would otherwise have taken years to develop. The acquisition also adds customization and specialty product capabilities that enable TEE to serve even the most demanding requirements of customers worldwide.

Kieran Hegarty, President of Terex Materials Processing, said: “Wood processing, biomass fuel production, and recycling are strong and growing industries that are driven by increasing global demand for environmentally responsible solutions to waste disposal and alternative energy. We see a real opportunity to bring value to customers in these industries by providing equipment that combines the know-how of CBI and TEE with our existing Materials Processing expertise.”

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Bringing Down the House Volvo's EC380EHR and EC480EHR reach new heights of productivity

Volvo Construction Equipment has released the new EC380EHR and EC480EHR high reach demolition excavators, designed and built to suit the needs of this demanding task, offering maximum safety in all demolition applications. A frame-mounted Falling Object Guard (FOG) and safety windows ensure safer operations when there is a risk of the cab being struck by debris, and rear and side-view cameras provide a complete view of the jobsite at all times.

Produced at the Volvo industry-leading manufacturing facilities, these machines are fully supported by the company’s global service and spare parts network to increase uptime.

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4 THINGS TO LIKE ABOUT CAT® XE WHEEL LOADERS

The New Cat® 966M XE and 972M XE wheel loaders are hard at work on sites across North America. Owners, operators and equipment managers say the loaders are meeting or exceeding their high expectations. So what do they like best about the new machines?

High reliability

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Global Recycling Leaders Converge on Vancouver for Industry’s Largest Gathering

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Voice of the Recycling Industry™, is hosting its 2015 Convention and Exposition April 21-25 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in British Columbia, Canada. This annual event has become the largest convention of its kind, bringing together thousands of scrap recycling professionals, industry experts and manufacturers from all 50 states and more than 40 countries to discuss the latest in the global scrap recycling business.

Attendees at the 2015 ISRI Convention & Exposition are taking part in workshops, sessions and interactive panels that examine today’s recycling opportunities and challenges. Programming is focused on helping companies operate smarter, safer and more profitable businesses. In addition, the convention is celebrating Vancouver’s cultures and traditions, and includes a special outdoor exhibit in honour of Earth Day on April 22.

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NWRA and SWANA Develop Comprehensive New Guidelines Establishing Best Contracting Practices for Local Residential Recycling

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has announced comprehensive new guidelines designed to improve protocols and standards for contracting practices for municipal recycling programs. The guidelines address challenges facing public agencies and private industry as they seek to improve the effectiveness of local residential recycling programs.

NWRA and SWANA’s Joint Advisory on Designing Contracts for Processing of Manual Recyclables is the culmination of a nearly year-long process that brought together subject matter experts from private industry and local government agencies to collectively address the need for consistent standards in contracting for recycling services. Their challenge was to develop joint standards that can help municipalities and private industry cooperatively address the evolving nature of the residential recycling stream and dramatic price fluctuations in global commodities markets.

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New Commodities and Metal Recycling Report Available at BENLEE Roll off Trailers Website (www.benlee.com) Every Monday

BENLEE, a manufacturer of Roll off Trailers, and its sister companies Goldsboro and Raleigh Metal Recycling, have launched the Commodities and Metal Recycling Report, posted weekly on their websites.

This weekly video will feature a three to four minute synopsis and update on relevant information including demand and pricing direction for metals and other commodities.

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TJM Capital Partners Announces the Acquisition of Builtrite Handlers

TJM Capital Partners has announced, the acquisition of Builtrite Handlers from Northshore Manufacturing. The business will operate under a new name, Builtrite Manufacturing, and will continue to design and manufacture the brand’s market leading material handler and attachment products. All administrative and manufacturing operations will remain in Two Harbors, MN in a facility leased from Northshore.

Builtrite Manufacturing’s management team includes members with extensive experience in the heavy construction equipment and attachment industries. Tom Cavallin recently assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, Uwe Kausch has been appointed Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, and Bill Van Sant will serve as Executive Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Subsequent to the sale, Northshore’s founder, John Anderson, will be retained as a Consultant to Builtrite Manufacturing.

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ISRI Launches Mobile App for Members, Recycling Stakeholders to Engage, Network, and Advocate

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has announced the release of ISRI Mobile, its iPhone and Android applications. The app provides resources and information about ISRI and scrap recycling; offering value in the day-to-day operations of its members and industry insights for other stakeholders. Users can access informative safety materials, industry news and events, commodities facts and figures, and ISRI Chapter listings. ISRI members can log in to use a searchable Member Directory, connect with state and federal elected officials, read the latest edition of Scrap magazine, publications and governance documents, and more.

The mobile apps are also equipped to allow the ISRI to send push notifications with breaking news, public service announcements, and calls to action to support the scrap industry. Push notifications are a useful way of delivering information quickly to the public, often faster than the media.

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ISRI to Present LG Electronics with 2015 Design for Recycling Award

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has announced LG Electronics, Inc. as the recipient of the 2015 Design for Recycling (DFR) Award for advanced new television products that emphasize recycling during every lifecycle phase. The DFR Award is ISRI’s highest award given annually to the most outstanding contribution to products designed with recycling in mind. It recognizes proactive steps made by manufacturers that have actively incorporated DFR principles into products and processes.

“ISRI is proud to present the 2015 Design for Recycling Award to LG for prioritizing recyclability in the design and manufacture of its products,” said Robin Wiener, president of ISRI. “Commitment to sustainability serves as a core principle for LG. The initiatives they have undertaken to increase product recyclability, improve resource efficiency, and expand the use of recycled materials within the manufacturing process made LG a perfect selection for this year’s award.”

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SWANA Names Biderman Executive Director

After conducting a nationwide search, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), found its next leader only a few miles away. SWANA’s board of directors confirmed the selection of David Biderman as its next executive director and chief executive officer. His official start date is May 1.

“SWANA is pleased and excited to announce the hiring of David Biderman to lead the Association,” said President Brian Tippetts. “David’s energy, experience, and his long-standing emphasis on safety fit perfectly with the board’s expectations for SWANA and its efforts in coming years.”

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