Martin Weissburg, currently President of Volvo Construction Equipment, will become President of Mack Trucks effective June 1, 2018, in which capacity he will continue to be a member of the Executive Board for the Volvo Group. Martin Weissburg was born in 1962, and has served as President of Volvo Construction Equipment since 2014. He joined the Volvo Group in 2005 as President of Volvo Financial Services Americas, and in 2010 became global President of Volvo Financial Services. He will be headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.
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PHOENIX, AZ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that Jon Vander Ark, 42, has been named chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1, 2018. As COO, Vander Ark will be responsible for operationalizing the Company's strategy and executing its business plan across its field operations.
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that David Carson, currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global organization to president and chief executive officer of Daimler's truck joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) in China.
Deere & Company has completed its acquisition of the Wirtgen Group, the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. In June, Deere announced a definitive agreement to purchase the international privately-held company.
Silver Spring, MD - The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) proudly supports America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful, on November 15, 2017.
New Delhi - In October, the countdown was officially started for a new international awareness day, taking place 18 March 2018, which is dedicated to securing the future of the planet through recycling.
For this year's 20th National America Recycles Day on November 15, SMART is reminding North Americans not to forget about the importance of reusing and recycling textiles. According to the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART), a global organization of companies involved in the reuse and recycling of textiles and related secondary materials, almost any textile can be reused and recycled: old clothing, bath towels, bed sheets, stuffed animals, curtains, purses and even bras!
MONTREAL -- Enerkem Inc., the waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, has announced it has received approval from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to sell cellulosic ethanol produced at its Edmonton, AB, Canada facility under the U.S. Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).
A West Virginia nonprofit organization is making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities while benefitting the environment at the same time.
The only event that focuses on recycling North America's largest material stream is happening Feb. 10-13 in Nashville. C&D World 2018 is the place where the construction and demolition industry comes together to learn about, discuss, and solve the industry's issues. Even more special, the 2018 edition is the 25th anniversary of this popular meeting.
Hamilton, ON - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) --- To help employers better understand the value of workplace wellness programs, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has launched the e-course, Business Case for Workplace Wellness. With many workers in Canada spending the majority of their waking hours at work each day, employers are starting to realize the importance of offering workplace wellness programs and the positive impact they can have. If the success of an organization depends heavily on the productivity of its workers, then it makes sense to ensure that the employees have a work environment that is healthy in which they can thrive.
Straubing, Germany - As a worldwide equipment manufacturer, SENNEBOGEN recently celebrated 65 years of operation.
Kessler Consulting, Inc. (KCI) has developed an innovative Zero Waste Principles & Practices certification course for the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA). The three-day, ten-module course is designed to assist communities implement innovative strategies and best practices as they work to reach their Zero Waste goals.
The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) recognized innovators and leaders in its industry at the annual Executive Leadership Round Table (ELRT). Six awards were given to companies that have made substantial contributions to the American recycling through partnerships, public education, innovations in recycling equipment, and innovations in recycling facilities. Winners were selected by a panel of judges who are professionals in the waste and recycling industry as well as from other technology and education organizations.
Mahoney Environmental, a recycler of used cooking oil for 65 years, announced that it has purchased WOR - Waste Oil Recyclers, Inc., a used oil recycling company based in Modena, PA a suburb of Philadelphia, PA. The integration of WOR into Mahoney Environmental will allow for direct service to Mahoney customers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Call2Recycle, Inc., North America's largest consumer battery stewardship organization, has announced an innovation to bolster the safety in handling and transporting potentially dangerous batteries. Its U.S. battery collection containers will include an innovative, flame retardant liner. This new feature is part of the organization's Charge Up Safety! initiative to further the safe collection, transport and recycling of consumer batteries.
For 16 years Waste Reduction Week in Canada has been highlighted in calendars to remind and encourage everyone on the importance of reducing waste. Canadians are proud of their environment and have been recognized around the world for recycling programs. However, work can still be done; among OECD countries Canada ranks 26 out of 35 by only recycling and composting 24 per cent of its municipal waste.
During a presentation at the Canadian Conference on Stewardship in Montreal, held September 27-29, Extended Producer Responsibility Canada (EPRC) released its 2017 report on the progress Canadian federal, provincial and territorial governments have made year-over-year since 2011 in developing and implementing extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies and programs in compliance with the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment's (CCME) Canada-wide Action Plan on EPR.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is excited to welcome Jeffrey Murray, P.E. as SWANA's new President for Fiscal Year 2018.
The WENDT Corporation, a manufacturer and systems integrator of scrap metal processing equipment, has announced the launch of their redesigned website wendtcorp.com. The new site features extensive product information and improved navigation and functionality for the ultimate user experience. "In July, WENDT celebrated 40 years in business and we thought it was the perfect opportunity to redesign the site to be a better representation of the company we are today," said Val Andrews, Marketing Coordinator. The easy to browse site, provides a platform where customers can benefit from more comprehensive and richer online content. Visitors can navigate through WENDT's vast portfolio of products and solutions for automobile shredding and scrap metal processing, advanced metal recovery, wire chopping, aluminum shredding and sorting and other applications. "We've designed the site to be dynamic and flexible as we continue to grow and increase our market presence," Andrews added.