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Metals Recycling

​Schnitzer rents to purchase LEFORT .SB 660A towable shear/baler/logger

Schnitzer Steel, the globally renowned collector, processor and seller of steel, has recently rented to purchase a LEFORT .SB 660A Towable shear/baler/logger.  The LEFORT .SB 660A Towable, part of LEFORT America’ s newest product line covering the scrap metal recycling market, will be put to work at Schnitzer’ multiple locations in Puerto Rico. Experts in various types of recycling, from auto to metal, Schnitzer chose the LEFORT .SB 660A Towable for its mobility and its high production capabilities which will greatly improve their operations at Salinas, Bayamon and Ponce, respectively.

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Solid Waste

​NWRA & SWANA issue guidance for elected officials considering emerging waste management technology solutions

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have announced the development of a briefing for elected officials on emerging waste management technology. This brief, entitled “Effective Responses to Emerging Waste Management Technology Proposals,” was developed to provide municipal leaders with the process and resources necessary to make informed decisions when considering unsolicited proposals, unfamiliar technologies or both.

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C&D Recycling

Haver & Boecker Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant offers semi-portability on custom skid structure

Haver & Boecker introduced the skid-mounted Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant as a complete solution at CONEXPO. In addition to a Hydro-Clean 1000 washing system combined with a Tyler L-Class vibrating rinse screen, Haver & Boecker now offers semi-portability by mounting the complete system on a custom skid structure. The opportunity to purchase the three components together saves operations months of time they would have spent on designing and building a skid structure for a wash plant. The new package delivers maximum serviceability in a small footprint.

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C&D Recycling

Superior shows more than two dozen new products at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Superior Industries displayed more than two dozen new solutions for bulk processing and handling applications at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. The Morris, Minnesota-based manufacturer of conveying and bulk handling equipment has undergone significant transformation in the last three years, and over the last decade, and is now a full-line supplier of quarry and aggregate, and C&D processing equipment, including conveyors, crushing, screening, washing and components, comprising a comprehensive line of products designed to provide a complete solution for what the company calls "Rock face to Load Out." Since 2014, Superior Industries has introduced 95 new products. According to the company, at this year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG, they had the largest single display of new products in the history of the event.

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Metals Recycling

Terex Fuchs RHL350 F material handler features new upper carriage design, joystick controls and two boom/stick configuration options

The Terex Fuchs RHL350 F Series material handler includes an efficient Tier 4 Final (Stage IV) engine and refinements to the hydraulic system and upper carriage design that elevate operating efficiency and machine reliability. Purpose-built to withstand the extreme operating demands of scrap, waste and recycling applications, the RHL350 F handler offers two different stick/boom configurations to meet customer needs: standard 52.5-foot (16-m) reach and optional 48.2-foot (14.6-m) multi-purpose stick that includes a second hydraulic cylinder to aid in sorting applications.

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JLG Debuts 742 Telehandler at Conexpo

JLG Industries, Inc., has introduced the 742 telehandler at Gold Lot booth #G3946 during CONEXPO 2017. The 742 telehandler offers a 7,000 pound maximum lift capacity and multiple powertrain options to suit a wide range of jobsite applications and oil change intervals which can be extended to 1000 hours which helps lower cost of ownership.

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Wood Recycling

New Vermeer HG6800TX horizontal grinder packs power in compact design

Vermeer has introduced the new HG6800TX horizontal grinder. Featuring 950 hp (708 kW) in a 92,000 lb (41,730.5 kg) class, and an infeed design to aid in feeding larger material such as whole trees, the new grinder is built to power through tough materials with less operator interaction. More information on the HG6800TX will be available on Vermeer.com in the coming months.

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New Metso MX crusher combines piston and rotating bowl into single crusher

Metso is introducing revolutionary rock crushing technology at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG industry event in Las Vegas. The Metso MX crusher is based on the patented Multi-Action crushing technology, which combines the piston and rotating bowl into a single crusher. The new crusher provides a giant leap in profitability by cutting operational costs 10 percent and enabling 10 percent higher uptime compared to traditional cone crushers.

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C&D Recycling
Organics Recycling

Experience in organics leads to growth in C&D

The Todd family – Loren, parts & service coordinator; Royden, vice president of operations; Daryl, president; and Steve, general manager – with a Keestrack K6 Frontier Screener.

When the Todd family – father Steve and sons Daryl, Royden and Loren – decided four years ago to leave the organics industry and move into a retail business selling and renting equipment for various sectors, they didn’t wander far from their familiar places. 

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Tire Recycling

Tire recycling system provided for state-of-the-art pyrolysis operation in Europe

The CM Zero Waste TRR system is capable of producing 25 mm wire-free rubber.

CM Tire Recycling Equipment (a division of Columbus McKinnon Corporation) recently supplied a complete turnkey installation – a CM Zero Waste TRR system for one of the most state-of-the-art pyrolysis operations in Europe. The CM Zero Waste TRR system is capable of producing 25 mm wire-free rubber that will be used as feedstock for the pyrolysis system’s reactor. CM says they were chosen to supply this system due to its capability for processing passenger car and truck tires to >25 mm wire-free rubber, along with clean steel, to a purity level of >96 percent.

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C&C Manufacturing announces purchase of Al-Jon Manufacturing LLC's Scrap Products Division

C&C Manufacturing LLC of Centerville, Iowa has announced its purchase of Al-Jon Manufacturing LLC's Scrap Products Division, located in Ottumwa, Iowa. The business was purchased from Republic Financial Corp., owner of Al-Jon Manufacturing. C & C has had a long-standing relationship with Al-Jon providing large precision machined weldments, a C&C specialty, since 1996. C&C owners Gaylon and Geoff Cowan are delighted with their newest acquisition. 

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Portland, Maine Rolls Out Recycling Carts with The Recycling Partnership

The City of Portland, Maine is known for stunning fall foliage, a thriving craft brewing industry, and as an all-around great place to live. By summer 2017 the City will make another smart investment to maintain its high quality of life: delivering recycling carts. The decision was made after careful consideration and extensive technical assistance from The Recycling Partnership, including economic modelling to weigh the monetary pros and cons of the investment. Already a community of strong recyclers with a robust pay-as-you-throw system in place, Portland ultimately chose to move forward with the roll out of 25,000 carts with the help of a grant, technical assistance, and educational resources from the Partnership.

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