construction waste sorting News

  • Magnets for waste processing, construction and demolition sorting lines

    Goudsmit Magnetics recently constructed a new electromagnetic overbelt magnet for Langezaal BV of Haaksbergen. This is intended for optimization of the ferrous metal separation on an existing rubble crusher. Overbelt magnets of this type find their use in applications such as waste processing, construction and demolition sorting lines and separation of undesired ferrous particles from the ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • Greeks install waste sorting machines in Cyprus

    The Greek waste management company Helector has installed 12 automated waste sorting machines from industry leader TITECH at its new plant in Larnaca in Cyprus. The plant, which is believed to be the most modern municipal solid waste (MSW) plant in the world, was constructed by German plant manufacturer Eggersmann. Because of TITECH’s sensor-based sorting systems the plant is able to sort ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Cawleys pioneer automated sorting of commercial & industrial waste

    Joint venture company OKLM Recycling Technology Limited was appointed by Cawleys to design, build and install the new multi-million pound sorting facility to process 30 tonnes an hour of C&I waste at their Luton site. Background Cawleys is a family-owned and operated waste management company dedicated to recycling and diverting waste away from landfill. It constructed its first Waste ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Environmental performance of construction and demolition waste management

    The EU Waste Framework Directive1 aims to recycle or recover materially 70% of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste by 2020. This study evaluated the performance of the Finnish waste management system against this target. The results showed that the system generates environmental benefits and is profitable, but has not reached the 70% target. The researchers suggest ways the tar Europe ...


    By European Commission

  • Offsite construction waste management: lessons from Hong Kong

    The last two decades have seen a series of new construction waste policies management in Hong Kong. One of the most significant is an offsite construction waste sorting (CWS) programme which, since its implementation in 2006, has separated 5.11 million tonnes of construction waste into different materials. The researchers suggest that the study provides an important reference for other countries ...

  • Recycling construction and demolition waste has substantial environmental benefits

    The environmental benefits of recycling construction and demolition waste (CDW) are considerable, even after accounting for the impacts of the recycling process itself, research confirms. By assessing CO2 and energy use at a large-scale recycling plant in Portugal, reseachers have shown that, over its 60-year lifespan, the CO2 emissions prevented will be ten times as much as those produced, and ...

  • Improved sorting strategies needed in recycled wood waste, say EU researchers

    Waste management has in the past decade become a profitable business opportunity, but existing waste regulations do not provide strong enough incentives for better pollution control. According to new research, regulations designed to encourage high rates of recycling may also lead to increased pollution levels because material is not sorted correctly.  The supply chain in the recycled wood waste ...

  • The Masters ‘Sort Out’ BMW

    Master Magnets Ltd custom built and designed a swarf separator for one of the world’s largest car manufacturers. BMW had the problem of obtaining clean aluminium from left over swarf at their engine manufacturing plant at Castle Bromwich in the Midlands BMW. BMW had the problem of obtaining clean aluminium from left over swarf at their engine manufacturing plant at Castle Bromwich in the ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • Frost & Sullivan: Growing Volume of Construction and Demolition Waste Boosts the Recycling Market

    The growing volume of construction and demolition (C&D) waste has become a significant concern in Europe. The C&D market in the region is governed by regulations regarding waste reduction, recycling and diversion of waste material resources away from landfilling. Therefore, the need to recycle C&D waste has prompted waste management companies to optimise collection systems and ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Buenos Aires bottling company CABELMA is first to introduce innovative PET waste sorting system in South America

    Buenos Aires-based bottling and plastic container manufacturer CABELMA will be the first company in South America to benefit from a world-class sensor-based PET waste sorting system when it is installed at its new $23.5m recycling plant currently being constructed on the outskirts of its home city. Manufactured by TITECH Germany, the PET waste sorting system will enable Cabelma to recover ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Opening of the biggest plastic sorting plant in Austria

    Shortly before Christmas 2017, Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG placed an order with REDWAVE for the planning and construction of the expansion and renewal of the plastic packaging sorting plant in Graz Puntigam. Around 2 million € were invested in the plant expansion; over the last few years, a total of over 10 million € has been invested in Graz by Saubermacher. On 21st June 2018, the ...

  • EPA and LDEQ encourage proper curbside sorting of trash and debris

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) encourage residents in hurricane-affected areas to collect trash and debris and place them curbside for proper disposal. Household chemicals can become hazardous in storm-damaged homes. Examples of materials that may need special disposal or recycling include electronics, batteries, ...

  • REDWAVE 2i the new generation of intelligent sensor-based sorting

    REDWAVE 2i has been equipped with the new interactive "intelligence" which can not only be used directly on the sorting machine, but also anywhere, anytime on mobile devices and computers in real-time. This development of advanced human-machine-computer communication and access to real-time analytics and statistics provides the ability to monitor, control and optimise sorting processes at any ...

  • The most efficient plastic sorting system › Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions

    The Appingedam-based company Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions and Daly Plastics, located in Zutphen, have completed the installation of the most efficient and professional industrial plastic sorting system in the Netherlands. The two companies pooled their expertise to create an innovative, modular and fully automatic recycling system. The capacity targets set for the system were exceeded by more ...

  • MSS Inc. releases New Optical Sorting technology, L-VIS

    MSS Inc., a world leading manufacturer of optical sorting equipment, recently introduced a new high-resolution color camera sorting system for small particle applications, such as shredded and granulated materials – the L-VIS. The L-VIS is designed for color-sorting applications such as shredded electronic scrap to extract high-value commodities (printed circuit boards, copper, etc). It ...


    By MSS, Inc.

  • Construction gets underway at new Lincolnshire recycling site

    Work has started on building a new household waste and recycling centre in Lincolnshire which will have the capacity to sort in excess of 5,000 tonnes of waste per year. The two acre greenfield site adjacent to Gallamore Lane Industrial Estate in Market Rasen will provide recycling services to more than 12,000 residents who live within a seven mile radius, saving some residents having to make a ...

  • TITECH sorting systems specified at world`s most modern MSW plant in Cyprus

    Greek waste management company Helector S.A.. has installed 12 automated waste sorting machines from industry leader TITECH at its new plant in Larnaca, Cyprus. Believed to be the most modern municipal solid waste (MSW) plant in the world, it was constructed by German plant manufacturer Eggersmann. Thanks to TITECH’s sensor-based sorting systems the plant is able to sort 40 tonnes of waste ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • The world’s most modern waste processing facility

    The company Korn Recycling GmbH is currently setting up what is probably the world’s most modern waste processing facility in the south German town of Albstadt. After last year’s devastating fire, Korn has continued to back its concept of producing high-grade, quality-assured residue derived fuel RDF for the European energy sector and of making organic and metallic raw materials ...

  • Tips for `waste to energy` 2008

    On Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008 about 2,000 participants from all over the world will meet at “waste to energy” – the Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass – to obtain information, compare notes, and partake in discussion. The leading European forum for energy from waste and biomass boasts 65 lectures and workshops plus 132 exhibitors with their products and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Chinese waste treated with European technology

    Another pre-treatment plant for household waste was ordered for the south-east of China from the Austrian-German technology firm REDWAVE. By using mechanical biological treatment (MBT) it will dry and sort the waste for a local waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. The capacity of the facility will amount to 650,000 tons annualy respectively 1,800 tons per day. The purchaser of the plant is a private ...

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