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  • RUBBLE MASTER Compact Recycler in large-scale demolition job

    VEGHEL, NETHERLANDS. Demolition expert Beelen Sloopwerken B.V. of Nunspeet was appointed to demolish a big mixed feed factory at the end of 2005. A number of over 30 metres high concrete silos over an area of 24,000 m² in total had to be demolished and recycled, and the plot was to be handed over in a clean state. The recycling professionals at Beelen turned to the high-performance RUBBLE MASTER ...


    By Rubble Master HMH GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Looking For a Demolition Contractor or Company in Pennsylvania?

    If you are looking for a safe and experienced demolition contractor or demolition company in Pennsylvania, then contact Universal Wrecking Corp. ...

  • Demolition: Where power meets precision

    Demolition involves plenty of noise, big machinery and a lot of dust. But today’s demolition contractor offers more than just brawn. Being a top choice demolition contractor means having multifaceted skills in just about every aspect of jobsite preparation, from remediation and abatement to materials recycling.“It’s not just about getting in and smashing stuff,” says Scott Knightly, president of ...


    By EnviroVantage

  • How to Offset the Costs on Your Demolition Project

    In order to keep your demolition costs to a minimum, clients need to maximize the return on scrap metal recycling and salvage of equipment and parts.  By doing this, clients with large demolition and wrecking projects can see a substantial offset on demolition costs.  In some cases, clients can get paid if there is enough scrap metals and used equipment sale. ...

  • 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

  • Prison demolition closes in on zero waste target

    A Scottish prison demolition project, managed by contractor Carillion, has beaten its own recycling target of 98 per cent by hitting 99.5 per cent. Less than half a per cent of waste from the site was sent to landfill meaning the project was very close to achieving Scotland’s zero waste aspirations. Carillion demolished Low Moss prison at Bishopbriggs, Glasgow to make way for a new prison planned ...

  • It’s time to tackle construction and demolition waste

    A little known fact of Canadian achievements is that on a per capita basis we generate more wastes than any other country in the world. Construction and demolition waste forms a large part of this dubious distinction. In 2009 the Canadian Council for the Ministers of the Environment (CCME) developed a waste action plan to tackle this problem. In the first phase of the plan, specific materials ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Good potential for the sustainable re-use of demolition waste

    Europe produces around 450 million tonnes of construction and demolition waste every year, representing a quarter of all waste materials. A recent study of construction and demolition waste suggests that, with the right policies in place, there are good opportunities to ensure sustainable practices through re-use and recycling. One challenge associated with sustainable brownfield redevelopment ...

  • Scrap Metal Prices Soaring - Time to Start Demolition

    Now may be the time for you to start that demolition project with ferrous and non ferrous metals rising to new heights.  During demolition, scrap metals such as steel, copper, stainless steel and other metals are collected for recycling.  The revenue generated by these recycling efforts can help offset the costs of demolition.  In many cases, the value of the scrap metals ...

  • Building Demolition and Implosion Videos by Universal Wrecking Corp

    Come see our YouTube Demolition and Wrecking Video Channel.  Our Demolition and Wrecking Video Channel has videos of Universal Wrecking Corp performing building demolition, wrecking, controlled implosions by mechanical means, and other types of demolition Please see our ...

  • Demolition Equipment and Tool Rental by Universal Wrecking Corp

    Universal Wrecking Corp. (UWC) provides demolition equipment and tool rentals throughout the United States.  From large demolition excavators to skid steers and from concrete crushers to demolition attachments, UWC provides a complete source for your demolition rental needs. We have a large fleet of demolition and wrecking equipment and attachments that can be rented on a short or long term ...

  • Universal Wrecking Corp. completes selective demolition project in Maryland

    Universal Wrecking Corp., a premier demolition, scrap metal recycling and wrecking contractor that operates on a nationwide basis, completed the selective demolition of fire damaged building in Maryland. During a severe storm many years ago, the building was struck by lighting and subsequently caught on fire. The building sat vacant for several years while the owners and insurance companies ...

  • Universal Wrecking Corp. GAF Demolition Project Makes News

    GoErie.com has written a story about the Erie, New York GAF plant demolition project being conducted by Universal Wrecking Corp. (UWC), an expert demolition, wrecking and scrap metal recycling contractor.  The story is entitled “Demolition advances on GAF plant in Erie” and can be viewed by going to the website ...

  • Universal Wrecking Corp Highlights Demolition Equipment Rental Services

    Universal Wrecking Corp (UWC) is a diversified demolition, wrecking and scrap metal recycling contractor but also provides rental of demolition equipment.  We have an extensive fleet of specialized demolition equipment which we will rent with a skilled operator or bare so that our clients may utilize their own workforce. Our fleet of specialized demolition and wrecking equipment for rental ...

  • Cable recycling from Cogelme

    Magnetic & Eddy Current separators manufacture today announce an expansion of it’s separators line and presents a complete separation system also for cables, wires and computer boards recycling.The cables separation system recover pure copper, aluminium or other valuable metals granules from plastics, rubber and paper. Compact and comfortable design combines granulation, aspiration and ...


    By Cogelme S.r.l.

  • Universal Wrecking Corp. completes demolition of concrete aggregate plant in PA

    Universal Wrecking Corp., a premier demolition, scrap metal recycling and wrecking contractor that operates on a nationwide basis, recently completed the demolition of concrete aggregate plant in Hazelton, PA. The property needed to be razed in order to make way for redevelopment. The client selected Universal Wrecking Corp. (UWC) based upon their attention to safety, professionalism and ability ...

  • R. Baker & Son named as a leading demolition company in North America

    R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services was named as one of the top 25 demolition companies in North America by Demolition & Recycling International (D&RI) Magazine. Each year D&RI develops a list of the top 100 demolition contractors worldwide in their D&RI100 survey which is based upon revenue from demolition operations.For calender year 2008, R. Baker & Son was ranked ...

  • Welcome to the world of compact recycling

    Outstanding cost-benefit ratio speaks for RUBBLE MASTER® Compact Recyclers About 1,000 small, medium-sized and an increasing number of large building contractors worldwide trust in the quality of RUBBLE MASTER Compact Recyclers – flexible, mobile crushing and screening equipment for the cost-efficient processing of residual building waste and natural rock. Using high-performance impact crushers ...


    By Rubble Master HMH GmbH

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