dust recycling News

  • Dust defeated at wood recycling plant as Landia’s choppers pump recycled rainwater

    Tough MPTK Chopper Pumps made by Landia are playing a key role in the success of R. Plevin & Sons’ waste wood recycling business at Retford in Nottinghamshire. Recycled rainwater from R. Plevin & Sons’ holding reservoir (capacity 1.5 million litres), is pumped by the Landia MPTKs to water cannons, which damp down wood stored on a two and a half acre concrete pad. This process ...


    By Landia

  • Abengoa starts operations at the steel dust recycling plant in Gyeongju, South Korea

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has started operations at the steel dust recycling plant in the city of Gyeongju, in the southeastern region of South Korea. The plant has a capacity to recycle 110,000 tons of steel dusts annually, which will increase Abengoa's ...


    By Abengoa

  • Dust and Odour control

    After only 2 months in business but with 20 years experience, Odour and Dust Solutions have now won several large contracts for dust control in the recycling industry within te UK. We are also about to announce an agreement concerning working with worldwide partners in the controlling of odours in the waste and waste water industry. Using rotary atomisers, hydraulic atomiser, rotary air atomisers ...


  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • Macrotek Wins Another Dust Collector Contract

    Air pollution provider, Macrotek Inc., recently announced receipt of a dust collection system contract. The system includes a baghouse support structure, ducting, fan, stack, and controls for a large multinational metal recovery and recycling facility in Ontario. The unit is fully integrated with complete ducting. One key consideration in designing the system is a challenging light material that ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Skip hire bosses bite the waste mountain dust

    The bosses of a Hartlepool-based skip hire firm Easy Skips (NE) have been ordered to hand over GBP234,393 after admitting waste offences. Easy Skips directors’ Andrew Benson and Kevin Brough pleaded guilty at Teeside Crown Court to charges of controlled waste offences. The firm’s assets will have to be confiscated in order for them to pay the GBP234,393. The confiscation under the Proceeds of ...

  • Recycling roofs to roads

    Recycling asphalt shingles known as RAS into road base has over a decade worth of history in the Eastern States. Although not a new process, in Western Canada it"s taken a little longer to "lift off" so to speak.    Kelowna-based Gemaco Sales Ltd, which operates the only licensed facility dedicated to asphalt shingle recycling in Metro Vancouver at its Recycle Asphalt Shingle (RAS) ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Benefits of Recycling Copper

    Copper is a kind of completely recyclable material. Recycling rate of copper is higher than any other engineering metal, besides copper would not degrade during processing. Value of scrap copper is about 85 to 95 percent of that of newly mined ore. In U.S., the amount of copper recycled is almost the same as is mined per year, approximately 75% of used copper except wire production that requires ...

  • Combustible dust believed to have caused explosion at Canadian nursery

    Industries that generate or handle combustible dusts should consider having materials tested according to EMSL Analytical, Inc. A recent explosion at a plant nursery in New Brunswick, Canada is believed to have been caused by peat moss dust. An explosion was heard by employees that resulted in a fire that burned down 3 buildings and caused close to US$1 million in damages. It took almost 100 ...


  • OSHA Settles with Carpet Manufacturer over Dust and Electrical Hazards

    Last month, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) had reached a settlement with a major carpet and floor tile manufacturer. The settlement came after citations issued by OSHA last year that found violations involving dust, unguarded floors and electrical hazards. According to the article, “The facilities make carpet pads by ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams

    Oy Cyclotec Ltd Reports introduction of innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams previously not attractive for recycling. Up to date due to waste fines contamination most of the fraction smaller then 5-6 mm is not used. Dry screening at 5-6 mm and smaller fractions is not efficient. Wet de dusting methods ...


    By Cyclotec Oy

  • Combustible Dust Precaution Measures Prevent Dangerous and Costly Situations

    The environmental and building science consultants from EC2 help industries that generate, or handle combustible dusts, test and comply with safety conditions to prevent deadly explosions and expensive fines.   Several years ago in response to ongoing industrial and agricultural accidents related to the ignition of combustible dusts, OSHA issued Directive #: CPL 03-00-008, Subject: ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 21st century metal sludge recycling

    The ever increasing price for raw materials and our customers’ desire for independence from international resource suppliers was the driver behind our newly developed process to recycle grinding sludges from the metal industry. Until now it has been usual to mechanically separate the oil and press the metal swarf with the remaining oil afterwards. But the emerging low-grade ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • E-trash recycle: Chips are up

    Take a good look at your shelves and the hidden corners of your cupboards. You are bound to find at least one gadget that you had hoarded simply because it had lived up to its worth or because you had replaced it with a newer model. A survey by Nokia reveals that only about three per cent of people recycle their mobile phones. A big reason why old gadgets and electrical appliances gather dust is ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Malaysia metal recycling line successful acceptance

    Malaysian company and our company Signed the purchase contract for Scrap Metal Recycling Line with Capacity 10 to 20 t/h and output size 20 - 100 mesh in 2013. After half a year of manufacture, installation, debugging, on 19’Feb 2014 its successful acceptance checked. This metal recycling line, mainly by heavy metal shredding machine dedicated to coarse crushing, and then treated ...

  • Engaging Hunger Through Electronic Waste Recycling

    eWaste Center, Inc. (EWC) will be holding an e-waste collection and recycling event at the Oriental Mission Church’s (OMC) parking lot located at 424 N. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90004 on November 19, 2011 from 9 am to 3 pm. Residents of the surrounding community will have the opportunity to drop off their old end-of-life electronics (that old TV set that’s taking up space or the outdated ...


    By PRWeb

  • Private Equity Firms Acquire Advanced Recycling Systems

    Wisdom Capital Partners, LLC ("Wisdom") today announced that it had partnered with Stanwich Partners, LLC ("Stanwich") and Ironwood Capital to acquire privately-held Advanced Recycling Systems, Inc. ("ARS") of Lowellville, Ohio.  Founded in 1991, ARS is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of patented equipment utilized in the collection, recycling and removal of dust and debris ...


    By ARS Recycling Systems

  • Deadly lead recycling industry cripples Dakar neighbourhood

    In the Dakar suburb of Thiaroye/Mer earlier this year 22 children died from lead poisoning over a three month period and in June a further 31 children were found to have potentially lethal levels of lead in their blood. While these children undergo emergency medical treatment, the government now faces the daunting task of identifying and treating further victims and decontaminating the ...


    By IRIN

  • Diesel scrappage scheme supported by vehicle recycling specialist

    The RAC’s call for an incentivised scrappage scheme that will abolish the most polluting diesel cars from UK roads has been backed by vehicle recycling specialist Remove My Car, which is looking to play a leading role in making roads cleaner. The company, which recently headlined CARS, the leading event for vehicle recyclers, is looking to the government to provide an extra ...


    By Remove My Car

  • Gold Series® Cartridge Dust Collector Offered With Integrated HEPA Safety Monitoring Filter

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) now offers its Gold Series® cartridge dust collector with an optional integrated HEPA safety monitoring filter. Mounted on top of the collector so that no additional floor space is required, this after-filter prevents collected dust from re-entering the workspace if there should be a leak in the dust collector's primary filtering system. It is a ...


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