waste crushing News

  • Shredders for variety of crushing environments

    Tana Shark slow speed shredder family has lately been completed with electric models 220E and 440E and with a track mounted versions 220DT and 440DT. As a speciality Tana offers also a mobile version of the electric model called 220EM or 440EM. Please read more here. The central features of the TANA Shark slow speed shredders are simplicity, robustness and smartness. It is simple and easy to to ...


    By Tana Oy

  • The Orkney Islands crush their own cans

    The Council of the Orkney Islands is now a proud owner of its own can crushing machinery, cutting transport costs to the UK mainland. The £50,000 can crusher, manufactured by Advanced Recycling Systems in Cornwall, will enable the Orkney Islands to recycle thousands of cans a year in a destination where the residents produce 60 tonnes of waste cans each year. The machine will sort the aluminium ...

  • Man crushed to death by scrapyard claw

    A Southampton scrapyard has been fined £50,000 after a man was crushed to death by a grab claw. The incident happened when 24-year old Barry Collins and his brother visited a site run by metal recyclers James Huntley and Sons to look at car parts. As Mr Collins sat in the vehicle parked onsite, the crane operator began working and when Mr Collins’s brother Joey, tried to explain to the driver ...

  • Great savings, crushing production waste for remanufacturing from HMH

    500 to 600 t of clean concrete manufacturing waste are crushed every week at an English production site for coloured paving blocks used for foot paths, as well as flag stones and curb stones. An RM80 with 2 full und 2 short chrome hammers, closed to a gap of 15 mm, has been doing this job to the customer’s full satisfaction for 1,5 years now. The paving blocks e.g. are 200 mm long, 100 mm wide ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • Contractor prosecuted and fined for serious crushing incident

    A Lancashire skip hire contractor has been prosecuted and fined £15,000 following a serious vehicle crushing incident. Peter David Marquis of Bryers Farm, Lea Lane, Lea, Preston was fined £15,000 and ordered to pay £4,631.60 in costs by Preston Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act. A 17-year-old employee at Marquis’ waste transfer station at ...

  • Compactor dumps, perforates, dewaters, crushes, and bales.

    February 27, 2013 - Used for processing full plastic or aluminum liquid containers, X3Cycler features stainless steel construction and can process up to 30 yd³ or 1,200 lb/hr of plastic or aluminum containers with volume reductions of up to 95%. Dual 8 in. bore hydraulic cylinders develop up to 250,000 lb of force. Designed to accept Gaylords or plastic totes of ...


    By Sebright Products, Inc.

  • EPA Settlement with Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Auto Crushing Company; Addresses Hazardous Waste and Used Oil

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a legal settlement with W.R. Recycling of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, resolving alleged violations of federal hazardous waste law. W.R. Recycling is the owner and operator of an auto crushing and scrap recycling business. As part of the settlement announced today, W.R. Recycling will make a range of site improvements to control runoff and invest ...

  • RUBBLE MASTER crushes 1 million m³ of rubble with unbelievable throughput continuity

    BRESLAU, POLAND. Breslau City Council had a special contract to award: the gradual removal of a site dating back to the time after the Second World War with 1,000,000 m³ of mixed rubble. The ambitious goal: the mineral content (around 30 to 40%) is to be put into recycling processes by the end of 2004. The company Maxer, a leading building contractor located in Poznan, was appointed to carry ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • Biffa fined more than GBP£250,000 after man crushed to death at Newbury site

    Biffa Waste Services has been fined more than GBP£250,000 after a member of the public was crushed to death at a civic amenity site it runs in Newbury. Dennis Krauesslar died on 10 September 2007 when he was tipping his garden waste into a covered pit where members of the public disposed of their waste at the time. The 57-year-old was crushed by a motorised loading shovel used to flatten and drag ...

  • How to Deal With Electric Waste

    E-waste is the toxic legacy of our digital age. Many factors have resulted in the fast-growing surplus of electronic waste around the globe like rapid update of technology, falling price and serious damage of products itself. Some 41.5 million tons of electronic waste is generated in 2011, and that number is expected to rise to 93.5 million by 2016. USA is the world lead in producing electronic ...

  • Profitable waste with IQR

    The decision has now been made. Borås Energi AB of Sweden has selected IQR Systems as its partner in its new fuel preparation plant, a project worth 16.5 million SEK to IQR. The heart of this plant is the IQR FlexHammer mill, which will allow Borås Energi to turn 100,000 tons of household and industrial waste per year into fuel, at a rate of up to 40 tons an hour. This fuel will then produce ...


    By IQR Systems AB

  • Running on waste heat

    Original story at MIT News It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat. Mostly, this waste heat simply escapes into the air. But that’s beginning to change, thanks to thermoelectric innovators such as MIT’s Gang ...

  • Portable jaw crusher helps recycle waste materials

    As the first MB-patented crusher bucket, the BF90.3 has been renewed and improved over the years since its beginning. This crushing attachment is designed for excavators weighing over 50,700 lb for crushing needs in quarries and mines, aggregate recycling operations in landfills and reducing waste materials from demolition yards or excavation jobs. It has an adjustable output from 5-inch to ...


    By MB America, Inc.

  • Sita worker killed by waste truck

    A Sita waste collector working in Fairford, Gloucestershire was crushed by his own bin lorry yesterday (18 February). It is thought the 52-year-old man was killed after becoming trapped between the truck and bins, although this is yet to be confirmed. The man was pronounced dead at the scene when the incident happened at 9.55am. A statement from Sita said: “At this difficult time ...

  • Recycling waste packages in Japan. Construction waste recovery - Mariusz Grabda

    Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, his ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Poisoning the poor – Electronic waste in Ghana

    The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous chemicals. The ever-growing demand for the latest fashionable mobile phone, flat screen TV or super-fast computer creates ever larger amounts of obsolete ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • Tougher penalties to crack down on waste crime in the UK

    Defra has launched a consultation on how to target criminals who profit from polluting the environment by illegally dumping waste. Illegally dumped waste can be found anywhere, from roadsides and lay-bys to private land and can range from large domestic items such as fridges and mattresses, to garden refuse and tyres. Removing the waste costs individuals and local authorities large sums of money ...

  • Commercial and construction waste recycler secures £10m for development

    A midlands-based skip company has secured £10 million to develop a 250,000 tonnes a year materials recycling facility. Kidderminster-based Lawrence Recycling and Waste Management plans to process commercial, industrial construction and domestic waste at its site called The Forge. The £10m deal, organised and invested in by Orbis Partners LLP senior partner James Grenfell, is backed by Aberdeen ...

  • New soil from recycled waste for barren steelworks

    The multi-million pound regeneration project of a 200-year-old steelworks “wasteland” has combined recycled green waste with post-industrial slag and colliery spill to create 11 hectares of new landscape. The Works in Ebbw Vale, South Wales combined green compost - taken from households in the local region of Blaenau Gwent - with colliery spill and ...

  • Recent Installations of PEL Waste Reduction Equipment Waste Glass Bottle Crushers in Mayo & Dublin

    The multi-award winning Bar One Gastro Pub on Rush Street in Castlebar Co. Mayo joined forces with another winner last week when a PEL Waste Reduction Equipment BB01 Baby Jaws waste glass bottle crusher was installed in the premises. The PEL BB01 Baby ...

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