Concrete Recycling News

  • Recycled Carbon Fiber Strengthens Pervious Concrete

    The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is a dramatic example of some increasingly common water problems because it faces a triple threat: The sea level is rising from climate change. The city is sinking due to low aquifer water levels from overuse. Impervious concrete covers so much ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Geith launch NEW Quick Hitch Compatible Crusher

    Increase your excavator versatility with the Quick Hitch friendly Geith Concrete Crusher. This crusher can be used as a direct mount or with a Quick Hitch. it is made of high strength, abrasion resistant steel with wear resistant alloy pivot bearings & pins. Along with being Quick Hitch compatible another big plus for this product is the pin-on easily replaceable jaws as standard. Having ...


    By Geith International Ltd

  • MB CRUSHER, GREAT IDEAS SINCE 2001

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    By MB Crusher

  • A fine solution: Benedict Recycling upgrades its crushing plant with M&K Recycling Equipment

    At the end of last year, the NSW EPA said construction and demolition recycling rates across the state had, for the first time, gone backwards. One company however, is increasing its tonnages and with its eye fixed firmly on the future, it has embarked on a million-dollar project to upgrade its crushing plant in Belrose. Benedict Industries, which processes C&D ...


    By MK Group

  • RM Xperience Days 2016 - Enthusiastic customers and dealers celebrate 25 years with RM

    Over 400 international dealers and customers got together at the RM headquarters in Linz from 29 September to 1 October 2016 to see the latest RM innovations and share their knowledge and experiences with each other. Customers experienced the latest generation of the RM crushers live in a demonstration in a variety of applications ranging from natural stone to various recycling materials. ...


    By Rubble Master HMH GmbH

  • Wirral Based concrete block manufacturer Blockwalls has secured a £500,000 investment

    Wirral Based concrete block manufacturer Blockwalls has secured a £500,000 investment to, boost manufacturing, increase staff numbers and explore research opportunities for future growth Virtus Projects, who trade as Blockwalls, received the backing from the  ...

  • Derby’s Castleward exceeds recycling targets

    Compendium Living (a joint venture between Lovell and the Riverside Group), the developer behind Derby's £100 million Castleward redevelopment, is leading the way in sustainability by recycling 96% of the waste generated during the building process – well above the 90% target set for the project. The firm is using recycled materials in the construction of phase one, with ...


    By Morgan Sindall

  • Kingston, N.H. Concrete Producer Agrees To Resolve Clean Water Act Violations

    Torromeo Industries, Inc. will pay a $135,000 civil penalty and implement a compliance program to resolve numerous violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Kingston, N.H. sand, gravel and stone mining and ready-mix concrete plant. The settlement is pursuant to a consent decree lodged today in the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, between the company and the ...

  • PEL UK unleash `Baby Jaws` Bottle Crusher

    Award-winning, under-the-counter bottle crusher reduces glass waste volume by 80% Recycling specialist PEL UK is exhibiting Baby Jaws – an under-the-counter bottle crusher in the UK. The machine reduces the volume of glass waste by a staggering 80%.  Winner of the Shell award for innovation, Baby Jaws is a green, mean recycling machine, which helps pubs, clubs, restaurants and ...

  • ASTM D994 / D994M - 11 standard specification for preformed expansion joint filler for concrete (bituminous type)

    This specification covers bituminous preformed expansion joint filler for use in concrete construction. This product shall consist of a bituminous (asphalt or tar) mastic composition, formed and encased between two layers of bituminous impregnated felt or two layers of glass-fiber felt. The mastic shall comprise mineral fillers and reinforcing fibers and may contain thin strips of ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...

  • Life-cycle studies: concrete

    For the past five years, Worldwatch has explored the history, production method, and environmental and social impacts of everyday products - from chopsticks to pencils - in the Life-Cycle Studies section of its bi-monthly magazine, World Watch. This print-exclusive content is now available for free to Eye ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • AWS receives planning permission to rebuild plant

    AWS Eco Plastics has been granted conditional planning permission to rebuild the sort line, which was destroyed after a fire at its Hemswell plant. Unanimously agreed to by the council and recommended by the planning committee, recycled food grade PET producer AWS is set to begin building immediately with the goal to be fully operational by September 2010. AWS project director Simon Faulkner ...

  • Donarbon opens new IVC plant

    Waste management firm Donarbon officially opened its new £4.5 million in-vessel composting plant, which forms part of its 28-year PFI contract with Cambridgeshire County Council to manage the county’s household waste. Located at its Waterbeach site, the new IVC plant designed and turn-key installed by technology provider Wasteology Systems, will take the county’s mixed kitchen and garden waste ...

  • Nearly 40% of UK`s top recycling firms in financial trouble

    According to industry analysts Plimsoll Publishing 38 per cent of the UK’s top 1000 recycling firms are in financial trouble. At 23 per cent, almost a quarter of the recycling companies were given a ‘danger’ rating meaning their survival is now in question. Another 15 per cent were given a ‘caution’ rating, warning they are in a weakened financial position. Plimsoll senior analyst David Pattison ...

  • 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 ...

  • Recycled construction product drives i-plas growth

    A recycled alternative to concrete has dramatically driven up sales for Halifax-based recycling business i-plas. The manufacturer of the product, which it claims is stronger than concrete, said its sales grew threefold in 2008. It also forecasts similar growth in 2009 from new contracts and recycled product launches. Managing director Howard Waghorn said: “We have developed an ...

  • RM crushers cost-effective in road construction

    More than 1.000 users worldwide appreciate the convincing advantages of the RUBBLE MASTER Compact Recyclers for on-site processing asphalt, concrete, construction debris and natural rock. The mobile but powerful crushers and screens unite maximum flexibility, capacity, mobility and productivity in one machine or one mobile system which is, thanks to compact dimensions and low weight, easily ...


    By Rubble Master HMH GmbH

  • New guidance from DEFRA to help recycling of small-scale construction waste

    It is now simpler for mobile concrete crushers to obtain air pollution approvals, under new guidance issued in accordance with the government’s drive for better, more simplified regulation.  The new guidelines mean that in most cases the new breed of micro crusher - with its comparatively small pollution potential compared to conventional models - will no longer need a pollution permit. ...

  • RUBBLE MASTER RM60 recycles broken brick profitably

    The RUBBLE MASTER RM60 Compact Recycler is a machine designed for success in niche applications – something Austrian and international users alike have appreciated for years. These compact crushers - together with ideally-tuned RUBBLE MASTER pre and post crushing screens – are complete recycling centres which can be set up anywhere, anytime to process a wide range of materials quietly and ...


    By Rubble Master HMH GmbH

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