Construction Waste News

  • Cities Around the World Face Water Supply ‘Day Zeros’

    Drought, pollution, and overpopulation add to the chance that taps will one day run dry International attention has focused on Cape Town South Africa’s water crisis with the approach of “Day Zero,” when the taps of a modern city may for the first time run dry. Regardless of whether Day Zero comes or whether ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • UNTHA XR shredder gears Fortress up for 2018 growth

    It’s only three months since the official opening of Fortress Recycling and Resource Management’s new £5m facility in Warwick. But already the team has successfully processed 6250 tonnes of ‘waste’, thanks to an UNTHA XR3000C shredder at the front-end of a sophisticated processing line. And now, all eyes are on ‘what’s ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • UNTHA XR shredder gears Fortress up for 2018 growth

    It’s only three months since the official opening of Fortress Recycling and Resource Management’s new £5m facility in Warwick. But already the team has successfully processed 6250 tonnes of ‘waste’, thanks to an UNTHA  ...

  • Axion: UK should ‘create demand for recycled materials’

      A Manchester-based plastics recycler is calling for the creation of greater demand for recycled materials in the UK following China’s decision to restrict imports of waste paper and ...

  • Axion Polymers offers new improved recycled ABS grades

    Axion Polymers has re-formulated its recycled ABS polymer product to give improved physical properties and a superior surface finish suitable for diverse applications from corner supports in window frames to furniture component parts. In response to customer feedback, the Manchester-based plastics recycler has invested significantly in re-compounding its 100% recycled ...


    By Axion Group

  • The kids of the MB Crusher family

    Waste and residues - once materials to be disposed of - are now transformed by MB into a new source of profit, with significant environmental benefits. Until recently, nobody had thought of this. Then along came MB Crusher, who designed and produced machinery that transforms loaders, skid loaders and backhoe loaders into mobile crushing and screening tools. Real jewels of ...


    By MB Crusher

  • We are looking for international Distributors!

    General Shredding Technologies  – LET US GROW TOGETHER! For the expansion of our international sales network and for the marketing of our machines and plants, we are currently looking for committed partners who are active in the areas of waste processing, shredding technology and recycling. Our range of machines covers the entire spectrum of single-, two- and three-shaft ...

  • Online Community of Experts helps tackle food waste in Europe

    A new digital network has been launched to encourage collaboration and bring together expertise from across Europe and beyond in a focussed response to the global issue of food waste. The Community of Experts (CoE) aims to help drive action at every level of the supply chain by empowering individuals, organisations and nations through the sharing of skills, knowledge and resources needed to act ...

  • Back to school: MB Crusher for - Oryx International School - in Qatar

    The BF90.3 is at work building a school for Qatar Airways employees’ children It is over 60,000 cubic metres of limestone that the MB Crusher bucket is crushing in Qatar. The BF90.3 crusher bucket has been working day and night in one of the capital’s largest sites in Barwa City (Doha). This is the second stage of the construction of Oryx International School, an ...


    By MB Crusher

  • MB Crusher breathes new life into your site waste

    MB is at the Ecomondo trade fair with a special line of products dedicated to recycling The management of the waste generated by construction and demolition has become an important issue nowadays, a subject of debate and, often, of dispute. In reality, inert waste is not a problem for worksites. It is and must become a ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Crushing it in Lebanon

    MB Crusher bucket BF90.3 is helping a Lebanese batching plant mitigate its sand shortage by using its sandstone stockpile to obtain just the right grade of aggregate. Mounted on a Volvo EC290B excavator in their batching site, the MB crusher bucket has been used to crush their sand stone into smaller and easily fractured stones to be reused in the concrete mixing operation. In this way the client ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Peruvian National Award for Innovation in Mining received

    The paper presented about the ore sorting project at Minsur, San Rafael, at Perúmin was elected amongst 380 presented papers and awarded the Peruvian National Award for Innovation in Mining. The award was handed over by the Peruvian Minister of Mines and Energy, Rosa María Ortiz last Friday. The plant went into operation in 2016 including TOMRA´s X-Ray ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • UK’s 2016 Recovinyl PVC recycling figures reach a new high

    The collection and recycling of waste PVC in the UK reached a new high of 120,392 tonnes in 2016, according to latest figures from Recovinyl, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme. It’s an increase of 12% compared to the previous year (2015: 107,593). The window profiles recycled represent the equivalent to more than five million window frames (5,158,483) or enough to glaze 515,848 ...

  • Research: Neoloy geocell cellular confinement system for structural road pavement reinforcement & railways

    This study by Kief and Toan, published in Geotec Hanoi, surveys worldwide research, demonstrating that NPA Geocells improve layer modulus by up to x5 and reduce total costs of pavement construction by up to 20%.  The study shows that NPA Geocells are a sustainable solution for the structural base of all roadway and railway ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • UNTHA reveals third generation waste shredder

    The UNTHA XR was first brought to market as a robust pre-shredder that could effectively process a myriad of municipal, commercial and industrial wastes in readiness for the alternative fuel production market. But committed to strengthening the profitability of clients’ operations – not just their functional capabilities – the Austrian-headquartered team continued to ...

  • UNTHA reveals third generation waste shredder

    Global shredding giant UNTHA has launched its 3rd series XR waste shredder, following more than 10 years at the forefront of this progressive industry. The UNTHA XRwas first brought to market as a robust pre-shredder that could effectively process a myriad of municipal, commercial and industrial wastes in readiness for the alternative fuel production market. But committed to ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova to Build Scandinavia’s First Kompogas® Plant

    E.ON Biofor Sverige has placed an order with Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) to construct the first Kompogas® plant in Sweden. It will generate enough biogas every year to replace nearly 7 million liters of fossil fuels. HZI’s technology is thus making an important contribution to Sweden’s strategy of decarbonizing its economy. Over approximately the next eighteen months, the ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • 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

  • Munich recycler on track to achieve 40,000 tonnes annual wood recycling target

    Munich-based recycling specialist Breitsamer Entsorgung is on track to process 40,000 tonnes of waste wood in 2017, following the successful installation of an UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder. The hunt for an efficient shredding solution began last year when the well-established 60 year old recycling business commenced its search for an electrically-driven machine. Breitsamer knew ...

  • Screening Bucket

    Screenpod STARTECH screening buckets are innovative and durable in design, by incorporating the very best Hardox wear resistant materials available in the market today we have created a screening bucket that is both solid in construction and lighter in weight allowing fitting on a wider range of excavators and loading shovels. To ensure the maximum performance and efficiency over a wider range of ...


    By Screenpod International

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