Construction Waste News

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Construction Firms in Puerto Rico Prepare for OSHA’s New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard

    In less than two months, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will begin enforcing the new respirable crystalline silica standard for the construction industry. Construction companies on the islands have until September 23rd to prepare for any potential enforcement actions.  According to OSHA, crystalline silica is a common mineral found in many naturally occurring ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • 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 ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • 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

  • Investing in a tire recycling machine

    Are you interested in investing in a tire recycling machine? Do you have a business, or an idea for one, that could make use of recycled tire products? Are you currently purchasing recycled tire products from other sources and considering taking in the recycling process in-house? Does your operation produce a large volume of used tires that could potentially be recycled and given new life? ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers has made two new senior appointments at its advanced automotive shredder waste processing plant (SWAPP) in Trafford Park. Mike Bennett is promoted to Technical Manager with wider responsibility for longer-term large-scale development projects at Axion. The SWAPP facility already delivers the 2015 EU ELV 95% recycling and ...

  • Eco Expo Asia & Building and Hardware Fair To Spotlight

    Eco Expo Asia to present international green industry leaders Eco Expo Asia is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government. The expo is expected to welcome more than 320 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions. Among the 12 ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Getting the Best Performance From Vibrating Screen Machines

    VibraScreener is a leader in the manufacture of high-quality round and rectangular screeners, vibratory sieves and gyratory sifters for a range of industries, including pharmaceutical, food & beverage, chemical, nutraceutical, cosmetics, ceramics, metal powder, powder coating and more. We engineer our products to deliver maximum quality, reliability and cost effectiveness compared to other ...


    By VibraScreener Inc.

  • Shred-Tech- exclusive distributor for HAAS TYRON Shredders in North America brings HAAS Shredder to Canada

    Shred-Tech, headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, has announced that is has been named the exclusive North American distributor of Haas Tyron shredders. The company hosted an open house on Sept. 27, 2016, to launch and demonstrate the shredder’s capabilities on Sept. 29 2016 for the City of Guelph Ontario. At the city’s transfer station, the company used the Haas Tyron 2000XL slow ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Waste Management Solutions for construction sites nationwide

    We are an independent provider of waste management solutions across the UK, providing sustainable waste services for all our clients. Our services work in leisure and retail premises, commercial building construction, roads and a variety of other construction projects in the public sector. Because of increasing costs and tougher legislation waste handling is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • WEIMA Brings Something for Everyone to IWF 2016

    WEIMA America, a long-time exhibitor at the  ...


    By WEIMA

  • The next generation recycling of refrigerating devices

    The current project in Ireland marks a further cornerstone in the pioneering role of ERDWICH in the construction of recycling plants for refrigerating devices. The most modern recycling plant for refrigerating devices worldwide is currently in the commissioning phase and will soon be transferred into regular operation.   In future, this innovative plant will operate taking into account the ...

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