Demolition Waste News

  • Gasholder Decommissioning - Waste Sludge Treatment

    Throughout 2016 Solids Control Services (SCS) deployed a mobile (trailer mounted) liquid-solid separation system across the UK. The system was used as part of a national strategy to treat waste being removed from eight redundant gasholders at four locations. Approximately 4,500m3 of sludge and effluent was treated, reducing waste requiring offsite disposal by 85%. The ...


    By Solids Control Services

  • Open Top Gondola Scrap Hauler Semi Trailer for Sale-BENLEE

    Open top scrap metal hauler trailers are for sale at BENLEE.  These are huge 48′ and 53′ Open top trailers that can carry enormous amounts of material.  They are light weight in that they have no frame. They are up to about 130 Cu Yards, so more than 3 times the amount of a 40 yard box. These of course are semi trailers that are used in at scrap yards and salvage yards to ...


    By Benlee, Inc.

  • 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

  • National Demolition Association (NDA) Convention and Expo

    PEC Safety’ Mallory Friend, Business Development Texas Operations, will be presenting at the Demolition Convention and Expo today at 3pm PST! Stop by the Destination NDA Booth on the presentation floor to learn more about the benefits of contractor management within the construction industry. We learned that the total cost of fatal and non-fatal injuries in the construction industry is ...


    By PEC Safety

  • 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.

  • Brian Henry named portfolio federal project director for Y-12 cleanup

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) has named Brian Henry as its new portfolio federal project director for cleanup at the Y-12 National Security Complex. As the portfolio federal project director, Henry oversees all of the planning and execution for Y-12’s current and upcoming cleanup projects, including all decontamination, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Tana brings the smartest recycling machinery to IFAT

    IFAT Munich 2016 is only about a month away and Tana is making the final preparations. TANA’s stand is taking shape and as promised before, we will have both the TANA 6D Smart Drum Screen and the TANA Shark shredder on display. Both machines represent the smartest recycling machinery available today. Intelligence brings the competitive edge Both the TANA 6D Smart Drum Screen ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Environmental performance of construction and demolition waste management

    The EU Waste Framework Directive1 aims to recycle or recover materially 70% of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste by 2020. This study evaluated the performance of the Finnish waste management system against this target. The results showed that the system generates environmental benefits and is profitable, but has not reached the 70% target. The researchers suggest ways the tar Europe ...


    By European Commission

  • Texas Property Owners & Facility Managers Deal with Water Damage after Second Major Soaking of 2015

    For the second time in 2015, Texas has been inundated with heavy rains and flooding. A deluge around Memorial Day caused widespread property damage and it was followed by a record breaking downpour in late October. Some parts of the state received as much as 20 inches of rain and San Antonio broke its single-day rain record.   While flooding directly impacted ...

  • MagneGas Selected for 5 Major Florida Demolition Projects

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that its cutting fuel has again been selected by industry experts as the fuel of choice for five major demolition projects in Florida. MagneGas2® fuel is ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • MagneGas Installs Second Production Facility to Accommodate Accelerating Demand for MagneGas2

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2 fuel, announced today that due to growing demand for MagneGas2 fuel that has created a substantial backlog, a second production facility will be operational this week. The second production unit is expected to ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Railcar was unsafe for entry before deadly blast killed two workers, injured a third at Omaha cleaning facility

    Moments before a blast ripped through a railcar on April 14, 2015, a check of the air quality inside indicated a serious risk of an explosion. Despite the warning, Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Services sent two employees, aged 41 and 45, into the railcar to work without monitoring the air continuously for explosive hazards as required, nor providing the employees with emergency retrieval equipment ...

  • MagneGas Selected for Major Steel Demolition Project in Florida

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading energy and technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas fuel, today announced that its cutting fuel is being used in the steel portion of the demolition of the St. Petersburg Pier. The St. Petersburg Pier is a multi-story structure that is being ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Magnets for waste processing, construction and demolition sorting lines

    Goudsmit Magnetics recently constructed a new electromagnetic overbelt magnet for Langezaal BV of Haaksbergen. This is intended for optimization of the ferrous metal separation on an existing rubble crusher. Overbelt magnets of this type find their use in applications such as waste processing, construction and demolition sorting lines and separation of undesired ferrous particles from the ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • DOE completes demolition of K-31 gaseous diffusion building

    Demolition of the K‐31 Building at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) was completed today, marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site. ETTP, once called the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant, was built as part of the Manhattan Project in the 1940s to enrich uranium for the atomic bombs that would end World ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Introducing world’s largest crusher bucket for large scale projects

    Nicknamed the records bucket, the BF 150.10 is the largest crusher bucket in the world. With a load capacity of 3.2 cubic yards, this crusher has a bucket opening of 57 x 28 inches and is capable of a production around 160 cubic yards per hour, making it an ideal addition to any team working in a pit, quarry, or any large scale construction project (demolition, excavation and recycling). It is ...


    By MB America, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Waste to Energy Company with 51 Operating Facilities to Formally Test MagneGas® Fuel

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, announced today that a major waste to energy company with 51 existing operating facilities processing solid waste into renewable energy, has requested formal testing of MagneGas® as an immediate ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Demolition Projects and Air Quality Concerns for Workers and Nearby Residents

    Last month, The Desert Sun published a report about the demolition of a 229 room hotel and spa in downtown Palm Springs.  The article stated that the building, constructed in the 1960s, was found to contain asbestos during the demolition project.  Due to this find, containment of the worksite and air monitoring was put into place to prevent exposure to any asbestos fibers released into ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • EPA Recognizes Efforts of More Than 400 Federal Facilities for Green Leadership: Reducing Pollution, Conserving Energy and Saving Money

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the efforts of more than 400 federal facilities that took steps to reduce pollution, support renewable energy, and operate more efficiently in 2014 as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC), resulting in an estimated cost savings to U.S. taxpayers of more than $24 million. The reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ...

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