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    13-tonne Electro Overband Magnet Protects Gold Mine

    The largest Electro Overband Magnet ever built at the Bunting manufacturing plant in Redditch, UK is destined for installation in a gold mine in Northern Finland.  Over a twelve-month operating period, the Overband Magnet will lift and separate damaging tramp metal from approximately 2.7 million tonnes of conveyed ore, protecting crushers, screens and other up-stream process ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • 24 Drawer Filter Magnets Destined for France

    Bunting has completed the manufacturing of twenty-four (24) Drawer Filter Magnets for removing metal from plastics in a plastic product manufacturing operation in France. ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • Metal specialist boosts refrigerator recycling capabilities with UNTHA shredder

    Metal recycling specialist Light Bros. has boosted its ability to handle refrigerators – one of the UK’s most complex household WEEE applications – with the help of a new UNTHA shredder. The Sussex-based firm is no stranger to the world of scrap, having recycled cars, metals, plastics, electronics and other difficult waste streams for nearly 50 years. But as the business ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Record UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Rate

    The aluminium packaging recycling rate in the United Kingdom rose to a record high of 56% in 2019, up from 52% in 2018 (Environment Agency data published by National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD and reported on the Alupro website). The business recycling target of 61% was also exceeded by 2%. The amount of aluminium packaging sold in the UK continues to grow annually, reaching 207,000 tonnes in ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • New ElectroStatic Separator

    The launch of the new Bunting ElectroStatic Separator is in response to enhanced material separation requirements in the recycling, plastics and minerals industries.  The ElectroStatic Separator uses tungsten electrode wire to generate electrostatic charges to separate dry liberated particles.  The new technology significantly ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • COVID-19: Update by BIR member national associations - The world moves tentatively into reopening phase

    Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, BIR has sought to collate expert feedback on the impact of the virus around the world, with specific regard to how it is affecting the recycling industry. This latest update has been sourced from the world recycling organization’s network of member national associations. ...

  • Metal drum shredding

    5% of incoming contact requests from our website come from southern Mediterranean countries. It’s no wonder then that, thanks to the coordinated efforts between our French partner and its agent in Morocco, we have placed a solution for metal drum shredding on the North African market. We therefore proposed a 4R 100 HP series 4-shaft ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Covid-19 Update by BIR Ambassadors: Lockdowns exert a stranglehold on scrap supply

    In the latest of our series of updates on the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BIR Ambassadors have provided a summary of the impact of the virus on their respective countries and ...

  • Carbolite ABF 8/28: Afterburner Ashing Furnace

    Typical applications include residue analysis, the burning of samples to constant weight and also the recovery of precious metals. As these processes can lead to unpleasant smoke and odour, the ABF 8/28 is fitted with a fan assisted pre-exhaust afterburner to combust the smoke further before exiting the chimney. The afterburner is rated for 40 g carbon per ashing load. The recycling ...

  • Baida Air expands its operations with support from Coswin 8i

    At the end of 2019, Baida Air (www.baidaair.com.cn) expanded its usage of Siveco's computerized maintenance management solution Coswin 8i. Initially implemented on four VPSA oxygen plants in 2014, the system is now supporting reliability and maintenance management on 8 sites (Luojiang, Rugao, Fuqing, Shenxian, Linyi, Lianyungang, Shangyou, Bengbu). Three more plants are currently under ...


    By Siveco

  • Full scale in Häradsudden

    Chromafora is now starting up in full scale in Häradsudden, Norrköping using its unique method to separate heavy metals from ...


    By Chromafora AB

  • BMRA Membership for Bunting

    Bunting has joined the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA).  The new membership reflects the importance of Bunting’s Magnetic Separator and Eddy Current Separator technology for the separation and recovery of valuable metals. The BMRA is the trade association representing the £7 billion UK metal recycling sector representing over ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • Bunting at IERC 2020

    Bunting is exhibiting at the 19th International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC) in Salzberg, Austria (21-24 January 2020). At the congress, the Bunting team will be helping electronics waste recycling companies introduce and improve metal separation in terms of recovery and purity. ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • What Goes On With A Tire Recycling Plant?

    As soon as the tires in your car get old or worn-out, you most likely replace them new tires. Have you stopped to consider what occurs to the old tires that happen to be removed of your respective vehicle? Since it ends up, these tires are certainly not sent to the landfill. Instead, they may be usually brought to a tyre recycle ...

  • New European Sales Office for Bunting

    A focus on developing business on the European mainland has led to Bunting opening a new sales office for Central and Northern Europe in Vienna, Austria.  The office is managed by new Sales Manager Christopher Gabriel. Christopher Gabriel outside Bunting’s facility in Berkhamsted, UK. “The appointment of Christopher further enhances our local presence in Europe,” explained ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • How The Waste Tyre Pyrolysis Machine Will Benefit An Island Nation Like Indonesia

    Since rubber tyres first came into existence over a century ago, their disposal as waste has been a problem. They have got the uncanny capacity to continually rise up when along with other waste within a landfill. In addition they tend to hold water which helps to breed mosquitoes, most of which carry diseases like malaria. Tyres are also toxic when burned releasing small amounts of dioxin, one ...

  • Call for Papers - Come and join us at EMCE 2020!

    E-Mobility & Circular Economy EMCE 2020 Towards Sustainable Society International Conference, Exhibition, Plant Tours & Workshops June 29 – July 1, 2020, Tokyo, Japan Following the success of this brand-new conference in 2019, ICM is pleased to announce that the call for papers is now open for ...


    By ICM AG

  • Profitable green mining with advanced sorting technology

    Sorting system specialist TOMRA’s advanced sensor-based sorting technology offers mining operations the dual benefits of energy efficiency and the ability to recover valuable ore even from sub-economic deposits or dumps. This has become increasingly relevant as the mining industry – a very large consumer of energy – is shifting towards a green mining approach to reduce ...

  • Dutch Incinerators in the Singapore Straits Times!

    Dutch Incinerators designed, delivered and successfully commissioned this month a flue gas treatment facility for the Joint Venture of ECO-Mastermelt PTE-LTD Singapore (EMM), as EPC Supplier. As partner of this project, the facility built by Dutch Incinerators was presented in a full page advertisement in The Straits Times, the biggest newspaper in Singapore on October 19, 2016. The flue gas ...


    By Dutch Incinerators BV

  • Exactly Why Are Waste Tyre Recycling Plants Necessary?

    Waste tyre recycling, also referred to as rubber recycling, is actually a process that involves recycling old and waste tyres. These tyres are recycled simply because they can no longer be safely used on vehicles on account of extreme damage or damage that should not be repaired. For that reason, waste ...

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