Waste Handling Articles

  • The Re-habilitation of 43 Year Old Waste Lagoons

    In 1967 the City of Concordia, MO built a segmented lagoon system to handle the small town's waste requirements. The main industry in Concordia is a Tyson renderings plant, and the lagoon system was designed to also handle that plant's final waste and water polishing requirements. The lagoon system was a relatively standard design, consisting of an 18.7 acre primary lagoon, a 5.6 acre secondary, ...


    By Reliant Water Technologies

  • Harmony Features Core Values In New Video

    Core values and mission statements have been buzzwords in business for a long time.  But, are they really essential for a company to have success?  The answer is a resounding YES! Clearly defined Core Values, centered around the “why” a company is in business, have a positive impact on company vision, culture, business strategy, and customer satisfaction.  Research ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • NOW Is The Time To Buy A Harmony Baler Or Compactor

    Is your business is in need of waste handling and recycling equipment? NOW is the time to buy a quality Harmony baler or compactor! New Tax Laws and Capital Expenditures  This past December 22nd, the President signed into law our nation's newest tax bill.  Although there was much debate over it's contents from both sides of the aisle, one benefit is clear.  As of January 1, ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • MB Crusher to slash cost of waste disposal

    Disposal of demolition or construction waste is a common cost element facing many contractors, particularly in our major cities where significant landfill charges are applicable. It’s not only landfill charges that cost. When truck fuel, road tolls, operator time and project downtime are considered, the costs really add up. Disposal of small lots can also be annoying as these stockpiles ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Likeng II: Guangzhou, China Waste-to-Energy Plant - Case study

    Babcock & Wilcox Vølund’s license partner Grantop (Guangzhou Environment Protection Investment Co. Ltd.) has completed the Likeng II waste-to-energyplant in Guangzhou, China. The plant is one of the largest Chinese ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • Urban Install with Harmony and CIS

    Urban delivery and installation can be tricky.  Customer satisfaction hinges on not only providing the perfect solution for waste handling and recycling needs at a fair price, but also that it is delivered and installed on time, safely, and with minimal disruption.  It can be difficult to unload equipment in congested neighborhoods, get the machines into the operational area, and ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Indianapolis Airport – Food court & concourse - Case Study

    The Indianapolis Airport serves more than 8 million business and leisure travelers each year and averages 143 daily flights, seasonally and year-round, to 43 nonstop destinations. IND is the first airport in the U.S. to win LEED® certification for an entire terminal campus. LEED is a green-building award for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Waste Handling Equipment ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Evaluation of sludge handling using acidification and sequential aluminum coagulant recovery: case study of El-Sheikh Zayed WTP

    Huge amounts of water treatment sludge are wasted annually in Egypt. One common practice of sludge handling is to discharge into waterways or by disposal after drying into landfills. Currently, there is a critical need for sustainable solutions that provide environmental protection as well as benefits for water producers. Coagulant recovery is not new but is still a good solution for sludge ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Waste handling systems for hygiene product manufacturers

    Valvan Baling systems is the preferred supplier for waste handling systems at several renowned hygiene product manufacturing companies. One of the largest producers of hygiene products, such as diapers and feminine care, has built a new state-of-the-art plant. All the trim waste from the production lines is handled through a waste handling system, built and installed by Valvan Baling ...


    By Valvan Baling Systems NV

  • Case study - Nuclear Waste Incineration (France)

    Nuclear waste incineration trials 1996 Glosfume successfully provided a pilot filter to carry out various trials on nuclear waste incineration. The filter was designed to operate under vacuum and passed all of the stringent requirements of French Nuclear Fuels. Similar filters have subsequently been used on several sites throughout France, contributing to reduced waste disposal costs and ...


    By Glosfume

  • Case study - HMS Ocean Waste Incinerator

    Ship's Waste Incinerator This installation is Glosfume's first filter to be used at sea. Stringent laws prevent ships from dumping waste at sea, all waste has to be returned to its point of origin. The Royal Navy is one of the first to install an incinerator and filter onboard a ship. Extensive testing was carried out before fitting the unit to HMS Ocean; installation involved cutting a ...


    By Glosfume

  • Rotork IQ3 actuators selected for Brazilian water treatment plant upgrade

    The upgrade at the Rio Manso WTP at Brumadinho in the south east of Brazil involved the building of an additional filter plant, the replacement of obsolete actuators on existing plant and the introduction of a Profibus digital control network. ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Case study - Wastecycle – Nottingham, UK - Dry mixed recyclables / Commercial and industrial waste MRF

    Customer Wastecycle Ltd, based in Nottingham city in the UK is the leading resource management and recycling company in the East Midlands, and is part of the Environmental division of the DCC Group. Wastecycle process waste and material through their Recycling Facilities with over 90% recycled and recovered, whilst successfully locating and securing markets for over 200,000 tonnes of ...

  • Vacuum casting technology facilitates record development cycles for automatic juicer manufacturer Zumex - Case Study

    The food and beverage industry is a competitive sector where companies are always looking to reduce costs. The professional juicing machine manufacturer Zumex recently invested in a Renishaw 5/01 PLC vacuum casting machine, which allowed it to speed up its development cycle and cut third party costs. Background The Zumex Group is among the leading designers and ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Case study - D&E Robbert at Leatherhead (Surrey), United Kingdom

    Waste Separation System including: 1 Belt Separation System  10 mtr long 1200 mm width flat belt 1 Feed Conveyor to Trommel Screen 4 mtr long 1200 mm width flat belt 1 Trommel Screen 263 ; -30 / +30 1 Link conveyor to picking station 11 mtr long 1200 mm width Chevron belt 1 Permanent overband magnet 1 Picking ...

  • Case study - DTS Environmental LTD at Barnsley (Carlton), United Kingdom

    Waste Separation System including; 1 Vibratory feeder system 12 Conveyor belts 1 Trommel screen 384 ; -50 / +50 3 Permanent overband magnets 1 Picking station - 4 Bay 1 Air separation system 1 Screening station ; 0/ -20 ; +20 /50 Waste separator ; Type 400-2 Air retractiion system 1 ...

  • Urine diversion dry toilets in eThekwini Municipality, South Africa: acceptance, use and maintenance through users' eyes

    This study was part of the VUNA project aimed to develop an affordable sanitation system that produces a valuable fertiliser, reduces pollution of water resources and promotes health. Urine diversion dry toilets (UDDTs) simplify the on-site hygienisation of faeces and allow for nutrient recovery from urine. Social acceptance is vital for the implementation of the UDDT, because sanitation is ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Nordforbrænding: Hørsholm, Denmark Waste-to-Energy Plant - Case study

    The plant Nordforbrænding is owned by five municipalities (Hørsholm, Allerød, Fredensborg, Elsinore, and Rudersdal) in the northern part of Zealand in Denmark covering a population of approximately 200,000 inhabitants. Nordforbrænding contracted a new waste-to-energy line to be completed in 2016. The new  ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • Teesside Waste Wood-Fired Plant Port Clarence, England - Case study

    The project developers Eco2 and Temporis Capital secured the site and planning consent to develop the Teesside biomass facility in Port Clarence. Following engagement on Eco2’s Margam biomass project in South Wales, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund working with Lagan Construction Group were awarded an ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • LGA advisor questions idea of recycling consistency

    A senior adviser on waste issues for the Local Government Association (LGA) has suggested that councils will be resistant to measures to enforce a ‘consistent collection system’ across England. The cautionary note over consistency came from LGA adviser Hilary Tanner during a debate titled ‘Localism vs Consistency’ at the LARAC – Local Authority ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

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