“US Federal Government allowing e-waste recycling at lowest Standards”

A new report by Federal Agencies at the US Postal Service headquarters in Washington, DC, claims that the Federal Government is “leading by example” in how it handles its own electronic waste.  Basel Action Network (BAN) challenges this claim, noting that the government continues to allow use of the weakest available recycling standard, which in […]

The “Fenix” Project

Basque Country: Indumetal Recycling is carrying out research into recycling the plastic fraction of more than 3,000 metric tonnes per year and thus obtaining a new, high-quality sub-product from treating Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).  The so-called “Fenix” project will enable reducing the main waste fraction in the WEEE recycling process and which still […]

Ardagh Partners with Reuse

Both companies signed a 15-year agreement to increase glass recycling in the United Kingdom.  British glass manufacturer Ardagh is now partnering with Reuse, a subsidiary of the privately owned Australian company United Resource Management. Yorkshire based, Reuse operates three glass recycling facilities in the region. First action of the 15-year agreement is a £5 million […]

Umicore’s Revenues Slightly Down

Half year report 2014: Umicore’s revenues were slightly down compared to the first six month of 2013 as a result of volume growth being offset by strong metal price and currency headwinds.  Recurring EBIT was down 15 per cent due to lower metal prices, currency headwinds and higher depreciation charges, partly offset by cost reductions. […]

Oil Shale Waste: One of the Biggest Challenges for Estonia

The Estonian Environmental Review 2013 is providing latest information about the state of the environment of Estonia. The chapter “waste“ presents a comprehensive overview on that issue and especially on Estonian difficulties with the handling of oil shale waste. In Estonia, significant progress has been made in recent years in the field of waste management. […]

UK: Structural Barriers Have Led to Wasted Opportunities

British recycling policy is based on outdated assumptions about resources, which reinforce an expensive, stagnating system: Recycling rates were up just 0.2 per cent between 2012 and 2013. (Photo: TiM Caspary  / pixelio.de) In contrast, a circular approach, focused on preserving the value of collected materials, could enable the private sector to deliver £2 billion […]

New System by Danieli Henschel – The Power-S

The manufacturer of equipment to process metal recycling scrap presents its latest technical innovation developed for the heavy-duty CIB shear range.  The range includes shears with cutting strengths ranging from 800 to 1600 tonnes, equipped with a lateral precompression box six, eight or ten meters long. The latter is equipped with an articulated lid and […]

Maßgeschneiderte Absauglösungen von ESTA

Stäube, Späne, Rauch: In vielen industriellen Fertigungsprozessen greifen Standard-Abscheidungs- und Filter­systeme oft zu kurz. Die ESTA Apparatebau GmbH & Co. KG konzipiert und fertigt sichere und energieeffiziente modulare Absauganlagen, die auf den jeweiligen Prozess zugeschnitten sind. Das Familienunternehmen in Senden, Bayern adressiert mit seinem Geschäftsbereich Anlagenbau Branchen wie Automotive, Nahrungs- und Genussmittel-Produktion sowie Windenergie und […]

„Flexibilität am Haken“

Der kompakte Hakenliftanhänger HL-TA von Müller Mitteltal für den vielfältigen Einsatz.  Heute einen Abrollbehälter mit Bau- oder Gerüstmaterial, morgen Erd-Aushub zur Deponie und danach einen Minibagger im Garten- und Landschaftsbau zu transportieren, gehört zu den vielfältigen Transportaufgaben, für die der Hakenliftanhänger HL-TA ausgelegt ist. Das Fahrzeug erweist sich als Multifunktionsgerät, das sich besonders für kommunale […]

Felsladeschaufel von HS-Schoch

Am östlichen Rand der Schwäbischen Alb werden Schotter, Sand, Kies und Natursteine abgebaut. Damit das Abräumen des gesprengten Materials effektiv und schnell vonstatten geht, kommt im Steinbruch eine Felsladeschaufel vom Anbaugerätespezialisten HS-Schoch zum Einsatz. Die stattliche Schaufel ist direkt an einen Volvo L350F angebaut. Die Schnittbreite beträgt 3.970 Millimeter, das Fassungsvermögen 6,8 Kubikmeter. Das Arbeitsgerät […]