Eddy Current Separators “Made in Spain”

Eddy current separators are widely used to recover non ferrous metals in different industries. Felemamg, a Spanish manufacturer of magnetic solutions for over 45 years, has extensive experience in the provision of equipment for waste treatment facilities in Spain and abroad. The company realizes two concepts with regard to eddy current separators. On one side, […]

Chinese Waste to Be Treated with European Technology

A pre-treatment plant for household waste was ordered for the south-east of China from the Austrian-German technology firm Redwave. By using mechanical biological treatment (MBT), it will dry and sort the waste for a local waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. The capacity of the facility will amount to 650,000 tons annually respectively 1,800 tons per day. The […]

New System for Fiber and Film Sorting

According to Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), there is a way to get pure fibers and films. An intelligent combination of sensor-based sorting technology and air technology is able to help recycling companies throughout the world “achieve ground-breaking recovery and purity results in some of the most complex and challenging plastics or fiber recycling applications”, the […]

New Gas Blending Technology for Landfill Cogeneration Units

According to German-based ETW Energietechnik GmbH, the new solution improves the feasibility of land-fill gas and other combined heat and power units (CHP). The company has developed a new equipment that blends two gas streams of different qualities to fuel CHPs. It “precisely blends the two gases to a homogeneous fuel mixture and is indicated […]

Romanian Aluminum Producer Increases Scrap Processing Capacity

Alro S.A., one of the largest aluminum producers in Continental Europe (excluding Russia and Scandinavia) has launched an investment program of more than 53 million US-Dollar. This program for 2016 includes the expansion of scrap processing capacity of Eco Cast House, such as to reach a capacity of 90,000 tons per year. In addition, the […]

Chemical Products from Plant Residues

A relatively new business line currently being established is the use of fibrous plant residues to generate bio-based chemicals. For the extraction of reusable substances, German company BHS-Sonthofen has supplied the largest indexing belt filter in the company’s history to an undisclosed American customer. Commissioning is planned for autumn 2016. According to the provider, the […]

USA: New Ash Metal Recovery Facility

In June this year, U.S.-based Republic Services, Inc. and Lab USA unveiled a state-of-the-art ash metal recovery facility at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill (Washington).  According to Republic Services, Inc., the advanced process allows for the reclamation of metals found in ash previously lost through traditional methods of resource recovery. “The facility is set to process […]

New Plastics Recycling Line

Austrian-based manufacturer Starlinger unveiled its new plastics recycling line recoSTAR dynamic 215 in June. According to the company, with this line it has increased its capacity range for polyolefin recycling. The recoSTAR dynamic 215 was purpose-built to customer specifications regarding output and minimized operator involvement. The high degree of automation makes it possible to operate […]

Machinex Expands its Baler Range

The Machinex Group has introduced its two ram high capacity baler series to the American market. Designed to meet the multi-purpose needs of recyclers, the new baler series maximizes density while reducing operating costs, the provider is convinced. “The unique pre-fill device increases main ram cycle speed in both forward and reverse modes. This device […]

German Company Replaces Shredding Equipment

Andritz MeWa, part of international technology Group Andritz, has received an order from German company Nothnagel Wertstoffverarbeitung GmbH to supply three UG 1600 S universal granulators. The machines will be used for post-shredding of composite materials and replace the shredding technology used to date. The waste material treated consists largely of steel wire and other […]