Brazil: Energy from Eucalyptus

According to Austrian-based machine provider Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH, the generation of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from eucalyptus bark in Brazil is a market with great potential. Udo Siebert, sales and service partner of Lindner Recyclingtech in Brazil, is convinced that Lindner’s all-rounder Urraco 75 is the best machine to shred eucalyptus bark, which pulp and paper […]

More Energy from Waste

Significant energy savings made at Allington waste-to-energy plant were helping the waste management company FCC Environment (UK) Limited to achieve BS 50001 certification. FCC Environment’s Allington Quarry site near Maidstone (Kent, UK) has been operational as an Energy-from-Waste (EfW) integrated waste management facility since 2008. Under FCC subsidiary Kent Enviropower it takes general waste otherwise […]

Spanish Facility Uses New Shredder

Spanish waste management company Madegan has commissioned a new shredding system that will enable the family-run business to process up to 20,000 tons of waste per year. The new machine is to boost the capacity and flexibility of its Madrid facility. Following an extensive three year research project, Madegan headed to Austria to visit the […]

Spain: Bulk Bag Discharger Speeds Operation

A Spanish plastics company was able to reduce manual handling using a Bulk Bag Discharger. The company collects, sorts and recycles plastic scrap, which involves compounding and pelletizing of resins using a mineral additive in powder form. Previously, operators manually dumped 25 kg sacks of the mineral powder (particle size of 10 μm) into a […]

New Sorting System Uses Artificial Intelligence

Technology provider Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has announced the arrival of Max-AI technology, an artificial intelligence that identifies recyclables and other items for recovery. “Through deep learning technology, Max-AI employs both multi-layered neural networks and a vision system to see and identify objects similar to the way a person does”, BHS assures. “The technology will […]

Familiar Technology – Redefined

Shredding and screening are the key processing steps needed to turn waste into the desired raw material. As familiar as they may be, Komptech can always find ways to give them a new spin. Whether wood, biomass, green cuttings or organic waste, waste treatment will always be influenced in a fundamental way by the shredding […]

Bollegraaf to Build Recycling Facility in Russia

Russian company MAG Group in Nizhny Novgorod – one of the largest expert companies in the field of collection, removal and recycling of municipal solid waste and bulky waste in the Russian Federation – has ordered a mega Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Recycling Facility to process the equivalent of 60 tons per hour. According to […]

Patent-Pending Separator Technology

Best Process Solutions, Inc. (BPS), a sales, engineering and manufacturing company headquartered in the US, has introduced its new RecoverMax Fines Process. According to the information, it is able to recover any piece of metal greater than one millimeter. “The heart of the system is the worldwide patent-pending RecoverMax Separator, which separates any piece of […]

Australian Company Ordered Robotic Waste Sorting System

Finnish-based ZenRobotics Ltd. will deliver a robotic waste sorting system to Sunshine Groupe in Melbourne, Australia. The three-armed ZenRobotics Recycler unit (ZRR3) will be the first of its kind in Australia and it is expected to be fully operational in spring 2017, the provider emphasized. Sunshine Groupe, founded in 1926, is a family-owned business with […]

Shredding Technology Helps to Solve Waste Problem

An increased amount of waste forced Jeju City, the capital of Jeju Province in South Korea, to rethink their current situation. The city has grown quite rapidly since the 1970s and has a population of over 600,000. Every year, Jeju welcomes more than 14 million visitors from mainland Korea, Japan and China. However, with the […]