Metso Reported Growth in Global Market Share

Finland-based Metso Corporation experienced substantial growth in orders for its metal recycling solutions during 2017. As reported, the orders further expand Metso‘s installed base globally, including major orders for China and Europe. The customers range from large, multinational scrapyards and leading players in the steel industry, to local, family-run metal waste scrap processors. According to […]

Nestro Introduces Important Components for the Recycling Industry

On the IFAT Nestro Lufttechnik GmbH presents itself in hall B5 on booth 153. Due to the worldwide growing consumption of raw materials and the increase of waste at the same time emphasizes the enourmous importance recycling continues to have. On the other hand, overcapacities in this sector is leading to cut-throat competition, which can […]

New Drum Screen with Retrofitting Possibilities

With the drum screen Basic 518, German-based company Doppstadt places a basic solution for small and medium municipal environmental services and recycling plants on the market. For enterprises looking for an efficient basic solution for the screening of medium quantities of light materials, the Doppstadt product range now includes a machine solution with retrofitting possibilities […]

France Selects Forrec to Process Refrigerators

The year 2017 was one of outstanding achievements and consolidation: Two major French companies decided that Forrec‘s refrigerator processing technology and experience were exactly what they needed to complete their own plants, which will, in terms of intake capacity (120 refrigerators/hour), be the world‘s largest. A key aspect of these lines and the process they […]

The Atritor Turbo Separator De-packaging System

Atritor will be returning to IFAT 2018 after their successes of previous years, exhibiting their Turbo Separator de-packaging system with new models which have been introduced to their range to facilitate industry demands for more throughput in less time while maintaining clean separation. The Turbo Separator has been the AD industry workhorse for recovering packaged […]

Eddy Current Separator with Eccentric Rotor: Type SFME-29

The Spanish provider of separating equipment, Felemamg, introduced its first eccentric rotor separator in 2009, improving significantly the quality of this type of separators, which have existed in the market so far. In the model SFME-29 an eccentric magnetic rotor of 271 millimeters diameter and an envelope diameter of 395 millimeters are implemented. Thanks to […]

Cost-Effective Steel Production with Low-Grade Scrap

The delegation from Japanese steel institute visited SHARC furnace plant at Hellenic Halyvourgia. In December 2017 a delegation from the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan visited the SHARC electric arc furnace plant (Shaft Arc – electric arc furnace with scrap preheating in the shaft) at Hellenic Halyvourgia (HLV) in Volos, Greece, one of the […]

New Dutch Company Bofar B.V.

In February this year, the new Dutch company Bofar B.V. was established by the Dutch provider of recycling machines and solutions, Machinefabriek M. Bronneberg BV (MBH), and Faron van Lieshout, an expert who has been with the company for over five years. According to Bofar, the company will specialize in tailor-made 3D-design of parts, components […]

Technical Novelties “Made in Austria”

“Green Boost your business” is the motto at IFAT, under which the Austrian-based company Komptech is presenting its communication technology “Connect!”, along with all-new and updated machines for shredding, screening and turning. Komptech’s key message at this year’s IFAT is “even more customer benefit”. The Austrian technology provider is intent on continuing to help its […]

The New Technology for Industrial Recycling of Municipal Waste Developed by Tehnix Achieves Circular Economy

The company Tehnix is the leading eco-industry in the Republic of Croatia and the European Union. The company has developed machines, equipment and technologies that are used for the best industrial recycling of municipal waste. “Primary recycling fits completely into the industrial recycling system by delivering the recycled waste to the facility using recyclable values […]

Deere & Company Acquired German Wirtgen Group

In December last year, US-based Deere Company has completed its acquisition of German-based Wirtgen Group, a privately-held manufacturer of road construction equipment. According to Deere & Company, the Wirtgen Group will enhance the size, scale and stature of its construction equipment business and will help to continue its global growth. As reported, the acquisition aligns […]

China‘s Import Ban: A Drama for the Recycling Branch?

Several times China has complained about the quality of imported waste. However, the lately implemented ban seems to be a surprise to the waste exporting businesses. Surendra Patawari Borad, Chairman of plastics committee at the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), once said about Europe and the U.S.: “If China gets a cold, we get a […]

SCS Global Services Accredited for Biomass Program Certification

US-based SCS Global Services has become the third certification body to be accredited by Accreditation Services Inter­national (ASI) for certification services with regard to Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP). SBP is a certification system designed for woody biomass, mostly in the form of wood pellets and wood chips, used in industrial, large-scale energy production. Its vision […]

Plastic Recycling on the Rise in Ghana

The Dow Chemical Company officially launched a coalition – named the Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private Enterprises (GRIPE) – in an event held in Accra, Republic of Ghana. The aim is to improve plastic waste management in the country in collaboration with Coca-Cola, Fan Milk, Guinness, PZ Cussons, Unilever, and Voltic under the auspices of […]

New Heavy Duty Scales

The British scales manufacturer, Marsden Weighing Machine Group Limited, has launched a new range of heavy duty platform scales, suited to weighing heavily-laden pallets, roll cages and dolavs. The scales in the new ‘5T’ range have a capacity of five tons and are reinforced for extra strength in order to withstand the increased load, the […]