The UN’s Basel Convention Takes Significant Steps against Marine Plastics, Microplastics and Plastic Littering

BIR Trade & Environment Director Ross Bartley has attended marathon meetings of the Basel Convention in Geneva over the last two weeks. Countries across the world worked together to create a step-change in the Basel Convention itself in order to alleviate the damage plastic does to life in the oceans and on land. The significant […]

American Manganese Inc. Applies for Recycling Patents in Seven Countries

Larry W. Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc. (“American Manganese” or “AMY” or the “Company”), is pleased to report the Company has filed National Phase Patent Applications for the Company’s flagship technology on recycling lithium-ion battery cathode materials.  Seven additional countries have been selected for National Phase Applications for the Company’s […]

Rulmeca Introduces New Generation of TM400 Motorized Pulleys: Even More Energy-Efficient, Service-Friendly and Safe

Rulmeca Germany presented its completely renewed TM400 motorized pulley generation at bauma 2019. Thanks to optimized components, the new motorized pulleys with a diameter of 400 millimeters are significantly more energy-efficient and service-friendly while offering even greater robustness and therefore plant uptime. Designed for the transport of bulk materials, the new motorized pulleys suit applications […]

LOACKER Swiss Recycling Has Taken Delivery of a REFLEX650 from COPEX

COPEX has just started a REFLEX mobile scrap shear with a cutting force of 650 tons on a customer’s site at which the Swiss recycler, a subsidiary of the Austrian LOACKER Group has won a major contract for the processing of railway material. At the request of its customer, COPEX has delivered and started the […]

Meet Metso at IFAT China: Growing Waste Recycling Requirements Call for Efficient and Reliable Shredding Solutions

Metso will present its wide waste recycling equipment and service offering at IFAT China 2019 taking place in Shanghai New International Expo Centre, on April 15-17. Metso experts at the event will showcase the M&J pre-shredding and fine-shredding solutions backed with an extensive range of support services that enable customers to achieve their production targets […]

World’s First 1 Tonne Electric Mini-Excavator from Bobcat

Bobcat has launched the world’s first 1 tonne electric mini-excavator at Bauma 2019. Combining zero emissions, low noise and a width of just 71 cm, Bobcat’s new E10e battery-powered, zero tail swing (ZTS) mini-excavator can easily pass through standard doors and in and out of lifts, making it ideal for indoor applications such as demolition […]

Doosan Launches New DL280-5 Wheel Loader for the Waste and Recycling Market

Doosan has launched the new DL280-5 wheel loader, with a dedicated design for the waste and recycling market and general industrial applications.  The DL280-5 is the latest development in the high performance Doosan wheel loader range, which comprises 12 models – covering operating weights from 12 to 35 tonne. The DL280-5 offers high performance and […]

CDE Launches Intelligent Plant with AI Technology

Industry innovator CDE – the leading manufacturer of wet processing equipment – is redefining how the modern plant operates through the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) to boost productivity. Launched at bauma 2019, Intelligent Plant, CDE’s pioneering next generation technology, utilises advances in machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor and automate […]

The First Ever RoRo Ferry Shipment of Baled Secondary Fuels from Germany has Arrived in Sweden

A newly signed contract between paper producer SCA and Geminor has led to the first ever export of baled, refuse-derived fuel (RDF) on RoRo ferries from Germany. The first shipment – which was completed successfully in early April – went from Kiel to Copenhagen Malmö Port in Sweden, and constitutes a milestone for German waste […]

Recycled Glass Market to Exceed $4.4bn by 2025 with 7.6% CAGR

According to growth forecast analysis by Global Market Insights, Inc. the size of Recycled Glass Market will hit USD 4.4 billion by 2025. Recycled glass is a sustainable material providing boundless ecological aids including contribution to mitigating climate change and saving valuable natural resources as vitric products can be recycled in close loop endlessly. On […]

Martin Böschen new President of BIR Textiles Division

The board of the BIR Textiles Division has appointed Mr Martin Böschen as new divisional President. Mr Böschen is CEO of TEXAID AG, a charity-private partnership based in Switzerland focused on the collection, sorting and recycling of used textiles, with activities in several European countries. He has been working in this position since 2004 and […]

Efficient Crushers “Made in Italy”

The Italian company Bongioanni S.p.A. is not only a producer of machines and complete lines for the primary processing of wood as well as the manufacturing of clay bricks and roofing tiles, but also a provider of equipment for the recycling industry. According to the company, which was established in 1907, the range of machines […]

A Convenient Combination for Screening and Shredding

In processing biomass and waste wood, it takes efficient purpose-designed machinery to get the best results from varying feedstocks. Komptech, an international technology supplier of machinery and systems for the mechanical and mechanical-biological treatment of solid waste and biomass, has studied different processing methods very closely regarding output quality and operating costs. In tests of […]

Grapples for Better Handling of Bulk Materials

Caterpillar’s new orange-peel grapples GSH420 and GSH520 are designed for a wide range of applications. According to the information, handling shredded scrap (long structural beams, car bodies) is as well included as handling rocks at construction sites and waste at recycling and transfer stations. The performance and efficiency of the new Cat grapples, which are […]

German Company Ordered Complete Tire Recycling Plant

Austria-based international technology Group Andritz has received an order from Pyrum Innovations AG to supply a complete tire recycling plant for their thermolysis facility in Dillingen (Germany); start-up is planned for spring 2019. As reported, the new recycling equipment from the house of Andritz will process car and truck tires with a maximum diameter of […]