Company Plans to Realize Rare-Earth Separation Technology

Canada-based Innovation Metals Corp. (IMC) has received funding support for the Phase-One commercialization of its “RapidSX” rare-earth element (“REE”) separation technology from its joint venture partner Hexagon Energy Materials Limited. According to the information, Innovation Metals Corp. executed a binding investment agreement whereby Hexagon has secured an option to acquire a 49 percent interest in […]

Israel: No New Waste-to-Energy Plants

Some months ago, the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection had begun to promote the establishment of three energy recovery facilities in the country, which were to be realized at the Morasha Junction, in Hiriya, and in the Northern Ashdod Industrial Zone. These waste-to-energy facilities “will treat municipal solid waste that would otherwise be sent to […]

New Waste Collection Vehicles for Singapore

The words “Don’t trash it, repurpose it” can be read on the new Mercedes-Benz Econic waste collection vehicles in Singapore, which were ordered by the local waste management company, Sembcorp. Today, around six million people live in the booming Asian metropolis Singapore where they produce just under 5,000 tons of waste – every day. That […]

Global Recycled Glass Fiber Market

The international market research and consulting firm QY Research has lately published a report titled “Global Recycled Glass Fiber Sales Market Report 2020.” As underlined by the company, which was established in 2007 in Beijing (China), the researchers have critically examined the key growth factors and advancements associated with the global market. In 2019, the […]

Drive Technology for Saving Energy

Sytronix variable-speed pump drives from Rexroth meet the needs of the recycling industry. According to the worldwide active provider, the Sytronix variable-speed pump drives for recycling applications are energy-efficient and will significantly increase the energy efficiency of channel balers, scrap shears and scrap presses. Furthermore, these products represent a ready-to-install solution based on proven standard […]

Making Things Last: Scotland Counts on Circular Economy

Scotland has set ambitious targets. “Biodegradable municipal waste will be banned from landfill from 2021, and we have a target to send no more than five percent of all waste to landfill by 2025,” the Scottish Government proclaimed in February 2016. Therefore, the Government published a “strategy plan” for a circular economy named “Making Things […]

Cross Wrap Helps to Update Recycling Operations

Finnish machine manufacturer Cross Wrap Oy has been providing automatic bale wrapping machines for over 26 years. The company’s original Cross Wrap bale wrapping method has become an industry-standard in waste and alternative fuel bale wrapping. Today Cross Wrap’s lineup consists of machines for bale wrapping, automa­tic bale openening, bale dewiring, and board product packaging. […]

ADuro Shredders: New Product Line for Recycling

Austria-based international technology Group Andritz has launched its new ADuro product line for primary and secondary shredding, fine granulation as well as for breaking up material composites. “ADuro shredders feature highest durability and are perfectly suited to processing almost all raw materials in the recycling industry”, the company emphasized. “They can be installed easily in […]

Artificial Intelligence: The Recycling Revolution

The evolution of artificial intelligence these past years has been dazzling. On the one hand, there is a permanent competition in the field of software to have leading algorithms, the most innovative and “deep” neural networks, and to see which one is the one more implemented and spread through the different industrial sectors. On the […]

Global Launch on a Digital Platform

In June, Tomra Sorting Recycling launched globally – via internet – the new generation technology “Autosort” and “Autosort Speedair”, and also outlined plans for the forthcoming launch of a third new solution. “The ‘Symphony of all Sorts’ theme was chosen to reflect the way in which the latest generation Autosort and its complementary products create […]