Category Archives: Features

Who can answer my heavy-haul questions?

Who can answer my heavy-haul questions?

by Troy Geisler, vice president of sales and marketing, Talbert Manufacturing To an outsider, hauling might seem straightforward — and some might even say easy. Operators, fleet managers, dealers and manufacturers know better. Hauling is a complicated process. Operators must consider the specifications of the intended load, road conditions in their operating area, and a […]

McCloskey unveils new product line

McCloskey unveils new product line

McCloskey to enhance offerings in recycling with introduction of first shredder KEENE, ON — McCloskey International have expanded their mobile solutions with a new product range – shredders. The new McCloskey VTS95 is the first product to makes its debut for the new Recycling Division. Designed for maximum performance and high productivity, the VTS95 tracked […]

COVID-19 can’t stop Lindner Recyclingtech from commissioning shredders using modern technology

COVID-19 can’t stop Lindner Recyclingtech from commissioning shredders using modern technology

A new shredder to transform waste into alternative fuels had been ordered and delivered, the facility’s retrofitting was in full swing – and then came the coronavirus lockdown. That was the problem facing the German waste management company Hündgen in Swisttal-Ollheim. But thanks to state-of-the-art communication software and remote service tools, the new Lindner Micromat […]

Modified Ransome shark tooth splitter helps contractor save Hawaiian bridge

Modified Ransome shark tooth splitter helps contractor save Hawaiian bridge

    Nothing good can come of a severe thunderstorm unless you happen to be on the receiving end of an emergency contract to clean up the aftermath. Cushnie Construction Company, Inc. encountered this situation on the island of Kauai in Hawaii starting on March 16, 2020. “We had a hell of a flood on […]

Mixture matters

Mixture matters

Tips for blending screen media for maximum performance in all phases of screening by Steve Fair, engineered screen media division manager, Haver & Boecker Niagara Producing the most tons per hour, ensuring product meets specifications and maximizing the wear life of screen media can be difficult to achieve using only one type of media. Finding […]

OSHA changes how to record COVID-19 cases

OSHA changes how to record COVID-19 cases

Agency said to be returning to standards in place prior changes made in April. Source: EHS Today David Sparkman May 28, 2020 OSHA is trying to simplify how most employers go about determining whether an employee who is diagnosed with COVID-19 contracted the disease at work or elsewhere, but in the process may have just […]

Midwestern Industries materials testing lab optimizes screening productivity for EOL rubber tire material recovery

Midwestern Industries materials testing lab optimizes screening productivity for EOL rubber tire material recovery

Ensuring optimal and sustainable screening equipment processes and productivity is vital for a vast range of processing industries. When investing in expensive capital screening equipment, therefore, it is critical to remove any guess work. Conducting advanced screening testing prior to this investment can provide end-users with essential quantitative data to protect their investment. This is […]

Urban demolition project uses atomized mist to comply with dust regulations

Urban demolition project uses atomized mist to comply with dust regulations

A Colorado demolition firm with a reputation for environmental stewardship on complex large-scale projects has successfully complied with strict urban dust suppression regulations throughout a sensitive 18-month demolition project, from structural implosion to site clearing. Using two atomized misting cannons to control dust created by the takedown, Colorado Cleanup Corporation (CCC) was able to demolish […]

2020 Earth Day: DaVinci Roofscapes recycles 1+ million pounds of waste per year with net zero landfill scrap

2020 Earth Day: DaVinci Roofscapes recycles 1+ million pounds of waste per year with net zero landfill scrap

LENEXA, KS – Eight years ago DaVinci Roofscapes began its recycling program. This year on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the composite roofing manufacturer announced the company has reprocessed and re-used more than 7,000,000 pounds of polymer scrap as part of the company’s environmental initiative. “As our manufacturing operations have increased over the years, […]

Rockster’s hydrostatic drive concept is a key factor for Bavarian recycling specialist Forster

Rockster’s hydrostatic drive concept is a key factor for Bavarian recycling specialist Forster

Built from scratch 30 years ago, Richard Forster’s company has now developed into an industry specialist with 27 employees. The recycling professional from Steinkirchen, Germany, has always been focused on the processing of contaminated soil, gravel, stone, litter, construction rubble and waste from sewer cleaning. The company is made out of three landfills, as well […]

Variable frequency drive: Unmatched versatility in dust suppression via atomized mist

Variable frequency drive: Unmatched versatility in dust suppression via atomized mist

In a move designed to bring unparalleled versatility to its lineup of highly-successful dust suppression equipment, BossTek has introduced an optional variable frequency drive (VFD) system that allows users to adjust air flow to suit a broader range of applications and working environments. Driven by customer input from a number of different industries, the new […]

CDRA member spotlight: Susanne Cobey, Eagle Crusher

CDRA member spotlight: Susanne Cobey, Eagle Crusher

What type of equipment do you produce? Portable and stationary crushers for the RAP, concrete recycling and aggregate industries. How did you get started in the business? I started at Eagle Crusher in 1974 as the Parts Manager, after leaving Ford Motor Co. At Ford, I was the first female to be hired into a […]

Pushing the limits

Pushing the limits

by Josh Swank, vice president of sales and marketing, Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. The key to long-term success in any business is maximizing efficiency. For industrial operations, such as construction, aggregates and mining, achieving this might look more like a complex game of chess. The strategy involves managers carefully maneuvering employees, equipment and materials across the board […]

After 11 years of quality crushing with R900, it’s time for a larger Rockster impactor

After 11 years of quality crushing with R900, it’s time for a larger Rockster impactor

Convinced with the ease of operation and the hydrostatic drive It was in 2008 when AGM Nemec purchased their first Rockster R900 track-mounted mobile impact crusher from the authorized Rockster Dealer Skalar d.o.o.. “After a short testing period, we were convinced that the Rockster impact crusher with a hydrostatic drive and a low transport weight […]

Lindner’s Polaris 1800 – The island solution

Lindner’s Polaris 1800 – The island solution

Guernsey – a popular holiday destination in the middle of the English Channel that somehow belongs to but is simultaneously separate from the United Kingdom and once inspired Victor Hugo. To preserve this idyll, the Bailiwick’s waste management relies on the production of solid recovered fuels (SRF) and technology by Lindner. Limited space, fewer tons, […]

SENNEBOGEN material handlers mark milestone in growth for Allied Salvage Metals

SENNEBOGEN material handlers mark milestone in growth for Allied Salvage Metals

RICHMOND, BC – For four generations, the Weinstein family has been steadily expanding its capabilities to provide recycling services to the lower mainland of British Columbia. Founded by Isadore Weinstein in 1952, Allied Salvage Metals has evolved through several changes in location and equipment. Today, with facilities operating in the cities of Richmond and Squamish, […]

Safe confined space entry for chutes, silos and hoppers

Safe confined space entry for chutes, silos and hoppers

An estimated 7% of the U.S. fatalities recorded by MSHA between 1995 and 2011 occurred in a confined space. To reduce that number, conveyor operators are wise to understand exactly how a confined space is defined, and to consider what they can do to prevent serious injuries. Many factors can cause bulk materials to adhere […]

Hitachi ZW250 incorporates Dash-6 technology

Hitachi ZW250 incorporates Dash-6 technology

NEWNAN, GA — The new ZW250-6 is the latest addition to the fleet of top-tier wheel loaders featuring Hitachi “Dash-6” upgrades and technology. With the ZW250-6, Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America introduces a larger, more powerful version of the ZW220-6 that was so well-received by equipment buyers earlier this year. Bringing many of the same […]

Homework pays big dividends

Homework pays big dividends

HILLSDALE, MI — Lake Pleasant Recycling and Demolition (LPRD), located in Michigan’s beautiful Irish Hills, 2.5 hours southwest of Detroit seems an unlikely location for a flourishing scrap operation. This is a rural area most notably home to Michigan International Speedway (MIS) and Hillsdale College. This is farm country, where tractor pulls, monster trucks and […]

Effective mobile processing

Effective mobile processing

Keestrack will present its highly flexible solutions for contractors in the recycling and aggregates industry at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 (Central Hall C3, Booth C32953) Participating for the sixth time at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, Keestrack will once again present its full-line of mobile processing equipment for the recycling and aggregates industry. Still expanding its global presence with its headquarters […]

The Rock Shop – Grand Junction’s premiere landscape decorative rock supplier

The Rock Shop – Grand Junction’s premiere landscape decorative rock supplier

Commentary by Jon M. Casey Routinely, you will find an article here that highlights the “nuts and bolts” of a business operation with information that includes production details, the history of the company and an interview of one of the key people involved with the operation. In the case of Grand Junction’s “The Rock Shop,” […]

MB Crusher units transform the “little ones” of the yard into effective solutions for complex problems

MB Crusher units transform the “little ones” of the yard into effective solutions for complex problems

For companies that deal with road work, urban construction sites, trenching, recycling, agriculture, foundries, quarries and mines, the task of managing the main work falls to the excavators. It’s time to change this practice. MB Crusher can help transform skid steers and backhoe loaders into powerful machines capable of handling demanding jobs and still save […]

Ransome’s Gyru-Star turns skeptical contractor into a believer

Ransome’s Gyru-Star turns skeptical contractor into a believer

LUMBERTON, NJ —  Tony Shuler of Shuler’s Mulch and Grading is a resourceful contractor that seems to have a track record of identifying and capitalizing on trends and moving on when others follow his lead. It should be no surprise that he purchased a Gyru-Star Compact Screening Bucket from Ransome Attachments before the first batch […]