GREENVILLE, SC – As part of its expanding sales force, Road Dryer LLC has added new authorized dealers for provinces in Eastern Canada. Montreal Tracteur/Montreal Tractor (MTI) and its sister company Hot Mix & Aggregate (HMA) now exclusively represent Road Dryer’s line of pavement-drying units in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI and Newfoundland. […]
Category Archives: Recycle Features
by RockRoadRecycle staff writer Indiana construction company Weddle Bros. Construction Co. was recently chosen by Cook Medical to redevelop its GE Appliances Plant. The project involves the demolition and rebuild of existing structures, and when complete, the new Profile Park will serve as one of Cook Medical’s centers. The demolition of the Bloomington, IN, GE […]
by RockRoadRecycle staff writer Finlay Hydrascreens — now part of Terex — initially launched a mini screener in the late 1990s, but there proved to be little interest in it. The technology at the time did not allow for the unit to produce enough output, nor have the right amount of throw to accurately screen […]
Emissions trends over recent years have driven machine innovation – stricter emission regulations, new fuels, common-rail fuel systems and the need for cleaner fuel are all driving the need for improved filtration technology.
by Colleen Suo The challenge was given at an educational session presented by Brian Gareau. Within a week after the session, take one idea and implement it in the workplace; take another and help someone else.
by Keith Loria When Ashlee Yoder was hired as sustainability manager with Salt Lake County Solid Waste Management, Salt Lake City, Utah, earlier this year, its composting operation had been using shredders that were more than six years old, and she realized that many needed to be replaced.
When Avalanche Excavating, Inc. was awarded a project in April 2015 that dealt with 11 residential blocks of underground utilities, storm sewers, and water lines in Salida, CO, the company knew it would not have much room at their location to navigate and process the spoils of the job.
TAZ Recycling began in 1998 as a father-son operation with two roll-off trucks and a dedication to tough, hard work. The Tazelaar family grew the business just southwest of Chicago to a multi-truck operation. In 2010 they decided to expand and open their own C&D recycling transfer station.
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Borderless worksites: beyond the fence
by Colleen Suo I recently had an opportunity sit down with Peter Wilcox of the Travelers insurance company. With 25 years experience in the insurance business, he is currently a National Underwriting Officer for the Inland Marine Division and previously was the technical director for the Inland Marine Division, utilizing his extensive experience dealing with […]
When we talk about resource management and recycling, we generally think of processing material such as metal, plastic and glass. This is very important, but a big part of ensuring effective waste handling, is to also consider the ground beneath our feet, says John Irwin of waste management specialist CDEnviro.
CASE Construction Equipment has introduced two all new crawler excavators to its D Series lineup: the CX290D material handler and CX290D scrap loader. With an operating weight of 72,100-pounds and lift capacities of up to 24,650-pounds, each purpose built model is designed specifically for use with grapples, magnets, shears and other attachments used in the […]
by Colleen Suo CONEXPO 2017s main focus was on technology — both currently applied and looking into the future. Most, if not all the exhibitors demonstrated some type of new or recent technology being integrated into their product, service or equipment. The Tech Experience lot was front and center at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s […]
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SENNEBOGEN material handlers team up to support Russia’s newest wood industry
Once a waste product of the plywood industry, oriented strand boards have become a successful business for a Russian company using SENNEBOGEN material handlers in both its log yard and inside its production facility. The company, Modern Lumber Technologies (MLT) LLC, recently launched one of the largest oriented strand board plants in not only Russia, […]
CDRA Webinar offers helpful advice by Jon M. Casey In recent years, recyclers have increased their safety awareness programs because of increased OSHA inspections throughout the industry. National headlines tell of costly penalties assessed due to infractions that could have been prevented.
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Cat TH514D telehandler features load-sensing hydraulics, enhanced operator comfort/safety, expanded attachments range
With a 100 hp Cat® C3.4B engine, a rated load capacity of 11,021 pounds, and a maximum lift height of 45.5 feet, the new Cat TH514D telehandler has the power and specifications to handle demanding jobs on any construction site. The Cat TH514D’s updated hydraulic system provides fast, powerful, multi-function performance, which is complemented by […]
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Komatsu America Corp. announces completely new lineup of Tier 4 Final Forwarders
CHATTANOOGA, TN — Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced a completely new line of EPA Tier 4 Final certified forwarders. This new 845, 855, 875 and 895 lineup provides increased performance, productivity, operator comfort and convenience, and serviceability, compared to the prior 855.1, 865 and 895 Tier 4 Interim models. […]
LOUISVILLE, KY – FuchsTM exhibited at ISRI 2017 from April 22-27, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. Two machines were on display: MHL370 F model upgrade material handler with the iF award winning Fuchs cab and the MHL320 F material handler. Commenting on the line up Jon Van Ruitenbeek, business line director for Fuchs in North America, […]
by Colleen Suo Numerous equipment manufacturers took advantage of the 2017 CONEXPO platform to showcase new or improved innovative construction, aggregate and recycling machinery for the over 130,000 attendees to inspect up close and personal. ARJES Recycling Innovation presented their new Impaktor 250 to the North American market during the expo.
by Melissa Davidson, Construction-industry writer, Fargo, ND. Regardless of industry, waste is one of the most detrimental and costly factors in a business. One New Mexico-based construction company was able to turn what used to be tons of waste into big profit with the help of a single crushing machine from IROCK. Ramirez & Sons, […]
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Vermeer’s new HG6800TX Horizontal Grinder offers recyclers a host of new features
by Jon M. Casey For wood waste recyclers who are looking for the latest in horizontal wood grinders, the Vermeer HG6800TX could be the answer. Introduced at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, this impressive grinder is engineered to produce large volumes of ground material. Boasting either a CAT C27 Tier 2 or a CAT C27 Tier 4 Final […]
“We are hugely satisfied with the result of Conexpo-CON/AG,” comments Michael Brookshaw, Global distributor manager at Keestrack, the international specialist for mobile crushing and screening. “During the week in Las Vegas we had large and steady attendance and enjoyed the wide international spread and high calibre of our visitors.”
Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of forestry, biomass, tree care, sawmill and wood recycling equipment, debuted the revolutionary 3400XT Wood Hog horizontal grinder at this year’s CONEXPO show. “Morbark listened closely to customer feedback while developing the design for the 3400XT,” said Michael Stanton, Morbark director of Industrial Sales.
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Ties 2 cuts energy costs by $400,000 in first year with CBI stationary system
Electric stationary system reduces energy costs, nearly doubles biomass output for renewable energy. Superior, WI – Going from $4.50 a ton to $1.00 a ton is significant when your business processes 150,000 tons of railroad ties a year, and that’s exactly what Ties 2 accomplished by upgrading to their CBI electric stationary system.
Komptech Americas recognized the achievements of three exceptional individuals during the company’s customer appreciation event held at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. The “Salesperson of the Year” award was presented to Ryan Puckett, Area Manager at Henderson, Colorado based Power Screening, LLC.