Category Archives: Recycle Features

TEE Dealer Conference at Compost 2016

Terex Environmental Equipment (TEE) recently hosted its North American Dealer & Customer Conference during the Compost 2016 Demo Day in Jacksonville, FL. Attendees had the opportunity to see how TEE Ecotec equipment operated learning more about the equipment within TEE’s product line. TEE company officials highlighted the rapid development of the brand across the United […]

Large malt producer uses wood chips to fuel power plant

by Gregg Hennigan If you drink beer, you’ve probably had one that Rahr Malting Co. helped make. That’s not an exaggeration. The Shakopee, Minnesota based company is one of the largest malt producers in the world and counts everyone from the biggest beer companies to small craft brewers as customers. Malt is germinated cereal grains […]

Right tools for the job make recycling asphalt for paving a year-round enterprise at Superior Asphalt.

by Mary Weaver with Photos by William Weaver and Stacie Newmann where noted Large asphalt plants in the Snow Belt often close down for the winter. Their customers make do with cold mix or warm mix for road patching. Fifteen years ago, however, Superior Asphalt’s owner Jeff Kresnak spotted a potential niche market for his […]

JCB wheel loaders and material handlers fill recycling roles

by Jon M. Casey At a plant tour of JCB North America in Savannah, GA, attendees learned that JCB North America experienced a record year in 2014, including the single largest sales year in its history. This growth coincides with JCB’s 70th year in business worldwide, its 45th year doing business in North America as […]

Southern Minnesota Construction uses RAP and RAS with great success

by Mary Weaver with photos by Bill Weaver The Southern Minnesota Construction (SMC) asphalt plant near company headquarters in Mankato, MN is an exceptionally versatile plant. The plant became a part of SMC in 2006, joining Ireland’s vertically integrated Oldcastle Company. Oldcastle also owns the nearby New Ulm Quarry. There, they quarry, crush and screen […]

Recycling demonstration features Terex Finlay SPALECK® technology

by Jon M. Casey For dealers and guests who attended Terex Finlay’s North American Open Day July 23 in Charlotte, NC, one of the highlights of the equipment demonstration was the recycling capabilities of the 883+ SPALECK® tracked screen plant. The Terex Finlay 883+ screen plant has been combined with SPALECK® German technology, to give […]

TEE Ecotec ready to take on North American dealer and customer network with expanded product line

by Patrick Gamble, TEE Sales & Marketing Assistant Terex Environmental Equipment (TEE) is poised to make a major splash in the North American market for wood processing, biomass and recycling equipment with its upcoming North American Dealer & Customer Conference in Jacksonville, FL on January 27-28. The show occurs in conjunction with the 24th Annual […]

Aeromaster Compost Turner an integral part of quality humus production

by Jon M. Casey While a compost turner is routinely a peripheral component in the overall production of quality compost at many composting operations, at Penn Valley Farms, the Aeromaster PT-130 compost turner is critical to the manufacturing of their premium product line, aptly named Aeromaster Humus Compost. For many compost producers, the process is […]

Tree Care Industry Expo celebrates 25th anniversary in Pittsburgh, PA

by Jon M. Casey The David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA was the site of the 25th Anniversary TCI Expo hosted by the Tree Care Industry Association November 12 to 14. This year’s event welcomed more than 2,800 tree care professionals and more than 200 exhibitors for the three-day event. Attendees had the […]

Vermeer’s forestry tractor demonstrations highlight visit to Pella Iowa’s “Vermeer Mile”

by Jon M. Casey Earlier this year, in mid-July, Vermeer® Manufacturing Company introduced the latest addition to their Wood Waste line of products when they unveiled two Forestry Tractors, the FT-100 and the FT-300. Hosting a daylong factory tour and demonstration event for more than a dozen journalists representing wood waste and timber media, company […]

Anderson Timber Harvesting Company clears timber for Massachusetts Divisions of Fisheries and Wildlife

by Joe Parzych The Anderson Timber Harvesting Company, run by founder Mitch Anderson, clear-cut over 209 acres of the Montague Plains while leaving a select number of trees to reseed the land. According to Habitat Biologist Brian Holt Hawthorne of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, they want it to return that land to […]

Mid-Atlantic Logging and Biomass Expo featured harvesting and chipping equipment geared for the biomass fuel market

by Jon M. Casey For the timber industry professionals who were looking for the latest in timber handling and chipping equipment, the Mid-Atlantic Logging and Biomass Expo in Selma/Smithfield, NC, held on September 24 and 25 gave them an opportunity to see equipment in action. With chipping and timber-handling equipment demonstrations taking place regularly during […]

Vermeer Corporation names Jason Andringa as President and CEO

Visit link to learn more about Jason Andringa Pella, Iowa – (Nov 2, 2015) – Effective Nov. 1, 2015, Jason Andringa will serve as the company’s President and CEO. This announcement was first made in August 2014, as part of the company’s family succession planning process.

Greenfield Rd Reconstruction features an important retaining wall

by Joe Parzych Baltazar Contractors, Inc., of Ludlow, MA is involved in a $5.2 million roadway project that consists of reconstructing slightly less than 2 miles of Greenfield Road in Montague, MA. Soil conditions in that area are tough. Wet running sand overlaying wet clay on top of extremely hard re-cemented silica-rich shale, makes supervisor, […]

Sennebogen 870 Material Handlers Provide Critical Link In Pcb Remediation Of The Hudson River

Fort Edward, NY – Approximately three times a week, for six months of the year, trains depart from upstate New York, en route to one of three EPA-approved long-term disposal facilities. The trains, which are loaded with dewatered, PCB-containing sediments, represent the last leg of a complex environmental dredging project undertaken by General Electric Co. […]

Morbark® Celebrates Manufacturing Day with Student Event

Winn, Mich. (October 1, 2015) – More than 130 area high school students, parents, school officials and other guests visited Morbark® last night for the company’s career-focused Manufacturing Day event. Titled “March into Your Future with Morbark,” the event featured a tour of Morbark’s factory and presentations by numerous employees explaining their duties and personal […]

Recycling demonstration features Terex Finlay SPALECK® technology

by Jon M. Casey For dealers and guests who attended Terex Finlay’s North American Open Day July 23 in Charlotte, NC, one of the highlights of the equipment demonstration was the recycling capabilities of the 883+ SPALECK® tracked screen plant. The Terex Finlay 883+ screen plant has been combined with SPALECK® German technology, to give […]

Intex Corp. specializes in custom crushing and screening

by Mary Weaver photos by Bill Weaver Intex Corp., based in Albertville, MN, is a 35-year-old family owned business, co-owned by Greg and Brian Buhl, Company CEO and CFO respectively, since 1997. Intex is known for their business specialty, custom crushing and screening. As a road contractor from Minneapolis put it, “When contractors from all […]

Biomass Micro-chipping a specialty at J&R Cahoon Logging, Inc.

by Jon M. Casey J&R Cahoon Logging, Inc. of Bellhaven, NC is a family-owned logging and wood chipping business that has been operating for three generations. J&R Cahoon Logging began when current owner, Joedy Cahoon’s grandfather started cutting timber for lumber and for the local paper mills in the area. As Joedy’s father Carlton became […]

Hathaway Tree Service makes colored mulch from trees and brush cuttings

by Mary Weaver photos by William Weaver Hathaway Tree Service’s colored and natural mulch sales are booming, so much so that Rick Cordie, president of the family-owned Minnesota business said, “I need more trees than I’m getting.” The tree service, land clearing, and mulch-producing business employs 18, twelve full-time employees and the rest part- time […]

OSC Manufacturing & Equipment Services Offers Contractors the Latest in C&D Equipment

by Jon M. Casey OSC Manufacturing & Equipment Services, Inc. (OSC) was born out of the need for a free-standing arm of the OSC Group, according to Jon M. Williams, OSC President and CEO. With three locations in Buffalo, NY, Toronto, ON and Winnipeg, MB, the continued growth of OSC, a company devoted to specialty […]

Holy Trinity Parochial School is No More

by Joe Parzych The Holy Trinity Parochial School in Greenfield, MA, has had its day in the sun. Built in 1929 by General Contractor George Reed of Greenfield, the school opened in 1930. Armando Bresciano, now 97, was one of the first students to enroll. Mr. Bresciano’s mind is sharp, despite his years, and he […]

New products highlighted at the Waste Expo 2015 in Las Vegas

by Jon M. Casey While there were a number of new products introduced at the Waste Expo 2015 held June 2-4 in Las Vegas, NV, three items stood out among the others when it comes to recycling wood and green waste. Two of these, the new Rotochopper HTS-2 dual shaft shredder and the Doppstadt Splitter® […]

New MSW line doubles capacity at van der Linde Recycling

by Jon M. Casey For Peter van der Linde, owner of van der Linde Recycling near Charlottesville, VA, progress since opening in late 2008 has been extraordinary. van der Linde comes from a residential construction background where he was a homebuilder for 30 years. After creating a roll-off container rental business to supplement his own […]

Olmsted Waste to Energy facility burns waste for savings

by Bill and Mary Weaver Olmsted County, MN is now reclaiming space at their Kalmar Landfill. At the same time, they are making money from electricity and steam heat produced by their Olmsted Waste to Energy Facility (OWEF). They also glean profit from the sale of recovered ferrous metal that they salvage from the ash.