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Wood transport enters a new dimension with SENNEBOGEN 830 E and trailer

Wood transport enters a new dimension with SENNEBOGEN 830 E and trailer A view over the log yard at Fiberboard in Baruth in the German province of Brandenburg provides optimism for the future. Gigantic proportions, logs as far as the eye can see, and in between them a green material handler steadily doing its rounds. …

SENNEBOGEN 830E quick change helps dismantle trucks at FW Thomas

SENNEBOGEN 830E quick change helps dismantle trucks at FW Thomas The right tool for every job – that’s what workers dream of. At scrap dealers F.W. Thomas they have been using a multi-functional tool since 2016, namely a SENNEBOGEN 830 E. From the scrap metal shears to the multi-shell grab, the attachments are changed frequently. …

KINSHOFER grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell

KINSHOFER grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell KINSHOFER, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its D-Series grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell, ideal for sorting and demolition. The attachments feature 360-degree endless rotation for precise positioning to give construction, demolition and recycling contractors …

Highrise Hyundai waste handler perfect for the recycling industry

Highrise Hyundai waste handler perfect for the recycling industry The Hyundai waste handler HX140L fitted with a Kocurek hi-rise cab proves to be a perfect fit for any waste recycling yard. Through listening to customers feedback and understanding their requirements, Hyundai dealers, Molson have worked with Kocureck to modify a standard HX140L with a 2m …

Metso enters Indian waste recycling market

Metso enters Indian waste recycling market Metso has signed a non-exclusive agency agreement with Seepra Recycling Group for the India market area. The agreement covers the whole of India with responsibility of the sales of Metso’s waste recycling equipment; fine-, mobile- and pre-shredders. “Strengthening the partner network allows us to establish new relationships and provide …

Ziegler Group focuses on flexible Sawmill and logistics solutions

Ziegler Group focuses on flexible Sawmill and logistics solutions With its headquarters in Bavaria, the Ziegler Group is well established in the timber and sawmill sector, not only because it operates Europe’s largest sawmill, but also because the family-run company repeatedly draws attention with its forward-thinking innovations. These include a state-of-the-art log yard which opened …

Turning Waste into profit with Ammann

Turning Waste into profit with Ammann An Ammann ABA UniBatch Asphalt-Mixing Plant can help businesses increase profits, and the numbers prove it, according to Siddharth Shah, director at RKC Infrabuilt Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, India, who said: “It’s very economical compared to all other plants. We have been saving great amounts.” An ability to utilise recycled asphalt …

Wastemasters Hire opts for JCB Yellow with latest equipment procurement

Wastemasters Hire opts for JCB Yellow with latest equipment procurement A Coventry company has turned its waste and materials handling fleet completely JCB yellow with its latest order of four new machines. Wastemasters Hire’s latest purchase includes a 437 wheeled loading shovel, a 457 Wheeled loader, a 560-80WM Loadall and a JS20MH wheeled material handler. The …

Businesses challenged to ditch paper as environmental impact reaches all-time high

Businesses challenged to ditch paper as environmental impact reaches all-time high A new campaign has been launched to challenge businesses to reduce their paper usage, following recent research which found that a third of UK workers admit to printing out unnecessary paper documents every single day. In a survey of 1,000 employees, conducted by award-winning …

Scotlands William Hamilton and Sons kick-off with a Volvo loading shovel

Scotland’s William Hamilton and Sons kick-off with a Volvo loading shovel William Hamilton & Sons Ltd of Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, has taken delivery of a Volvo L150H loading shovel as it embarks on a new, long term contract, handling residual waste on behalf of South Lanarkshire Council and Viridor. The new 25-tonne loading shovel has …

Scientists invent Bio-Bitumen to pave roads using plastic and other mixed wastes

Scientists invent Bio-Bitumen to pave roads using plastic and other mixed wastes Scientists at Aston University have developed Bio-Bitumen, a new way to convert organic bin waste such as decomposed food, paper and plastic into a substance suitable for laying roads and pavements. The process, developed by academics at the university’s European Bioenergy Research Institute …

Metso updates Expertune PlantTriage software with advanced analysis and cybersecurity

Metso updates Expertune PlantTriage software with advanced analysis and cybersecurity Metso has announced a new version of its Metso Expertune PlantTriage control loop monitoring software. The newest version further improves process plant operational efficiency, reduces cybersecurity risks, and helps to improve profitability. This version provides a clearer view of PID (Proportional-Integral-Derivative) tuning benefits via a …

Alloy Hammers for Metso shredders deliver optimized cost per ton

Alloy Hammers for Metso shredders deliver optimized cost per ton The hammers used in shredder lines represent a key factor in plant efficiency. Metso has developed a new hammer series, Metso Alloy Hammer, with the goal of extending the lifetime of these tools. Featuring a special alloy, the high-quality cast-steel hammers from the Group’s own …

Digital Metso Metrics solution for waste recycling to be launched at IFAT Germany

Digital Metso Metrics solution for waste recycling to be launched at IFAT Germany Metso will launch Metso Metrics solution for mobile M&J pre-shredders at IFAT 2018, which takes place from May 14 to May 18 in Munich, Germany. The digital solution enables further optimization of shredder capacity, efficiency and reliability with near real-time data. “Tracking …

Meet Metso and their waste recycling equipment at IFAT China

Meet Metso and their waste recycling equipment at IFAT China Metso will present its extensive waste recycling equipment and service offering at IFAT China 2018 taking place May 3-5 in Shanghai, China. Metso experts at the event will offer advice on choosing the most suitable equipment for different types of waste to support optimal process …

Volvo introduces the EW240E their strongest and most innovative material handler

Volvo introduces the EW240E their strongest and most innovative material handler Building on its extensive experience, Volvo Construction Equipment has created its strongest and most innovative material handler yet – the EW240E. Specifically designed for the waste and recycling industries, the new EW240E material handler from Volvo Construction Equipment is a powerful and reliable partner …

Manitou Group developing the handling solutions of the future

Manitou Group developing the handling solutions of the future The Manitou Group, the world’s leading builder of rough-terrain handling equipment, will be at this year’s INTERMAT, the international exhibition for construction and infrastructure. To keep pace with a fast-growing sector, the group develops innovative solutions geared towards increasingly optimized total cost of ownership. Two new …

SENNEBOGEN presents their new 355 E Telehandler at IFAT 2018

SENNEBOGEN presents their new 355 E Telehandler at IFAT 2018 SENNEBOGEN will be presenting the completely redeveloped 355 E telehandler to the public for the first time at IFAT 2018. The machine also signals the launch of a new product line called Multi Line. The new model is much more than just a telehandler and …

Network Rail taps into drive to reduce plastic

Network Rail taps into drive to reduce plastic Network Rail today launched its first free drinking water fountain at London Charing Cross station. Thousands of station users and passengers are set to benefit from the newly installed free drinking water fountain at London Charing Cross station. The free drinking water initiative, which seeks to encourage …

SENNEBOGEN material handler feeds LZR concrete plant in Bavaria

SENNEBOGEN material handler feeds LZR concrete plant in Bavaria The founding of sand and gravel excavating company “Lenz & Co” in 1906 laid the cornerstone for today’s LZR – Lenz Ziegler Reifenscheid GmbH in Kitzingen, Bavaria. Today, the family-owned company not only supplies ready-mixed concrete, but is also active in demolition and waste disposal. Since …

SENNEBOGEN 870 E the perfect pipe handler for Mülheim Pipecoatings

SENNEBOGEN 870 E the perfect pipe handler for Mülheim Pipecoatings A total of seven SENNEBOGEN 870 material handlers are now successfully in operation as specialist equipment for pipe handling at the company Mülheim Pipecoatings. Every day the material handlers move hundreds of pipes up to 18 m (approx. 59 feet) in length and up to …

Heros ‘Urban Mining’ operation in Netherlands relies on Hitachi

Heros ‘Urban Mining’ operation in Netherlands relies on Hitachi A fleet of Hitachi wheel loaders and excavators is providing crucial support to Heros Sluiskil BV (Heros), a facility in The Netherlands that extracts valuable raw materials from incinerated domestic and industrial waste for reuse. Heros has been a loyal Hitachi customer since 2011 and now …

SENNEBOGEN 825 handles long-range timber handling with comfort at Holzwerk Obermeier

SENNEBOGEN 825 handles long-range timber handling with comfort at Holzwerk Obermeier ‘We need a material handler!’  has long been something that they’ve agreed about at the Holzwerk Obermeier timber yard in Schwindegg, Upper Bavaria. But a lot of thought had to be put into what the optimum solution for the wide range of tasks was. A …

SENNEBOGEN debuts 817 E compact material handler for the waste industry

SENNEBOGEN debuts 817 E compact material handler for the waste industry Developed specifically for the needs of the recycling and waste industry, the 817 E-series is SENNEBOGEN’s smallest material handler to date. The first machines are now proving successful in applications in the field, testament to the merits of the particularly compact and agile design …

A grab is so much more than just an appendage

A grab is so much more than just an appendage Performance – carrying out a defined task in a specific amount of time. Whether you are at work, at home or on the sports field, there are always two ways of optimizing performance: Get faster, or work more efficiently with optimized components. Just as, in …

SACYR wins waste cleaning and collection contract in Bogotá

SACYR wins €170m waste cleaning and collection contract in Bogotá SACYR, through its subsidiary Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales, leads the SAS ESP Clean Area consortium, which has been awarded the ASE 5 Urban Aseo contract in the city of Bogotá (Colombia). The awarded contract has a duration of eight years, with an estimated total amount close …

A mini-recycling plant in every home?

A mini-recycling plant in every home? A major British waste and recycling company believes people should be able to recycle plastics in their own homes, and new-build houses should come with the technology ready-installed. The technology already exists to allow plastics to be either pelleted or turned into useful items and the UKs waste management …

Liebherr wins two design awards for their earthmoving machines

Liebherr wins two design awards for their earthmoving machines Liebherr has received the 2018 German Design Award in the “Excellent Product Design” category for its T46-7 telescopic handler and its XPower® L 550 to L 586 wheel loaders. The expert judges were impressed by the optimal visibility and the dynamic appearance of the telescopic handler, …

Volvo loading shovels at Britaniacrest Recycling increase productivity

Volvo loading shovels at Britaniacrest Recycling increase productivity Britaniacrest Recycling Ltd of Hookwood, Surrey has recently added a Volvo L150H to its plant fleet with a second machine on order for the New Year as it ramps up production at its recently acquired transfer station at Warnham on the outskirts of Horsham, West Sussex. The …

MIT students fortify concrete by adding irradiated recycled plastic

MIT students fortify concrete by adding irradiated recycled plastic Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, from sidewalks and street barriers, to buildings and bridges, according to a new study. MIT undergraduate students have found that, by exposing plastic flakes to small, harmless doses of gamma radiation, …

JCB celebrates 40 years of Loadall Telescopic Handler production

JCB celebrates 40 years of Loadall Telescopic Handler production JCB is celebrating a major milestone in its long record of innovative machine design – the 40th anniversary of the Loadall telescopic handler. First launched on October 20th 1977 the machine mechanised lifting and loading tasks on building sites more usually carried out by a small …

Protector of the oceans receives the Volvo Environment Prize 2017

Protector of the oceans receives the Volvo Environment Prize 2017 One of the world´s most innovative researchers into the future of the oceans and marine life, Professor Rashid Sumaila, receives the Volvo Environment Prize for 2017. He is an economist who has challenged traditional ways of marine governance and has introduced new ways of thinking, …

HZI Consortium wins tender for 20 year waste services contract in Perth, Australia

HZI Consortium wins tender for 20 year waste services contract in Perth, Australia A Perth Regional Council awarded a 20-year municipal waste service contract to a consortium led by Swiss company Hitachi Zosen Inova. The plant will process 300,000 tonnes of waste per annum generating around 28 MW of electricity from Australia’s first energy-from-waste. Council …

Three’s not necessarily a crowd at Collier Quarrying & Recycling

Three’s not necessarily a crowd at Collier Quarrying & Recycling Another Volvo L220H loading shovel has been delivered to Collier Quarrying & Recycling, a division of the Collier Group, located at Cowdenbeath in Fife, and takes up re-handling duties at the company’s Goat Hill Quarry along with two L220H’s that were delivered at the end …

JCB Hydradig versatility fits the bill at Hadley Recycling

JCB Hydradig versatility fits the bill at Hadley Recycling Hadley Recycling and Waste Management seeks to divert as much waste from landfill and into recycling and renewable energy as possible. At its busy transfer station, located just outside Theale in Berkshire, the company processes each week approximately 1,000 tonnes of mixed waste including mixed construction …

Northern Ireland’s leading waste management company keeps productive with expanding JCB Fleet

Northern Ireland’s leading waste management company keeps productive with expanding JCB Fleet Up until four years ago, McKinstry Skip Hire, had never bought a JCB. Now, Northern Ireland’s leading waste management company runs a fleet of 14 – all supplied by local dealer BC Plant. Sourcing a large fleet of materials handling machines from a …

Van Dalen Metals Recycling upgrades with SENNEBOGEN equipment and technology

Van Dalen Metals Recycling upgrades with SENNEBOGEN equipment and technology The Dutch scrap recycling company Van Dalen Metals Recycling & Trading in Moerdijk has been using two new SENNEBOGEN 835 Mobile material handlers since early 2016. The family-owned enterprise founded in 1947 now operates eight locations in the Netherlands and Great Britain, where they process …

Manitou acquires Terex Equipment, buying its way into the India marketplace

Manitou acquires Terex Equipment, buying its way into the India marketplace The Manitou group, world-leader in all-terrain equipment and material-handlers has finalized the acquisition of Terex Equipment Private Limited (TEPL) in India. Founded in 2003, Terex Equipment is well known for the design, manufacture and distribution of construction equipment, mostly backhoe loaders and skid steer loaders and had a 30 …

SENNEBOGEN to feature timber handling solutions at the world’s largest forestry fair in Sweden

SENNEBOGEN to feature timber handling solutions at the world’s largest forestry fair in Sweden The world’s largest forestry trade fair, Elmia Wood will open its doors from 7 to 10 June 2017. Every four years, the demo fair attracts guests from all over the world to Sweden. SENNEBOGEN, together with the Swedish sales and service partner …

Everything else is just old scrap! Modern recycling with electric drive always in balance

Everything else is just old scrap! Modern recycling with electric drive always in balance At their Espenhain site Scholz Recycling GmbH & Co KG recently introduced a SENNEBOGEN 8130 EQ in scrap recycling. The responsible people are impressed by the balance principle and are counting on the most modern technology for effective material handling for the …

 Sennebogen 825 E-Series Material Handler scores high marks in Germany

 Sennebogen 825 E-Series Material Handler scores high marks in Germany The new 825 E material handler complements the Sennebogen product family as a new standard machine for multiple uses. One of the first machines of the new E-Series was scrutinized in February in Regensburg, Germany by RVR – Rohstoffverwertung Regensburg GmbH. At first glance, the “rookie” is …

Sennebogen 718 Material Handler cleaning up Germany’s Autobahn

Sennebogen 718 Material Handler cleaning up Germany’s Autobahn Hälbich Dienstleistungs GmbH from the county of Rosenheim in Germany provides its clients a variety of services centred around wood and nature. What these services actually provide is exhibited by a new E-series Sennebogen 718 clearing the embankments along autobahn A8. The A8, the autobahn from Munich to …

Electric Sennebogen material handlers a big hit at Biewer Industrie in Germany

Sennebogen electric material handlers a big hit at Biewer Industrie Recycling in Germany Biewer Industrie GmbH based in Hilden, Germany, lives by their motto “Our life is aluminium” as they take care of the recycling and treatment of waste metal. Central to this process are two new Sennebogen 818 electric material handlers which sort and load the materials and supply the processing facilities. …