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Processing WIP slag at Heros Sluiskil – clean conveying with ActiveCLEAN

Processing slag from waste incineration plants (WIP), that means drying, crushing, screening, sorting, classifying – and conveying the slag. Despite drying in air, slag from waste incineration plants still contains 16–19 % residual moisture. When being conveyed, ...

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Major contract from Switzerland: Non-ferrous metals in incinerator bottom ash are turned into valuable resources

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide 4|2017

BHS-Sonthofen planned and implemented a turnkey plant for the processing and  refinement of metals derived from waste incineration plant slag and other metal-bearing fractions. Recycling machines from BHS are core components ...

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NENon- ferrous metal separator for very fine materials

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 3|2017

Fine-grain sorting materials have no chance of escaping when Galloo,
one of Europe’s biggest recyclers and a pioneer in metal recycling,
teams up with the Cologne-based sorting and separation specialist
STEINERT...

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Optimizing processes with mobile weighing systems

In 1979, Hans-Günther Pfreundt established a company for manufacturing
mobile weighing systems, and from 1983 the first mobile
calibrated weighing system was launched onto the market....


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Tradition combined with innovative spirit

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 6|2016

The employees of the Fuchs company at the location in Bad
Schönborn near Karlsruhe can look back on a corporate history of
128 years. Founded in 1888 by Johannes Fuchs, the company’s focus,
at that time, was on the production of agricultural equipment. The
family company grew and in 1920, Johannes Fuchs’ sons took over
the company’s management. In 1950, the first mini-excavator D1 was
built, which was first unveiled in Frankfurt where it earned an award.
This made the Deutsche Bundesbahn (German Federal Railway)...

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Clear structure and new design for full-liner in the field of recycling

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 4|2016

What does Eggersmann stand for? A short, simple and, at the same time, essential question a company management has to ask itself – in particular, when considering the comprehensive, continuously expanding performance range of the company group based in Marienfeld.

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Fuchs® MHL320 F delivers uncompromised performance

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 3|2016

Built for efficiently tackling a range of indoor and outdoor applications from municipal solid waste processing to small scrap yards, the new Fuchs® MHL320 F material handler boasts a compact yet powerful design. With an 11 % more powerful engine and offering the same features found on larger Fuchs handlers, this versatile 22.9-t MHL320 F handler is the perfect entry level unit for operations who need the high lift capacities at extended reaches, efficient sorting capabilities and fast trailer loading/unloading only delivered by purpose-built handlers.

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The Gritbuster: Road sweepings as a saleable resource

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 3|2016

Processing of road sweepings – an interesting topic which has not often featured in recovery up to now. Around 20 000 t of such sweepings are yielded each year in a single major city, such as Hamburg. At this year’s IFAT, Doppstadt will be showing a new solution for the processing of road sweepings, gully waste, filter residues, grit and sand (Stand: B1.404; C2.140; C2.141/240).

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ImpulsTec: Innovative recycling with shock wave technology

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 2|2016

High-grade waste electronics or solar modules contain recyclables (Au, Ag, Pd, Cd, Te) in small concentrations. Classical recycling procedures are increasingly reaching their limits when it comes to profit-maximizing recycling. The process developed by ImpulsTec GmbH, on the other hand, takes a new approach in order to optimize existing business models: with innovative shock wave fragmentation, recyclables in complex industrial materials can be mechanically exposed and concentrated for more efficient recycling.

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Synergies leveraged: Eggersmann constructs disposal centre in Poland

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 1|2016

The starting signal resounded on 11 January 2013, when Jacek Połomka, CEO of Zakład Zagospodarowania Odpadów Sp. z o.o., and Karlgünter Eggersmann, head of the Eggersmann Group, signed the contract for the construction of a plant for mechanical-biological waste treatment (MBT) in Marszów, near Żary, Poland.

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Sennebogen: Electric material handler replaces old port cranes

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 6|2015

The Polish sales and service partner Bax Baumaschinen delivered a new SENNEBOGEN 835 electric material handler to Szczecin/Poland. In that city, the Andreas SP. z.o.o. company handles tons of bulk materials at the port.

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Binder+Co AG: It is the sorting that counts

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 5|2015

What is brilliant about glass is: it can be recycled to 100 %, time and again, and can thus be used as secondary raw material. Every glass bottle consists of 60 % to 90 % clean waste glass. To achieve this, the collection, cleaning, processing and highly pure sorting by color is required. One of the companies that combine glass recycling with cutting-edge technology is the Tönsmeier Wertstoffe GmbH & Co. KG in Petershagen-Lahde.

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Hyper Spectral Imaging for separation of PET bottles from PET trays

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 6|2015

Everyone knows them from their everyday life: plastic bottles filled with various, often carbonated, beverages and plastic trays, used for packaging of fruit, vegetables and other foodstuffs. Both types consist essentially of PET. To permit their “equivalent-product”, i.e., horizontal recycling, it is necessary, however, to extract the two recyclables from the total flow of waste and separate them into the most homogenous fractions possible.

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15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 5|2015

This year’s 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015 attracted about 250 delegates and about 30 exhibitors who met in the Palace Hotel in the city center of Berlin. Whether it was the interesting and versatile program or the most current topics, the number of participants was record-breaking in the 15 years of the IARC history. The high degree of internationality with participants from altogether 24 countries demonstrated the worldwide importance of automobile recycling.

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Terex® Fuchs: Integrated solutions concepts

recovery - Recycling Technology Worldwide issue 2|2015

With around 350 employees Terex® Fuchs is a stable, medium-sized business with decades of manufacturing experience, well-founded development expertise and an extensive range of services in the world of material handling machines. By focusing their competences on the material handling industry, Terex® Fuchs was able to establish themselves over the years as leading experts in the sector – especially in the recycling business.

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