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Need to recycle highlighted at Circular Driven Economy Symposium 2018

Delegates from all over the world joined together at the inaugural Circular Driven Economy Symposium in London on the 18th - 19th September, to learn more about the opportunities in recovered construction and demolition waste material (C&D waste). Speakers from research bodies like SINTEF, academic institutions like Queen's University Belfast, construction and manufacturing firms like LafargeHolcim and Mapei, and the European Commission all provided plenty for delegates to think about. 

New Rockster wind sifter RVB1700 designed to "blow away" impurities

Austria-based company Rockster Recycler GmbH has developed a wind sifter for their mobile crushers. With relatively little effort, final products produced can be significantly increased in value. Partially unavoidable contamination in crushed materials are simply "blown away." The wind sifter RVB1700 separates non-mineral components, including paper, wood or  foils, from crushed material. This results in a cleaner and higher quality final product, whereby non-mineral substances are separated from mineral substances.

Kinshofer updates D-Series demolition and sorting grapples

Kinshofer 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 optimal control when grabbing materials. D-series grapples are available for 4,400-pound (2-ton) to 176,000-pound (80-ton) excavators. 

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All-new MAXAM MS706 solid skid-steer tire features zero maintenance and extreme durability

The new MAXAM MS706 CONSTRUCTION PRO solid skid-steer tire is ideal for the most extreme applications. According to MAXAM Tire North America, the all-new MS706 features extra deep tread, allowing for 3 to 5 times longer tire life versus traditional pneumatic tires with a more robust tread pattern specifically designed for harsh working applications, including asphalt recycling, road paving, concrete work and metal recycling centres.

Mobile impact crushers for C&D

Mobile, track-mounted impact crushing plants are the most common type of crusher used in a range of recycling and construction applications, including C&D, concrete and asphalt recycling. Today's compact, low-weight, highly mobile plants are easy to transport, offer fast loading and short setup times, and are ideal for operation in urban environments, roadside, on construction sites and at the recycling yard. 

SBM REMAX 400 mobile impact crusher designed to take crushing on the road with ease

The REMAX tracked mobile impact crushers made by SBM Mineral Processing offer efficient and unique features that make them popular among operators, according to the company. Recently, the models have another update. The SBM REMAX 400 is a performance-optimized, medium-class crusher for quarries and recycling of construction materials. In comparison to the previously well-established REMAX 1312, the new model has received improvements to key components such as the crusher, drive system and transportability. In addition to its outstanding technical features, the REMAX 400 is also an excellent choice for transporting on the road. 

Brokk's next-generation demolition machines get power-to-weight boost

Brokk has launched four new demolition machines in 2018. The new models include: the Brokk 170, Brokk 200, Brokk 300 and the green diesel Brokk 520D machines. Each of the four models comes equipped with Brokk's SmartConcept technology. Along with the launch of the new line, Brokk has also introduced new attachments, including BHB hydraulic breakers and three Darda concrete crushers.

​A-1 Sandrock paves the way with recycled asphalt shingles and Terex equipment

With 12 million tons of tear-off roofing material being generated each year in the United States, and increased regulations, the industry demands efficient recyclers. Efficiency is second nature to A-1 Sandrock. The company has rose to the challenge over the last few years, growing their shingle disposal program into a massive operation that's convenient for roofers, communities, North Carolina, and the surrounding states.

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New orange-peel grapples from Cat designed for a range of applications

The new Cat GSH420 and GSH520 orange-peel grapples, replacing the GSH15B Series grapples, are designed for a wide range of applications, including handling shredded scrap, such as long structural beams and car bodies; handling rocks at construction sites; and waste at recycling and transfer stations. The performance and efficiency of the new Cat grapples help waste-handling operations, in particular, meet the challenges of increased environmental regulation, growing pressure to recycle a mix of materials, and stringent budgets.

New ALLU App, Transformer Series range to be on display at Hillhead 2018

Finland-based ALLU, Inc. is set to show the company's latest technological and product innovations at the upcoming Hillhead UK 2018 event, held from the 26th to 28th of June in Buxton, Derbyshire, England. The company recently introduced a new Mobile App, and will showcase their range of Transformer Series mounted buckets, which screen, crush, pulverize, aerate, blend, mix, separate, feed and load materials, in applications including quarrying, mining, contruction, soil, C&D, waste and organics recycling.

Brokk SmartConcept technology on next generation demolition machines boosts performance and uptime

Brokk has launched Brokk SmartConcept, a set of technological features that offer improvements in power management, reliability, maintainability and ergonomics. Included with the four new next generation Brokk remote-controlled demolition machines – launched at Intermat Paris 2018 – the technology greatly enhances the capabilities of these innovative machines. SmartConcept consists of three features – SmartPower, SmartDesign and SmartRemote – and represents a leap forward in performance and uptime.

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H-Sensortechnik Optical Belt Scale provides volumetric measurement and data capability

The H-Sensortechnik Optical Belt Scale (OBS) is a contact-free volumetric scanner that is mounted over conveyor belts. Using the latest laser technology, this belt scale effectively scans material crossing any conveyor belt with a measurement accuracy of 1mm variance. The system works very well in waste and recycling applications, biomass, soil and mulch, as well as aggregates, and is unaffected by wind, dust, temperature and vibration. 

Keestrack hybrid H6e cone crusher

The new 62-tonne H6e cone crusher is capable of processing 400 tonnes per hour with an innovative hybrid diesel-electric drive, while also being compact and easy to transport. With a maximum feed size of 215 mm, and variable crushing chamber configurations and stroke settings, the H6e offers a wide CSS range from 6 to 44 mm.

CBI debuts 6800CT horizontal grinder

Guests at the 2018 Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Expo had the first-ever look at CBI's newest horizontal grinder: the Magnum Force 6800CT. CBI premiered the 6800CT along with the TSC 80T Tracked Conveyor May 11-12 at the Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Expo in Vermont. CBI equipment was paired with Terex Ecotec's TWH 226 Material Handler, showing the complementary value of both Terex Corporation brands in a single operation. 

Terex Washing Systems to premiere "C&D recycling game changer" at Hillhead 2018

Terex Washing Systems (TWS) will unveil their latest modular concept at Hillhead 2018. The company says that it is set to be an innovative game-changer for C&D recycling. Pit and quarry operators can look forward to more intelligent ways to wash sand, gravel, aggregates and C&D waste thanks to this new high-performance solution that brings together rinsing, screening, scrubbing and sand washing capabilities on a single plant.  

​KINSHOFER Multi-Quick Processors offer versatility and quick jaw change-out times

KINSHOFER, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its Multi-Quick Processors, featuring best-in-class cycle times, jaw change-out times and power-to-weight ratio. The attachments allow demolition and recycling industry contractors to use one attachment with several jaw sets instead of buying several tools for different applications. Contractors can choose from six to eight jaw sets, depending on which of the four MQP models they choose, including dedicated concrete, steel or tank jaws, as well as combination and specialty jaws. 

Wirtgen Group technologies impress at Intermat

The Wirtgen Group showed of a number of its latest innovations at Intermat this year, all 5 brands were strongly represented: Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven.  Visitors had the chance to talk with experienced applications experts from the Group and got up to speed on the latest technologies for the entire road construction cycle while learning more about the Wirtgen Group's extensive range of service offerings. Here is an overview of some of the highlights: 

W 150 CFi with 1800-mm milling drum assembly leads the Wirtgen line-up.

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