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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. 

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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. 

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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.  

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​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. 

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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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​Rotochopper launches 1,000 horsepower B-66E electric horizontal grinder

To help customers process increased volumes of waste materials, Rotochopperhas introduced a new 1,000 horsepower dual-motor drive option for the B-66 E electric-powered horizontal grinder. The dual-motor drive is designed to reduce operating and maintenance costs compared to a single-motor drive, as well as minimize amperage surges at start-up.

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Rubble Master acquires compact screen and crusher manufacturer Maximus

The Rubble Master HS3500M compact tracked scalping screen.

Rubble Master (RM) has acquired Northern Ireland-based screen manufacturer Maximus. Founded in 2004 and employing 120 people, Maximus will complement Rubble Master's existing range of products, helping to satisfy customers and support future growth. According to Rubble Master, for customers and dealers, this acquisition means a full line of crushing, recycling and screening products are now available with the same reliable, lifetime support and complete parts and service support customers have come to expect from their company.

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Maximizing value from construction and demolition waste materials

CDE has launched their latest video case study demonstrating how construction, demolition and excavation waste can be re-used in high value construction applications. Filmed in conjunction with The Sheehan Group, a family-run business, specialising in construction and civil engineering, viewers have the opportunity to watch the full process from the removal of waste materials from a construction site, recycling the waste materials by wet processing and to their reuse in a residential construction project.

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Doppstadt to showcase the "INVENTHOR Type 9" shredder at IFAT

The INVENTHOR Type 9 shredder is the first machine in an entirely new generation of Doppstadt shredders.

Doppstadt's INVENTHOR Type 9 shredder, from the SMART SHREDDING LINE, is a new high-performance machine that is setting new market benchmarks when it comes to quality and performance. By bringing together the most innovative mechanical developments, innovative control and regulation systems, and a brand new noise emissions concept, Doppstadt has created an environmentally friendly cost-effective one-stop solution for the recycling sector. Thanks to its modular service-oriented construction and range of suspension variants, this machine is equally suited to use as a stationary fixture or in the service industry sector.

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Making a lasting first impression ​

The 830 M-HD-S making an impression in Louisiana.

Tim and his Dad, Louis, started taking on large demolition and scrap recovery projects on the Gulf Coast in 1983. When Louis retired from Thibodeaux & Son Scrapyard 10 years ago, Tim stepped up to manage the business. But he's still a mechanic at heart.

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CDRA celebrates 25 years of C&D World, announces strategic partnership and sets record for fundraising

CDRA celebrates 25 years of C&D World, announces strategic partnership and sets record for fundraising

In Nashville, February 10-13, the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) celebrated the 25th anniversary of its signature meeting, C&D World, and announced strategic initiatives designed to guide its efforts to serve the C&D industry. The group also held a highly successful fundraiser for its issues and education fund. 

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Komptech to present new machines and monitoring technology at IFAT 2018

Komptech's new Connect! system provides continuous monitoring, so machines can always be maintained based on their condition.

"Green Boost your business" is the motto under which Komptech is presenting its new communications technology Connect! at IFAT, along with all-new and updated machines for shredding, screening and turning. IFAT 2018 takes place in Munich Germany, from May 14-18.

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EVOQUIP set to make an impact at World of Asphalt / Agg1 with impact crushers

EvoQuip will showcase the newest addition to their impact crushing range, the Cobra 230 at World of Asphalt in Texas from March 6-8, 2018. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of products to address the needs of the compact crushing and screening markets. The Cobra 230 is the newest addition to their impact crushing range.  Matt Dickson, EvoQuip, Product Line Director said, "The Cobra 230 Impact Crusher is a machine that provides class leading productivity, unmatched versatility and excellent fuel efficiency. The quick set up times, simple intuitive operation and ease of transport makes this machine an ideal solution for all applications. We are on the lookout for new distributors for the EvoQuip brand and I would invite anyone interested in this to come to our booth so we can discuss this excellent opportunity."

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How government policy can help C&D recyclers

How government policy  can help C&D recyclers

Several actions can be taken by governments at all levels to support the recycling of construction & demolition industry waste products. One of the most common tactics is landfill disposal bans on recyclable materials in the waste stream. Two examples are the ban on drywall disposal in British Columbia, and the requirement in King County, Washington that all C&D loads with more than 20 percent recyclable material be rejected at the transfer station and sent to a Material Recovery Facility.

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Volvo adds demolition and wheeled excavators to lifetime warranty program

Volvo adds demolition and wheeled excavators to lifetime warranty program

Volvo CE has extended its Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty to cover high-reach demolition excavators and wheeled excavators. New models covered by the warranty include the EC380EHR and EC480EHR high-reach demolition excavators, as well as the EW180E, EW160E and the EW60E wheeled models. Four additional new wheeled excavator models set to debut in spring 2018 will also be covered by the Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty.

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