All Demolition & Recycling Articles

Kobelco's baby high reach
For sale in Japan only, Kobelco offers a 4.3 tonne mini excavator with a reach of over 8 m for demolition
Roman summer
The EDA’s Summer 2008 conference in Rome in May brought a record attendance and a record number of sponsors. D&Ri reports
Underwater demolition: Hand-held tools and wet suits
Clearing and uncovering the river running through the Danish city of Aarhus created a problem for one Danish contractor, who faced the challenge of removing underwater foundations. Hand-held tools and wet suits were the solution
End of the show
Three Italiian contractors have joined forces to carry out the complex demolition work at Milan’s Fiera Milano exhibition centre. D&Ri reports
Terex acquires ASV
Terex has completed the acquisition of ASV, a US-based manufacturer of compact rubber track loaders and related accessories, undercarriages and traction products.
Increased productivity
The new T320 compact tracked loader launched by Bobcat is designed for increased productivity and greater attachment performance
JCB skid steer at CDC Ltd
At the end of last year, UK contractor CDC Demolition invested in two JCB Series II Robot 160 machines modified for demolition in the factory, to add to the three Series I machines already in its 25-unit fleet
First in, last out: skid steer loaders for the demolition sector
The skid steer loader is one of the tools of choice for demolition contractors – used during soft strip through to ground clearance at project end and therefore a common sight on demolition jobs. D&Ri reports on the sector in general and a major move by JCB
IFAT launch for Terex Fuchs
Terex Fuchs used the recent IFAT show in Munich to launch a new materials handler, the 21 tonne MHL320 D powered by a 153 hp (114 kW) diesel.
Liebherr extends production capacity
Liebherr-Hydraulikbagger GmbH recently officially handed over a new assembly hall for material handlers at the Kirchdorf site in Germany.
Soaring prices mean it's a boom time for scrap
With the ongoing growth in recycling, and soaring scrap metal prices, sales of scrap handling equipment are also buoyant. D&Ri reports on this specialised sector
Research and development at Metso
Metso Minerals officially unveiled its new research centre at its Tampere, Finland location on 28th May.
Sandvik takes Singapore step
In a move that it says reflects the growth in importance of the Asia-Pacific region in the sales of construction equipment, Sandvik is to relocate an important part of its Construction Equipment division’s headquarters to Singapore.
New WRAP funding available
WRAP has launched a new capital funding grant scheme for waste processing projects in England
Taylor takes over at JCB
Mathew Taylor will take over from John Patterson as JCB's global CEO from 1 June. Mr Taylor joined JCB in April 2006 as Managing Director of JCB Sales and in January last year became Group Chief Operating Officer.
Sorting out the metal
Eriez Magnetics Europe has launched what it claims is a new cost effective metal sorting solution for the recycling industry.
New use for old Wembley
Debris from the old Wembley stadium, home to English football for many years, has been used for landscaping a new urban park
Entrepreneurial award possible for Leonard Cherry
Leonard Cherry has made the short list for Ernst & Young's 2008 Entrepreneurial award
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