All Demolition & Recycling Articles

Aughey's new UK base
Republic of Ireland based Aughey Plant International has expanded its operations into the UK with the opening of a depot at Tamworth near Manchester
Cleaning up waste
Terex Powerscreen tracked screening units, both capable of screening C&D waste materials as well as virgin aggregates, have been acquired by up and coming UK demolition contractor East Midlands Demolition, based in Little Eaton near the city of Derby. Established six years ago, the company has completed a number of prestigious contracts over these years, and with future prospects strong, felt the need to expand its recycling activities.
Reclaiming the past
Allu screen/crusher attachments have been used by US contractor AIS Construction, fitted on Kaiser S-2 walking excavators, to carry out a tricky site remediation job in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge in California, USA.
Market demands
Maskin Mekano has developed a new range of mobile screening plants featuring an operator focused Rapid swap screen-box design.
Extec's North American premier
Extec, now part of Sandvik with fellow manufacturer Fintec, officially introduced the S-7 mobile screen to the North American market at ConExpo in March this year. The machine has been available in Europe for some time.
Recycling on screen: what comes next?
When you think crushing, it is almost automatic to follow up with screening. D&Ri reports on some of the latest additions to the screening sector and illustrates the use of this type of mobile equipment
Remote control for Bobcats
US readers who work in applications that require two or more people or who want to minimise adverse environmental impact on worksites now have the choice of using a Bobcat skid steer loader that features a radio remote control system.
Leeds Broad Gate development
The 28,000 square metre (300,000 square foot) Broad Gate development will next year become Leed’s latest mixed retail and office complex.
Brokk 150C
Tailormade for helping to gut the Leed’s department store, the modified £43,000 (US$ 84,022) Brokk 150C robotic machine offers a lightweight, yet powerful and fume free, solution to the project’s demanding restraints.
Gnat-modified Brokk at work in Leeds
A hybrid Brokk robot, designed to overcome onerous weight and reach demands, is helping to convert a large Leeds, UK, department store into an upmarket shopping complex. David Hayward reports
Bobcat goes micro
Micro-excavators are a popular demolition tool, often used inside buildings. Bobcat recently launched two new models, which are available optimised for this role. Lindsay Gale reports
Husqvarna buys floor saws
Husqvarna has announced the acquisition of US concrete saw producer Meco (Masterpiece Engineering Company) based in Phoenix, Arizona. The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, should be finalised by the end of this month.
Metso ups Indian presence
Metso Minerals has announced that, subject to regulatory approval, it is to spend E30 million (US$47.5 million) to establish what it will call its ‘Metso Park’ multi-functional industrial facility near the city of Alwar in the state of Rajasthan, India.
Bridge to the future
For the last 46 years, a 14 tonne, 20 m (66 ft) long and 5 m (16.5 ft) wide footbridge has been used to provide access from one side of the UK’s National Physical Laboratory site to the other.
Cherry appoints new safety director
Cherry Demolition, a leading US demolition contractor, has appointed Jay Marak to the position of corporate safety director
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