Construction & demolition

Reuse of sound absorbers in Sweden

| Following a pilot phase initiated last year, Ecophon is operating Sound Circularity Reuse in Sweden. Contributing to the company's circular offer, the initiative aims to reduce the carbon footprint and resource usage of acoustic products.

CDE encourages quarries to reappraise “waste” by-products

| Washing experts say waste stockpiles are the key to unlocking full potential of an operation.

Aimplas promotes development of sustainable construction materials

| This research project is financed by the Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI) in collaboration with ITQ and the companies Zuvamesa, Lamberti and Laurentia Technologies.

Research unlocks potential of robots for construction waste recycling

| There was no time to waste as researchers trawled through skip bins across Melbourne construction sites, capturing hundreds of photos of materials destined for landfill.

New model makes it easier to build sustainable structures of textile-reinforced concrete

| By reinforcing concrete with textiles instead of steel, it is possible to use less material and create slender, lightweight structures with a significantly lower environmental impact.

Vermeer launches LS3600TX low speed shredder

| This single-shaft shredder incorporates innovations that efficiently process contaminated waste streams and help safeguard critical machine components.

EuRIC announces inaugural board and executive committee members for its construction & demolition branch

| The ECDB was established in spring 2023, marking an important step towards advancing sustainable practices in the construction and demolition recycling sector.

FSG invests in CDE wash plant

| The new waste recycling plant will support diversion of significant volumes of waste from landfill.

EuRIC with construction and demolition branch

| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) has officially launched its Construction and Demolition branch. Aiming to represent European recyclers’ interests, the new branch will evaluate and contribute to the implementation of the EU’s Green Deal and Industrial Strategy by promoting a circular economy approach.

Building a house with recycled concrete and demolition waste

| Büscher built a complete house out of 75% recycled construction and demolition waste. The load-bearing and non-load-bearing interior wall elements are made of 100% recycled aggregates.

Application diversity for cone and impact crushers

| The mobile cone crusher Mobicone MCO 90(i) Evo 2 and the mobile impact crusher Mobirex MR 110(i) Evo 2 can now be fitted with a double-deck post screening unit as an option.

Excavator at Spanish recycling plant

| The Mediterranean Institute of Ecological Studies (IMEE), based in Valencia in Spain, has expanded its machinery fleet with a new Doosan DX380LC-7 crawler excavator. IMEE provides a construction waste treatment service in the region, covering a market area of 200,000 m².

Building renovation: where circular economy and climate meet

| Building renovation is a key contributor to improving energy efficiency and to achieving a climate neutral European Union (EU) by 2050.

Securing Europe’s Raw Material Supply

| The Future Availability of Secondary Raw Materials (Futuram) project commenced on 1st June 2022 and plans to play a key role in ensuring a secure supply of secondary and critical raw materials from within the European Union.

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