Construction materials

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.

From downcycling towards closed- and open-loop recycling

| The construction industry generates paramount quantities of waste. While recycling rates of construction and demolition waste (CDW) vary around the world, in all regions most of the material recovered is downcycled into low-quality materials or sent to landfill.

Doosan completes demolition and material handler lines

| With the arrival of the new DX380DM-7 model, Doosan has completed the company’s range of new High Reach Demolition Excavators.

Waste not, want not: Building materials you can reuse and recycle

| The construction sector is responsible for 11% of carbon emissions around the world. To address this, the UK government has introduced a ten-point plan to reduce carbon emissions within the industry.

Denmark’s first autonomous robot sorting plant for C&D and C&I waste

| Danish environmental services company Solum A/S will open one of Scandinavia's most modern and advanced sorting plants based on AI and robotic technologies by ZenRobotics.

Mine waste as sustainable aggregate

| Construction materials supplier GRS has secured an exclusive deal to bring to market millions of tonnes of granite arising from British tungsten mining for use as sustainable construction aggregate.

The use of recycled materials in bridge construction

| There’s a great concern about sustainability in the construction industry, with engineers and architects looking towards viable green solutions to create structures and buildings that care for the environment more than they have previously done.

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