Construction materials

Seven European cities pilot solutions to be more circular

| Høje-Taastrup and Roskilde (Denmark), Mikkeli (Finland), Apeldoorn (the Netherlands), Bodø (Norway), Porto (Portugal) and Seville (Spain) are the seven European cities that will pilot a series of demonstration actions on construction and demolition waste (CDW) and organic waste (OW) with the aim of achieving material circularity.

How is the construction sector combatting their waste?

| As the effects on the world become too great to deny, we’re seeing more and more focus turning towards the level of waste produced globally. A widespread understanding that this isn’t sustainable has lead to various sectors looking for ways to address their own waste issues.

Euroslag calls for fair treatment of ferrous slags

| The message of the 10th Euroslag conference from 8th to 11th October 2019 in Thessaloniki was clear: the increased use of building materials and fertilisers produced from ferrous slags would further promote the circular economy and conserve more natural resources.

New edition of European Demolition Industry Report

| The European Demolition Association presents the last edition of its annual report about the demolition industry.

C&D processing line operational at Zanker Recycling

| A new advanced waste sorting facility, equipped with four ZenRobotics Heavy Picker robot arms, is now operational at Zanker Recycling in San Jose, California, US.

Liebherr L 586 XPower wheel loaders for Dowideit Recycling GmbH

| A Liebherr L 586 XPower wheel loader was recently put into operation at the Dowideit Recycling GmbH machine park in Wustermark.

Strabag: Digitalisation at board level

| Klemens Haselsteiner will be new member of Strabag's Management Board from 1 January 2020. Then, “Digitalisation, Enterprise Development and Innovation” will be at board level. The Size of Management Board is thus increased from five to six people.

Compact solutions for construction sites

| In 2017, Montagnier TP expanded its fleet with two new compact Liebherr machines: the A 914 Compact wheeled excavator and the R 914 Compact crawler excavator. The machines are still efficient and powerful after two years in operation.

Expert platform for circular economy in construction

| With a shared goal of putting circular thinking at the heart of the construction sector, major European construction actors have come together with environmental and standardisation stakeholders to jointly request a comprehensive strategy on circular economy in construction.

Wacker Neuson reports new record revenue

| Light and compact equipment manufacturer the Wacker Neuson Group saw revenue rise 11.3 percent to EUR 1,706.5 million in fiscal 2018 (2017: EUR 1,533.9 million).

Closed loop recycling chain for construction films

| Total and several partners along the construction value chain have decided to associate to form the Clean Site Circular Project which aims at recycling natural shrink hoods wastes from the construction sector in closed system without film performances degradation.

APEJ reigns supreme in recycled construction aggregates market

| According to a recent Fact.MR study, the recycled construction aggregates market continues to remain influenced by a plethora of factors, ranging from resurgent construction activities to infrastructure development efforts of governments worldwide, particularly in developing economies.

Reuse and recycle with rotary screening buckets

| Prodem has launched their new range – the PSB Rotary Screening Buckets to the construction industry.

Kobelco strengthens demolition and vehicle dismantling range

| Following the introduction of the SK210D in 2016 and the recent unveiling of the SK350DLC-10, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe (KCME) has announce the launch of the SK140SRD – the manufacturer’s smallest machine designed for the demolition and recycling sector.