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Robotic recycling technology

Robotic recycling technology comes to Singapore

| ZenRobotics and V8 Environmental have agreed on a delivery of robotic waste separation technology to Singapore. The three-armed ZenRobotics Recycler unit will be installed in a new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) that is expected to be operational by the mid of next year.
weighing scale

4 weighing scale maintenance tips

| Weighing scales are an integral part of the waste and recycling industry. They help in achieving accuracy and reliability while measuring or weighing different materials, and they help in avoiding over weight fines as well. You use different types of weighing scales in recycling business and maintaining them is essential. Let’s see how you can do that.

Polymark: novel identification technology for high-value plastics

| On 15 March, Petcore Europe and the European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) - on behalf of the Polymark consortium - invited to a Workshop & Training in Brussels.

Polymark project finished

| The "Final Consortium Meeting" of the Polymark project was held at Sesotec on 7th and 8th February 2017. Polymark was a three-year research project funded by the European Commission that focused on a new technology for the identification and sorting of plastics, particularly PET.

WFO Asia partners with WWF Hong Kong

| This strategic partnership will focus on collaboration to clean up Hong Kong Bay.
Plastics Recyclers Europe

Latest plastics recycling technology on show

| More than 80 companies and organisations will be showcasing the latest advances in plastics recycling in the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 29-30 March 2017.
Electric material handler

Electric material handler for aluminium recycling

| Biewer Industrie GmbH based in Hilden takes care of the recycling and treatment of waste metal. At the core of this process two Sennebogen 818 electric material handerls sort and load the material and supply the processing facilities.
dry anaerobic digestion

HZI to build dry anaerobic digestion plant in Sweden

| E.ON Biofor Sverige has placed an order with Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) to construct the first Kompogas plant in Sweden. It will generate enough biogas every year to replace nearly 7 million liters of fossil fuels.
Briquetting presses

Briquetting presses for scrapyards and metal-processing

| Metso N SeriesTM NSPTM Briquetting Presses turn steel, aluminum, cast iron and other metals into a compact form for easier handling and more convenient transporting. Firmly packed, high-density briquettes increase metal recovery by enabling more accurate metering and reducing burn-off during melting.

Bollegraaf builds MRF in Russia

| Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions has been commissioned by the MAG Group in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, to build a Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Recycling Facility to process the equivalent of 60 tonnes per hour.

Zenrobotics goes to Australia

| Zenrobotics will deliver a robotic waste sorting system to Sunshine Groupe in Melbourne, Australia. The three-armed ZenRobotics Recycler unit (ZRR3) will be the first of it’s kind in Australia and it is expected to be fully operational in spring 2017.

2nd International Recycling Forum

| In cooperation with the European Association of Plastics Recycling & Recovery Organisations (epro), RIGK GmbH invites to the 2nd International Recycling Forum "Agricultural Plastics – Potential for Recycling" in Wiesbaden from 26 to 28 April 2017.

Recycling factory in Qatar operational

| Qatar’s Modern Recycling Factory (MRF), based in Mesaieed Industrial City, is now operational. The $41.3m (QAR150.06m) facility was financed and endorsed more than two years ago by Al Khalij Commercial Bank in support of Qatar’s green-technology business sector.
Oxford Instrumens Vulcan

Vulcan analyses metals

| Based on LIBS, Oxford Instrument’s handheld analyser has been mainly designed for the rapid identification of a wide range of alloys in manufacturing plants within multiple industries and the scrap metal processing/recycling markets.
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