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Sold! May 2005

* Harris Waste Management
Harris Waste Management Group Inc. of Peachtree City, Georgia, USA, has announced several recent equipment sales. Todd Heller Inc. of North Hampton, Pennsylvania, Berg Recycling Inc. of Baltimore, and CFC Recycling Inc. of Tullahoma, Tennessee, have all purchased HBL 66-16 stationary baler/loggers. These feature a charge box two feet longer than those on competing models, as well as US-manufactured power units, valves and controls. Four other US companies – Garret Recycling, Waukesha Iron and Metal Inc., MAW Salvage and Augustine Metals – have bought H562 transportable shear/baler/loggers, while Corporacion Aceros Arequipa SA of Pisco in Peru has purchased an HS 98115 shredder.

* Columbus McKinnon
Sapphire Energy Recovery of Cauldon in the UK has purchased two more tyre shredding systems from Columbus McKinnon Corp. (CM) of Sarasota, Florida, USA. The customer now has four CM tyre recycling systems in all. The two new systems – which will be installed at the firm’s new tyre shredding operations in West Thurrock and Oldbury, England – include CM’€™s Multi-Stack knife feature which allows the operator to sharpen blades in the machine twice, thereby lowering associated maintenance costs by 60%, according to CM.

* Metso Lindemann
City Scrap & Salvage Co. of Akron, Ohio, USA, has purchased a heavy-duty 60/80 dual-discharge shredder from Metso Lindemann’€™s North American operation based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The shredder will be driven by two Waukesha L7042G natural gas engines which can deliver 3000 hp. Among its other features, the shredder features 2-inch thick side walls, a 4-inch thick front wall, and an 8-inch thick reject door.
Metso Lindemann North America also reports that Davis Industries Inc. of Lorton, Virginia, has purchased a newly-designed non-ferrous recovery system. This will operate off-line from Davis Industries’€™ shredder and features two Steinert eddy current separators and two Steinert ISS-III advanced metal sorting systems, with one eddy current designated for recovering fines and both offering ’long-throw’€™ capabilities. In addition, the system will incorporate a batch feeder to meter material to a trommel, separating residue into two sizes to help maximise the recovery of non-ferrous metals.

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