EV batteries ecocycle

EV batteries – handle with care

According to CarExpert, the sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in Australia has almost tripled in the first half of 2023 compared to the same period last year. Globally 1.2 million EVs were sold in August 2023 alone and the choice of vehicle models is ever increasing, which means there is going to be literally tonnes of used EV batteries that will need disposing of in the near future. Read More

Why recycling e-waste will become a necessity

According to The World Counts website, “If Earth’s history is compared to a calendar year, modern human life has existed for 37 minutes, and we have used one third of Earth’s natural resources in the last 0.2 seconds”. This is why recycling e-waste is becoming critical. Read More
waste heat

Making the most of waste heat using heat exchangers

Many industrial processes require energy, but only a portion of that energy input is used for each operation such as pasteurisation or evaporation. Unused energy is wasted, often passing to the environment as hot gas or liquid. However, by using heat exchangers, it is possible to recapture most of this untapped energy through waste heat regeneration. Read More

Getting on top of medical waste

Medical waste is a special category all on its own. Due to the nature of medical waste, it must be handled correctly and safely at all times. There are needles, bodily fluids as well as literally body parts that have to be disposed of safely and hygienically. Read More
komptech screener

Komptech Cribus an advancement in screening technology

In the world of waste management and recycling, the pursuit of efficiency, sustainability, and environmental responsibility has never been more critical. As we navigate the challenges posed by growing waste volumes and environmental concerns, innovative solutions are essential. One such solution is the Komptech Cribus 5000, an advancement in screening technology that is transforming the way waste materials are processed. Read More
Pollutex dust suppression

Pollutex dust suppression system seen as game changer

Recycling and waste processing are among the top producers of atmospheric dust in Australia. Once dust is generated, circulation is difficult to control, affecting worker health, machinery, and spreading to neighbouring land. As the industry enters peak dust season, Pollutex Dust Suppression System offers a solution.  Read More

Komatsu Forest releases new PC270LL and PC300LL log loader

Komatsu Forest has long thought the value of hydraulic excavators for forest/timber applications had not met its true potential. Especially the Komatsu excavators with their compensated load sense hydraulic systems, which are suitable for many different forest applications. This led to a close association with New Zealand companies EMS and Active Engineering with them suppling guarding packages, certified Forest Cabs, as well as high/wide undercarriages and modified booms to suit various timber/loading applications.

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