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UNTHA launches cloud technology to optimise shredder performance

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imgIndustrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA shredding technology has launched a condition monitoring tool to help optimise plant productivity, from an operator’s remote device.

Named UNTHA Genius, the cloud technology uses several intuitive in-built machine sensors to analyse a shredder’s performance in real-time. The aim is to maximise machine availability while minimising maintenance and downtime costs.

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Niramax overhauls SRF production line with new shredding technology

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Waste management specialist The Niramax Group, has overhauled its alternative fuel production line with the switch to new shredding technology. The move is expected to boost capacity for the Hartlepool-headquartered organisation, by as much as 30% per year.

Previously operating a high-speed system to transform pre-sorted commercial and industrial waste into a refined SRF for use in combined heat and power plants, the Niramax development team was encountering repeated problems with machine damage, unplanned downtime and excessive wear costs.

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Metal specialist boosts refrigerator recycling capabilities with UNTHA shredder

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Metal recycling specialist Light Bros. has boosted its ability to handle refrigerators – one of the UK’s most complex household WEEE applications – with the help of a new UNTHA shredder.

The Sussex-based firm is no stranger to the world of scrap, having recycled cars, metals, plastics, electronics and other difficult waste streams for nearly 50 years. But as the business evolves, so too must the technologies at the heart of its Lewes-headquartered operations.

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Organic waste specialists collaborate in £1.25m global food waste project

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Organic waste and Waste-to-Energy technology specialist Tidy Planet has partnered with shredding expert UNTHA UK, to supply an industrial-scale solution for a new multi-million-pound Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) at a gas pipeline expansion project in Indonesia.

Macclesfield-headquartered Tidy Planet has previously worked on a variety of composting projects in the global oil and gas sector. This latest venture requires numerous processes to treat the client’s plastic, metal and wood wastes, as well as five additional tonnes of food waste generated per day at a liquid gas plant in Tanguhh.

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Global manufacturer introduces baling to business

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A global manufacturer of exhaust gas control systems has installed a mill-sized waste baler on its UK site, as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to boost recycling levels.

The RWM400 machine – supplied by North East-based ATK Equipment – is now being used to bale the large volumes of plastic and polythene waste materials handled by the GT Emissions Systems factory.

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