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Van Dyk helps FCC kick off Dallas MRF

Van Dyk helps FCC kick off Dallas MRF

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January 12, 2017

Van Dyk is proud to announce the opening of the FCC Dallas MRF, one of FCC Environmental’s first MRFs in the United States. The facility will accept all single stream material from the city of Dallas and the city of University Park, Texas. The system was designed by  … Read More

Material Sorting Systems

Material Sorting Systems

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Municipal solid waste (MSW) operations face three primary goals in sorting material: the ability to do so in a manner that most efficiently saves time and money, the potential for generating the optimal post-sort revenue, and having a process that ensures safety.  … Read More

Getting Ready for the Next Full Moon

Getting Ready for the Next Full Moon

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To be honest I haven’t the faintest idea whether more bad things take place when Luna is at her most radiant than when she’s gone into hiding, but whatever the truth, tying her phase to disasters makes for a useful metaphor in reminding us that stuff happens, and furthermore that  … Read More

Blast From the Past

Blast From the Past

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In my slow but steady weekend activity of culling files from the long past, I came upon this posting filed in September 2001 on a mini storage tape diskette that was state-of-the-art for storage at the time. It was written in response to a question from a reader. In line  … Read More

A Grapple for Scrap Handling

A Grapple for Scrap Handling

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At Andersen Sales & Salvage in northern Colorado, one of the last things Vice President Dean Andersen wants to see happen is for one of his grapples to become scrap themselves—well before their time.

And yet he’s seen that happen in his company’s yards, which for 56 years has been the  … Read More



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