Turning quarry waste into a saleable product
[AGGREGATES BUSINESS - MAY 2020]
"Quarry waste or “tailings” often represent only a liability item in the balance sheet of companies. Liam McLoughlin reports on how screening buckets are being used to turn such waste into a marketable asset.
At a quarry in Italy, MB Crusher claims to have provided a method of fully exploiting waste and turning it into a resource that produces wealth and value. Material that had been excavated to start the cultivation of a new area of the quarry was being left aside, effectively as waste.
To address this, the Italy-based equipment company has attached one of its MB-S23 screening buckets to a Hitachi Zaxis 460 LCH excavator at the quarry site in Lazio. [...]