UCM – Gunther relies upon RAP for quality mix designs

IMG_09831by Mary Weaver

photos by William Weaver

Dave Nall, Quality Control Manager for the asphalt side of the Galesburg, IL asphalt and concrete recycling Gunther Plant, a division of United Contractors Midwest (UCM), has this sign on the wall of his office: “Quality Control always costs less than Remove-Replace.” Nall and the rest of his crew are firm believers in that statement. [Read more…]

Dem-Con looks to Rotochopper™ for asphalt shingle recycling equipment

0591by Mary Weaver

photos by William Weaver

Dem-Con Companies is a rapidly growing, third-generation recycler that began as the Louisville Landfill in the 1960s. In 2001, Mark Pahl and Jason Haus together purchased that business from Pahl’s father (and Haus’s father in-law), becoming Dem-Con companies. Today, Haus serves as CEO of the operation while Pahl is COO. Dem-Con currently processes material through a group of five business units, all under the Dem-Con Companies umbrella. These operations include Dem-Con Recovery & Recycling (DCRR), Dem-Con Materials Recovery (DCMRF), Dem-Con Shingle Processing (DCSP), Dem-Con Landfill (DCL), and Dem-Con Metal Recycling (DCMR). [Read more…]