Recycling with efficiency

Sandvik Distribution Center 013Developing a solid relationship with Demolition Technologies Specialized Services, Inc., enables Crushing Tigers and Sandvik to impact the demolition and recycling industry in Oklahoma

by Giles Lambertson on behalf of Sandvik.

Concrete products are manufactured to last almost forever. So why discard the sturdy material just because the useful life of a building or highway has ended? Sending old concrete to a landfill didn’t make sense to Terry McAfee and his son David. As a result, they embarked on a mission to recycle concrete, and Sandvik equipment is helping them. [Read more…]

“Find a need and fill it” means something more to this recycler

Geiger 005by Jon M. Casey
For those who use the expression, “Find a need and fill it” as a prescription for success, that motto means several things to Steve Geiger, owner of Geiger Excavating, Inc. At his company’s concrete and asphalt recycling yard located at a former landfill site in Gahanna, OH, Geiger and his staff work together to meet the needs of local contractors with a destination for concrete and asphalt tear out. They also receive unwanted fill dirt and overburden too.

From those materials they provide much needed, site prep materials for back haul to construction jobsites however while that is going on, Geiger uses excess fill dirt that comes into the center, to backfill areas that need attention, part of the site reclamation and development project that is taking place. As some might like to call it, it is a Win Win Win situation! [Read more…]