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Investment in new state of the art machinery pushes recycling and recovery rate of redundant electrical equipment in excess of 99%

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Celtic Recycling, the UK leader in the decommissioning and recycling of end of life equipment has invested in a state of the art shredder to further enhance the companies recycling and recovery rate.Historically, difficult wastes such as oil-contaminated insulating paper, pressboard, wood, etc. have been lost as a by-product of copper recovery, or consigned to landfill.

Investment in this new, state of the art equipment will enable these materials to be segregated, shredded and prepared for use as a secondary fuel, thus reducing demand for ever diminishing non-renewable fossil fuels.

Innovative waste management solutions have an integral role to play in responding to increasing legislative pressure to divert waste from landfill and also to reduce demand for natural resources.

Celtic Recycling is very pleased to maintain its position as the market leader in innovative technologies in respect of disposal of heavy electrical equipment.

In addition to saving energy and natural resources, reducing pollution and ultimately diverting waste from landfill, innovative waste management strategies can also provide a means of generating revenue and increasing a company’s profitability through resourceful investment recovery.

For further information please contact sharon.bloomfield@celtic-recycling.co.uk

Shredder
State of the art shredder will further enhance
Celtic Recycling’s recycling and recovery rate
 
 
 
 

Celtic Recycling adopts diamond wire cold cutting technique demonstrating industry best practice

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Over the years, whilst the basic, physical construction of a transformer has remained relatively unchanged, recent innovation and adaptation of new technology has resulted in significantly improved dismantling techniques.Traditionally, it has been common practice for oxy-propane flame cutting equipment to be used to sectionalise the transformer tank to expose the core prior to disassembly, or alternatively, to work within the cramped, confined space of the transformer tank to remove the core.Both methods carry inherent risks, which thanks to Celtic Recycling’s investment in the latest diamond wire cold cutting technology and recruitment of a dedicated in-house team of Precision Cutting and Drilling Technicians have now been considerably reduced.Since early 2011, the company has been trialling the new cold cutting system both at our own facilities and also under site conditions, with great success. So much so, that the new technique has now been designated as the method of choice for situations where the core is unable to be lifted from the tank for disassembly.In addition to significantly decreasing the risks associated with oxy-propane flame cutting, such as personal injury and fire, the use of diamond wire cold cutting technology also eradicates the need for confined space working, and has recently been acknowledged as health and safety best practice by National Grid.

For further information please contact sharon.bloomfield@celtic-recycling.co.uk

Diamond wire cutting equipment
Diamond wire cold cutting equipment significantly reduces the risks associated with traditional oxy-propane flame cutting
Diamond wire cutting
This new innovative technique demonstrates health and safety best practice and has recently been acknowledged by National Grid

Celtic Recycling celebrates success in the RoSPA Awards 2012

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Celtic Recycling has had its approach to the prevention of accidents and ill health recognised in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2012. It has won a Silver award in the annual scheme, which dates back to 1956 and is the largest and longest-running awards programme of its kind in the UK.

The RoSPA Awards scheme recognises commitment to accident and ill health prevention and is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas. It does not just look at accident records, but also entrants’ overarching health and safety management systems, including important practices such as strong leadership and workforce involvement.

David Rawlins, awards manager at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), a safety charity with a 95-year history, said: “The RoSPA Awards programme provides well-deserved recognition for the winners and spurs on other organisations to raise their standards of accident and ill health prevention. We congratulate Celtic Recycling Ltd on its success and encourage it, and all our other winners, to remain committed to safety and health, an approach that is well recognised to be good for workers and the bottom line.”

The majority of RoSPA’s awards are non-competitive, marking achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Organisations maintaining high standards can win gold medals, president’s awards and orders of distinction. Competitive awards are presented in more than 20 sectors, and specialist awards recognise excellence in specific areas, such as the management of occupational road risk.