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How Hurricanes Affect Waste Collection

Many of you have seen the images of devastation from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. Images of decimated houses and water locked streets have served as a call to action for the entire country to help restore the...
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Landfill Mining

It’s no big secret that landfills are abhorrent for the environment. They have only existed for a century and we are already feeling the negative repercussions of methane polluting our air, and toxic runoff...
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The Dreaded Downtime

Downtime got you...well...down?   For many people, downtime is a lot like winning the lottery (though not in a good way). Most think “That will never happen to me” when confronted with this...

Is Contamination a Problem for You?

Trommels are known for causing trouble. Whether it’s Christmas lights, plastic film, or hoses something is bound to get wrapped around the rotating shaft screen and jam your machine creating a massive...
Iron Ore Prices - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow General Kinematics

Iron Ore Prices – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

After a robust 2016 and 2017, the international iron ore prices have settled thanks to a steady demand for iron ore from China. A decrease in Chinese iron ore extraction and an increase in the need for iron...
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Wood Processing Roundup

It can be such a headache to hunt down equipment for your specific processing challenge. Here at GK we know that you are busy and finding new equipment to fit your wood processing needs can be a pain. This is...
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The Metal Casting Process Explained

Metal casting – the modern process with ancient roots and arguably the earliest and most influential industrial process in history. Metal casting is the process of pouring liquid metal into a mold to...
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General Kinematics Equipment for WTE

Waste to Energy is a growing industry around the world. There are so many ways to customize the process and get the most return on your investment. Here at General Kinematics, we know how difficult it can be...