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Aber Sand & Gravel Invest In A New Portafill Wash Plant

Aber Sand & Gravel, a family owned company based in the rolling hills of Aberystwyth have taken delivery of a Portafill 3000 Washing Plant.
Supplied by UK dealer Riverside Machinery Ltd, the plant consists of a diesel driven fresh water pump, tracked rinsing screen, sand plant and sand stockpiling conveyor.
Due to the location of the plant being in an area of outstanding natural beauty it was vital the plant was as compact as possible to comply with strict planning rules. With a working height of only 3.5 metres and a working area of 18 metres x 15 metres including stockpiles the Portafill washplant ticked all the boxes.
The plant is currently set-up to produce a -5mm washed concrete sand, 5mm – 15mm washed gravel and a washed oversize. The oversize will be crushed and re-circulated through the system. The water for the plant is provided by an on-site lagoon and waste water is sent to a separate lagoon.
If you would like to see this super piece of kit in action please do not hestiate to contact John O’Neill @ Riverside Machinery Ltd on 0800 689 9024 or 07766 405688

Anglian Land Drainage Invest In A Portafill Washing Plant

Anglian Land Drainage Invest In A Portafill Washing Plant
Anglian Land Drainage, based near Chelmsford, Essex have invested in a new Portafill 3000 Washing Plant from Riverside Machinery Ltd.
The plant consists of a Portafill 3000 Rinser, Portafill DW80 Sand Plant, Sand Stockpiler and Fresh Water Pump.
The plant is being put to use to screen a mixture of materials including recycled material, virgin material and reed bed material.
Depending on the mesh fitted to the rinser, a number of sizes are being produced. These include-5mm, 10mm, 20mm and 40mm.
The plant can produce 2 grades of stone and 1 grade of sand.
Power is supplied by diesel driven engine in the Portafill 3000 Rinser which in turn supplies hydraulic power to the Portafill DW80 Sand Plant.
John O’Neill of Riverside Machinery comments “this is an extremely compact plant which all moves on one load making it very desirable to companies who wish to wash in several locations. In addition due to the footprint, it is ideal for small sites”
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Broster Environmental Invest In A New Neuenhauser Star Screen

Broster Environmental Ltd, a family owned business, have taken delivery of a new Neuenhauser 2F Wheeled Star Screen for their composting operation based in Todmorden, Lancashire.

Supplied by UK dealer Riverside Machinery Ltd the machine is being put to work screening shredded green waste to a -40mm fraction and oversize.

The Neuenhauser 2F Wheeled star screen is fitted with a class leading 7 metre long x 1.2 metre wide star deck. This enables very high production of the material due to the aggressive turning nature of the stars. Other stand out features include the John Deere 4 cylinder engine which returns on average 6 – 8 litres per hour of diesel usage.

John O’Neill of Riverside Machinery comments “this is Broster Environmental’s second star screen and they have proven yet again, that if you want to produce a good quality compost then nothing will touch the throughput, material separation and build quality of a Neuenhauser star screen. Made In Germany. Built To Last”
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Barrett Concrete Ltd Invest In A Portafill Crushing & Screening Plant

Barrett Concrete Ltd, a Northern Ireland based company have recently invested in a complete crushing and screening plant from Portafill International Ltd for the processing of glass bottles and glass panels.
The process starts with a Portafill 7000 Impact Crusher fitted with screen box and re-circulation. Material is fed to the crusher which reduces the material size to 20mm. The +20mm can be re-processed of or stockpiled as this normally contains the aluminium and rubber found around the glass edge.
The -20mm is then sent to a Portafill 5000 screening plant which screens the material at 4mm. The +4mm material can be re-processed via the Portafill 7000 or stockpiled
The end product, -4mm, is being used in multitude of applications. These include sand / grit blasting, block making, and for use as bunker sand on golf courses due to the drainage qualities of crushed glass.
If you would like more information on this interesting application please do not hesitate to call John O’Neill on 07766 405688 at Riverside Machinery Ltd.
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Wheeldon Bros Waste Ltd Invest In A New Neuenhauser Star Screen

Wheeldon Brothers Waste Ltd have recently invested in a Neuenhauser Star Screen from UK Dealer Riverside Machinery Ltd.

The unit is being put to work at their Ramsbottom depot where it is screening shredded waste to produce an SRF product.
The extremely compact unit only measures 4 metres long x 1.8 metres wide, thereby requiring minimum space.
John O’Neill of Riverside Machinery comments “we are delighted to have secured what is the first of several Neuenhauser star screens ordered by Wheeldon Bros. Due to the aggressive screening nature of the stars we are able to produce a very clean product with little or no oversize in the undersize material. Something a flip flow or trommel screen is unable to offer”
“In addition no other screen on the market will offer the same high throughput as a Neuenhauser star screen”
If you would like more information on this fantastic piece of equipment please do not hesitate to contact Riverside Machinery Ltd on +44 (0) 800 689 9024 or
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Cubby Construction Turn Muck Into Gold With Portafill Wash Plant

Cubby Construction Ltd of Carlisle have recently installed a Portafill wash plant from UK dealer Riverside Machinery Ltd.

The plant consists of a Portafill 3000 Tracked Rinsing Plant, Portafill DW80 Dewaterer and Portafill fresh water pump . The water treatment equipment has been provided by Siltbuster.

The plant is processing a mixture of materials which includes utility waste, track ballast and material from road maintenance programs.

The purpose of the plant is to produce a washed 10mm, 20mm and sand. The silt content is sent to the Siltbuster plant where the water is removed via lamella plates and plate press thereby allowing clean water to feed the wash plant.

John O’Neill comments: “this is an extremely compact setup and for a relatively small investment we are providing a working plant which is producing excellent materials from a difficult feedstock”

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Keenan Recycling Ltd Invest In Their 4th Neuenhauser Star Screen

Keenan Recycling Ltd have recently invested in their 4th Neuenhauser Star Screen. The machine supplied by sole UK dealer Riverside Machinery Ltd is being put to work at their New Deer facility, north of Aberdeen.

The Neuenhauser Star Screen will be used to screen both shredded green waste and food waste. When screening the shredded green waste the material will eventually be sold as chemical free compost for farming and gardening use.

In addition the machine will be used to screen the food waste after the aeration process where the material will eventually be used as a soil improver.

The latest Neuehauser Star Screen purchased by Keenan Recycling is fitted with a 6.9m x 1.25m screendeck to produce from 0-15mm up to 0-30mm. In addition power is provided by a JCB 4 cylinder turbo engine.

John O’Neill comments “we are delighted to deliver yet another high quality unit to Grant and the team at Keenan Recycling. We have enjoyed a superb relationship with them since 2008 and look forward to continuing this great relationship. Keenan Recycling have proven yet again that the Neuenhauser Star Screen is thee machine to have for screening organic waste. Nothing will come close in terms of throughput, cost per tonne and reliability”
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Halmerend Minerals In Lo♥e With Their New Portafill 5000 Screener

Riverside Machinery Ltd have recently supplied a new Portafill 5000 screener to Staffordshire based company, Halmerend Minerals.

Halmerend Minerals, a family owned company specialise in producing an aggregate for use in ecohouses and ecobuildings. They also specialise in the drying of sands for industrial use.

Conversations between Riverside Machinery and Halmerend Minerals started after they realised that their exisiting mobile screener was just too big and cumbersome for their yard.

A Portafill 5000 screener was subsquently hired to Halmered Minerals to screen the crushed material from the impact crusher down to a 17mm single sized aggregate.

John O’Neill comments: “from the moment the hire started it was clear to see that the machine would not be leaving. Due to the compact nature of the screener and the high energy efficiency of the screenbox the machine proved night and day between it and the older screener”

The Portafill 5000 is a very compact machine weighing only 14 Tonne. The heart of the machine is the 10ft x 4ft screenbox which is thee most agressive screenbox in the marketplace. Power is provided by a Deutz 2011 engine.

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Cubby Construction Ltd Invest In A New Portafill 3000 Screening Plant

Riverside Machinery Ltd, have recently delivered a new Portafill 3000 to Cubby Construction Ltd

Cubby Construction Ltd, a Carlisle based company, are a multi disciplined organization specializing in construction, civil engineering and housing since 1968.

The decision was made to purchase a Portafill 3000 after Cubby Construction were successful in winning several high profile jobs to supply top soil and single sized aggregates.

The Portafill 3000 ticked the box in a number of areas. The benefits of this machine include the compact nature of the machine weighing only 12 Tonnes. The ability to fit a washing system to the screenbox as and when required. Last but not least the ability to use the machine in a 2 – fraction format.

John O’Neill comments “this is Cubby Construction’s first screening plant and we are delighted they were able to see the huge benefits the Portafill machine offers. We look forward to a great relationship with them”

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W T Clarke & Son Expand With A New Neuenhauser Star Screen

W T Clarke & Son Expand With A New Neuenhauser Star Screen

W T Clarke & Son based in Leicester have taken delivery of a Neuenhauser Star Screen from UK dealer Riverside Machinery Ltd.

W T Clarke & Son operate a compost and wood recycling facility at their farm in Leicester where they shred and screen wood for use in biomass and compost for use on their farm

Until recently they have had to make do with a Backers star screen, but with their tonnages increasing year on year discussions began with Riverside Machinery to replacing their existing screening plant.

John O’Neill of Riverside Machinery comments “for ultimate throughput and excellent separation of material, nothing will touch a Neuenhauser star screen. They really are the ultimate tool for screening wood, compost and skip waste at high tonnages”

This particular Neuenhauser star screen model is fitted with a 7 metre x 1.25 metre star deck and has 300mm diameter stars which allow for screening down to 0-20mm and out to 0-60mm depending on the speed of the stars.
In addition the machine is fitted with automatic lubrication, screw auger to agitate the material, the facility to fit a windshifter at a later date.
The power unit is a 6 cylinder Perkins diesel engine and all controls are hydraulic driven. One of the main features of the Neuenhauser star screen is the engine bay is placed over the front of the hopper. This has several benefits. Servicing of the machine is much simpler. The engine is placed far from the hydraulics and the machine is much more stable on the roads due to the majority of the weight being over the fifth wheel transport pin.

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