Timelapse of Shredder Construction

The below video timelapse footage captured the construction of the 3000HP shredder at our Wingfield site. Commissioned during August 2016 after 6 months of construction, the metal shredder, manufactured by ZATO Italy, has a production capacity of 60,000 tonnes per annum and produces melt feed for supply to Intercast and Forge located in Wingfield, South […]

Adelaide Shredder Nears Completion

Construction of Access Recycling’s Adelaide shredding plant took a major step closer to completion in early July, with the arrival of the final hammer-mill pieces from Italy. The plant is expected to be commissioned by mid-August, 2016, and will supply Intercast & Forge with very clean metal under a long-term supply agreement. The metal will […]

Scrapping of Locomotives, Casino NSW

Access Recycling was contracted by Aurizon Railways to dismantle and scrap 10 locomotives at their depot in Casino, NSW. The heritage listed site has many sensitive environmental aspects, as well as being an active railway environment. Access Recycling was required to carefully dismantle and remove the locomotives without disturbing the site and adhering to a […]

Locomotive Exports, Brisbane QLD

For more than 20 years the people at Access Recycling have been leaders in railway rolling-stock recycling. In May 2016, Access Recycling purchased 12 EMD 2170 locomotives from Aurizon Railways in Queensland. Rather than dismantling them for their components and scrap value, they were shipped to Chile for refurbishment. Access Recycling’s client, a Chilean railway […]

Canberra Land Aquisition Expands Rail Services

In December 2015 Access Recycling purchased the disused railway fuel terminal adjacent to its metal recycling facility in Fyshwick. Every week more than 1,000 tonnes of containerised scrap metal is freighted by the Access Recycling train service from Canberra to Port Botany for export to our South East Asian customers. Under present arrangements, the 50+ shipping […]

Development Approval for Adelaide Shredder

Access Recycling was pleased that our Development Application with Port Adelaide Enfield City Council was approved with no objections received. The development application was gazetted for public consultation for a period of 30 days. That fact there were no objections from businesses, or anyone else in the community, can only be taken as a vote […]

Access To Build Shredder In Adelaide

Adelaide based Intercast and Forge is Australia’s largest foundry, with a capacity to produce 55,000 tonnes per annum of premium ductile iron castings. Established in 1854, Intercast and Forge has developed to be one of the most innovative and technically advanced foundries in the world. They specialise in the manufacture of railway fastening equipment, the […]

Canberra Rail Freight Service to Start Again After 32 Years

Roads between Canberra and Port Botany in Sydney will be free of hundreds of B-double trucks thanks to an agreement between Access Recycling, the ACT Government and John Holland Rail. In a privately funded project, Access Recycling has been granted rights to use the railway line and the old Kingston container terminal to establish an […]

Access Recycling Awarded Major Project

In October 2014 Access Recycling entered a service agreement with Asciano Services Limited to scrap 90 locomotives and 1,213 railway wagons over a 9 month period. The total volume of metal to be recycled exceeds 42,000 tonnes and represents the single largest metal recycling project currently underway in Australia. The locomotives and rolling stock are […]

Access North Shore Now Exporting to the World

The Access Recycling site in North Sydney now has the capability to ‘live load’ export shipping containers with baled scrap metal. In November 2013 a large metal baling press, with a metal compression force of 315 tonnes, was installed at the site. Most of the metal purchased at the site can now be pressed into […]