Timelapse of Shredder Construction

Video timelapse footage captured during the 3000HP ZATO shredder construction at our Wingfield site with production capacity of 60,000 tonnes per annum. 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 […]

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 recently completed the scrapping of locomotives in Casino NSW for Aurizon Railways. The locomotives were stored on an active railway environment which is also a heritage listed site. The rail team had a strict time frame to carefully dismantle and remove the locomotives without disturbing the site and used strict environmental and safety […]

Export of Locomotives QLD

For over 20 years, ACCESS Recycling has been the leader in recycling of railway equipment and rolling stock. Recently, the company completed export of locomotives purchased from Aurizon Railways in QLD. Our customer, a Chilean railway operator, will refurbish them for reuse in their locomotive fleet. The operator transports large volumes of iron ore, copper […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Railway Line Scrapping Approaches the 1,000km Mark

Ongoing contracts with ARTC will see total railway line recovered for recycling pass 1,000 track kilometres (2,000 lineal kilometres) by July 2014. ARTC’s major re-railing works began in early 2012, with upgrading of the standard gauge line between Melbourne and Albury. Access Recycling was contracted to work behind the teams installing the new rails to […]