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Yves Roche, chairman and chief executive officer of the Recylex Group comments: ‘The closing of the financing agreements in Germany represents a major step forward in our strategy to put the...
A total of 162 innovations made their debuts at the latest Pollutec. In addition, a total of 490 presentations and workshops were provided by 976 speakers on topics ranging from successful recycling...
Carbois had previously managed to successfully depolymerise 100% amorphous PET based commercial products into its original monomers, terephthalic acid and mono ethylene glycol. This new step is a '...
In his inaugural speech, Schuy, who is a long-time board member of the German steel scrap recycling Confederation BDSV, outlined the importance of continuing the development of the Brussels-based...
Lead sales were 11% lower than in the opening three quarters of last year owing to ‘a shortage of scrap batteries for recycling following the mild conditions of last winter and the continued...
Until now, the packaging collection system in France has been organised on a monopoly basis - to the dissatisfaction of many of the parties involved. According to Reclay, approximately 95% of...
The decline is attributed to ‘the continued pursuit of the selective purchasing strategy for materials for recycling’ which is intended to ‘restore margins in the segment’...
Bartin Recycling collects and recycles some 450 000 tonnes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals per annum, operating around 20 sites in France. Veolia’s end-of-life material dismantling and...
So far, 2016 has been an exciting year for French recycling equipment manufacturer Copex. In early April, the company was due to deliver the first of its new series of mobile shear balers specially...
The robotic pickers are to increase efficiency and reduce costs of waste sorting. ZenRobotics' ceo Timo Taalas comments: 'Robotic sorting is rapidly transforming the waste industry and we are pleased...
'Such distortions cannot last any longer if we are serious about climate change and want to move towards a circular economy, in particular as Europe is resource-rich when it comes to steel scrap,...
SNAM will be responsible for collecting and recycling high voltage industrial batteries (nickel-metal hydride and lithium-ion) from the Peugeot and Citroën networks of accredited auto repair shops...
The new recycling method can now be applied to PET, thus enabling the regeneration of monomers while maintaining the same quality and physicochemical properties as their petroleum-based counterparts...
Operation Cuproso METO 23 began when the French National Gendarmerie learnt of metal thieves reputedly stealing 'significant amounts' of copper from various sites in the south of the country, Europol...
Ranjit Baxi, BIR's world president, has re-emphasised the environmental benefits and huge potential of recycling in the fight against climate change during an event organised by the French recycling...
France, which accounts for 12% of the world fibreglass industry, succeeded in more than 400 last year. 'Our research shows that 80% of the country's boats were built before 2000 while 56% were built...
According to the lead and zinc specialist's chairman and ceo Yves Roche, metal prices 'decreased strongly' in the third quarter and the group has duly kept ongoing investments 'to the minimum'....
The French branch of resource management giant Veolia processed nearly 250 000 tonnes of furniture in 2014, it was announced at the first international congress for furniture recycling held recently...
The new addition to the company's equipment range is adapted to light, mid-weight or heavy scrap metal and offers productivity of three to five tonnes per hour. Like the other equipment in the...
The site at Saint-Georges-de-Mons in France will comprise three metallurgical units - a plasma arc melting furnace and two vacuum arc remelting furnaces - plus accompanying equipment. The new venture...
The new sorting line demonstrates the capabilities of Pellenc's newest Mistral Trium solution, combining near infrared spectrometry, visible spectrometry and inductive sensing to make it 'one of the...
The World Efficiency congress will have seven main themes across its 15 000 square metre floor space: energy generation; water management; building and development; industry of the future; production...
It is still 'unclear' how the EU's 50% recycling target will be achieved by 2020 - let alone the 70% objective set for 2030. France currently recycles 67% of household packaging and will have to work...
The plant is being built in the Auvergne region of southern France and is claimed to be a first of its kind in Europe. Total investment is Euro 48 million. The facility will provide the aerospace...
Veolia′s revenue rose in particular in the UK, due to higher business volumes and the increase in commercial collection and hazardous waste and industrial services volumes. The company also saw...
Paris may be the capital of France and the go-to place for many of the finer things in life, but fellow French city Lyon certainly earns its status as a pulsating metropolis during the annual...
On our travels around the recycling world, we frequently hear debates about freedom - most notably the freedom to trade fairly. But now a debate about an even more fundamental freedom is engaging the...
'It is a lot more busy compared to last year - there are people everywhere - but increased traffic in the halls doesn't automatically mean business is better,' noted Copex ceo Frédéric Malin. Faced...
′It seems that the European Commission plans to deal with the problem of plastic waste only by approaches like recycling, composting or incineration,′ say CNEP researchers Jacques Lemaire...
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