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Only 7 tonnes of gold out of the 24 000 tonnes estimated to be available was collected via the cash for gold recycling scheme that was launched ‘with much fanfare’ in November 2015 by...
According to data from the Census Bureau and International Trade Commission, leading buyer Turkey slashed its US ferrous scrap purchases by more than 21% - from 3.961 million tonnes in 2015 to 3.123...
China’s steelmaking capacity closures have been ‘more aggressive than anyone may have anticipated’ and have included the move to close all induction furnaces, said to represent an...
Chinese production alone increased by approaching 10 million tonnes or 1.2% while India continued its growth of recent years by posting an output gain of 6.6 million tonnes or 7.4%, according to...
In China, meanwhile, industry is having to adapt to ever-stricter rules which are partly behind the announcement from the country’s biggest zinc smelter that it is to cut production. In late...
The value of the global e-scrap recycling market will climb to US$ 34.32 billion by 2022. On a side note, as much as 50 million tonnes of e-scrap is generated annually around the world. International...
Once again as year-end approaches, the trading community is having to pay close attention to the calendar in order to ensure that cargoes arrive on dates which do not raise awkward issues with...
According to Baxi, BIR conventions remain the premier meeting places for the recycling industry, across all commodities. 'But we hear you loud and clear when you complain that there are more people...
The ministry’s secretary Dr Sandip Chatterjee received a proposal detailing how to implement the eco-parks during a recent recycling workshop, jointly organised by parties such as the Nasscom...
LME copper rallied from US$ 4700 to US$ 5800 per tonne in a very short space of time while lead and zinc recorded, respectively, five- and nine-year highs before undergoing corrections. According to...
The two-day event will provide a comprehensive market update regarding relevant ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling issues in India. This is a ‘big opportunity’ for individuals to...
Capacity utilisation among the countries reporting to the World Steel Association (WSA) was 69.6% compared to 68.2% in October last year but 70.2% this September. The overall production increase in...
The investment forms part of India’s Coastal Community Development Programme and an estimated 30 million rupees will be spent in this field over the next three years. This shipbreaking training...
Ferrous metal recycling is said to gain 'maximum traction' during the forecast period. The use of scrap in steel production has formed an 'integral part' of the steel making industry, with an...
When combining the figures for the first eight months of the year, Turkey was US scrap exporters' leading customer on 2.033 million tonnes despite the fact that this total was some 431 000 tonnes or...
However, he goes on to welcome the 'mega merger' between Chinese steelmakers Baosteel and Wuhan as 'a positive step' and a possible sign of a resolve within Beijing to rationalise steel production....
The new approach is said to involve safer chemical steps, converting zinc waste into a high-value zinc salt using simple leaching and hydrothermal stages, according to the Indian research team. The...
This ‘first-of-its-kind facility’ for India is intended to bring together all aspects of car recycling, from collection, compaction, transportation, depollution, dismantling, shredding...
China produced 66.807 million tonnes of crude steel in July for a year-on-year increase of 2.6% while a considerable 8.1% hike to 8.082 million tonnes was recorded by India. Japan and South Korea...
General Kinematics Corporation has had a presence in India since 2008 with its liaison office in New Delhi. But with the growth of its business and customer base in the region, it has decided to...
And the countries’ combined crude steel production total of 794.849 million tonnes for the first half of this year was 1.9% lower than the 809.895 million tonnes for last year’s...
The number of cars sold in India is projected to grow from 2.2 million vehicles back in 2010 to 10.6 million units by 2020. Currently, some 28 million vehicles are said to be over 15 years old and...
Dr Steve Wong, executive president of the China Scrap Plastics Association, confirms that Beijing has been debating reforms to its solid waste import regulations as part of its clampdown on...
Maersk Group will send the vessels to the Shree Ram Yard which is certified to Hong Kong Convention standards. Previously, Maersk has opted for ship recycling in a select few shipbreaking yards in...
That said, this April's crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (WSA) was only a slender 0.5% short of the tally for the same month last year at 134.906...
In 1991, Surendra Borad Patawari founded Gemini Corporation; last Saturday, Borad Patawari, together with his family and some 700 invitees, celebrated the company's 25th anniversary in Antwerp where...
For the first time, Iran overtook India as the world’s biggest DRI producing country. India came second and Saudi Arabia ranked third. According to World Steel, Iran’s DRI output in March...
‘I am sure India’s economy will stay strong in the next two to five years as well. For 2017, the anticipated growth is 7.5%,’ Baxi said. He noted that India’s annual paper...
The new rules say that producers will have to ensure 30% e-scrap collection, based on their projected sales, by 2018 and 70% by 2023. The actual date of the rules and quantum of fines would be...
In India, over 500 000 tonnes of crumb rubber modified bitumen (CRMB) is used annually in road construction. ‘This can at least be doubled in next two to three years,’ Sekhri predicted....
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