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For the whole year 2016, some 25 000 units have been taken in. At the same time, in general, ELV generation in Japan is likely to decline in the mid-to-long-term due to sluggish new car sales and...
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...
Of the 36 billion spirits bottles produced every year, 25 billion have aluminium closures - and the same applies to the vast majority of quality olive oil and premium water bottles. Currently, a...
Once again, prices for some stainless steel scrap grades have come under pressure owing partly to the influence of price declines for associated metals. When compared to Recycling International...
Over the last couple of months, LME nickel has been ranging from around US$ 9650 to US$ 10 800 per tonne, with gains attributed mainly to the proposed nickel mine closures in the Philippines - which...
Combined, the 66 countries reporting their figures to the World Steel Association produced 132.909 million tonnes of crude steel in September for a year-on-year upturn of 2% whereas the 1.197 billion...
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....
While nickel has been tracing its various ups and downs during the course of September, scrap prices have remained relatively stable. As the month draws to a close, buying price ranges for 304 and...
The USA shipped abroad just 850 772 tonnes of ferrous scrap in the month of July despite a recovery in exports to leading outlet Turkey, Commerce Department figures confirm. Having bought only 88 028...
Handheld analysers bring value to the scrap yard. And with accurate scrap analysis and testing for composition, grade and presence of impurities becoming ever more important, their use is set to grow...
According to Robert Fell, chief executive of the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA), his organisation welcomes the cash ban and the enhanced identification requirements. But he stresses that...
World refined copper production is estimated to have advanced around 3.5% in the first five months of 2016 to 9.592 million tonnes, with primary production climbing 3% to 7.953 million tonnes and...
The UK-based supplier of magnetic separators will feature ‘fully operational’ equipment at the event, including its High Intensity Separation Conveyor (HISC) separating both stainless...
During the first six months of this year, ALBA traded 695 000 tonnes of ferrous scrap compared to 1.1 million tonnes in the same period in 2015 while its non-ferrous volumes fell from 183 000 tonnes...
The sale represents ‘a significant step in our initiatives to divest non-core assets and reallocate capital to our key markets’, comments SMM’s group ceo Galdino Claro. ‘The...
Germany-based Aurubis makes this assessment in releasing its latest results package, in which it reveals operating earnings before taxes of Euro 148 million for the first nine months of its 2015/16...
The UK secondary aluminium sector, meanwhile, has struggled with the decline in the value of sterling which has followed the nation’s decision to leave the EU. ‘The Far East markets have...
The new Watson analyser is claimed to require ‘only seconds’ to complete positive material identification of 423 metal alloys. According to Tribogenics, the device is ‘already...
Entitled ‘Automotive Aluminum Recycling at End of Life: A Grave-to-Gate Analysis’, this peer-reviewed study was funded by the Aluminum Association and examines how much of the aluminium...
Although these momentous events have created profound political uncertainty within the EU, Turkey and beyond, scrap purchasing has continued to take place - if at a little more guarded pace at times...
Constellium will lend its expertise in metal supply and recycling using its aluminium casting and rolling plant at Singen in Germany.In addition to creating new coffee capsules from old ones,...
Chinese officials should ‘start talking about cuts in steel production rather than in capacity’, he goes on to assert. The Chinese produced over 800 million tons of steel last year...
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 proposed levy would be returned at the end-of-life stage when a ship has been recycled at a yard approved by the European Commission. But the ASA argues that this concept is ‘neither...
Hybrid cars accounted for 27% of Honda’s domestic sales in fiscal year 2015. More than 4.6 million hybrids were on Japanese roads as of March last year, representing approximately 8% of all...
However, overseas shipments were still 15% lower across the opening five months of this year at 4.262 million tonnes when compared to the 5.008 million tonnes dispatched abroad in January-May 2015....
Both companies are based in the US city of Pittsburgh. ARM operates five scrap processing facilities in western Pennsylvania as well as a ferrous and non-ferrous scrap brokerage business. In addition...
Established in 2008 by Simon Woolf and Stewart Armitage, Sansing claims to have become 'a trusted partner to a range of companies across the recycling industry'. Sansing handles all kinds of scrap...
The Clervaux plant will now be in a position to: take in more post-consumed aluminium scrap; increase annual output to more than 100 000 tonnes; and lower energy consumption. ‘The investment...
But finally the market has now stirred, with Turkey making three deep-sea deals with suppliers in the USA and Europe. Earlier feedback from those at the sharp end of negotiations suggested that, on...

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