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Aqua Metals commissioned its first AquaRefinery at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center in Nevada last year and is now in the process of scaling up the facility. It also signed a strategic partnership...
'The government will work with the European Commission to ensure payment when funds are awarded and HM Treasury will underwrite the payment of such awards, even when specific projects continue beyond...
Costing US$ 41 million, the facility reflects the Qatar National Vision 2030 of boosting sustainability and supporting green technology. It has been financed by local banks, the government of Qatar...
There is not yet a standardised process for the recycling of medical items such as surgical steel hip joints and titanium screws, which make it out of the 1000-degree Celsius cremation process...
Recovered from the non-metallic waste fraction of end-of-life vehicles, the Axpoly r-ABS resins are claimed to deliver a carbon footprint saving of two-thirds when compared with virgin ABS made from...
According to SEDA Turkey’s managing director Ramiz Ilter, there is ‘huge demand for proper solutions and equipment’ in the Turkish end-of-life vehicle market. ‘We can now...
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 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...
The Indiana project is being supported by the Indiana Economic Development Corp., a state agency that’s promised up to US$ 2 million in conditional tax credits that will be based on the number...
There are around six million cars on Sweden's roads today. Meanwhile, stricter regulations and a surge in eco-entrepreneurialism have enabled remanufacturing to blossom countrywide. Göran Andersson...
Regarding the persistent gap in clean fractioning of 5xxx and 6xxx alloys for recycling, AAI'as technology based on laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) is said to yield advantages compared to...
Cars represent a fast-growing market for the chemicals industry, with global car production expected to rise in the coming years to more than 110 million units in 2025 – up from an estimated 88...
ALBA Group sorts approximately 550 000 tons per year worth of post-consumer packaging in its four German sorting plants, thus covering over 40% of the country’s packaging waste stream. The...
Engineering plastics are used in an increasing number of markets, with popular markets including electronics, automotive, building & construction, as well as sports & leisure. ‘...
During the course of September, many of the major ferrous scrap buying markets have lowered their order volumes and, to a significant extent, their prices too. Latest cfr price indications for...
In the remanufacturing business, Andersson explains, no two days are the same. 'On average, we send out around 350 remanufactured units a week. But what we are working on differs greatly.' Megalans...
The European plastics industry ranks second in the world production league table with its stable market share of around 18% reflecting the continuation of its recovery phase, according to industry...
Thanks to a ‘unique chain of different sorting processes’, the Stena Nordic Recycling Centre can also recover the tangled debris that occurs when cars and other complex products are...
With its line-up of expert speakers and panellists as well as networking opportunities, the event will provide in-depth insight and informative discussion on the key drivers in the aluminium...
Approximately 12-15 million vehicles are scrapped each year in the US, so SPI estimates. Meanwhile, the average lifespan of a vehicle is estimated to be about 11.5 years, and increasingly those...
The upsurge in aluminium content is most obvious in the rolled and extruded products market, with auto body sheet leading the growth with an expected increase of 110% over the next 10 years. 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...
'Waste is what is left behind when our imagination fails,' insisted Professor Christian Ekberg of Chalmers University of Technology at the annual Circular Materials Conference, held recently in the...
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...
The self-proclaimed ‘human-centric’ car company is essentially striving to optimise the life-cycles of its vehicles while protecting the Earth’s resources. For instance, Volvo is...
Scrapped cars exported from the USA to China reportedly contain millions of dollars’ worth of forgotten pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters every year, according to the Wall Street Journal....
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...
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...
The company had previously forecasted a deficit in excess of 1 million tonnes based on a smaller supply increase of 2%. As regards leading outlets for the light metal, Alcoa is anticipating a global...
The group will borrow Euro 15 million (US$ 17 million) from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance part of the investment. The project is also aimed at creating a national...
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