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The consortium uses a cryo-mill to pulverise electronic waste - primarily the computer chips and polymers that make up printed circuit boards - into particles so small that they do not contaminate...
Primary production declined by 2% year on year to 4.744 million tonnes whereas secondary production from scrap soared 13% from 903 000 tonnes in January-March 2016 to 1.024 million tonnes in this...
Closure of induction furnaces in China has created displaced volumes of scrap, some of which have been dispatched to a number of other Asian countries - including India, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan...
The cumulative production total of 142.08 million tonnes was 5% or almost 7 million tonnes higher than that for April 2016, the WSA reports. World crude steel output amounted to 550.841 million...
‘Very tight’ scrap supply and rising prices have prompted several mills in Asia - notably in India, Taiwan and also South Korea - to ‘switch in part from scrap to nickel for...
The result was ‘driven primarily by good raw material markets, particularly in the recycling area’, states the Germany-based group, adding that higher metal prices led to a ‘very...
Total mine supply hit 1,330 koz, which represents a decrease of 6.3% year-on-year, thus marking the lowest result since the third quarter of 2014. Recycling is projected to fall by 6% year-on-year to...
The new recruit will be responsible for ‘researching the need for specialized machinery and gaining insight from customers and attachment manufacturers to develop machine enhancements’,...
Listed among the company’s key achievements in the period under review is ‘an improved metal mix by increasing recycled inputs from 53% to 55% for the full year’. It also achieved...
'This is another major achievement and sees the recycling rate of steel for packaging pull still further away from that of other packaging materials,' comments APEAL'S secretary general Alexis Van...
The lead-acid battery chemistry segment led the Battery Recycling Market in 2016 and is projected to be the fastest-growing segment by 2022, according to new data by Markets and Markets. The...
In March, China’s crude steel output entered uncharted territory in reaching 71.995 million tonnes - the highest for any single month. The country’s production amounted to more than 201...
He will remain on the LME board and will continue as a member of the management committee of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX), of which the LME is a wholly-owned subsidiary. Chamberlain...
Recycling operation incomes amounted to US$ 21 million, as compared to US$ 10 million in the fourth quarter of 2016 (excluding a non-cash goodwill impairment charge of US$ 5.5 million). The company...
The innovative plasma furnace designed by Tetronics will allow Cohen’s multi-million dollar recycling plant to process an initial 20 million pounds of e-scrap annually. BlueOak says it will...
It’s a tall order to create all devices from 100% recycled materials, Apple acknowledges. To get a head start the company is dedicated to ‘inventing better ways to reuse and recycle...
According to latest stats from the Census Bureau and International Trade Commission, a shade over 2.1 million tonnes left American shores in January-February 2017 as against just 1.368 million tonnes...
Up to 220 kg of scrap must be used for every tonne of steel produced in the country by 2020, whereas calculations by the China Association of Metal Scrap Utilisation suggest the scrap usage average...
Nyrstar's site will accept a wide range of electronic products such as photovoltaic cells from roof solar panels, alkaline batteries, printed computer circuit boards, cathode ray tubes, mobile phones...
The re-melt operation is operation is designed to develop GARMCO's metal recycling capability, and will increase GARMCO's production capacity by 150% to 200 000 tonnes of aluminium slabs per annum. '...
  Almost nine million vehicles are ready for scrapping in India, according to Surendra Patawari Borad of Gemini Corporation at the latest Metal Recycling Association of India conference. 'Just...
The anticipated upturn in earnings when compared to last year’s final quarter is based on ‘higher ferrous scrap demand and metal spread expansion from increased domestic steel mill...
UAM has nearly three decades of commercial and technical experience managing customers’ aviation assets, disassembling more than 300 aircraft and supplying after-market components to the...
Speaking at the 6th BMR International Conference held recently in Dubai, the chairman of the UAE-based Sharif Group lamented the harsh impact of global economic trends on the Middle East where the...
The automotive sector is 'dominating' the metals recycling market as it requires large volumes of metals for vehicle body and parts manufacturing. A noteworthy increase in consumers' purchasing power...
The innovative mass-producible, bead-milling method yields nanoflakes with an ‘extremely small thickness’ of 15-17 nm and a diameter of 0.2-1 μm, according to researchers....
Metal nanoparticles are known not to stick to glass, explains research fellow Xiang Fei, who leads the project. Often precious metals like gold are used to catalyse a number of chemical reactions,...
However, production growth in China easily outstripped the world average in leaping 15.7% year on year to 24.938 million tonnes, thereby accounting for more than 55% of total world output in 2016. In...
Despite shifting ferrous prices, chrome scrap values have remained within their existing ranges of US$ 320-360 per tonne for 409 material and US$ 420-460 for the 430 quality. News from the...
Responding to a government review of the SMDA, the BMRA argues: 'Holders of legitimately-sourced metal who are seeking cash would be greatly deterred if it were also an explicit offence to receive...

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