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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...
Such important themes will be the heart of the 20th international annual recovered paper conference, organised by the German bvse association. The event will take place on 23 March at the Maritim...
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 Stourton facility acquisition is the result of a number of significant contract awards for AWM over the past 24 months, culminating in the need for greater levels of innovation and...
Expectations had been of a ‘very strong’ first quarter in Asia but, instead, softness has afflicted prices of chrome and ferrous scrap. A number of buyers had built their scrap stocks...
Eco-Bat and Recylex benefited from a reduction in their fines to, respectively, Euro 32.712 million and Euro 26.739 million for their co-operation with the Commission’s investigation whereas...
WEEE Solutions will be held on March 28 – 29, while RUSMET will be held on 28-30 March at the five-star Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow. The high-profile business events will provide an update on...
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...
The strategy essentially renews commitment to work with country-wide stakeholders to explore opportunities to reduce raw material demand and waste, and to promote well-functioning markets for...
The new recycling flowsheet processes use crushing, grinding and other simple physical processes to recover valuable metals in an economic and environmentally safe manner, explains mineral processing...
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...
MBA took the accolade ahead of seven other companies and organisations including Patagonia Clothing, Nike and the Scottish Government. The Circulars Awards are an initiative of the World Economic...
Besides advocating 'free import' of metal scrap, the entrepreneur also cited the fact that six brand-new shredder plants were recently built in the UK. 'We don't even have one. Actually, we would...
Following on from the upbeat end to last year, 2017 began with some turbulence. Steel scrap prices climbed by between US$ 25 and US$ 30 per tonne and there was also an escalation in ferrochrome...
LME cash prices are at the following per-tonne levels (the corresponding figures from our non-ferrous metals report at the end of November are given in brackets): aluminium US$ 1800 (US$ 1765);...
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...
Poland’s economical performance is ‘epitomised’ by polymer consumption, which surged more than 3.5% between 2009 and 2014, according to a new study by UK research firm Applied...
According to a project overview document, a primary goal will be to develop technologies that allow recycled feedstock to be cheaper to use than virgin materials. To that end, research will explore...
During the 2015 fiscal year, the company launched its Evercycle 100% recycled-content beverage can comprising 90% post-consumer content and 10% production scrap. It also began incorporating a high-...
The devices, retailing for US$ 159 and nicknamed AirPods, have miniscule lithium-ion batteries secured with ‘a waterfall of glue’ that make recycling ‘very difficult’,...
According to latest figures from the International Copper Study Group, apparent refined usage increased by around 3% year on year to 17.53 million tonnes, mainly as a result of Chinese apparent...
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...
More than 10 billion pounds of plastic healthcare packaging were placed in the market in 2013, the project partners state. On a global basis, only 14% of plastic packaging is collected for recycling...
Steel recycling is of the utmost importance to the future of the German steel industry and will play an even more important role in the future as we build towards a circular economy. These are the...
The traditional overseas outlets of Turkey (-19.9% to 2.538 million tonnes), Taiwan (-13.7% to 1.011 million tonnes) and South Korea (-16.4% to 759 684 tonnes) all bought less US scrap in the first...
‘Although the trajectory proposed should lead to the UK achieving the targets in line with the EU Circular Economy package, we are concerned that the momentum that has been achieved over recent...
These are: the American Fiber Manufacturers Association; the Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers & Exporters Association; the Flexible Packaging Association; the Ghanaian Plastics...
UK government officials have argued that legislation banning cash payments for scrap metal is ‘proving to be effective’. Extensive media coverage, combined with low scrap prices and a ban...
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 '...
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...
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