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A total of 96.1 million motor vehicles were produced globally last year – of which almost 78 million represented passenger cars. Growth was up 14% in China, 2.8% in Europe and 1.6% in North...
Novelis's state-of-the-art facility at Nachterstedt in Germany processes more than 400 000 tonnes of aluminium scrap per annum and the company recycles more than 60 billion post-consumer beverage...
Germany’s primary aluminium production amounted to 273 100 tonnes for January to June (+0.7% year on year) while the recycled total was 387 800 tonnes. ‘The underlying economic conditions for the...
These observations were made as the Germany-based group announced operating earnings before taxes of Euro 211 million for the first nine months of the 2016/17 financial year as compared to Euro 148...
‘The takeover means that we will be able to continue our expansion into Eastern Europe and our successful development of the plastics recycling sector in this region,’ comments Kai Hoyer...
The signing ceremony has taken place at a meeting in Berlin between Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel and China’s prime minister Li Keqiang. The 3.3-square-kilometre Deyang Resource...
Amidst the many shredder and baler manufacturers, the French company Minet Lacing Technology (MLT) stood out with its various patented conveyor belt solutions. ‘Recyclers have to process a lot...
Organised by VinylPlus, the European PVC industry's sustainability programme, this year’s forum was held against the backdrop of major decisions being taken on the European Commission’s...
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...
On 10 and 11 May, experts from diverse industrial fields will meet once again at RECYCLING-TECHNIK, the expert trade show for recycling, environmental technology and urban mining. The 240 exhibitors...
Germany achieved a 'record' 74.5% recovered paper utilisation last year. The country was able to meet demand for material by importing a 'significant' 4.4 million tonnes from various other EU...
Over 240 recycling technology suppliers will showcase their latest products across four halls – their solutions cover the entire spectrum of recycling technologies. Whether looking for a brand-...
In the first expansion stage the plant is processing 2000 tonnes per month. The output is thermoforming PET film suitable for use in the food and beverage industry. After regranulation, INVEMA sells...
In the 12 months to September 2016, Wales recorded a 62% recycling rate. Across the 22 local authorities, Ceredigion achieved the highest recycling rate (70%) and Blaenau Gwent the lowest (52%)....
In Croatia, 82% of waste is still landfilled. ‘There were about 140 active landfill sites in Germany back in 1970; a lot has changed since then, but just imagine how difficult it is for Croatia...
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...
At Recycling Aktiv, exhibitors can show off their machines at work in outdoor demonstration areas. At the same time, machines from various suppliers will interact in themed areas such as the Mobile...
Baling has been key to on-site operations at E A Tailby's Kettering facility for more than 20 years but handling leather of 4-6 mm thickness is not always easy, such that the company’s existing...
‘This strong response reaffirms the attractiveness of the fair’s time-tested concept, which prioritises practical, realistic demonstrations of the machinery and equipment,’ says the...
Yves Roche, chairman and chief executive officer of the Recylex Group comments: ‘The closing of the financing agreements in Germany represents a major step forward in our strategy to put the...
The EU Commission will have until August 2017 to decide what it will do with the recommendations made by these studies and whether this advice will lead to changes in ELV legislation. In other news,...
Ragn-Sells is using the XR mobile to shred waste wood in Norway while two units have been sold into the UK for handling waste wood and C&I waste. A couple of units have been sold to customers in...
The international plastics and rubber industry is in 'top shape', according to Ulrich Reifenhäuser, chairman of the K-2016 trade show advisory board. The much-anticipated event in the German city of...
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...
Forum PET also notes that the amount of PET being reused in new bottles increased from 24% in 2013 to 26% in 2015. Such developments are described as ‘impressive’ given the tough market...
‘Our name says it all,’ proclaims field application engineer Ted Kao with a smile on his face. ‘Chang Woen is Chinese for stable and long-lasting, and that is exactly what our...
The Austrian recycler specialises in the collection and treatment of non-hazardous waste and says the UNTHA single-shaft shredder ‘exceeded all expectations’ due to the ‘extreme...
‘After bottoming out in 2009, deliveries of German plastics and rubber machinery to the US have recovered steadily, reaching a record 719 million euro in 2015: an almost threefold increase,...
In his inaugural speech, Schuy, who is a long-time board member of the German steel scrap recycling Confederation BDSV, outlined the importance of continuing the development of the Brussels-based...
The unique design of UniSensor’s 360 unit combines eight high performance sorters in a single machine, arranged in a circle. This set-up grants the system an effective scanning width of four...

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