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The increasing application of rare earth metals in several key end-use industries is expected to fuel their demand over the next few years. Major sectors such as energy and automotive are exhibiting...
The government has taken ‘the path of least resistance, thereby ignoring the pleas by the many victims of crime to strengthen the Act’, the BMRA complains. The trade body had called for:...
By 2025, recycled lithium will represent 9% of the world’s total lithium battery supply. More than 66% of lithium-ion batteries, or 191 000 tonnes, are expected to be recycled in China by that...
Stakeholders are being asked to comment on how any taxpayer-funded initiative ‘could be designed so that it complements existing schemes, represents value for money, is deliverable without...
After a tough 2017, industrial demand is expected to rebound by 9% in 2018, largely driven by increasing demand from the petroleum and glass sectors. Meanwhile, global automotive demand is expected...
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...
In 2015, Relectrify developed an innovative control technology that reduces the cost of repurposing electric vehicle batteries while boosting performance and lifespan. The start-up combines both...
It has been over 165 years since two category-four Atlantic hurricanes hit the USA in the same year. ‘The regions ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma face a recovery period that will...
All polyurethane used in the creation of early studio car models is repurposed and turned into surfboards under Jaguar’s ‘Waste to Wave’ project. ‘The polymer forms the...
CarTakeBack has been Ford’s approved scrap car recycling partner since the inception of the End of Life Vehicle regulations by the UK government in 2005. This has seen CarTakeBack divert over...
AMI has yet to select a location for the plant, but indicates it will be situated near a manufacturing hub of electronic vehicle batteries. The US company also intends to recycle other valuable...
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...
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...
  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...
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...
‘Lifetime cancer risk is very low given the concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons typically measured in European sports grounds,’ the ECHA states. Furthermore, the risk posed...
An estimated 10 000+ people are expected to attend the expo. This includes 400 exhibitors, of which 30% come from abroad. METEF has become a reference point for the ferrous and non-ferrous metals...
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...

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