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In mid-September, cfr prices paid by Turkish mills for shipments from Europe and the USA were still above US$ 350 per tonne in certain instances. Before the end of that same month, however, increased...
Market participants are reporting a current balance between supply and demand but are expecting lower offers for the remainder of the year. The combination of low interest rates and satisfactory...
‘Imports continue to negatively impact the US steel industry,’ underlines Nucor. ‘Through the first nine months of 2017, finished steel imports accounted for an estimated 27% share...
'As an industry, we are seeing increasing demand for lightweight, high-strength aluminium from global automotive customers based on aluminium's ability to provide equal or better quality, strength...
For the purposes of the proprietary water-based electrochemical lead recycling technology, there are already 15 modules 'onsite and in place' at the company's facility in McCarran, Nevada - with a...
There was also a small decline in global usage of refined copper across the opening seven months of this year: the total of 13.69 million tonnes trailed the 13.763 million tonnes of January-July 2016...
Although leading purchaser Turkey upped its requirements by 0.5% to 2.015 million tonnes, this increase was dwarfed by those for the other main buyers of US ferrous scrap, namely Mexico (+30.6% to 1....
Crude steel capacity utilisation for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (WSA) was 73.5% in September - an increase of 2.8 percentage points over the same month in 2016 and 0.6...
'India represents a big potential market for stainless steel recycling,' stressed guest speaker C. P. Gupta, chairman and managing director of Ambica Steels which is claimed to be the country's...
Aluminium scrap shipments to leading outlet China surged 13.5% to 521 277 tonnes - but this percentage gain was eclipsed by increases of 23.3% and 20.2% in US deliveries to, respectively, South Korea...
At the meeting, delegates witnessed the unveiling of a website - www.globalrecyclingday.com - dedicated to next year’s first-ever Global Recycling Day. With this launch and that of the Global...
‘All of stainless steel’s major intrinsic alloys have rallied somewhat during the year in terms of price and so some correction during the fourth quarter would not come as a surprise,...
In the world recycling organisation’s latest ‘World Mirror on Non-Ferrous Metals’, its advisor on Chinese regulatory and policy developments Ma Hongchang points out that revisions...
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...
Lefort America’s new base is at Sunrise in the state of Florida. ‘Our newly-acquired building now gives us nearly 15 000 square feet of combined office and warehouse space, which will...
Since 2012, nearly 2 million mobile phones have been diverted from e-scrap burning operations in developing countries thanks to Closing the Loop. Up to 95% of precious metals that would otherwise be...
As well as a general economic overview of the global non-ferrous scrap market, delegates will be treated to three guest presentations. Deepak Mahendra, former managing director of Chassis Brakes...
These and other questions will be tackled at the upcoming International Recycled Aluminium Conference, organised by Metal Bulletin and taking place on November 13-15 at the Novotel Warszawa Centrum...
Although many experts were not expecting a sizeable downward correction, the end of the month has arrived with cfr price indications for Turkey-bound shipments from Europe and North America hovering...
Around 30% of batteries are recycled in Portugal each year, representing some 25 000 tonnes; this is below the mandatory 45% target set by the EU for 2016. To improve on these recycling statistics,...
Optimism in the marketplace has been boosted by an improvement in all alloying metal prices. Higher nickel values, firmer steel scrap and expectations of an increase in chrome prices in the coming...
Elsewhere, Pakistan’s scrap importers have been prepared to match or better the prices paid by their Indian counterparts who have been rendered largely quiet by elevated international price...
Almost 2 million phones have been recycled since Closing the Loop started its operations in 2012. Belgium’s industry leader Umicore takes care of the metals recovery, managing over 99% metals...
The carbon footprint of nickel units procured from scrap is 22 000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per 100 000 tonnes of nickel produced as compared to 212 000 tonnes of carbon dioxide for every 100 000...
However, latest statistics from the US Census Bureau and US International Trade Commission confirm that American ferrous scrap exports to all destinations soared 20.5% in the opening six months of...
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...
Primary production declined by 2% year on year to 7.889 million tonnes whereas scrap-based production leapt 12% from 1.532 million tonnes in January-May 2016 to 1.71 million tonnes in the...
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...
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...

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