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The standards state an adoption date of December 31 this year, with entry into force proposed for March 1 2018. The BIR world recycling organisation and the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries...
Speaking at EuRIC’s first European Recycling Conference held recently in Milan, Van de Nes said that, in the short term, ‘we will continue to see disrupted recovered paper markets’ owing to China’s...
ISRI 2018 will provide scrap recyclers from around the world with the educational and networking opportunities, product showcases and industry news needed to maximise their time, money and return on...
South East Asia has been taking 10-15% of Europe's exports of plastics scrap compared to 55%-plus for China. However, news is emerging of many new planned investments in South East Asia's recycling...
The ICSG has lowered its expectations for world apparent refined usage this year to 1% from the 2% mooted in April. 'We have revised down the expected growth for 2017 based on weaker than anticipated...
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...
'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...
A prosthetic hand doesn't come cheap, costing as much as AU$ 4000 (US$ 3000) when manufactured conventionally, notes Sara Rickards, co-founder of RE:PURPOSE FOR GOOD. But according to the biomedical...
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...
'The quality of recycled plastic materials remains the biggest barrier to a stronger use of recyclates as raw materials,' the survey concludes. Also, only 27% of the European plastics converting...
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...
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...
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...
For businesses in the EU, meanwhile, the export market has quietened somewhat and prices have retreated - a case of the market ‘taking a deep breath and stepping back’. However,...
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...
In effect, no-one is clear on what will be permitted to enter China and what will be restricted; all plastic scrap - whether production, industrial or consumer waste - falls under the same HS Code,...
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...
Recycling Technologies is currently operating the Swindon Material Recovery Facility, which relies on chemical technology to recycle plastic waste back into a valuable low sulphur hydrocarbon...
The worldwide recycling industry is expected to hit US$2 trillion by 2020. An estimated 3.5 billion people across the planet still do not have access to basic waste management services while up to 70...

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