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'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...
Progress this year in the global steel market has been ‘encouraging’, says WSA economics committee chairman T. V. Narendran. ‘However, escalating geopolitical tension in the Korean...
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,...
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...
The companies' goal is to create a leading European flat steel player to be positioned as a quality and technology leader. The new entity is projected to have pro forma sales of about Euro 15 billion...
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...
Closure of induction furnaces in China has created displaced volumes of scrap, some of which have been dispatched to a number of other Asian countries - including India, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan...
The cumulative production total of 142.08 million tonnes was 5% or almost 7 million tonnes higher than that for April 2016, the WSA reports. World crude steel output amounted to 550.841 million...
‘Very tight’ scrap supply and rising prices have prompted several mills in Asia - notably in India, Taiwan and also South Korea - to ‘switch in part from scrap to nickel for...
Global ferrous scrap availability is forecast to increase to 1 billion tonnes in 2030 and 1.3 billion tonnes in 2050 from around 720 million tonnes in 2016, Çiftçi told a steel industry and sector...
The more recent reduction in Chinese steel values has also impacted all markets across Asia and ‘prices for finished steel in almost all countries have softened’, it is also noted in the...
In March, China’s crude steel output entered uncharted territory in reaching 71.995 million tonnes - the highest for any single month. The country’s production amounted to more than 201...
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...
The BIR delegation comprised president Ranjit Baxi, non-ferrous metals division president David Chiao and also Ma Hongchang, BIR’s special advisor in China. Baxi told CAMU representatives...
Nucor used more than 20 million tonnes of scrap steel to produce new products in 2015. Having helped to found the coalition, DiMicco says of the organisation: 'Our work has helped elevate...
Up to 220 kg of scrap must be used for every tonne of steel produced in the country by 2020, whereas calculations by the China Association of Metal Scrap Utilisation suggest the scrap usage average...
UAM has nearly three decades of commercial and technical experience managing customers’ aviation assets, disassembling more than 300 aircraft and supplying after-market components to the...
Speaking about the future of steel recycling, APEAL stresses it has welcomed the European Parliament plenary vote on the Circular Economy Package (CEP). The vote gives a ‘strong mandate’...
Now at 'a record high', imports are said to account for 25% of the EU market and climbed 9% in the second half of 2016. Chinese steel imports 'are being replaced by those from other countries',...
Global crude steel production in January was 7% or almost 9 million tonnes higher than in the corresponding month of last year at 136.514 million tonnes. China accounted for around half of the...
From solid start to state of flux Ferrous scrap prices remained on higher ground in the early weeks of 2017, gaining around US$ 15 per tonne over the levels quoted in our late-November report. But...
Improving demand for capital goods ‘should support activity in most sectors’, with export-oriented segments expected to benefit from strengthening international trade. Total production...
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...
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...
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...
Chinese production alone increased by approaching 10 million tonnes or 1.2% while India continued its growth of recent years by posting an output gain of 6.6 million tonnes or 7.4%, according to...
Since Recycling International last reported on the nickel and stainless markets in late October, both have climbed to higher levels. In terms of stainless steel scrap, 304 material has advanced from...
Despite the fact that ferrous scrap has registered substantial price gains in the fourth quarter, experts are still claiming that the commodity is significantly under-valued when viewed in relation...
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 two-day event will provide a comprehensive market update regarding relevant ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling issues in India. This is a ‘big opportunity’ for individuals to...

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