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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...
An additional 30 000 tonnes of cobalt and 81 000 tonnes of lithium will be required annually to meet demand by 2021, so says Data specialist Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. Is has become obvious that...
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...
To create the battery anodes, the team used a three-step low-cost chemical reaction process. This involves crushing and grinding the glass bottles into a fine white power, a magnesiothermic reduction...
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...
  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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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,...
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...
The upsurge in aluminium content is most obvious in the rolled and extruded products market, with auto body sheet leading the growth with an expected increase of 110% over the next 10 years. The...
'Waste is what is left behind when our imagination fails,' insisted Professor Christian Ekberg of Chalmers University of Technology at the annual Circular Materials Conference, held recently in the...
Both AMCS and GMT provide software and technology designed to increase the efficiency and productivity of waste recovery, recycling and reuse. With its main operations in Europe, North America and...
Entitled ‘Automotive Aluminum Recycling at End of Life: A Grave-to-Gate Analysis’, this peer-reviewed study was funded by the Aluminum Association and examines how much of the aluminium...
The self-proclaimed ‘human-centric’ car company is essentially striving to optimise the life-cycles of its vehicles while protecting the Earth’s resources. For instance, Volvo is...
Hybrid cars accounted for 27% of Honda’s domestic sales in fiscal year 2015. More than 4.6 million hybrids were on Japanese roads as of March last year, representing approximately 8% of all...
The company had previously forecasted a deficit in excess of 1 million tonnes based on a smaller supply increase of 2%. As regards leading outlets for the light metal, Alcoa is anticipating a global...
In sub-Saharan countries in particular, ‘unsound’ recycling practices are said to cause severe and even fatal lead poisoning among people working in and living around small and industrial...
The project has been initiated by the Uzbek-Bulgarian joint venture Uz-Prista Recycling which has been created by Bulgaria's Prista Oil Holding EAD and Uznefteproduct JSC of Uzbekistan. Uz-Prista...
Scrap generation in China will double in the next decade, mainly because vehicles, machinery and domestic appliances will reach the end of their lives. In addition, much more construction scrap will...
'On the supply side, a forecast of 3% growth in 2016 relies upon a 14% rebound in recycled supply,' notes the WPIC. 'Meanwhile, sentiment-driven supply from vaulted investor holdings looks less...
An estimated 1.5 million e-car batteries are expected to reach their end-of-life stage by 2030. By then, half of the EDV batteries will be lithium-based with the remainder being the nickel metal...
Moreover, they must provide appropriate legislation to support and promote the recycling of the batteries, concludes a report published by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, an...
Experts and academia representing all areas of the industry will discuss and present the latest developments in the end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. Notable topics that will be raised include;...
Total mining supply is thought likely to achieve year-on-year growth of 4% in 2016, with global refined supply increasing 2% year on year to 5.965 million oz. ‘The outlook is for the market to...
Based in Suffolk in the east of England, Murfitts has shipped over 300 tons of its recycled rubber granules to Australia to create a 19 000-square-metre surface for the Monbulk Rangers Soccer Club....

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