| The paper recycling rate in Europe reached 71.5% as announced by the European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) in their final monitoring report for 2015. Compared to 2010, collection and recycling has increased by almost one million tonnes of paper.

Latest automated LIBS sorting technology is making aluminium recycling worthwhile

| Coupled with its X-TRACT, Tomra Sorting will launch its LIBS technology, at ALUMINIUM 2016, in Düsseldorf, Germany, between 29 November and 01 December, 2016.

Preliminary copper data for July 2016

| According to preliminary ICSG data, the refined copper market for July 2016 showed an apparent production surplus of around 133,000 metric tonnes (t) mainly due to weaker Chinese apparent refined copper demand.

Crude steel production has increased in September

| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 132.9 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2016, 2.0% up on September 2015.

BHS to Build Oman Mixed Waste Recycling Systems

| The two systems will capture recyclables and produce refuse derived fuel.

Electronics & Cars Recycling Conference in Macau

| ICM AG has distributed the program for its Electronics & Cars Recycling conference, taking place from November 15 – 18, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel.

World Steel Association elects new officers

| The Board of Directors of the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has elected a new chairman,new vice chairmen and a new treasurer for a one-year period.