Economy & Markets

Martin Jäger,

IARC 2018: Call for Papers

| The 18th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 14 – 16, 2018 in the Vienna Marriott Hotel in beautiful Vienna, Austria. The organizers have launched a call for papers and invite interested authors to submit their proposal before September 30, 2017.
Dieter Schütz,

ISRI Issues WTO Response to China’s Scrap Ban

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today announced it filed comments with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in response to China’s intent to ban certain scrap imports.
USS Thomas S. Gates

Recycling of USS Thomas S. Gates begins

| EMR recently towed the fifth vessel from a fleet of six US Navy vessels, awarded to them for dismantling by the by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), into one of their Gulf coast ship-breaking facilities.

High-Performance shredding for plastics and other waste

| With the shredder series Micromat HP Lindner-Recyclingtech has added machines to their range of universal shredders for processing plastics and other waste.

Upcycling of high-viscosity polyamide scrap

| With Bruggolen TP-M1417, Brüggemann Chemical is now offering compounders and producers the possibility to precisely adjust the relative viscosity of polyamides.

Whitham Mills scoops second UAE contract

| Greater Manchester-headquartered waste management machinery designer and manufacturer, Whitham Mills, has won a contract to provide a state-of-the-art GB-1111FS baler and accompanying feed conveyor equipment to the Gulf emirate of Ajman.

Tomra Sorting showcases sensor-based waste sorting system at IFAT Africa 2017

| Tomra Sorting will feature its latest sorting solutions in Hall 5, Stand 17 (German pavilion). The IFAT Africa 2017 will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from September 12 – 14, 2017.

HSM exhibits extensive range of baling presses at RWM

| From September 12 to 14, HSM will be exhibiting product solutions “Made in Germany” at the RWM trade fair.
Wacker Neuson

Wacker Neuson reports strong second quarter for 2017

| Light and compact equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson has again reported record revenue levels for the second quarter of 2017. Profitability improved significantly.

Double Twin Plants for Polyolefins Recycling

| Amut Recycling Division awarded two tenders issued by European leading companies both involved in the waste management field. Each supply includes one twin plant suitable for the reclaiming and regeneration of thermoplastic polyolefin scraps to be transformed into granules.
Rainer Sturm,

Umicore presents half year results

| Umicore recorded a strong performance in the first half of 2017 generating revenue and earnings growth in all segments. Revenues excluding discontinued operations were up by 13% while recurring EBIT was up by 26%.

European Demolition Industry Report 2017 now available

| Until 31st of July, EDA offers a special offer to buy the European Demolition Industry Report 2017 and get online versions of 2016 and 2015 editions for free.

Starlinger processes detergent bottles

| It is hard to imagine packaging without the use of plastics. Whether it is shampoo, shower gels, liquid laundry detergents or household cleaners – everything reaches the supermarket shelves in containers made of PP, HDPE, or PET.

BIR requests extension of deadline for comments on China’s import ban

| BIR Director General Arnaud Brunet has addressed an official letter to the World Trade Organisation via the European Commission to request an extension of the deadline for comments in the aforementioned matter so that all stakeholders are given the opportunity to put forward their concerns.