Metal scrap

October 2021 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 145.7 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2021, a 10.6% decrease compared to October 2020.

New President for BIR Ferrous Division

| The board of the BIR Ferrous Division has appointed Mr Denis Reuter as new divisional President.
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“Large opportunity” to increase scrap share of steelmaking mix

| China led the world in consuming around 240 million tonnes of steel scrap in 2020.

Worldsteel Short Range Outlook October 2021

| The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) forecasts that steel demand will grow by 4.5% in 2021 and reach 1,855.4 Mt after 0.1% growth in 2020.
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Metso Outotec launches online tool for metal recycling machines

| The new Index operating and production data collection system from Metso Outotec’s Metal Recycling business transfers relevant data from the recycling machine directly to the customer’s equipment.

Untha shredder transforms manufacturing site in Brooklyn

| An Untha shredder is now in operation in the heart of Brooklyn, New York, as precision manufacturer Linda Tool gears up for further growth.

Crude steel production increases in July

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 161.7 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2021, a 3.3% increase compared to July 2020.

Crude steel production increases in June

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 167.9 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2021, an 11.6% increase compared to June 2020.

Circular metals and global value chains

| Rewarding metal recycling environmental benefits and preserving free and fair trade of circular metals were among the key messages of Recyclers’ Talks #3 organised on 7 June 2021 by EuRIC.

April 2021 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 169.5 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2021, a 23.3% increase compared to April 2020.

A Blockchain Solution for Cobalt Traceability

| Metals and mining companies CMOC, Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) and Glencore in collaboration with battery material supplier Umicore are piloting Re-Source, a solution to trace responsibly produced cobalt from the mine to the electric car.

Crude steel production increases in March

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 169.2 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2021, a 15.2% increase compared to March 2020.

Global Recycling Foundations Reforestation Initiative

| Metal recycling firm Recycled Products this week planted 20 trees to mark Global Recycling Day on 18 March. The firm has committed to planting a total of at least 250 saplings in the Chilterns in support of a reforestation initiative run by the organisers of Global Recycling Day.

Leading metal Recyclers mark 4th Global Recycling Day by setting ambitious net zero emission...

| Every year, recyclables save over 700 million tonnes in CO2 emissions, according to the Global Recycling Foundation. The organisation projects this will increase to one billion tonnes by 2030.

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