Metal scrap

June 2022 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 158.1 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2022, a 5.9% decrease compared to June 2021.

Steel Packaging hits all-time High

| Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit another all-time high of 85.5%, according to figures issued by Apeal, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. It is an increase of 1.5% and is the 10th consecutive year in which the overall recycling rate has risen.
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BIR: Strong criticism of EU plans on waste shipments

| At the annual convention of the Bureau of International Recycling, all divisions criticized the EU Commission's plans for greater regulation of waste shipments: Restricting trade would endanger businesses and recycling.

IFAT: Metal and waste sorting solutions

| Steinert wants to present the new performance app, processing of non-ferrous metals including separation of heavy metals, wood sorting and recycling of steel in Munich.
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World crude steel production decreases in March

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 161.0 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2022, a 5.8% decrease compared to March 2021.

Steel scrap becomes high-quality recycled raw material

| Thyssen Krupp celebrated its groundbreaking ceremony for a new processing plant in Duisburg to strengthen the circular economy and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Stena Recycling joins science based targets

| Stena Recycling wants to take the next step to reduce climate impact by committing to the Science Based Targets initiative. All Stena Recycling companies are set out to reduce their climate footprint in line with the ambitions of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Improving health and safety in metal recycling

| The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has today, 21 April, announced the launch of the Metal Recycling Contractor Competency Scheme (MRCCS), designed to...

IFAT: New Dimensions of Wear Protection

| Four dimensions against wear and the topic of sustainability are Stahlwerke Bochum’s central issues for IFAT 2022

Find Hidden Value in Steel Scrap Recycling

| The steel recycling industry is one of the oldest and most important members of the recycling community.

APEAL launches new best practice recycling report

| APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has announced the launch of its new report: How to recycle steel - Why steel packaging recycles forever.

Metso Outotec metal recycling business becomes Lindemann

| Metso Outotec has signed an agreement to divest its Metal Recycling business line to an affiliate of Mimir, an investment company based in Stockholm, Sweden.

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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