Metal scrap

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.

New General Manager for Upstate Shredding’s New Castle operations

| George Ostendorf joins the East Coast’s scrap metal processor with more than 20 years management experience in the metals recycling industry
World steel production

World steel production still increasing

| World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 141.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2017, a 3.2% increase compared to June 2016.

May 2017 crude steel production slightly higher than 2016

| World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 143.3 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2017, a 2.0% increase compared to May 2016.

Eriez Europe releases new corporate video

| Eriez Europe has released a new video showcasing their manufacturing and testing facilities in South Wales, UK.
Christine Becker, pixelio.de

BIR Shredder Committee: USA heads shredder plant league table

| The USA and Europe are home to around 68% of the world’s 914 shredders, it was revealed at the latest meeting of the BIR Shredder Committee, held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on May 23 under the chairmanship of Alton Scott Newell III of US-based Newell Recycling Equipment.
BIR

BIR: Emergence of “multi-polar” scrap trading

| Improved prices at the start of 2017 had led to a healthy availability of stainless steel scrap - but “these positive conditions were not to last”. There had been a subsequent downward correction in nickel and stainless scrap values such that flows of the latter had slowed, explained Jonathan Bower of UK-based ELG Haniel Metals.
Crude steel production

Crude steel production increases by 5 per cent

| World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 142.1 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2017, a 5.0% increase compared to April 2016.

High value of scrap exports revealed

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) released new, independent data highlighting the important role scrap commodities play in U.S. exports.
steel packaging recycling

All-time high for steel packaging recycling

| Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has reached another all-time high of 77.5%, according to figures issued by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging.
Crude steel production

Crude steel production still increases

| World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 145.0 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2017, a 4.6% increase compared to March 2016.
Worldsteel

Steel recovery strengthens, but geopolitical uncertainty clouds outlook

| The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has released its Short Range Outlook for 2017 and 2018. It forecasts that global steel demand will increase by 1.3% to 1,535.2 Mt in 2017, following growth of 1.0% in 2016. In 2018, it is forecast that global steel demand will grow by 0.9% and will reach 1,548.5 Mt.

ISRI Unveils International Scrap Trade Database

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has launched a new International Scrap Trade Database providing information on international scrap trade flows. The data tables illustrate the trade of recyclables across the globe by major commodity and importing/exporting economies, and show the total amount of scrap traded globally.
Crude steel production

Crude steel production increases again

| World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 126.6 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2017, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2016.