Metal scrap

Dieter Schütz, pixelio.de

Use of steel scrap saves billions in climate and environmental costs

| Steel scrap is a key raw material for steel production, not only in Germany, and contributes significantly to the reduction of emissions.

February 2020 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 142.4 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2020, a 2.1% increase compared to February 2019.
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IARC 2020 postponed to September

| ICM has postponed the International Automobile Recycling Congress 2020 to September due to the current situation regarding the spread of the coronavirus.

World steel production still increases

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 154.4 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2020, a 2.1% increase compared to January 2019.
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Copex opens sales office in Germany

| Copex announces the opening of a sales office in Saarbrucken, Germany, to develop sales of shear balers.

Global crude steel output increases by 3.4% in 2019

| Global crude steel production reached 1,869.9 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2019, up by 3.4% compared to 2018. Crude steel production contracted in all regions in 2019 except in Asia and the Middle East.

Euric unveils metal recycling brochure

| Euric has published a factsheet on Metal Recycling highlighting the importance of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling and their substantial benefits for the environment and the economy in Europe.

Crude steel production decreases in November

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 147.8 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2019, a 1.0% decrease compared to November 2018.

Crude steel production decreased in October

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 151.5 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2019, a 2.8% decrease compared to October 2018.

Slight decrease in september crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 151.5 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2019, a 0.3% decrease compared to September 2018.

Obstacles to free trade stand in the way of sustainability

| “I think we can agree that there is no place for quotas, tariffs and bans in the scrap industry,” insisted Greg Schnitzer of US-based Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. in Budapest on October 15.

Metso delivers steel recycling plant to India

| Metso has been awarded with an order to deliver a Texas Shredder PS for Tata Steel’s upcoming steel scrap recycling plant. The order marks the first steel scrap shredding facility in India.

August 2019 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 156.0 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2019, a 3.4% increase compared to August 2018.

Crude steel production still increases

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.7 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2019, a 1.7% increase compared to July 2018.