Metal scrap

BMRA: Construction companies should be required to use recycled content

| The UK metal recyclers’ association welcomes PM’s build plans and sees it as opportunity for circular economy objectives to be met.

May 2020 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 148.8 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2020, an 8.7% decrease compared to May 2019.
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5 rules of establishing a successful equipment maintenance strategy

| Recycling is a fundamental part of industry today. Metal recycling is not only a necessity for a sustainable industrial model but offers both cost and waste reduction for production and manufacturing facilities.
Dieter Schütz, pixelio.de

Substantially higher scrap use “the first logical step” to greener steelmaking

| The ferrous scrap industry “has great long-term prospects” given the increasingly sharp focus on “green” steelmaking, the BIR Ferrous Division’s first-ever eForum commodity session was assured on June 9 by guest speaker Renate Featherstone, Principal Analyst - Multi-Commodity Research, at Wood Mackenzie in the UK. 
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BIR survey to shed light on top safety hazards within shredder operations

| The BIR Shredder Committee was “very excited” about its first-ever membership survey into shredder-related incidents and injuries, reported its Chairman Alton Scott Newell III of Newell Recycling Equipment in the USA.
Dieter Schütz, pixelio.de

Scholz Recycling Group enters new market in China

| The German-based Scholz Recycling Group is heading to expand its recycling business in China with the world’s largest aluminum producer Weiqiao.

Worldsteel Short Range Outlook

| The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2020 and 2021.

Crude steel production decreases by 13 per cent

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137.1 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2020, a 13.0% decrease compared to April 2019.

New all-time high for steel packaging recycling

| Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit a new all-time high of 82.5%, according to figures issued by APEAL.

March 2020 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 147.1 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2020, a 6.0% decrease compared to March 2019.

Scrap metals shredder market undergoes temporary crisis

| COVID-19 crisis is influencing every aspect of the economy with growing volatility in the market across the globe.
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.

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.
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