Metal scrap

BMRA launches ‘Support your local scrap yard, support your local community’

| The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has launched a new campaign to encourage members of the public to support their local scrap yard, while raising funds for local schools, community projects and charities.

Recycled Metal Market is forecast to surpass USD 125 billion by 2024

| According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the Recycled Metal Market size is forecast to exceed USD 125 billion by 2024.

Robots to sort scrap metal in Sweden

| Swedish scrap processing company Skrotfrag installs a robotic sorting line for scrap metal.

No separation anxiety

| Clean sorting of the final product is important, and not just in recycling. With the Metalfex, Komptech offers a mobile nonferrous metal separator, that also efficiently separates out ferrous metals.

Crude steel production continues to increase

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 146.7 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2019, a 1.0% increase compared to January 2018.

Global crude steel output increases by 4.6% in 2018

| Global crude steel production reached 1,808.6 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2018, up by 4.6% compared to 2017. Crude steel production increased in all regions in 2018 except in the EU, which saw a 0.3% contraction.

BMRA celebrates 100 Years in Scrap

| 2019 is a year of celebration for the British Metals Recycling Associations (BMRA) and its members.

November crude steel production higher than last year

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 148.6 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2018, a 5.8% increase compared to November 2017.

October 2018 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 156.6 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2018, a 5.8% increase compared to October 2017.

ISRI Leads Recycling Industry’s Efforts in Front of EPA

| As the recycling industry celebrates America Recycles Day today, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) continues it role advocating for the industry in front of the Administration and on Capitol Hill.

September sees another increase in crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 151.7 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2018, a 4.4% increase compared to September 2017.

Worldsteel: Global steel demand still growing

| The World Steel Association (worldsteel) projects global steel demand will reach 1,657.9 Mt in 2018, an increase of 3.9% over 2017. In 2019, it is forecast that global steel demand will grow by 1.4% to reach 1,681.2 Mt.
Dieter Schütz, pixelio.de

Sustainable Steel Indicators 2018 and industry initiatives

| The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has launched the 2018 edition of Sustainable Steel – Indicators 2018 and industry initiatives.
Jürgen Nießen, pixelio.de

“Strong mutual dependence” between US and Turkish scrap markets

| Despite the Section 232 measures adopted by the Trump administration, US scrap markets still rely on exports. Indeed, Turkey’s reliance on US scrap imports has increased since the start of the current year, it was revealed by Fastmarkets metals analyst Lee Allen in his guest presentation to the latest meeting of the BIR Ferrous Division, held in London on October 6.