Metal scrap

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.

European Aluminium: Legislation falls short on scrap exports

| Although the federation approves the decision for real recycling rates, it wants to see more ambitions on the treatment of scrap exports.
Briquetting presses

Briquetting presses for scrapyards and metal-processing

| Metso N SeriesTM NSPTM Briquetting Presses turn steel, aluminum, cast iron and other metals into a compact form for easier handling and more convenient transporting. Firmly packed, high-density briquettes increase metal recovery by enabling more accurate metering and reducing burn-off during melting.
Jürgen Nießen, pixelio.de

Steel Industry backs measure of real recycling

| The Environment Committee of the European Parliament will vote on 24 January to finalise its report on the revision of the Waste Framework Directive. The EU steel industry requests that the provision on final recycling is retained in order to measure real recycling.
Bunting Magnetics acquires Master Magnets

Bunting Magnetics acquires Master Magnets

| Bunting Magnetics has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Master Magnets, a UK-based manufacturer of magnetic separation equipment.

Crude steel production increases in November

| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 132.4 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2016, 5.0% up on November 2015.

Crude steel production continues growth

| World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 136.5 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2016, 3.3% up on October 2015.

Ferrous industry can count on unpredictability

| The ferrous metal industry is looking back at a tough year with troubled times ahead.

Stena opens new recycling center

| The new facility in Halmstad, Sweden, has been developed in close collaboration with customers and partners, including those from the automotive industry.