Metals from SLF with Sesotec sorting technology
| Aeiforos SA, for its End-of-Life vehicle (ELV) recycling process, is one of the first companies in Europe being able to prove compliance with the recycling rates according to the End-of-Life vehicles ordinance.In order to further improve the value added from shredder residue, the Greek recycling company uses a Sesotec Varisort M for the recovery of metals from the shredder light fraction (SLF).
Metal scrap prices in Italy increase
| According to the Alocci RI Group, May is the third month in a row characterized by a strong escalation of the metallic raw materials prices, mostly for the ferrous scrap ones.
Worldsteel Short Range Outlook 2016-2017
| The World Steel Association (worldsteel) forecasts that global steel demand will decrease by -0.8% to 1,488 Mt in 2016 following a contraction of -3.0% in 2015. In 2017, it is forecast that world steel demand will return to growth of 0.4% and will reach 1,494 Mt.
Some recovery for Italians steel industry
| According to a recent report by the Alocci RI Group, the prices in March were slightly higher and an increase of prices and volume is expected for April.
BIR convention: Expectations for ferrous markets
| One of the world’s most prominent economic forecasters is the central speaker of the divisional plenary meeting during the upcoming World Recycling Convention & Exhibition in Berlin (29 May – 1 June 2016).
Think tank for automobile recycling
| On March 18, the International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016 in Berlin, Germany, came to an end. More than 220 representatives of the global automotive recycling sector had come together to discuss current political conditions and the latest trends in recycling technology.
World steel production lower in February
| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 120 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2016, a -3.3% decrease compared to February 2015.
Commission takes action for steel industry in Europe
| The Commission suggests policy measures to support the European steel sector to overcome its serious challenges, largely due to global overcapacity.
Italian steel scrap prices lower in February
| The Alocci RI Group has published a report on the Italian steel market for February that show some good signs, but also some flaws.
Record for European rigid metal packaging
| According to Metal Packaging Europe, in 2013 more than 3 million tonnes of steel packaging and aluminium beverage cans were recycled.
Steel production with weak start into 2016
| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 128 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2016, a -7.1% decrease compared to January 2015.
World crude steel output decreases by -2.8% in 2015
| World crude steel production reached 1,622.8 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2015, down by -2.8% compared to 2014. Crude steel production decreased in all regions except Oceania in 2015.
IARC: How to stop illegal export of ELVs
| The 16th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 16 – 18, 2016 in the Hotel Palace in Berlin, Germany.
Euric reminds of the benefits of recycled steel scrap in steelmaking
| The European Recycling Industries Confederation (EuRIC) voiced European steel recyclers’ views during a side-event of the United Nations conference on climate change COP21.