Metal scrap


“We need your feedback,” industry leaders urge recyclers

| “I have been in the business for 50 years and have never seen circumstances facing the international recycling industry that compare to the issues and problems we face at the moment,” declared Michael Lion of China-based Everwell Resources Ltd in his role as Chairman of the BIR’s International Trade Council (ITC).

BIR 9th edition of “World steel recycling in figures”

| The BIR Ferrous Division today announces during its meeting in Barcelona the publication of the 9th edition of “World Steel Recycling in Figures”.

The Original from SWB with new formula

| At IFAT, Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH informed about the longer lifetime and optimised stress resistance of its CSNG shredder hammers.

Crude steel production increases year-to-year

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2018, a 4.1% increase compared to April 2017.
Brian Shine (Foto: ISRI)

ISRI Elects New Slate of National Officers

| During its 2018 convention and exposition, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) elected four new national officers who will lead the association and industry over the next two years.

Crude steel production increases because of Asia

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2018, a 4.0% increase compared to March 2017.
Dieter Schütz,

ISRI concerned about additional Chinese import restrictions

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) released the following statement in response to the Chinese Government's announcement that more recyclable materials will be prohibited for import over the course of the next two years:

Global steel demand continues its broad recovery

| The World Steel Association (worldsteel) hasreleased its April 2018 Short Range Outlook (SRO). worldsteel forecasts global steel demand will reach 1,616.1 Mt in 2018, an increase of 1.8% over 2017. In 2019, it is forecast that global steel demand will grow by 0.7% to reach 1,626.7 Mt.
Linear Vibratory Screen Type VSL (Foto: interVIB)

Linear Vibratory Screens for steel factories and scrap yards

| German based InterVIB GmbH delivered numerous Linear Vibratory Screens type VSL with special developed 3D-screening cassettes to various companies Europe-wide.

ISRI: 2018 Advocacy Agenda released

| The Agenda highlights the recycling industry’s priorities at the local, state, federal, and international levels related to Taxes & the Economy, International Trade, Energy and the Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure Development, Workplace Safety Initiatives, and Regulatory Policy.
Foto: SEDA Umwelttechnik GmbH

IFAT: Live demonstration of car-recycling process

| The Trade Fair Organisation could attract the BDSV and the world leader in the car drainage process company, SEDA Umwelttechnik GmbH from Austria, to build a complete car-recycling drainage and dismantling installation at the exhibition centre.

Metal Recycling Market Growth and Sales Forecast by 2027

| The major factor driving the growth of metal recycling market is attributed to increasing industrialization and urbanization, rising income, and spending capability of people in developing economies such as China, Brazil and India.

Cronimet recycles gas turbines

| With the documented destruction of aircraft turbines in 2016, Cronimet broke new ground in the recycling of finite resources. At the end of last year, the company further recycled its first gas turbine; the second one in January.
Jürgen Nießen,

Steep increase in China’s steel scrap usage and exports in 2017

| According to figures from China's Association of Metalscrap Utilization (CAMU), China was the world’s biggest steel scrap user in 2017 after recording a steep 64.2% increase in its consumption to 147.9 million tonnes from 90.1 million tonnes in the previous year.