Metal scrap

Large investment

| Ben Weitsman of Albany, a division of the East Coast’s largest privately held scrap metal processor, has begun work on a multi-million-dollar project to add a 3,000 horsepower Riverside Engineering scrap metal shredder at the facility located at 300 Smith Boulevard in the Port of Albany.

May 2018 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 154.9 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2018, a 6.6% increase compared to May 2017.

Eriez launches newly certified ATEX MetAlarm Metal Detectors

| Eriez Magnetics Europe will be giving visitors an exclusive first look at one of their newly certified MetAlarm EX ATEX metal detectors at Hillhead 2018.
Dieter Schütz,

“Big movement” towards shredder and scrap use in China

| It is estimated that, by the end of 2018, the number of shredders in China will have soared to around 200 from only 70 last year. According to the BIR Shredder Committee’s latest list, the global population of shredders is now thought to be 1048, including 322 in the USA and more than 300 in Europe.

Ferrous metals: Prices impacted by Turkey’s economic problems

| The Chinese government’s decision to suspend the issuing of inspection certificates for the month up to June 4 will cost US exporters an estimated US$ 400 million as well as a further US$ 100 million associated with market value and shipment diversions to other destinations such as India and South Korea, the latest BIR Ferrous Division meeting was told by its Interim President Tom Bird of Chiho Environmental Group in China.

“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.