| Today’s metal recycling yards are processing a higher volume and greater variety of scrap metals than ever before. That means efficient and accurate sorting—down to the specific alloy and grade of the material—is business-critical.
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 162.7 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2019, a 5.4% increase compared to May 2018.
| Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit an all-time high of 80.5%, according to figures issued by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging.
| In a “dramatic” development, the number of shredders installed within China has soared by around 250 over the last two years to a new total of 317, it was revealed to the latest BIR Shredder Committee meeting by its Chairman, Alton Scott Newell III of Newell Recycling Equipment in the USA.
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 156.7 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2019, a 6.4% increase compared to April 2018.
| There are different technological pathways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in steelmaking but the best option is “to maximise the use of scrap” such as through switching to the electric arc furnace (EAF) production route where possible, according to Dr. Ir. Steven Vercammen, Senior Knowledge Expert at worldwide management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
| TowerBrook Capital Partners has announced that it has signed an agreement with Aurubis AG, Hamburg, for the disposal of Metallo Holdings 3 B.V., (“Metallo”), the Belgian-Spanish non-ferrous metals recycling Group.
| Eriez Europe has provided a one-stop custom solution to St. Margarets Metal Recycling and Transfer Centre Ltd. metal recovery problem within their scrapping process.
| The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has released its April 2019 Short Range Outlook (SRO). Worldsteel forecasts global steel demand will reach 1,735 Mt in 2019, an increase of 1.3% over 2018. In 2020, demand is projected to grow by 1.0% to reach 1,752 Mt.
| Copex has just started a Reflex mobile scrap shear with a cutting force of 650 tons on a customer’s site at which the Swiss recycler, a subsidiary of the Austrian Loacker Group has won a major contract for the processing of railway material.
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 137.3 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2019, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2018.
| 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.
| According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the Recycled Metal Market size is forecast to exceed USD 125 billion by 2024.
| Swedish scrap processing company Skrotfrag installs a robotic sorting line for scrap metal.