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Dieter Schütz,

ISRI Issues WTO Response to China’s Scrap Ban

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today announced it filed comments with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in response to China’s intent to ban certain scrap imports.

Lindner-Recyclingtech expands their range of universal shredders

| With the shredder series Micromat HP Lindner-Recyclingtech has added efficient machines to their range of universal shredders for processing plastics and other waste.

Urban Mine Knowledge Data Platform unveiled in November

| The move to a circular economy, one in which materials are kept in the value chain for as long as it makes economic and environmental sense, is expected to take a step forward this autumn as the Prospecting Secondary Raw Materials in the Urban Mine and Mining Wastes (ProSUM) project unveils the first Urban Mine Knowledge Data Platform.
USS Thomas S. Gates

Recycling of USS Thomas S. Gates begins

| EMR recently towed the fifth vessel from a fleet of six US Navy vessels, awarded to them for dismantling by the by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), into one of their Gulf coast ship-breaking facilities.

High-Performance shredding for plastics and other waste

| With the shredder series Micromat HP Lindner-Recyclingtech has added machines to their range of universal shredders for processing plastics and other waste.

Upcycling of high-viscosity polyamide scrap

| With Bruggolen TP-M1417, Brüggemann Chemical is now offering compounders and producers the possibility to precisely adjust the relative viscosity of polyamides.

Whitham Mills scoops second UAE contract

| Greater Manchester-headquartered waste management machinery designer and manufacturer, Whitham Mills, has won a contract to provide a state-of-the-art GB-1111FS baler and accompanying feed conveyor equipment to the Gulf emirate of Ajman.

Tomra Sorting showcases sensor-based waste sorting system at IFAT Africa 2017

| Tomra Sorting will feature its latest sorting solutions in Hall 5, Stand 17 (German pavilion). The IFAT Africa 2017 will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from September 12 – 14, 2017.

HSM exhibits extensive range of baling presses at RWM

| From September 12 to 14, HSM will be exhibiting product solutions “Made in Germany” at the RWM trade fair.

All metals recovery with Eriez at RWM 2017

| Eriez will be showcasing their ECS module for complete ferrous and non-ferrous metals separation on stand 5P10-Q11 at the Recycling and Waste Management show taking place at the NEC, Birmingham from the 12th to 14th of September 2017.
Wacker Neuson

Wacker Neuson reports strong second quarter for 2017

| Light and compact equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson has again reported record revenue levels for the second quarter of 2017. Profitability improved significantly.

Sesotec with new managing director in Italy

| With Andrea Festelli (47), the Sesotec group with effect from 1 April 2017 has recruited a new managing director for the two Italian subsidiaries.

Double Twin Plants for Polyolefins Recycling

| Amut Recycling Division awarded two tenders issued by European leading companies both involved in the waste management field. Each supply includes one twin plant suitable for the reclaiming and regeneration of thermoplastic polyolefin scraps to be transformed into granules.
Rainer Sturm,

Umicore presents half year results

| Umicore recorded a strong performance in the first half of 2017 generating revenue and earnings growth in all segments. Revenues excluding discontinued operations were up by 13% while recurring EBIT was up by 26%.
Rainer Sturm,

Recylex presents first-half 2017 sales

| There is a strong growth in consolidated sales (+30%) driven mainly by the increase in lead (+32%) and zinc (+54%) prices by comparison with the first half of 2016.