Non-ferrous metals

Mobile magnet system separates both ferrous and non-ferrous metals

| Cooperation between Dutch company Goudsmit Magnetics of Waalre and German company Sortatec has resulted in a mobile metal separator that separates both ferrous and non-ferrous metals from bulk flows.
Rainer Sturm, pixelio.de

Solid Wastes in Base Metal Mining, Smelting and Refining

| A Comprehensive Study for the Copper, Lead, Zinc and Nickel Industries - this research project report presents the results from a study commissioned on behalf of the International Copper, Nickel and Lead-Zinc Study Groups by a team of experts coordinated by RMIT University, Melbourne.
BIR

Most new plants use low-scrap input despite cost and environmental pluses, says analyst

| There are some powerful reasons for mills to favour the use of stainless steel scrap over virgin materials, not least that it is “the lowest cost option” for consuming mills and the subject of “very competitive pricing at the moment”.

Aluminium scrap “cheap” so incentive to use more, according to leading analyst

| The implementation date of July 1 is fast approaching for China’s new non-ferrous scrap import licensing procedures.

A man’s mission for a better global resource recovery industry

| Ejvind Pedersen is a prominent figure in the global industry that supplies resources into the automotive sector, turning incineration bottom ash (IBA) into pure metal fractions that reach primary raw material quality.

Container deposit system provides national solution to Australia’s war on waste

| Adelaide-based technology and engineering company SAGE Automation is increasing production of its smart container deposit systems on the back of increased demand from Queensland.

No separation anxiety

| Clean sorting of the final product is important, and not just in recycling. With the Metalfex, Komptech offers a mobile nonferrous metal separator, that also efficiently separates out ferrous metals.
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Recylex: Significant sales decrease

| The Recylex Group has reported its sales for the financial year to December 31st 2018 and for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Strong magnets improve recovery and separation of stainless steels

| The Steinert MSB HG rotary magnetic belt separator is an enhancement of the Steinert MSB for recovering stainless steel content from bulky materials within recycling processes.
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Novelis Invests $175 Million to Expand Aluminum Production and Recycling Capabilities in Brazil

| Investment to add 100kt of rolling and 60kt of recycling capacity and additional water source.
BIR

Nickel price volatility likely to remain “pretty intense”

| World output of stainless steel leapt 7.6% in 2016 and a further 6.7% in 2017 - but “a turning point” has been reached and the rate of increase can be expected to slow to perhaps 3.4% in 2018 and 2.6% in 2019, according to Jim Lennon, Senior Commodities Consultant at UK-based Macquarie Capital (Europe) Ltd.

Tariffs “create more problems than they will solve”

| “Tariffs are a very blunt instrument and can give a lot of unintended consequences,” declared Edward Meir in his guest presentation to the latest meeting of the BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division on October 7.
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Cronimet with successful first half in 2018

| In the first half of 2018, the Cronimet Holding Group, headquartered in Karlsruhe, was able to continue the positive development of 2017 and increase sales by approx. 8% to Euro 1.3 billion compared to the previous year.

German Aluminium industry expects marginal production growth

| So far this year, the development of business activity in the German aluminium sector has been mainly positive, says the German association of the aluminium industry (GDA).