| World mine production is estimated to have declined by around 3.5% in the first quarter of 2017 and world refined production is estimated to have remained essentially unchanged in the first quarter of 2017.
| The International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG) released preliminary data for world lead and zinc supply and demand during the first four months of 2017.
| Eriez Europe has released a new video showcasing their manufacturing and testing facilities in South Wales, UK.
| China’s reform of its scrap import regime will have potentially far-reaching consequences for the non-ferrous metals sector, the latest divisional meeting was warned by Ma Hongchang, BIR’s advisor on the country’s policy and regulatory developments. It was even possible, he told delegates in Hong Kong on May 22, that the Chinese government would go as far as to ban imports of certain items of mixed metal scrap.
| A new method of electrowinning leads to much lower rates of impurities in the recycling of non-ferrous metals.
| The BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division has invited three guest speakers who will be sharing their expertise during the divisional plenary session on Monday, 22 May 2017 at 9.30, kicking off the BIR World Recycling Convention & Exhibition in Hong Kong.
| Although the federation approves the decision for real recycling rates, it wants to see more ambitions on the treatment of scrap exports.
| Biewer Industrie GmbH based in Hilden takes care of the recycling and treatment of waste metal. At the core of this process two Sennebogen 818 electric material handerls sort and load the material and supply the processing facilities.
| Based on LIBS, Oxford Instrument’s handheld analyser has been mainly designed for the rapid identification of a wide range of alloys in manufacturing plants within multiple industries and the scrap metal processing/recycling markets.
| Mineral processing engineer Maria Holuszko and her PhD student Amit Kumar from the University of British Columbia have discovered a way to recover valuable metals from LEDs.
| Bunting Magnetics has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Master Magnets, a UK-based manufacturer of magnetic separation equipment.
| According to the company, all requisite conditions for the financing of 67 million Euro through a consortium of German banks were satisfied.
| According to preliminary ICSG data, the refined copper market for September 2016 showed an apparent production deficit of around 15,000 metric tonnes (t).
| The company has achieved 53 per cent recycled inputs and 19 per cent reduction in absolute greenhouse gas emissions.