Non-ferrous metals

How the can industry wants to meet its ambitious recycling rate targets

| Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) has published today a detailed aluminum beverage can recycling primer and roadmap that explains how the ambitious U.S. aluminum beverage can recycling rate targets that CMI members announced in November 2021 will be achieved.

Securing Europe’s Raw Material Supply

| The Future Availability of Secondary Raw Materials (Futuram) project commenced on 1st June 2022 and plans to play a key role in ensuring a secure supply of secondary and critical raw materials from within the European Union.
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BIR: Strong criticism of EU plans on waste shipments

| At the annual convention of the Bureau of International Recycling, all divisions criticized the EU Commission's plans for greater regulation of waste shipments: Restricting trade would endanger businesses and recycling.

Tomra: Closing the loop on aluminum

| Tom Eng, Head of Tomra Recycling, held a presentation entitled “Closing the loop on aluminum – challenges and opportunities” at BIR World Recycling Convention in Barcelona on May 23rd.
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ACE Green Recycling to roll out new Battery Recycling Facilities

| US-based recycling technology company, ACE Green Recycling (ACE) announces its plans to build and operate four new lithium-ion battery recycling facilities with a planned total annual capacity of over 30,000 tons.

Tomra: New generation for aluminum recycling

| According to Tomra, the next generation of X-TRACT combines synergies in metal and diamond recovery.

Study highlights vital role of aluminium cans in circular economy

| Research commissioned by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) into the recycling of three beverage container materials – aluminium, glass and plastic (PET) – has shown that aluminium cans best support a circular economy.

European aluminium industry on track with sustainability transition

| European Aluminium has today the outcome of the mid-term review of the sector’s Sustainability Roadmap Towards 2025.

Aluminium beverage can recycling remains at a high 76% in 2019

| A new report by Metal Packaging Europe and European Aluminium shows that the overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the European Union, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland remained stable in 2019 at 76% (75.8%).

New report underpins CO2 reduction benefit of aluminium recycling

| A new report by the industry association European Aluminium shows that the European aluminium refining industry is an excellent example of a modern circular economy business model thanks to its ability to recycle aluminium from multiple scrap streams efficiently.

Aurubis to Open Recycling Facility in Georgia

| Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Aurubis will invest $ 340 million (€ 300 million) in a state-of-the-art recycling and secondary smelting facility for multi-metal recycling in Augusta.

X-ray technology and CO2 reductions – how are the two compatible?

| Steinert spoke to Stena’s Outbound Sales Manager Jesper Fournaise about how exactly dry density separation using x-ray transmission fits with the issue of sustainability.

BIR: Restriction of international scrap trading “leads to less recycling”

| “The post-COVID comeback for our industry has been strong when you look at overall trade volume,” acknowledged Dhawal Shah of India-based Metco Marketing in his first webinar as President of the BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division.

Tomra: 15 years X-tract for sorting of aluminium

| Tomra’s x-ray transmission (XRT) sorting unit gives scrap recyclers and smelters a competitive edge in a decarbonizing aluminum industry.

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