Non-ferrous metals

Cronimet Group with record sales in 2022

| The Cronimet Group reports record sales of EUR 4.1 billion for the fiscal year 2022 and has again exceeded its operating profit of 2021 by approximately 10%.

New raw materials roadmap announced for Europe

| EIT RawMaterials and the European Raw Materials Alliance (ERMA) have released a roadmap that, if followed and given an investment of at least €15bn, could supply many of the EU’s raw materials needs by 2030 and beyond.

BIR: Under-threat European stainless steel industry “no longer cost-competitive”

| Early 2023 had brought an improvement in market conditions for Europe’s stainless steel sector following the low demand suffered in 2022, reported BIR Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee Chairman Joost van Kleef of Oryx Stainless in his opening comments to the body’s latest meeting in Amsterdam on May 22.

BIR: Environmental issues are global and require a collective solution

| “Over the last two or three years, more and more countries have begun to look at raw material security,” observed BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division President Dhawal Shah of India-based Metco Ventures LLP in addressing the body’s latest meeting, held in Amsterdam on May 22.

Birmingham to become UK’s first centre for rare earth magnet recycling

| Rare earth recycling company HyProMag, which was formed by researchers from the University of Birmingham’s School of Metallurgy and Materials, is to be acquired by Maginito.
New metal sorter from Redwave

New metal sorter from Redwave

| The Redwave RF fine sorting machine can detect and sort a blend of non-ferrous metals starting from a size of 4 mm, to produce products such as pure copper, brass, zinc and precious metal fractions.

Maximum aluminium purity for the Circular Economy

| In order to conserve resources, we need to reuse raw materials as often as we can.

Kuusakoski invests in production line for non-ferrous metals

| Kuusakoski is investing €25 million in a major new production line at the company's recycling plant in Heinola, Finland.

Aluminium beverage can recycling remains high at 73%

| Aluminium beverage can recycling achieved a record level of 510,000 tonnes, saving 4.2 million tonnes of CO2eq.

IERC 2023 preview interview

| Interview with Stephane Burban, trader copper and precious metals recycling, Glencore.

Sustainable metal packaging is put at risk by PPWR proposal

| The provisions on reuse in the proposal for a regulation on packaging and packaging waste endanger the competitiveness of the European food and beverage industry and its packaging value chain.

How sensor-based sorting technology is driving advances in e-waste recycling

| With e-waste continuing to be the fastest growing waste stream in the world, Tomra Recycling’s Segment Manager for Metal Recycling, Terence Keyworth, looks at the ways in which the latest advances in sensor-based sorting can provide new opportunities for e-scrap recyclers.
Design guide for flexible packaging containing aluminium foil in progress

Design guide for flexible packaging containing aluminium foil in progress

| CEFLEX in collaboration with Flexible Packaging Europe, the European Aluminium Foil Association and other key actors are working  on ‘Designing for a Circular Economy’ guidelines for flexible packaging containing aluminium foil.

Cronimet Group presents first sustainability report

| Cronimet Holding GmbH has published its first group-wide sustainability report.

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