| The new Steinert Chutec chute sorter rounds off the portfolio of sensor- based sorting equipment for non-ferrous metals and allows heavy metals right down to a size of 5 mm to be sorted.
| Thyssenkrupp Rasselstein and Hoffmann Neopac want to make new food cans from used cans, crown corks and twist-off closures.
| ICM has postponed the International Automobile Recycling Congress 2020 to September due to the current situation regarding the spread of the coronavirus.
| Euric has published a factsheet on Metal Recycling highlighting the importance of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling and their substantial benefits for the environment and the economy in Europe.
| More and more recyclers are considering mobile metals separation from their recycle materials. More and more depth is being sought in the recycling of these materials, which is why more and more metals, such as ferrous and non-ferrous metals, are being separated on location by mobile equipment.
| According to David Chiao of US-based Uni-All Group Ltd, the main issues affecting non-ferrous scrap businesses at present are the US/China trade war, political instability around the world and a widespread decline in manufacturing, with some countries’ automotive industries recording 10% production drops over the recent period.
| The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the European Union, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland in 2017 rose 2.3% from 2016 (72.8%), to reach an all-time record 74.5% in 2017.
| Increasing the aluminium purity and handling the specifically defined alloy concentrations in a targeted manner are becoming increasingly important when processing varied scrap aluminium.
| Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched a new machine, the X-TRACT X6 FINES, for the high-purity sorting of mixed non-ferrous metal fractions at Aluminum USA.
| According to the Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA), the federation of the german aluminium industry, the German aluminium industry is cutting back production in many areas. The expectations are subdued while the risk situation remains unchanged.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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”.
| The implementation date of July 1 is fast approaching for China’s new non-ferrous scrap import licensing procedures.