| “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.
| 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.
| 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).
| Tomra Sorting Recycling will show how X-Tract and LIBS technologies can help increase the worldwide supply of aluminium at the same time as enhancing sustainability.
| Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. (GDA) and Deutsche Aluminium Verpackung Recycling GmbH (DAVR) regard the draft guideline published recently by Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (ZSVR, Foundation Central Agency Packaging Register) as a good start for the dual systems to assess whether packaging is suitable for recycling.
| The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the European Union, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland increased by 0.7% to a new record level of 73.6% in 2015. This is well above the recently approved new EU 2025 recycling target of 65% for all packaging.
| 2018 was proving to be “a very challenging year” for the scrap industry, according to BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division President David Chiao of the Uni-All Group in his opening remarks to the body’s latest meeting, held in Barcelona on May 28.
| Recycling topped the agenda at this year’s GDA Sustainable Aluminium Packaging Summit in Dusseldorf.
| Founded in 1938, and headquartered in Velvary, Czech Republic, Metal Trade Comax a.s. is a well established European wide metalworking company. Almost 30,000 tons...
| Umicore announced today some changes to the composition of its Executive Committee, that will be effective from 1 April this year, and some changes to the Board of Directors to be approved by the next Ordinary Shareholders' meeting on 26 April.
| Kuusakoski has developed a method of recycling magnetic imaging devices that can be used to separate electrolytic copper and niobium-titanium conductors, which are thinner than a human hair.
| Expert organizations have united to create the first European database of valuable materials available for "urban mining" from scrap vehicles, spent batteries, waste electronic and electrical equipment, and mining wastes.
| Novelis has announced a $4.5 million manufacturing investment at its facility in Warren, Ohio. The investment in state-of-the-art technology provides greater versatility for pretreatments, improves operational efficiency and reduces costs over time.
| Based on current data compiled by GVM - Gesellschaft für Verpackungsmarktforschung mbH, Mainz, aluminium packaging recycling in 2016 rose to 100,500 tonnes (2015: 96,000). At a market volume of 114,600 tonnes, this translates into an 87.7 percent rate of recycling.