| 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.
| Ejvind Pedersen is a prominent figure in the global industry that supplies resources into the automotive sector, turning incineration bottom ash (IBA) into pure metal fractions that reach primary raw material quality.
| Adelaide-based technology and engineering company SAGE Automation is increasing production of its smart container deposit systems on the back of increased demand from Queensland.
| Clean sorting of the final product is important, and not just in recycling. With the Metalfex, Komptech offers a mobile nonferrous metal separator, that also efficiently separates out ferrous metals.
| The Recylex Group has reported its sales for the financial year to December 31st 2018 and for the fourth quarter of 2018.