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Tetronics to supply BlueOak recovery technology to reclaim precious metals from electronic waste across the USA

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Jul. 22, 2014)

Tetronics has secured its first contract with BlueOak Resources, USA to provide Plasma refining technology for the recovery of precious metals from e-waste in a plant located in Osceola, Arkansas.  This launch project will cement the strategic relationship formed between the two companies to exploit the US e-waste market. London, 22 July ...

Eco-design for flat screens should ensure quick dismantling for maximum resource recovery

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jan. 22, 2015)

Flat screen televisions and computer monitors should be designed so they can be quickly dismantled for recycling, a recent study says. The researchers calculated that in order to ensure the recycling process remains economically viable, it must be possible to disassemble small screens in less than 11 minutes. Good design could lower the costs of ...

SBIR/STTR FY15 Release 1 Awards Announced—Includes Fuel Cell Catalyst and Hydrogen Contamination Detection R&D

by US Department of Energy  (Jan. 21, 2015)

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the 2015 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 1 Awards, including projects focusing on non-platinum catalysts for fuel cells and detection of contaminants in hydrogen. DOE's key hydrogen objectives are to reduce the cost of producing and ...

E-waste sector facing worsened market conditions

by International Congress & Marketing (ICM AG)  (Jan. 20, 2015)

This year, the international electrical and electronic goods recycling sector comes to the “International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2015” in Salzburg suffering under the impact of adverse market conditions. For many years now, the IERC has ranked among the most prestigious industry meeting places for recycling experts ...

21.2% World Record Efficiency PERC Silicon Solar Cell Using Heraeus Ag Metallization Pastes

by Heraeus Holding  (May 6, 2014)

The Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH) increases the conversion efficiency of industrial p–type silicon solar cells with screen-printed metal contacts from today’s typical 17.5% to 19.5% to a record value of 21.2%, using leading-edge front-side metallization pastes supplied by the Photovoltaics Business Unit of Heraeus ...

Precious metal recovery from WEEE

by Science for Environment Policy - European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service  (Mar. 2, 2010)

Precious metals, such as gold and silver, constitute a small but valuable part of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). New research suggests that significant amounts of these precious metals are lost in the initial stage of the waste recovery process and makes recommendations for improvements in the recycling chain. For 2005, it was ...

World Leader in Precious Metal Recovery and Processing Selects Macrotek

by Macrotek Inc.  (Jul. 26, 2011)

A world leader in precious metal recovery and processing is building a pilot demonstration for a new proprietary technology. Part of the scope for this project includes a comprehensive gas clean-up system which will remove arsenic, acids, and particulate. Macrotek's integrated gas clean-up system was selected. Hot gases from the furnace will be ...

Furuya Metal Opens Pyrometallurgical Facility Supplied by Tetronics

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Sep. 18, 2013)

Tetronics International, the global leader in the supply of Direct Current (DC) plasma waste recovery plants for the treatment of hazardous waste and metal recovery, is pleased to announce that Furuya Metal Co. Ltd., Japan has officially opened its new plasma facility supplied by Tetronics for the reclamation of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) from ...

Oxygen detection in heat treating/annealing furnace atmosphere in manufacturing of precious and non-precious metal coins

by Systech Illinois  (May 19, 2011)

Based in Idaho, U.S.A., Sunshine Minting Inc. (SMI) is a leading supplier of precious metal and base metal mint products. Customers include governments, financial institutions and major corporations around the world. Well known by industry leaders, SMI sets the standard for purity and quality in the production of silver and gold blanks, coins and ...

TGI's Edgetech Systems Inc. (TSPG) Precious Metals Trading Platform

by Marketwire  (Jun. 17, 2011)

TGI Group (PINK SHEETS: TSPG), diversified holding company, announced today that Edgetech Systems Inc., to add precious metals to its trading platform EDGETECH Pro. Edgetech continues development of the system into a multi-asset class trading platform and looking to add to it social environment for the traders to share information and ideas. ...

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