Harsco Metals & Minerals
Harsco Metals & Minerals provides logistics and resource recovery services for the steel industry, operating at more than 160 customer locations across 30 countries. Working on site under multi-year contracts, our customers rely on us to deliver critical services on a daily basis, while demonstrating the service excellence that our company was founded on. Harsco began life last century by offering steelmakers a metal recovery service for slag, to meet the growing need for recycling of by-products in the industry. We then expanded our offering into onsite logistics to provide our customers with productivity-gaining solutions in raw materials or product handling. We now offer a breadth of solutions for resource recovery and logistics services which is unparrelled in the industry.
- Business Type:
- Service provider
- Industry Type:
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
- Over 1000
- more than $1,000,000,000 US
Resource Recovery Solutions for industry
Harsco began life last century by offering metal recovery from steel slag, and expanded into other services to meet the appetite for recycling in the metals industry, and beyond. Our core competence is designing, building and operating resource recovery process plants under long term service contracts.
Today, our activities span across hazardous waste management, environmental remediation, metal recovery, and co-product recycling. Our applications serve a wide range of industries, including electronics, oil & gas, firing ranges, mining and metals.
Harsco’s reclamation solution for oily sludges and contaminated sands uses innovative technology to deliver unmatched cleaning efficiency.
It works with:
- oily sludge from oil production
- oily millscale sludge from steelmaking
- foundry sand recycling
- firing range remediation
Harsco offers an ultra-high pressure water treatment service, which delivers 98% recovery of the oil and produces an inert non-hazardous residue.
When driven through a high pressure reactor, the contaminated material is separated into discrete streams for recovery
Harsco and Tetronics have formed a Global Plasma Partnership. Harsco is the service provider. Tetronics is the technology provider.
- Service operation
- Co-Product (Plasmarok used as an aggregate in construction)
- Plasma Technology
Together, we provide a cost-effective, turnkey solution for electronic waste, APC, mining waste.
Global industrial services
Working with customers across the metals, mining and energy sectors, Harsco Metals & Minerals provides logistics and environmental services for industry. By working onsite under long term service contracts at 160 customer locations across 30 countries, we have developed an understanding of each industry we operate in.
Harsco began life last century by offering steelmakers a metal recovery service for slag, and expanded into other business areas to meet the growing need for recycling in the metals industry, and beyond. Today, our activities span across multiple industrial sectors, providing beneficiation to a wide range of waste materials.
Our resource recovery solutions help minimize the environmental impact of production and derive economic value to the producer. We process by-products and waste materials to recover valuable metal or mineral elements, and commercialize the Co-Products.
Best available process technology
We are not tied to any technology. Instead, we approach the waste issue from the perspective of the material being treated and possible end applications for the Co-Products after processing. Taking into account local market conditions and environmental regulations, we select a process to achieve the required performance using the best available technologies. These range across mechanical, hydro, thermal, or biological processes.